With 18 years of experience within human resources, particularly with career development, counseling, and recruiting, I have helped people obtain roles from internships/entry level up to CEOs. Career development is a lifelong process, meaning that throughout your life you will change, situations will change, and you will continually have to make career and life decisions. The goal of a Career Coach is to not only help you make the decisions now, but to give you the knowledge and skills that can be used for future career and life decisions.
The most important part of this process is to get honest with yourself and what you want your life to look and feel like. What line of business or career aligns with who you are. Otherwise, you can spend years being in a role that isn’t fulfilling which I did for too long, and that can eat away at your spirit. Once you get clear, you can then put the game plan together to land that position that is better aligned with who you are. My passion is helping clients get clear, create a plan and then implement. I am the person I wish I had years ago. So, whether you want to be an entrepreneur or work for someone else, I am here for you.
If you've heard that all too familiar voice again, the one that says you're not doing what you were born to do. If you know it’s time to bring your soul to work, take a look at these Career Health Check Questions.
1. On a Sunday evening (or any evening before work), how do you feel about the next day?
2. Which parts of your job do you enjoy the most?
3. Which parts of your post do you enjoy the least?
4. What is your relationship with your manager?
5. What is your relationship with your coworkers?
6. How does your career affect your personal life?
7. When sharing with friends and family about your work, what types of things do you say, are they mostly positive or negative?
8. If you could change anything about your career, what would it be?
9. Do you know what you would like to do next in your career?
10. Are there any opportunities at your current employer?
11. Are there any threats to your current role, e.g., restructuring, downsizing (been there, done that)?
12. Do you believe you could find another job with ease and quickly?
15. Anything else that you want to write regarding your career?
These are just some examples but answering them is a start to help you to figure out what your possible next steps could be.
My career coaching sessions give you a safe place and time to express what you're struggling with in your career and in the rest of your life, too. But you must be completely honest if you're to have any hope of really working through your challenges.
If you are ready and committed to taking your life and career to that next level and living your purpose, please reach out at INFO@DENISERANSOM.COM or schedule a time to talk via the link below for a free 30-minute breakthrough session.