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Hourly coaching rate is $150.00 per hour, scheduled in increments of 30 or 60 minutes. Please ask for more information regarding your Career Resilience Coach/Strategist's background, credentials, and specialty area. Audio or video recording of scheduled sessions are available upon request.
• Career Resilience Coaching Session: 60-minute coaching session delivered via audio or video. Agenda items include career exploration, job search, work/life balance, networking, interview strategy, offer negotiation, performance review, professional development, and other critical career resilience topics. Audio recording of session available upon request. Customized career transition tools informed by SMART goal.
• Career Resilience Starter Kit: Three 60-minute coaching sessions. Audio recordings of sessions available upon request. Customized career transition tools informed by SMART goal.
• Career Resilience Gold Package: Six 60-minute coaching sessions. Audio recordings of sessions available upon request. Customized career transition tools informed by SMART goal.
• Career Resilience Platinum Package: Ten 60-minute coaching sessions. Audio recordings of sessions available upon request. Customized career transition tools informed by SMART goal.
• Career Superstars Subscription: monthly, recurring subscription with no cancellation fee. Includes Q&A sessions, 1 20-minute coaching session, resume evaluation, job search tools, career resilience tips, 10% discount off other DCS products and services, and 1 career question answered each month.
• Assessments: tool used to assess perceived strengths, skills, interests, values, personality type, and roadblocks. Assessment instruments are suggested based on client's specific career objectives.
• Job Search Strategy Session: targeted coaching sessions with a certified job search coach trained in designing and conducting a multifaceted, strategic job search campaign. Hourly coaching rates begin at $135.00, depending on the assigned transition strategist's background, credentials, and specialty area. Packages are designed based upon candidate's specific transition goals.
• Performance Review/Merit Increase Strategy Sessions: engaged to support imminent performance evaluations by deconstructing performance criteria before compiling quantifiable achievements, testimonials, and other critical data. Additional support provided to formulate presentation strategy and next year's action plan. Packages designed based upon specific transition goals.
Resume and Career Communications
Customized quote will be prepared based upon job target, industry, geographic location, and type/number of contacts
• Targeted Distribution Contact List: List of decision makers and contact information based on industry, job target, and geographic location.
• Resume Distribution Bronze: Electronic distribution of resume and cover letter to 25 hand-selected decision makers who specialize in job seeker's specialty area/industry/location/job function. Included in select career resilience packages.
• Resume Distribution Gold: Electronic distribution of resume and cover letter to 50 hand-selected recruiters along with phoned introductions.
• Resume Distribution Platinum: Electronic distribution of resume and cover letter to 75 hand-selected decision makers along with phoned introductions.
• Talent Agent: Select employers and recruiters within targeted industry/specialty area/location receive introductory letter and strategically crafted follow-up communications designed to share value proposition and high-impact achievements. Package includes 1 coaching session, introductory letter, mailing list campaign, contact names/phone/email and strategic enhancements to existing LinkedIn profile. Pricing based on specific number of contacts.
• Interview Prep: Sessions include mock interviews, interview debriefs, and coaching on talking points and interview strategy, so you can apply what you've learned. Audio or video recordings are available at your request.
• Personal Branding: Sessions are designed to deepen your awareness of your professional value, including what sets you apart from your competitors in a strategic career transition. Findings position you to clarify, celebrate, and promote the personal branding attributes you leverage in the world of work. Audio or video recordings available at your request.
• Career Exploration Coaching Series: Sessions complement candidate efforts to deepen awareness of professional value, including what sets you apart from competitors throughout a strategic career transition. Findings position you to clarify, celebrate, and promote personal branding attributes as assets in the world of work. Audio or video recordings available at your request.
• Guided Career Exploration Assessments Battery: instruments that assess motivated skills, interests, values, and personality type.
• Cover Letter: one personalized value proposition letter.
• Thank You Letter: one personalized thank you/follow-up letter.
• Reference Prep: 30-minute coaching session and template overview.
• LinkedIn Profile Development with completed resume: Creation and activation of one LinkedIn profile. Previous and existing clients only.
• LinkedIn Profile Development without completed resume: one LinkedIn Profile and one 60-minute development session.
• Background Check: request consult to receive exact turnaround times and fees.
• Other career marketing collateral, including biographies and college application essay responses. Responses for college applications/essays are conceptualized by client. DCS writers recommend strategy and guide development as well as provide professional editing and proofing services.
• Rush Order: Proofs delivered within 48 hours of receipt of questionnaire responses. Additional fees will be assessed at the time of the order.
* Your investment will depend on the products or packages you select as well as your career goals, job/industry target, and background. Contact us to request a personalized quote or schedule a complimentary discovery session.