Measuring the Effectiveness of Career Coaching Success

How do you measure the effectiveness of career coaching success? How do you measure any level of success? Do you look at your bank account? The number of clients you have? Your client retention rate? The length of your career? Your Yelp reviews? 3 Ways to Measure the Effectiveness of Career Coaching Success Money For many coaches, the true measure of the effectiveness of your coaching and success is income. Are you making six figures or more? Do you have a stable income flow that … [Read more...]

Acing Your Job Interview with these Career Coach Interview Questions

Hopefully in your career coaching practice you are working with your clients on career coach interview questions. These are questions that a job applicant can ask an interviewer that will make them sound more articulate, more educated, and more interested in the job. Practice Both Answers and Questions with Your Career Coach Clients A career coach can help clients identify goals, prepare for an interview, help clients get to know themselves better, and create a plan for achieving both … [Read more...]

A Career Aptitude For Coaches

A career aptitude test is the perfect coaching tool for coaches in all areas of the industry to use in the practices. Effective career aptitude tests will help identify your talents, passions, likes, skills, hobbies, personality traits, and innate abilities. Why Career Assessments Are Great Tools for Coaches Career assessments help individuals understand how a blend of personal attributes – preferences, values, abilities, motivations, and skills – impact potential success, goal … [Read more...]

What is Career Coaching and Why Do People Hire Career Coaches?

What is career coaching and why do people hire career coaches? If you become a career coach, is there a large target market waiting for your services? Will you become rich working as a career coach? Is the career coaching industry hot right now? Questions About Career Coaching You're thinking about becoming a coach and asking questions before jumping into the field. You are trying to do your due diligence before you sign up with a coaching program or switching careers and staking your … [Read more...]

How to Become a Career Counselor

If you want to become a career counselor the path usually starts with education, and goes back as far as high school. You need a high school diploma, a college degree ( majoring in psychology or something similar is best), and perhaps even a graduate degree. But, wait, what if I don't have all those degrees, you ask? If these still hope for me to become a career counselor? It's going to be much harder to get into this field without degrees. But, lets assume you made it through high … [Read more...]

Career Coaching Skills for Supervisors Can Mean More Clients For You

Career coaching skills for supervisors are important because one of the most important yet misunderstood tasks for supervisors is to be able to coach their employees. They should be able to coach them about leadership, teamwork, and other aspects of the work environment. But, even if supervisors are cognizant of the benefits of coaching, they don't usually think about the careers of their employees. What are  Career Coaching Skills? The skills needed for a career coach are varied and … [Read more...]

The Career Coach Institute and Your New Career Coaching Business

The Career Coach Institute, founded by Marcia Bench in 2001, has become one of the most reputable career coaching institutes in the world. She combines career development knowledge with coaching to create a premier institute for career coach training and certification. She can help individuals with their careers, provide useful tools for small businesses, or help train and certify new career coaches. The CCI is one of hundreds of career coaching program around the country, so there are … [Read more...]

A Niche for You – Career Coach for Recent College Grads

Think becoming a career coach for recent college grads is a good move for your career? You might be right. It might be a good niche to become a bigger fish in a smaller pond. Why Career Coaches are Needed For College Graduates According to the Wall Street Journal, about 284,000 Americans with college degrees were working for minimum wage ins 2012. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that only 27 percent of the jobs in the United States require a college degree (associates degree or … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Find the Best Articles About Career Coaching

Want to find articles about career coaching? Need more information about this exciting, dynamic, and rewarding career? Or, just want some information on what a career coach does because you are thinking of hiring one? Well, finding an article about career coaching is no harder than turning on your computer power switch and putting the words “career coaching” into Google, or whatever search engine you use. You can add any other words or phrases you want, depending on what information you … [Read more...]

6 Things to Know Before You Get a Career Coach Certificate

A career coach certificate will help you get your foot in the door to an exciting and dynamic career – helping others find their ultimate careers! Stop –Before You Get a Career Coach Certificate But, before you work on obtaining your career coach certification, there are a few things you should know about having a career as a career coach. Look before you leap – the old expression goes, so here is something to look at before you take that leap into career coaching. 6 Things to Know … [Read more...]