Who: Jasmine graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing. She found a part-time job as a behavioral technician working with special needs students. She quickly realized this was not the career field for her and wanted to search for something in the corporate world.
Challenge: Jasmine didn’t know how or where to start. She needed help taking her work experience and making it relevant to the business world. Jasmine has anxiety and was paralyzed every time she thought about it.
Next Steps: We coached Jasmine on the following:Assessed her strengths and identified positions to target
- Assessed her strengths and identified positions to target
- Created her resume, LinkedIn profile and cover letter to explain her background and reasons for career shift
- Practiced interview questions and responses to reduce anxiety
- Coached follow up process and offer negotiation
Outcome: Jasmine landed a full time position at a small accounting firm that offered her a career path and full time salary and benefits.