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Career & Transition

November 4, 2017

Our coaching career-management program provides the understanding and resources that can be used to plan
and set up your career path within your current organization or if you are exploring an exit strategy from your

current employer.

If it is time to gain clarity within your career path or new growth then it is certainly time for you to put your thoughts and plans into action. This program contains plenty of resource material to guide you in your decision making and expand your awareness of what you need to do to make your next career step.

The expected outcomes and steps are:

Stage 1: Reflection on your past – Increased awareness of what has been happening within your past and present careers

1.Time to examine your career goals and needs in the context of other life priorities

2.Ensures that you are exploring your priorities and taking into consideration:

•what type of work engages and motivates

•Your career anchors

•Your dreams and aspirations

•Personality and background

•Career priorities based on your current situation

•Articulate your short-term and longer term career goals

Stage 2: Recognizing your skill sets and qualities

1.Requires you to critically examine and articulate what you have to offer in terms of:

•Specific marketable achievements

•Transferrable Skills

•Motivators and passions

•Work and Life Values

•Personal characters and ethics

•Capability level

•Aspirations

Stage 3: Identify and Plan Direction

•Supports you to prepare a long-term career strategy map

•Understand your needs for work-life balance

•Supports you to plan and make decisions about what options are available for the next step in your career

•Provides a decision-making template for you to make choices about whether you move into your next role within your company or plan to exit your company

•Guides you in the steps to take in getting promoted within your company

•Informs you in the options available to you should you decide to leave the company

•Guides you on how to position yourself if you leave the company in difficult circumstances (termination)

•Provides a framework for you to clarify your desired role

•Articulates your sales pitch on what you have to offer and what you want in your career

•Identifies how to prepare a target list of companies and research those companies

•Enables you to complete your self-marketing plan

•Provides useful hints on how to manage your energy and focus during a period of transition

Stage 4: Contribute

•Enables you to re-examine what special talents, skills and wisdom you have to contribute to work and in your personal life

•To value the importance of authenticity in career management

•Requires you to undertake a capability gap analysis which critically examines your degree of fit with your desired role as terms of alignment of:

o Skills

o Motivators and passions

o Values

o Personal qualities

o Capacity level

o Aspirations

Stage 5: Create

•Requires you to establish a strong and compelling vision and then to set:

o SMART goals

o Career management strategy and

o Career action plans

Stage 6: Conquer

•Enables you to overcome obstacles along the way including:

o Self limiting beliefs

o Ego issues

o Lack of confidence

o Financial concerns