Career Coaching

Career Coaches Change Lives

The long-term unemployed find it much harder to land and keep a new job. A certified career coach provides transitioning employees the support, guidance, and accountability they need to quickly determine their desired career paths and then effectively network, interview for, negotiate, and land appropriate roles.

Only few job seekers are confident about their skills – According to theundercoverrecruiter

Only 56% of job seekers are confident that they know the skills required for employment.1

Only few job seekers practice for the interview – According to Inspireeducation

of hiring managers rank interviewing skills as necessary for success in obtaining employment with their company. But only 63% of job seekers actually practice for the interview.2

Role of Career coaching to build accountability – According to Bloomberg View.

After 12 weeks of unemployment job seekers decrease their time spent on the job search every day by 30 minutes.3



With RiseSmart Career Transition Coaches, each participant has 1:1 access to an unlimited and dedicated support system. Individualized coaching sessions allow your employees to pursue a new job in the same industry, seek a career change, become an entrepreneur, join the flexible workforce, or transition to creative retirement. RiseSmart program participants are matched to our career coaches by expertise and industry experience, not by location. Regardless of individual career goals, your transitioning employees will get the motivation, advice, and resources they need to quickly transition into their next job.

Each RiseSmart Career Coach:

  • Is matched with participants based on functional expertise and practice area. In addition to a wealth of career coaching experiences, a larger percentage of our career coaches have earned an advanced or terminal degree in subjects including business, HR, career coaching, education, counseling psychology, and more.
  • Has an average of 12 years of experience in HR and/or recruiting and 8 years of experience in career coaching, to better prepare participants for the hiring process.
  • Understands the unique circumstances of different hiring situations across industries, because 86% worked in HR and recruiting prior to working for RiseSmart.
  • Is certified in RiseSmart’s proprietary, expert designed methodology, accredited by the International Coach Federation. Our coaches also hold outside certifications from over 42 different certifying bodies, including CPCC, ACC/PCC/MCC, SHRM, HCRI, and more.

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A great transition coach understands your employees’ personal and professional goals and can provide the guidance individuals in transition need to take the next step in their career journeys.


Our Unique Approach to Coaching:

Unlimited In-App Messaging with Coach – Anytime, anywhere access to a dedicated career coach keeps your employees engaged and accountable. On time coaching removes the barriers to job search success by allowing your employees to get immediate answers to their questions. No more waiting until the coach is in the office or for their next scheduled call.

Discover, Plan, Execute –Getting your employees back to work faster is a result of our time-tested coaching methodology, designed to create consistency while still allowing for a high-level of personalization. We start with the most qualified career coaches in the industry and provide them with proprietary training certified by the International Coach Federation. Armed with industry best practices, our coaches guide your employees to quickly discover their focus, create a job search plan, organize their search, and then stay on track as they execute that plan.

Highly Personalized Coaching - Our career coaches are carefully matched with program participants based on industry knowledge and experience, regardless of geography. Engaging with a specialized career coach facilitates the job seeker’s ability to overcome career hurdles and helps to smooth the transition.

RiseSmart results: Our participants land new jobs faster, often with better salaries.



Personal Coaching

Having 20+ years in IT field, this is not the first time I have spoken to a coach. With that being said, [the coach RiseSmart provided] made me feel like she was more of a motivational speaker/friend than transition coach.

John D.

Personal Coaching

My coach was outstanding! She knew the industry and gave great advice for me at every step. I really can't say enough or express my gratitude for her coaching and her depth of knowledge on each phase of my transition.

Diane K.

Customers Speak - Jyothi

Signing up was a win win situation for us.

Jyothi S.


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