Virtual Career Coaching: Is it the secret to job placement success?

July 14, 2017

A RiseSmart Study of 7,400 jobseekers found that within one year of being laid off, only 28% of these job seekers landed a new role without career coaching. According to this study, career coaches are the key to success for many job seekers. It makes sense that while employed, most people people spend their time perfecting the skills associated with their current roles and becoming experts in their fields -- not necessarily staying current with job search trends and best practices. Career coaches, on the other hand, are the experts on job search best practices. Their professional advice helps even the most accomplished and respected executives develop their interviewing skills and make informed job search and career decisions. Career coaches do more than simply review resumes, they are agents of behavioral change and experts at providing strategic guidance and support...