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the Price of a Career Coach

Price 
Location 
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Description
$ 300
Dec 2008
Eugene, Oregon
Freelance writing jobs
Four session package  more... close row
$ 1200
Oct 2007
Kansas City, MO
changing careers
Six weeks of career counseling  more... close row
$ 300
Mar 2008
Memphis, Tennessee
Self Employed
Four in-home sessions with career coach  more... close row
$ 100
Jul 2008
Louisville, KY
Teaching
45 minute individual career coach appointment  more... close row
$ 600
Oct 2007
Albuquerque
University Professor
Six weeks of career coaching  more... close row
$ 500
Feb 2009
traverse city michigan
disabled person working on selling books
A career coach and therapist was covered under insurance  more... close row
$ 350
Dec 2008
Denver, CO
Medical sales
Six sessions of career coaching  more... close row
$ 176
Jan 2008
newark nj
psychology
Recommendation for coach from sister-in-law  more... close row
$ 500
Sep 2008
Los Angeles, CA
Film and Television
Three weeks of career counseling plus extras  more... close row
$ 650
Dec 2008
Atlanta, GA
Computer Science
Career coach was a good investment in an economic downturn  more... close row
$ 140
Jan 2008
Chicago, IL
Economics
Three part career counseling sessions  more... close row
$ 150
Jan 2009
New York, NY
accounting
Price for one hour of consultation with career coach  more... close row
$ 200
May 2008
Santa Clarita, CA
Marketing
Career coach was not an expert in my field  more... close row
$ 145
Dec 2007
Lexington,KY
Financial Advisor
Two sessions with honest career coach  more... close row
$ 150
Oct 2008
Beverly, MA
Software
Help with resume and interviewing  more... close row

Description of service

I received help putting together a resume, general advice on the job market, help with presenting myself in interviews and networking tips. Cost was $150/hour or $700 for 5 hours paid in advance. The coach also had contacts in recruitment firms that were useful.


Review of Service

The coach I worked with was very professional, organized and supportive. She did an excellent job whipping my resume into shape. Her advice on how to present myself in an interview was useful and not only helped me clarify what I had to offer to companies, but also helped me figure out exactly what kind os positions I was interested in.


Tips

A personal reference is always the best way to get to find someone in the first place. I was given recommendations from friends and also from recruiters that I had worked with.

Before you meet and spend any many, see if you can talk to them for a short time on the telephone, or even exchange some emails. If you feel that you have a rapport, and that they seem as if they can help you, then move forward. They may offer a discount to pay for sessions up front, only take this if you are confident that you will be able to work with the coach and that you will need the number of sessions you are paying for.

Be warned that once you get talking, time can go by very quickly. Before you go into a session, have some idea of what you want to achieve in that session and make sure that the conversation stays on target.


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$ 150
Apr 2008
Chicago, IL
Administration
Two sessions of a career coach  more... close row
$ 3400
Jun 2007
new port richey, fl
sales
No response from expensive career coach  more... close row