Talent Mobility: AREAS OF WORK
The transition to your next role starts here. The Discover-Plan-Action method will allow for a deep search within yourself to develop your professional branding, plan your approach and take action as the opportunities to come your way.
Over several sessions, you will be able to identify and practice to become more skillful in the challenges of the Job Search. The following steps are some of the areas you will have to work on on your road to success.
My intention is for all the knowledge that I share and the thought-provoking conversations to stay with you so that you can quickly adapt as well as use this know-how in the future.
Energetic leaders who are powerful and inspiring, approach challenges as entrepreneurs; every challenge is an opportunity. They don’t view setbacks as failures but as chances to grow.
BE BETTER PREPARED FOR FUTURE TRANSITIONS!
Everyone is on a different path, and at different places on their journey. The discovery stage allows for us to create a tailored program to your needs and current situation no matter what job or career level you have achieved so far.
FAQ: What do you want to do next?
Areas of discovery:
Target Roles / Job Titles
When you want to land a job similar to the one you have, some of the discovery work is already done. We will then look at cultural fit, upskilling and training gaps, and the competitive environment of applying for similar job roles so that you can stand out from other candidates.
Taking this opportunity to evaluate career change or pivoting, assessing what you want to do and why. Here we will not only look at jobs but also cultural fit, organizations, what products or services you want to get involved with, and your definition of success.
Some of you have reached this stage or are closer to it. Evaluating your options, understanding how you can remain engaged and with purpose moving into this new life, and assessing other types of work or involvement like volunteering, non-profit organizations, or joining a board that could benefit from your experience and knowledge.
Ready to start your own business or venture? This is an exciting yet complex time. Most start their plans as they are employed and working full or part-time jobs. Let find time for your creative ideas and examine how to approach challenges and make your ideas take life.
Discovery skills you have and how to apply them towards your job search and your branding. We will identify gaps and opportunities to improve, gain and feel confident about the abilities you have and how you solve problems.
The planning stage is dedicated to understanding how and where to spend your efforts. We don't have unlimited time nor options, narrowing down your niche in the discovery stage will help you visualize the path you want to walk.
FAQ: where do I spend my time and effort to produce a valuable impact in the job market?
Areas of Planning:
Align your Professional Branding
Align your resume, LinkedIn (social media), and your storytelling so that you can communicate your professional value.
Target Job Titles/Roles
Commit to a job title or 2 to target and build the versions of the resume that will go along with them.
Once you have chosen your target titles, your professional branding should follow featuring related skills, problem-solving challenges, and how you achieve business objectives. Bring KPIs and metrics into the conversation to allow the audience to relate and visualize your ability to reach and maintain business objectives.
International CV & Expats
Prepare your global resume so that you can apply to jobs in other markets and with global organizations. Define your strategy, understand culture differences and plan to visit the job site in case an interview opportunity comes along.
This session will give you the knowledge to avoid the biggest mistakes in a global job search.
Language Support / non-native English Speakers, International Trained Professionals, Re-create Your Career Abroad, Work Culture, Culture Fit, Freelancing, Job Search, Pivoting, Transitions and Relocation support.
Optimize your LinkedIn verbiage, keywords, and relatable job experience. Learn how and why to interact with the network, the benefits of networking, and keeping up with trends thru joining groups and following organizations.
It is obvious that you can't and shouldn't over-extend the search for jobs on all job boards. Identify the ones that you find benefits in interacting with, get to know aggregators, and how you can still use the assistance of the multiple job boards without having to visit them every day. Learn how to bring the audience to you instead of you having to always go out there to find ob post that resonates with you.
Learn and acquire different tips and tricks on how to narrow down the search so that you spend time with job leads. You will have to spend time to modify and tweak your resume and cover letter, therefore you want to spend quality time with quality leads.
Understand, Embrace and benefit from the power of your network. I will share with you a few scripts to reach out to others, LinkedIn etiquette for recommendations and endorsement, and other beneficial behaviors you can engage in.
Smart Stories, Elevator Pitch
Smart stories are ways of relating yourself to the success of achieving business objectives while the elevator pitch or professional value proposition is a quick way to share with others who you are, what are your strengths, and the type of work you like to get involved in with. We will build these as we practice on the delivery of your professional experience at which point we will being to introduce interviewing questions and stages.
This stage is your time for delivery of your professional proposition, polish your etiquette and learn how to navigate the interactions you will engage with as you make your way into landing your next job.
FAQ: How do I stand out from other candidates with the same knowledge or level?
Areas of Work:
Use and engage with the power of your network. Reach out for information exchange, learning about different organizations, and how you can contribute to the work of others.
When you don't have a big network it can be challenging to be able to interact with others. Introverts also have challenges that can be overcome by building up your network slowly yet surely. These days in-person networking events are limited, but that doesn't me there are not other places to look for such interactions.
Deliver Value Proposition
Preliminary and informal interviews are the first stage and opportunity to deliver your message. This will then open doors to continue the interview process with current members of the organization.
Interviewing & Interview Types
If you made it this far or had a job before, you know that there are different interview types in the process. The more technical your work and expertise, the more likely you will be invited to interview with multiple members, give a presentation on a defined topic and present to a room full of organizational members. Don't forget to prepare for meeting top executives, C-suite, so that you can bring the same level of energy and level of conversation to the meeting.
Here is where we evaluate the organization's massage, we understand their value, culture, mission, and what product of services they deliver as well as the market the target organization serves. Your main challenge is to sync with what the organization is about and share how you will be a beneficial and contributing member.
We will go over together several potential questions that may come out i and interview, evaluate your delivery, and get feedback on how you answer, the proper time to develop and deliver your answers, body language, etc. This feedback will allow you to get some practice, make mistakes and adjust your delivery so that it has a powerful impact on the audience.
Prepare to win!
Evaluate the market, salary levels and bring the conversation about total rewards and benefits to the table.
As you can see, there is plenty of work to be done. Please review the different Session Plans and pick the one that fits your needs, or reach out to set up a Free Virtual Consult using the form at the bottom of the page.