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Are you tired of working without a plan? Are you, or is someone you know, stuck or frustrated with a career or job search issue? In one focused Career Action Planning session we can get to the heart of any career issue and make a plan to solve it. This stand-alone Career Action Planning Session is the first step to success if:
  • You are tired of working without a plan
  • You are feeling stuck or frustrated with your career or job search
  • You are feeling overwhelmed and at a loss for where to start
  • You are ready to take the next step to get your job search or career on track
The Career Action Planning Session includes:
  • A two-hour in-depth conversation about your background and job/career aspirations
  • A written action plan that offers clear and actionable insights, ideas, and suggestions
  • Your strengths — what is working for you
  • Areas needing attention — things that may be getting in the way of your success
  • The next steps to take to achieve your job/career goals
  • Audio file of in-person feedback session
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This package is perfect if:

  • You are looking for a senior, executive or C-level position
  • You want to capture the attention of recruiters and hiring managers
  • You want an “A list” résumé to compete in today’s competitive market
  • You are ready to upgrade your online presence and build your professional network
  • You want the clarity and accountability that working with a respected career coach provides
  • You want on-going search, interview and negotiation support
The Executive Package includes:
    • Professional branded résumé
    • Interview coaching for the confidence to sell your expertise
    • Reference sales sheet that pre-sells you to potential employers
    • Cover letter that introduces you to the hiring manager/recruiter
    • Second cover letter for alternate position
    • Powerful SEO LinkedIn Profile optimized for recruiter searches
 
  • Six 30-minute coaching strategy sessions
 
  • Edit of References or LinkedIn recommendations as needed
  • Networking brief (for guiding networking conversations)
  • Assistance with development of interview leave-behind
  • Salary negotiation coaching
  • Quick 5-minute mini-coaching sessions on an as-needed basis
  • A safe confidential coaching relationship (priceless)
  • Your files in Word and pdf formats
In addition, you receive
    • Acing the Interview career cards
    • Beyond the Résumé career strategy cards
 
  • StrengthsFinder 2.0
  RISE: 3 Practical Steps for Advancing Your Career, Standing Out as a Leader, and Liking Your Life


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This package is perfect if:
  • You are looking for a mid-level or senior management position
  • You want to capture the attention of recruiters and hiring managers
  • You know you need an “A list” résumé to compete in today’s competitive market
  • You want to build your network and create a powerful online presence
  • You want the confidence and clarity that working with a respected career coach will provide
The Leader package includes:
  • Professional branded résumé
  • Interview coaching to increase your confidence when selling your expertise
  • Cover letter that introduces you to the hiring manager/recruiter
  • Reference sales sheet that pre-sells you to potential employers
  • Powerful SEO LinkedIn Profile optimized for recruiter searches
  • Four 30-minute coaching strategy sessions (any career topic)
  • A safe confidential coaching relationship (priceless)
  • Your files in Word and pdf formats
  In addition, you receive
  • Acing the Interview career cards
  • Beyond the Résumé career strategy cards
  • RISE: 3 Practical Steps for Advancing Your Career, Standing Out as a Leader, and Liking Your Life



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Get the edge you need to be successful in today’s competitive job market: make the most of your education, enjoy a rewarding career, and earn a competitive salary. This package is for you if:
  • You seeking a promotion or next level position
  • You want to capture the attention of hiring managers and recruiters
  • You want to network and interview with clarity and confidence
  • You want quality marketing materials that position you ahead of the competition
The Professional Package includes:
  • Branded résumé
  • Interview preparation session
  • Adaptable cover letter
  • LinkedIn Profile
  • + Files in Word and PDF formats
  • +A safe and confidential coaching relationship (priceless)
Added Value In addition, you receive:
  • Acing the Interview career cards
  • Beyond the Résumé career strategy cards



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Get the edge you need to be successful in today’s competitive job market: make the most of your education, enjoy a rewarding career, and earn a competitive salary.   This package is for you if:
  • You recently graduated from college or are just entering the job market
  • You are ready to create a professional profile on LinkedIn
  • You want a quality résumé that makes the most of your background and education
The New Graduate Full Service Package includes:
  • Branded résumé
  • Interview Coaching for the confidence to “ace” the interview
  • Adaptable e-cover letter
  • Powerful SEO LinkedIn Profile, optimized for recruiter searches
  • Files in Word and PDF formats
  • A safe and confidential coaching relationship (priceless)
Added Value In addition, you receive:
  • Acing the Interview career cards
  • Beyond the Résumé career strategy cards
  • Career Success Discovery cards



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It is becoming increasingly important to be found online but simply being found on the Internet is not enough. What is there must support your personal brand. One way to build your brand is to create a powerful presence on LinkedIn.   Did you know that 41% of millionaires are members of LinkedIn? Did you know that 99% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source candidates? Did you know that 447 million people use LinkedIn to increase their online network and visibility? This package is for you if:
  • You are invisible or barely visible on the internet
  • You want to develop and maximize your online exposure
  • Your résumé and cover letter are up-to-date
  • You want to increase your confidence when using LinkedIn
  • You want to attract the attention of recruiters and show up in relevant searches
It can
  • Help you build your brand
  • Help you generate opportunities
  • Is far less costly than a website
  • Be completed in a few short hours!
The LinkedIn Package includes:
  • Development of branded LinkedIn profile which maximizes SEO and engages readers
  • “How to Use and Maximize LinkedIn” coaching session
  • Suggestions for using LinkedIn to launch your career or jump start your job search
Added Value In addition, you receive:
  • Handy “How To Use LinkedIn” tip sheet



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The key to interview success lies in changing the interview from an interrogation to a Q&A conversation that addresses the hiring manager’s real world business challenges.  Today you must conduct pre-interview research, identify the employer’s hot buttons, and show up ready to fully participate in the interview conversation.   During this two-hour focused coaching session we address the questions you most dread, or are unsure of how to handle, as well as common but challenging questions you are likely to face. We identify compelling, insightful questions that will demonstrate the depth of your interest and enable you to identify the right opportunity. Includes Acing the Interview cards and a 15-minute post interview debrief with recommendations for follow up. This package is for you if:
  • You have a résumé that sells your value
  • You haven’t interviewed recently
  • You have struck out in recent interviews
  • You have an unusual background or set of circumstances that concern you
  • You are new to the job market and want to interview with confidence and clarity
  • You have concerns about how to handle specific questions that may be asked during an interview
  • You want to be sure you can convey your brand, value and expertise when interviewing
The Interview Preparation Package includes:
  • Two hour pre-interview coaching session that will prepare you to convey your brand and expertise
  • Role play and scripting ideas that prepare you to respond to tough, trick and illegal interview questions
  • 15 minute post-interview debrief session to identify next steps
  • Strategies for identifying and targeting employer’s needs
  • Suggestions for appropriate “leave-behind” materials that increase  your odds of success
  • Answers to your most pressing questions
  • A safe and confidential coaching relationship (priceless)
Added Value In addition, you receive: Acing the Interview cards


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In my work with a wide variety of professionals I’ve discovered that the most successful people, regardless of their position, have made the decision to settle for more.  Yet, ninety-nine percent of employees are fearful about negotiating.  Typically, the thought of negotiating calls to mind our worst insecurities causing all but the most brave to forgo the dreaded salary conversation. To negotiate successfully you must know what you have to offer and how to create value in the eyes of the person holding the purse strings. This package is for you if you:
  • Have never negotiated salary or compensation
  • Are uncomfortable negotiating salary and compensation
  • Want to ask for a raise but aren’t sure how to do it
The Settle for More Negotiation Package includes:
  • A private two-hour salary negotiation coaching session
  • Practice role-playing and staging the salary conversation
  • Identification of job accomplishments that support a salary increase
  • 15 minute pre-negotiation confidence-building call
  • A safe and confidential coaching relationship
Added Value In addition, you receive:
  • Acing the Interview cards
Outcomes and results
  • Greater clarity about the value of your contributions
  • Increased confidence when negotiating
  • A structured format for guiding the salary conversation
  • Additional ideas for negotiating compensation



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A half-day workshop How much you are paid directly impacts your market value, choice of work assignments, title and overall credibility in the workplace. Income influences the perception of your competence. What is your salary saying about you? This hands-on workshop is perfect if you want to
  • Ask for what you are worth
  • Craft your negotiation strategy
  • Research and identify your target value
  • Determine your best option if there is no agreement
  • Practice in a safe environment
Isn’t it time you started earning what you are worth? Contact me for details, 831.657.9151 or mjv@careercoachmjv.com.


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