Career Coaching Volunteering 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].