4 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Career Coaching Session

  • ANspired
  • 16 Mar 2022
  • 3 MIN READ

People are often faced with making choices about their careers in most journeys of growth. If you’re at a crossroads wondering how you should take your career to the next level, investing in some professional help in the form of career coaching or career counselling could be just what will make the difference. This article aims to guide you on what you should know about when it comes to career coaching, such that you can reap the full benefits of your sessions. Read on to learn more!

Identify your goals

While you might not be sure of what to expect from a career coaching session, you may have an idea of what you hope to gain. The impact of your career coaching session can depend on how clear your goals are from the get go. Knowing what you hope to achieve is a great first step in helping your career coach navigate his or her way during the process of working with you. 

Have a think about which areas you hope to get help with in your career. Knowing what your specific objectives are can make developing a clear cut plan for achieving those goals easier. Keep in mind the importance of coming to each session with an area of focus and intention.

Be open and honest

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The coaching you receive  from a career coach  depends largely on the information provided by you, the client, in the session or at the chemistry session earlier.  Being completely honest is essential to the process of working with your career coach. A Career Coach is helps you identify your way forward so  don’t inflate your abilities, or hide how hard you’ve tried to find a job. Make sure you come prepared to share your story, asking and answering questions honestly. 

Entering your coaching session armed with doubts and preconceived expectations will also hinder you from getting the most out of your experience. One of the best tools to bring with you into a career counselling session is a positive attitude and an open mind. If you embark upon your coaching experience feeling hopeful with a sense of excitement, you will be far more likely to succeed than someone who has to conquer feelings of negativity.

Prepare to be challenged

Your coach will be asking powerful questions to help challenge your beliefs and provide the opportunity for an inward look, on top of identifying other possibilities in your career path. Remember that your coach is there to support, encourage, and ultimately, create a space of accountability for what you have identified as your career goals.

Learn more: 4 Tips For Choosing The Right Executive Coach

Stay committed

Staying committed in career coaching sessions

Career coaching is an active partnership involving both trust and commitment. To get the most out of the coaching experience, be sure to commit to attending all your coaching sessions, completing homework assignments, keeping a log of your process and progress, and informing the coach of any difficulties you may have. 

We hope this article has provided some useful tips on how you can get the most out of your career coaching sessions. Keep in mind that career coaching works best when the participant is fully invested in the engagement. By being prepared and focused, you too will be able to reach new heights with the new perspectives gained and inspiration to pursue your purpose.

ANspired provides a range of career counselling services in Singapore including leadership team coaching and much more – speak with our team today to find the best one for your professional needs!

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