What a Career Coach Can or Cannot Do for You

Written by Marilyn J. Tellez, M.A.


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5. The career coach is also a cheerleader. A cheerleader who wantsrepparttar job seeker to win, and win atrepparttar 107118 job or career decision

What a Career Coach Cannot Do: The coach is not a therapist and cannot solve deep personal problems. However,repparttar 107119 coaching experience may be therapeutic withrepparttar 107120 job seeker becoming more authentic inrepparttar 107121 coaching process, simply by having a person who is interested in their welfare.

A career coach is not someone who can solve your financial problems either. Talking about what you need to do as a joint venture about how money affects you is a possibility inrepparttar 107122 coaching process, but not how to spend or budget money. That'srepparttar 107123 kind of advice a financial advisor is better suited to handle.

Lastly, a good career coach is a person who can celebrate with you when you have successes. The coach will be there when you need more information, resources, or just a pat onrepparttar 107124 back. Go find one when you need career help.



c, 2004 Permission is granted to reprint, not for commercial use Marilyn J. Tellez, M.A. Certified Job & Career Transition Coach Email: doitnow@nwinfo.net Web: www.doitnowcareers.info


Ten Tips for Starting a New Job

Written by Alvah Parker


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7.Identifyrepparttar critical challenges. Develop a plan that showsrepparttar 107117 way you will address your most critical challenges andrepparttar 107118 time frames that you expect completion. Share this with your boss.

8.Complete a project. Select at least one visible project to be completed within your first 60 days inrepparttar 107119 job.

9.Take care of yourself. Create a schedule for yourself that includes time off and good self-care. Changing jobs is stressful so include activities that you know reduce stress for you i.e. proper rest, exercise, good diet, family time etc.

10.Celebrate your success! Feel good about what you have accomplished. Confidence is an important part of your success in your job

Alvah Parker is a Business and Career Coach as well as publisher of Parkerís Points, an email tip list and Road to Success, an ezine. Alvah is found on the web at www.asparker.com. She may also be reached at 781-598-0388. Copyright © 2004 all rights reserved. Permission is granted to reproduce in its entirety including copyright and contact information.


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