Pipeline US-Based Career Coach Part-Time (Chicago/remote)

IMPACT Group

Illinois, United States Part-time in Other
    • Job ID 1638066

    Job Description

    IMPACT Group is a certified woman-owned career coaching firm based in St. Louis, MO that focuses on relocation, outplacement, and leadership development solutions. For over 35 years, our team of 300+ has been united on one idea: People can succeed professionally and personally even through difficult career challenges and transitions. We are building a better world by empowering people to find and grow great careers. As employees transition in, within, and out of a company, IMPACT Group is by their side providing one-on-one coaching, innovative technology, and personalized job search or career development programs to help them find the best career path for them.

    Our mission is to make a positive IMPACT one relationship at a time. While partnering with companies of all sizes – large and small, national and global – our business model emphasizes the importance of providing the highest quality of services available to transitioning employees and their families. Be a part of moving careers forward!

    We are recruiting a PIPELINE of coaches for expected business later this year.

    Description

    We have an opening for a part-time casual career coach based in the Chicago area to support our relocation and/or outplacement solutions. With relocation, we support employees and their spouses/families as they acclimate to new cities and assist spouses/partners with finding employment. With outplacement, we work with employees receiving our outplacement services in searching for new career opportunities.

    The Coach works in a 1:1 capacity with employees of our client companies who are relocating to the region or are searching for work as part of an outplacement in the area. The Coach uses IMPACT Group’s technology and coaching methodology and also supports the spouse or partner of the relocating employee with job search support.

    This is a part-time, casual (hours vary as available), remote position, approximately 10 -20 hours per week (no guaranteed hours).

    • Establishes rapport with employees and motivates them to achieve goals.
    • Guides employees through coaching process and milestone completion.
    • Advises and coaches career development, transition issues, and career options.
    • Coaches on résumé writing, effective marketing techniques, interviewing, and negotiating.
    • Maintains electronic service delivery record for each employee serviced, according to the internal guide.
    • Monitors progress of employees, consults with them on specific subjects to improve their job search skills and knowledge and deals with personal issues that are affecting their careers.

    Requirements

    Minimum three years of experience in the delivery of job search strategy/career coaching to individuals in various industries and levels. Experience with resume development, interview preparation, career exploration, LinkedIn profiles, and other social media platforms, salary negotiations, personal branding, plus other aspects of job search coaching.

    • Currently resides in the Chicago area and has knowledge of living and job searching there.
    • Very strong verbal / written communication skills.
    • Experience with virtual coaching.
    • Navigating through VISA challenges and working with career continuation scenarios a plus.
    • Savvy with technology. High-speed internet connection on a personal computer; headset with a microphone will be required (remote work).

    Ideal Candidate

    • Master’s degree in a discipline involving the study of human behavior, business, or related field preferred
    • Coaching certification or training highly regarded
    • Has personally relocated to a different city

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