Career Coaching Career Coaching ARE YOU FEELING STUCK IN YOUR TRANSITION FROM A MILITARY TO A CIVILIAN CAREER? DO YOU NOW NEED TO MAKE A CRITICAL DECISION TO RESOLVE IT? Which career direction is right for me? Which job offer should I take? My job search isn’t working what should I be doing differently? Which career-building assignments should I be pursing to fast-track my career? When should I take a career break – or start my own business? Should I stay in this job, or find another one? When leaving the Armed Forces you have a serious career decision to make. One-on-one coaching with a Hire a Hero Career Coach can help you to make the right decision and fulfil your career goal. WHAT IS CAREER COACHING? The goal of a Hire a Hero Career Coach is to support Service Leavers in making informed decisions about career development and trajectory, as well as offer various tools that can be used – CVs, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles – to meet those goals. The relationship with a Hire a Hero Career Coach can all be conducted over the phone or by email. WHAT CAN A CAREER COACH OFFER? Direction Self Confidence Perspective Connections Guidance WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CAREER COACH AND MENTOR? A Hire a Hero Career Coach will take a solution-oriented approach to your search for employment. A coach will work with you to see what concrete steps can be taken to achieve your career objectives. ‘Mentoring’ is, however, a more process-driven approach. A mentor from the charity will work with you to help you with your transition, beyond employment – housing, welfare etc. The core virtue of career coaching is to help you assess your professional situations with a degree of individualised support not afforded elsewhere. WHAT CAN I EXPECT TO GET FROM WORKING WITH A HIRE A HERO CAREER COACH? The search for employment in transition can create a fair amount of anxiety, fear and vulnerability, a career coach aims to unwrap these emotions to better understand factors preventing career transition.It is hoped that through work with a career coach from the charity you will gain career confidence, insight, encouragement and inspiration. The aim of a Hire a Hero career coach is to help you navigate the civilian job market and ultimately secure the desired career in your life outside the armed forces. Interested in working with a Hire a Hero Career Coach? Contact our Operations Director, Jinty – [email protected].