Last updated on 6/12/19
Preparing for your first career coaching session
- Prepare a career coaching session
Make sure that you are prepared to deliver your session; that you are able to develop a foundation, remain professional and build a rapport, ask effective questions while practising active listening.
What interactions might you have had with your first client ahead of your first career coaching session with them?Careful, there are several correct answers.
Received their completed intake form
Confirmation that they will be attending at the date and time set
A copy of their CV / LinkedIn profile / Application form / Job Ad or other related information
What questions might be appropriate to ask on your Intake Form?Careful, there are several correct answers.
What motivated you to work with me?
What area in your career do you need the most help with?
Why have you not reached your career goals yet?
You are reviewing your clients' materials and noticed they have not sent their CV yet, but they are due with you in 10 minutes and are probably travelling - what could you do?
Check them out on LinkedIn
Phone them leaving a message for them to send you their CV immediately.
Cancel the session until all documentation has been provided.