I have interviewed Dr. Mary Anna Wright, Vice President of the International Coach Federation Ireland Chapter on the topic “career transition”:
Jorg: “As a recruitment consultant, if people talk to me about career transition, I say it’s very difficult. The wish for transition is one prior reason why people see Coaches. What’s your view?”
Mary Anna: “The truth is pretty much anything is possible. One of the reasons I’m a coach is my total belief in human potential and the power of coaching to catalyse major changes for my clients. Of course some career changes are easier than others. Read more
It might be a newbie to the recruitment field, but career coaching is gaining ground as the ‘must have’ for any serious job hunter. For those who haven’t experienced it, coaching can be hard to fathom. Career coaches are not career advisors. Coaches don’t tell, they ask. They also listen, sometimes provoke, and often challenge.
But one of the tenets of coaching is that our client probably knows the answers – if only they had support in clarifying their thinking… Read more
“My Job Thoughts | Career advice from a headhunter” will enter a new era: one posting every Monday (thanks to Bill, Cornell, David, Darain, Maria, Martin, Mary Anna, Mike, Stephanie, Victor and if YOU want to become a guest writer too, please contact me).
We kick off the week with “Application Strategy” as number 1 of the new series “Career advice from A to Z” which will keep you interested and me busy until Christmas:
Applying can be a full-time job in itself. A structured approach and follow-up, the definition of a real application strategy can help you to be more efficient, better manage your efforts – and get that new job!