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What if one good tip led to a great job?

What if one good tip helped you overcome an obstacle?

What if one good tip helped you negotiate a higher salary?

What if one good tip encouraged you to ask for more vacation?

What is the value of one good tip?

What is the value of a dozen good tips?

In career coaching, clients weigh the value of their investment. They ask themselves questions like:

  • Do I even need career coaching?
  • Do I want to spend the money on something I can do myself?
  • I’m good at interviewing, so why would I need to hire someone?
  • Are they really going to teach me something I don’t know?
  • Do I need a new resume when my neighbor who is a hiring manger thinks my resume is good?

These are great questions.

Well, the short answer is that you don’t know what you don’t know. Even experienced human resource professionals don’t always have a rock star LinkedIn profile or a resume that really showcases their abilities to handle sensitive situations, lead a team, or build a dynamic and inclusive culture.

To answer the questions above, look at the ROI. What are the financial implications of getting a job one week earlier? If you start to get invited to interviews because your resume is getting noticed, you now have more options. If you learn to negotiate $1,000 or $5,000 more, you’ve likely paid for your career coaching many times over. If you are insecure talking about why you lost your job, consider the confidence that a career coach can instill by talking through your transition statement.

What is confidence worth to you?

If you’re interested in learning more about career coaching services, reach out to us at Purple Ink.

Peggy Hogan
Peggy Hogan
Peggy is the Vice President of Talent Services at Purple Ink. Peggy enjoys connecting the right person to the right place, whether she’s career coaching, recruiting or working on-site with a client. She is motivated to help create positive workspaces by offering creative solutions to problems in the workplace, resulting in reduced turnover, higher employee engagement and increased productivity.

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