What are Estelle’s skills, values, interests and personality?
Estelle started with a few career assessments and exercises designed to help Estelle realize what motivates her and where she excels and what job aspects detract from her job satisfaction.
How do those attributes provide insight into potential careers?
Armed with the results from her career tests, Estelle and her career coach worked through many different careers using their new framework for analyzing how they fit.
How does Estelle re-brand in order to change her career path?
Estelle identified a number of exciting paths – a few of them were quite a stretch from selling commercial real estate. Her re-branding process began with establishing which components of her real estate job were applicable and how to speak to them. After that her coach helped her analyze the employment marketplace and craft a few different versions of her resume. When the time came, they practiced her pitch through mock interviews and networking tips.
How does Estelle best position herself for success?
Estelle was an excellent client because she was patient with the career discovery process and kept her emotions – both high and low – in check throughout. She is excited about the new career directions in front of her. More importantly, she is empowered with the ability to understand how a job fits with her personality and interests.