Each client’s career strategy plan will be unique based on their needs and goals. For some, the main focus will be on career visioning and building confidence in the skills they have to offer. For others, more time will be spent on discussing your personal branding materials or interview prep.
Use this outline as a guide but understand that your plan will be customized to you. Suggested time between sessions is one or two weeks.
Sample Coaching Sessions: 12 Week Career Strategy Plan
Session 1: Kickoff and Connect the Dots
Dive deep into what makes you who you are, what you love, and why you love it.
Session 2: Career Visioning
Identify your key career themes based on previous coaching session and self-assessment exercises.
Session 3: Focus on Strengths
What are you already great at? How do you want to utilize those skills? Where could those skills be valuable?
Resume and LinkedIn profile work incorporated.
Session 4: Networking Strategy
Understand how to network effectively, and create a personalized plan to help you learn more about fields of interest and meet new people.
Session 5: Finding the Right Fit
Refine your target list of organizations and roles based on your career themes, research, and networking conversations. Identify specific opportunities.
Cover letter review.
Session 6: Pitch Yourself
Craft your elevator pitch and practice common interview questions.