If you are unsure on when to seek some professional help to advance your career – Here are the 7 Signs that will serve as a guide for meeting a Career Coach
1. You’re experiencing job anxiety or insecurity
When you feel you are bored of the job and having a frustrating experience everyday with your colleagues, peers and mostly you always have a feeling of what other career options do I have besides the current job. Then this is the time you speak to a career coach who helps you identify new opportunities and avenues.
2. You’re mindlessly doing a job search
Being in a state of stress you are just sending resumes left right and centre which is not actually giving you the results, meaning – you are not getting any calls nor any job interviews. Then this is the time you hire a career coach to guide you through a scientific approach to job search using a measurable framework.
3. Your Personal branding needs a facelift
Are you struggling to tell your story, what is the digital footprint that you are promoting – are you unsure if your social media platforms are your disablers. Then this is the time you need to take services of a career coach. Your coach will help you visualize the missing dots to build an enabling personal brand.
4. Your career is going South
Your career is stagnated and you are not able to climb the ladder despite your hard work. This is a clear sign that you need a career coach as one needs to be groomed for nest level or leadership, organizational change and traversing office politics. I having operated at the C-Suite level and managing organization inertia gives me the first-hand experience of navigating across all such road blocks / situations.
5. You’re confronted from within to stand out from the crowd
If you have a burning desire to differentiate yourself from other job pursuers, one needs to hone their skills and elaborate on credentials. Today’s world being very competitive, just by enhancing on your distinctive fortes will not reach you there. Instead it’s the bringing out of the unexplored dimensions that can make all the difference. Then this is the time when a career coach can help you discover your hidden strengths to help you reach your goals.
6. You struggle with your inner self and lack of motivation
When you have got an enhanced role in your career and you are experiencing challenges. Maybe it’s the new turf or non-conducive environment –that makes the most motivated individuals find themselves sulking, slacking or burnt out. If you feel you need hand holding during these times and a partner to manage your current transition this is time you need a career coach who can help you manage your career transition and lay a path for achieving your milestones.
7. You want to give wings to your career
In order to achieve your goals and catapult your ambition, a career coach could be the facilitator. One needs to prioritize accomplishment, and with a career coach by your side, realizing your professional goals becomes a reality