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What Can Career Coaching Do for You?

January 27, 2020

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Career coaching is a solution-oriented approach to career decisions. The goal of career coaching is to help you make informed decisions about your career development and trajectory as well as provide support tools, including resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles, to meet these goals. The main objective of career coaching is to help you approach your professional situation with a higher degree of empathy, honesty, and curiosity.

Career coaching is not restrained and can be sought at any time in your professional life. It begins from finding a job at the start of your career, building your professional resume, negotiating specific terms of a job offer to guiding you towards your next career, and or preparing for job changes and retirement.

How do you benefit from career coaching?

  • Provides personalized, expert advice tailored to your specific situation

Career coaching gives you the tools to improve your career steps by setting out a vibrant path towards success. With the dynamism of the work environment, you will need a certain set of skills to sail through the market. The role of your career coach is to help you to assess your prevailing career situation as an executive administrative assistant by identifying your strengths and weaknesses as well as your distinguishing qualities, potential skills gaps, and offer recommendations to fill these gaps.

  • Allows you to test new ideas in a safe environment

One of the critical advantages of having a career coach is the opportunity to test and improve your pitch. Working alongside a profession will help in constructing a compelling story that resonates with your potential recruiters and address potential outfalls during a mock interview. Through their assistance, you will be able to gain the confidence needed to build smart and convincing strategies for your next job.

  • Enables you to focus on your career

It is common among professions to have the desire to revisit your career and take on new challenges, but the daily routine does not allow. If you are caught in the daily routine, career coaching will help you to set well-defined and realistic career goals with a clear action plan, that will help you to align your personal goals with your career objectives. In addition, through career coaching, you will have valuable information that will help you transition through your career to achieve your desired goals.

  • Helps you navigate through difficult career situations

You will inevitably encounter a make-or-break situation in your executive administrative assistant career, and you will want someone dependable to help you traverse through the decision making process without biasness. Seeking advice from friends and loved ones are not always the best option due to the biasness in their decision-making criteria. Career coaching from a professional will help you in making the right decision.

  • Builds your confidence

By and large, career coaching helps in building career confidence, insight, inspiration, and courage. Often, as an executive administrative assistant you may become so attached to your work that it becomes hard to take a step back and understand the value of your background and experience will have on a job you are considering. However, through career coaching, you can identify your value proposition, by articulating why you would make a good hire and stand out from the competition. Searching for a job creates a fair amount of apprehension, fear, and vulnerability in people. Building confidence through coaching can help eliminate anxiety and aid in building strong networks.

With professional career coaching services, you should be able to develop the tools and methodologies required to solve any conflict or doubt regarding your career aspirations. Working with a trained and compassionate coach while leveraging their methodology will guarantee you the appropriate skills to navigate the job market.

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