Executive Career Coach
A good friend in tough times!
ACMA executive career coaches objectively assess their clients’ education, training, and experience and identify the best options for their career development or transition. This can be a fascinating process, as it involves rediscovering skills and strengths in a new light, finding possibilities that are often surprising. The ACMA executive career coach will pinpoint effective ways to develop your career or enter new fields, clarifying and refining any further training needed to market the client directly to prospective employers.
Assess the client. The executive career coach will help determine the industries and positions that suit the client at that point in their career. Brainstorm work ideas. This is the fun part–career coaches shake their clients up, awakening them to new ideas and encouraging them to think creatively about their work possibilities.
Determine the desired path. The coach and client work together to decide on particular career pathways and strategise how to reach these new goals.
Develop qualifications. Often, the client will be coached on where and how to develop the training and skills needed to achieve their career goals. The consultant will help create an educational plan to achieve these qualifications.
Value proposition: Clearly demonstrate to employers and recruiters your unique value, offering and potential to the market.
Career mapping: "Where do I see myself in five years?” You may be drawn to the idea of launching your own business or perhaps you want a complete career change or an internal promotion within your existing company. But how do you get there? It is not a straight pathway.
Personal branding: Your perceived value-add proposition that you present to a company implies a promise. A promise that you will bring something to the table that will significantly contribute to their organisation. You must prove that your unique "brand" will contribute more to the company than the brand being presented by your competition. Your ability to communicate your brand, verbally, in writing and digitally, will drive your success in conducting an effective job search.
Develop professional connections and experience. The client will need to make targeted connections in appropriate sectors. The career coach will know where to start the often-confusing task of seeking positions that may be “hidden” or unknown to the client.
Support the transition through to final placement. It can be tricky–not to mention scary–to change a work routine without disrupting one’s life, which is why so many people stay in one position for so long. Executive career coaches make their clients comfortable with the transition period by developing action plans and conducting regular reviews to keep the job search on track and to maximise your opportunities.
Profile of our typical client.
- Seeks to continue their professional and personal growth through an aggressive approach to executive career development
- Is preparing for critical career decisions to propel their career over the next 10 to 15 years
- Realises that they are under-resourced to drive their executive career to the next level
- A person whose style and approach is currently not producing desired results
- A person who demands access to leading-edge career management technologies (certainly not yesterday's antiquated "sit down and smile at each other" methods)
Partner with us TODAY to commence a managed journey of discovery to achieve the ultimate executive career success.
ACMA creates successful executive career-paths through detailed individual assessment, research and job market analysis, combined with expert personalised coaching.
Note: A Career Development Association of Australia research paper found that when professional career guidance occurred that the participant was 2.67 times more likely to secure a job.
All program services can be delivered via our interactive online cloud-based career management "Career Talk" system and/or "one-on-one" in our Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne or Auckland offices.