Are Career Coaches Worth it or Not?

Are career coaches worth it or are they a waste of money? Do you really need a career coach to find out what career choices you should make? Are Career Coaches Worth It? The short version of the story is YES. Career coaches are definitely worth the time and money. The longer version of the story is still a YES, but with some explanations. It's no secret that the job market is very competitive. It's no secret that there are millions of people out of work in the United … [Read more...]

6 Steps to Effective Adult Career Counseling

Adult career counseling is for those who hate their job, lost their job, or just want a much better job. In these difficult economic times, adult career counseling can be a foundation of your career coaching business. For this article, adult career counseling will refer to counseling for those who have already been in the job market for a time, not for recent high school or college graduates. With the employment and hiring chaos that exists in today's world, there is a huge target market for … [Read more...]

Is 50-Plus Career Coach a Hot Coaching Niche?

Here's a new coaching niche for you: 50-Plus Career Coach. What do you think? Is this a hot coaching niche or not? Do you think this might be a profitable segment of the coaching industry on which to hang you career hat? What would the target market be for a 50-Plus Career Coach? Millions of aging baby-boomers, that's who! How many are there? The baby boom generation was born between 1946 and 1964, with the peak year being 1957 when 4.3 million babies were born in the United States. That's … [Read more...]

How to Become a Job Coach in 7 Steps

Are you wondering how to become a job coach? Think the coaching field is a great opportunity and want to get in on the action...the rewards...and the money? To become a job coach takes some time, effort and dedication, but these seven steps will give you the framework needed to pursue your dreams. How to Become a Job Coach in 7 Steps Select an educational path. If you don't have a bachelor's degree, get one – preferably in sociology, counseling, or psychology. If you already have one in … [Read more...]

Career Coach Jacksonville FL

Want to become a career coach? Jacksonville, FL may be a good location to seek out this personally and financially rewarding career. Want to be a successful career coach? Jacksonville FL is a city with good economic prospects, beautiful weather, and reasonable living costs. According to Moody's Analytics, the relative economic performance in the metro Jacksonville, Fl area has been outperforming the national average and projects to continue this trend. The economic strengths of the … [Read more...]

How to Become a Certified Career Coach in 10 Steps

If you want to become a certified career coach, the following 10 steps will put you on the pathway to success in a dynamic and rewarding industry. Get started now and be on your way to a great career! How to Become a Certified Career Coach in 10 Steps 1. Determine your goals. Do you want to run your own practice, work in a career counseling office, or in a school counseling center? Identifying these goals is not an absolute necessity when you start out, but it helps to provide focus as you … [Read more...]

What is a Life Coach Career Coach?

Here is a new niche for coaching - life coach career coach. Usually when you look for a niche in the coaching world, you attempt to narrow down the market. For example, weight loss coach for working woman, financial coach for seniors, life coach for the disabled, sleep coach for insomniacs, weight loss coach for grumpy old men: these are all examples of narrowing down a market to focus on specifics. But, in this case, the niche is actually an expanded market; you can call yourself a life coach … [Read more...]

Design the Life You Want With a Career Life Coach

A career Life Coach exists to excel you toward a career that is thriving and a life you are excited to wake up to everyday. Your career is your stability for survival and a reflection of your individual talents. The extra effort and attention created by working with a career life coach is enough to transform your life experience. It might be time to think about what a career life coach could mean for you. Where to Start With a Career Life Coach When You’re Confused About Your Career The first … [Read more...]

Starting your coaching business

Starting Your Coaching Business: What do I do First?

Starting your coaching business could feel like a far-fetched dream to you. I remember that feeling of wonder and excitement buried under loads of overwhelm, fear and laziness. It is a very slight and distant memory over powered by the best memory of my life. The day I took action and trusted my instincts was the start of a new life for me. If you start your coaching business your fears will vanish too. It Must be Harder Then Simply Starting my Coaching Business Ok, lets talk this through. … [Read more...]

10 New Year’s Resolutions For Your Career Coach Business

It’s the start of another year; 2011 is headed into the history books, and 2012 appears as a brand new opportunity for your career coach business. Here are 10 New Year’s Resolutions that every coach should think about. These resolutions are designed to grow and expand your career coach business and create a happier, healthier, more prosperous YOU! Start 2012 off with a bang! Make at least a few of these resolutions and KEEP them! Broken resolutions don’t help. Your career coach business … [Read more...]