How do you choose a career coach? How can you tell which one will be best for you? While technical skills from individual coaches may be more or less equal, it is often the "click" you get when you talk with someone that determines who you pick. You may think it is your intuition or gut instinct, but it is more likely your emotional response to the soft skills that a coach displays in your initial meeting that clinches it for you.
I was recently asked to weigh in on what soft skills I believe are most important in a career coach. Here is my response, along with the responses of several other career coaches. I'd say we are mostly all on the same page. What do you think is the mos important soft skill for a career coach?
Sandie convinced her mother at the age of two that a set of books would make her much happier than a tricycle. Then came diaries, school projects and heartfelt poetry - a writer was born. Reading and writing have been constant and faithful lovers ever since. This blog is an attempt to release some of the fleeting thoughts and crazy ideas in a place that may become another form of diary, but this time, one that talks back! Would love to hear from anyone who is inspired to rebut, dig further, validate or in any way comment on what has been written.