Career Coaching

Career Coaching for entry through executive-level professionals across all industries.

Career Coaching for entry through executive-level professionals. George Dutch (Career Coach) brings 25 years of career expertise and a demonstrated mastery for helping entry through executive-level job seekers.

Visit Career Coaching Programs to compare and select from Mock Interview Prep, Proactive Job Search, and Making a Career Change programs. JobStars is authorized to administer the Keirsey™ Career TemperamentDISC™ Self Report, and DISC™ Values Report.

You may also sign up for one, two, or three A La Carte Sessions for exactly the help you need.

  • Virtual Discussions

    $95.00$395.00
    Virtual Discussions for entry through executive-level professionals. This "pen pals" service offers personalized career advice from a dedicated Career Coach via desktop, tablet, or mobile device. All in written form! Great for addressing urgent issues or engaging in substantive written correspondence. No meet ups or phone calls. Hosted within JobStars' secure and confidential client portal. This service includes unlimited back and forth messaging with your Career Coach during your subscription period.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    It's super simple. You're paired with a JobStars Career Coach via a confidential, secure platform for written correspondence on anything career-related where you seek help or support. This includes career transition, interview strategies, salary negotiation, networking, resume preparation, tips for using LinkedIn, and much more. Write out thoughts, comments, questions, or topics at whatever length you wish. Your assigned Career Coach will read and reply with the goal of helping you, challenging you, and encouraging you.
    Virtual Discussions is a 'post and reply' format as opposed to real-time (instant messenger). Please allow one business day turnaround time for responses. Below is a screenshot of the Virtual Discussions text box for starting a new conversation. Career Coaching Discussions
    Virtual Discussions is designed specifically for written correspondence only. We offer A La Carte Sessions for telephone-based coaching and support.
    The following resources are made available for download within the client portal. Job Search Guides
    • Guide to Applicant Tracking Systems
    • Guide to Behavioral Interviewing
    • Guide to Cover Letters
    • Guide to Facing Unemployment
    • Guide to LinkedIn Settings
    • Guide to Networking
    • Guide to Professional References
    • Guide to Quitting Your Job
    • Guide to Salary Negotiation
    • Guide to Working With Recruiters
    Career Discovery Worksheets & Exercises
    • Career Discovery Pondering Questions
    • Career Values Identification Workbook
    • Researching Occupations Exercise
    Goal Setting Worksheets & Exercises
    • 3 Month Vision Worksheet
    • Annual Goal Setting Worksheet
    • Rocking Chair Life Visioning Exercise
    • SMART Goal Setting Exercise
    • Understanding The Why of Your Goals
    • Wacky Wild Goal Brainstorming
    Job Search Worksheets & Exercises
    • Company Target List Worksheet
    • Job Search Fundamentals Checklist
    • Job Search Tracker (excel)
    • Monthly Goals Worksheet
    • Requesting an Informational Interview
    Self Improvement Worksheets & Exercises
    • Boost Your Strengths Exercise
    • Weakness Zapper
    Self Reflection Worksheets & Exercises
    • 360 Feedback Exercise
    • Find Your Hidden Treasure
    • Get Perspective Worksheet
    • Job Focus Grid
    • Personal SWOT Exercise
    • Sample Values List
    • Top 10 Cognitive Distortions
    Interviewing Worksheets & Exercises
    • Elevator Pitch
    • Interview Cheat Sheet
    • Interview Recap Worksheet
    • Interview Script
    All correspondence is replied to within one business day. We try to be fast! Providing thoughtful and helpful information and responses is our first priority. If matters are urgent, let us know and we'll figure out the best solution for you.
    Virtual Discussions is offered in one month, three month, or six month installments. All plans are billed in full upfront. No cancellations or partial refunds.
  • Making a Career Change for entry through executive level professionals. This program is designed for doing introspective work to map the things you care about to potential career paths or industries. If you're not super happy - whether it's the occupation or industry you're in - partnering with an expert Career Coach offers fresh perspective and a knowledgeable approach to making a change. Perfect for dealing with a career transition or actively making a career change. You don't have to go it alone!

    Included

    Frequently Asked Questions

    It sure can be! Gaining fresh perspective from a career expert that has YOUR best interests in mind is an incredibly valuable resource. Working with a Career Coach offers a combination of emotional support, practical guidance, and a greater sense of accountability. No magic bullets or rigid road-maps, just practical advice specifically for you.
    The process begins with an online introductory assessment to provide more information regarding your career change needs. After that, a telephone intake call is held to connect with your Career Coach. Then, you'll take the Keirsey Career Temperament Report, which is followed by scheduling your first full coaching session. So on, and so forth. Our dedicated client portal hosts your program. Phone sessions are conducted on a recorded, confidential phone line. Coaching is also available by video upon request. Generally recommended is a one-week interval between each session. May be faster or slower, based on your personal preference and availability.
    Full sessions are 50 minutes each. Intake sessions are 20 minutes.
    The Keirsey™ Career Temperament Report assists career professionals, job seekers, and students with career exploration. Report includes expert advice on career options, tips on communication, and insight on navigating the job market based on personality type. This information is particularly beneficial when aligning career choices with your innate strengths and preferences. Here is a sample completed Career Temperament Report.
    Making a Career Change includes full access to a library of career exercises, guides, and worksheets. The following resources are available for download in the client portal. Job Search Guides
    • Guide to Applicant Tracking Systems
    • Guide to Behavioral Interviewing
    • Guide to Cover Letters
    • Guide to Facing Unemployment
    • Guide to LinkedIn Settings
    • Guide to Networking
    • Guide to Professional References
    • Guide to Quitting Your Job
    • Guide to Salary Negotiation
    • Guide to Working With Recruiters
    Career Discovery Worksheets & Exercises
    • Career Discovery Pondering Questions
    • Career Values Identification Workbook
    • Researching Occupations Exercise
    Goal Setting Worksheets & Exercises
    • 3 Month Vision Worksheet
    • Annual Goal Setting Worksheet
    • Rocking Chair Life Visioning Exercise
    • SMART Goal Setting Exercise
    • Understanding The Why of Your Goals
    • Wacky Wild Goal Brainstorming
    Job Search Worksheets & Exercises
    • Company Target List Worksheet
    • Job Search Fundamentals Checklist
    • Job Search Tracker (excel)
    • Monthly Goals Worksheet
    • Requesting an Informational Interview
    Self Improvement Worksheets & Exercises
    • Boost Your Strengths Exercise
    • Weakness Zapper
    Self Reflection Worksheets & Exercises
    • 360 Feedback Exercise
    • Find Your Hidden Treasure
    • Get Perspective Worksheet
    • Job Focus Grid
    • Personal SWOT Exercise
    • Sample Values List
    • Top 10 Cognitive Distortions
    Interviewing Worksheets & Exercises
    • Elevator Pitch
    • Interview Cheat Sheet
    • Interview Recap Worksheet
    • Interview Script
    Virtual Discussions is a "pen pals" style of written communication to keep the conversation going for 30-days after your final session concludes. Write out your thoughts, comments, and questions in a private message to your Career Coach. Please allow 1 business day turnaround time for replies.
    Yes. Nights and weekends are available upon request and availability.
    For additional time with your Career Coach after the program ends you may purchase single A La Carte Sessions which are full 50-minute sessions as needed.
  • Mock Interview Prep for entry through executive level professionals. This program is designed for exploring the psychology of behavioral interviewing and simulating typical job interview Q&A. If you're uneasy about interviewing - whether addressing a sensitive topic or negotiating a higher salary - partnering with an expert Career Coach is a great way to prepare for upcoming job interviews. Refine your interviewing skills and boost your confidence in a judgment-free environment. Ace the job interview!

    Included

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The process begins with an online introductory assessment to provide more information regarding your interview prep needs. After that, a telephone intake call is held to connect with your Career Coach. Then, you'll take the DISCstyles Self Report, which is followed by scheduling your first full coaching session. So on, and so forth. Our dedicated client portal hosts your program. Phone sessions are conducted on a recorded, confidential phone line. Coaching is also available by video upon request. Generally recommended is a one-week interval between each session. May be faster or slower, based on your personal preference and availability.
    Full sessions are 50 minutes each. Intake sessions are 20 minutes.
    Definitely! Working with a Career Coach means partnering with an expert that has YOUR best interests in mind. Your assigned Career Coach is a practitioner in helping job seekers achieve their goals. This means you're privy to their knowledge and expertise regarding tactics, strategies, and emotional support for executing on your objectives.
    DISCstyles™ Self Report ($95 value) is a self assessment for understanding your personal style. It identifies ways you can apply your personal strengths and how to adjust your style to meet the needs of a specific person or environment. This information is particularly beneficial to job seekers during interview preparation. Here is a sample report and a two-sheet overview of the report's key points.
    Mock Interview Prep includes full access to a library of career exercises, guides, and worksheets. The following resources are available for download in the client portal. Job Search Guides
    • Guide to Applicant Tracking Systems
    • Guide to Behavioral Interviewing
    • Guide to Cover Letters
    • Guide to Facing Unemployment
    • Guide to LinkedIn Settings
    • Guide to Networking
    • Guide to Professional References
    • Guide to Quitting Your Job
    • Guide to Salary Negotiation
    • Guide to Working With Recruiters
    Career Discovery Worksheets & Exercises
    • Career Discovery Pondering Questions
    • Career Values Identification Workbook
    • Researching Occupations Exercise
    Goal Setting Worksheets & Exercises
    • 3 Month Vision Worksheet
    • Annual Goal Setting Worksheet
    • Rocking Chair Life Visioning Exercise
    • SMART Goal Setting Exercise
    • Understanding The Why of Your Goals
    • Wacky Wild Goal Brainstorming
    Job Search Worksheets & Exercises
    • Company Target List Worksheet
    • Job Search Fundamentals Checklist
    • Job Search Tracker (excel)
    • Monthly Goals Worksheet
    • Requesting an Informational Interview
    Self Improvement Worksheets & Exercises
    • Boost Your Strengths Exercise
    • Weakness Zapper
    Self Reflection Worksheets & Exercises
    • 360 Feedback Exercise
    • Find Your Hidden Treasure
    • Get Perspective Worksheet
    • Job Focus Grid
    • Personal SWOT Exercise
    • Sample Values List
    • Top 10 Cognitive Distortions
    Interviewing Worksheets & Exercises
    • Elevator Pitch
    • Interview Cheat Sheet
    • Interview Recap Worksheet
    • Interview Script
    Virtual Discussions is a "pen pals" style of written communication to keep the conversation going for 30-days after your final session concludes. Write out your thoughts, comments, and questions in a private message to your Career Coach. Please allow 1 business day turnaround time for replies.
    Yes. Nights and weekends are available upon request and availability.
    For additional time with your Career Coach after the program ends you may purchase single A La Carte Sessions which are full 50-minute sessions as needed.
  • A La Carte Sessions

    $150.00$395.00
    A La Carte Sessions for entry through executive level professionals. Preparing at the last-minute for an important job interview? Interested in kicking around the idea of career change? Partner with an expert Career Coach for practical guidance on anything career related. Select one, two, or three A La Carte Sessions (50 minutes each). MP3 recordings of all sessions are provided to listen back to along with 15-days of Virtual Discussions to keep the conversation going after your A La Carte Sessions end.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    A La Carte sessions are designed to satisfy your particular needs and objectives. Sessions are structured in a free-flowing manner to assess your needs and provide helpful and informative coaching to support your career and job search goals.
    A La Carte sessions are 50 minutes each on a recorded line.
    A La Carte Sessions include full access to a library of job search guides and career exploration exercises. The following resources are made available for download within the client portal. Job Search Guides
    • Guide to Applicant Tracking Systems
    • Guide to Behavioral Interviewing
    • Guide to Cover Letters
    • Guide to Facing Unemployment
    • Guide to LinkedIn Settings
    • Guide to Networking
    • Guide to Professional References
    • Guide to Quitting Your Job
    • Guide to Salary Negotiation
    • Guide to Working With Recruiters
    Career Discovery Worksheets & Exercises
    • Career Discovery Pondering Questions
    • Career Values Identification Workbook
    • Researching Occupations Exercise
    Goal Setting Worksheets & Exercises
    • 3 Month Vision Worksheet
    • Annual Goal Setting Worksheet
    • Rocking Chair Life Visioning Exercise
    • SMART Goal Setting Exercise
    • Understanding The Why of Your Goals
    • Wacky Wild Goal Brainstorming
    Job Search Worksheets & Exercises
    • Company Target List Worksheet
    • Job Search Fundamentals Checklist
    • Job Search Tracker (excel)
    • Monthly Goals Worksheet
    • Requesting an Informational Interview
    Self Improvement Worksheets & Exercises
    • Boost Your Strengths Exercise
    • Weakness Zapper
    Self Reflection Worksheets & Exercises
    • 360 Feedback Exercise
    • Find Your Hidden Treasure
    • Get Perspective Worksheet
    • Job Focus Grid
    • Personal SWOT Exercise
    • Sample Values List
    • Top 10 Cognitive Distortions
    Interviewing Worksheets & Exercises
    • Elevator Pitch
    • Interview Cheat Sheet
    • Interview Recap Worksheet
    • Interview Script
    Virtual Discussions is a "pen pals" style of written communication to keep the conversation going for 15-days after your final session concludes. Write out your thoughts, comments, and questions in a private message to your Career Coach. Please allow 1 business day turnaround time for replies.
    Yes. Nights and weekends are available upon request and availability.