For candidates, our process includes:

  • We meet with candidates immediately after termination, to ‘be there for them’ and to answer initial practical questions and concerns. We describe the tools and techniques we will use to focus and speed the transition. We contact candidates ensure their well-being the evening of the termination and every day until s/he begins formal counselling.
  • During career transition counseling sessions, we provide all the practical tools that candidates need to focus and speed their search for alternative employment:
    • An inventory of competencies and accomplishments
    • At least one résumé to define 'the product'
    • A specification of alternative career paths, the next and subsequent step. Balancing client and candidate interests in the results of the transition, we support transition to full time jobs, contract assignments and entrepreneurial businesses
    • Market Planning: We specify target companies, networking contacts, recruiters, sources of posted jobs. When possible, we augment the candidate’s network with our own
    • Campaign implementation: We support the first and subsequent actions
      • Cover letters
      • Practice interview
      • Continuous improvement: Removing barriers, adding drivers
      • Coaching. As experienced coaches and trainers, we use this time to develop candidate’s skills and techniques
    • Concluding the search: Negotiating offers of employment