Pros of Executive Career Coaching

Are you looking to change your career?  Maybe you want to move to the next step in your professional life.  If you're looking to make any changes, it may be time to get career coaching.  A career coach will act just like a regular coach would to a sports team.  They will help you make better decisions and look at all the different options that are available to you.

So should you hire an executive employment coach to help you make a transition in your professional life?  This can only be answered by looking at all the different aspects of getting a coach.  To make this process easier, here are the pros and cons of getting a career coach:

The Pros:
·    1. When you hire a coach, you get somebody on your team. Most people are out there in the job market trying to make it by themselves. This can be very difficult especially when the job market is always changing and it's hard to get a good idea what employers want. A coach will also help you make the right decisions in your career. If you've been having second thoughts, you may want to hire a coach.
·    2. A coach has worked with other professionals make changes. They have the experience to know what works and what doesn't, whether it's about looking for a job or writing a great executive resume. That means you'll be relying on somebody that has walked down the road with other professionals and can understand what you are going through.
·    3. A coach doesn't only help guide you, he can help you develop a plan of action and set specific goals to help you move forward. You'll get actionable steps you can follow rather than theory on where to go with your professional life.


Gail Esparan