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! No video 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

    Virtual Discussions partners you one-on-one with a JobStars Career Coach via written correspondence. This service is helpful for career transition, interview strategies, salary negotiation, networking, resume preparation, LinkedIn tips, and more. Unlimited back and forth correspondence is allowed throughout the duration of the subscription (one, three, six months). Here is a screenshot of the Virtual Discussions conversation box: Career Coaching Discussions
    Virtual Discussions is designed specifically for written correspondence only. We offer A La Carte Sessions for telephone-based coaching and support.
    Please allow one business day turnaround time for responses. We try to be fast! Likewise, our first priority is providing you with thoughtful and substantive responses.
    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 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

    Intake Process

    The client intake process begins with an online introductory assessment to provide more information regarding your career transition. After that, a 20-min intake session is scheduled to connect with your Career Coach prior to beginning your program.

    Assessments

    Upon completion of the client intake process, you will be asked to complete both the DISCstyles™ Self Report and Keirsey™ Career Temperament Report.

    Coaching Sessions

    Making a Career Change includes three 50-min coaching sessions. This program is designed to help you understand your individual strengths, weaknesses, values, and motivations as it pertains to identifying rewarding and uplifting career paths. This program is also designed to set you on a path towards executing on making a successful change.

    Logistics and Timing

    This program is hosted within our dedicated client portal. Phone sessions are conducted on a recorded, confidential phone line. We also use Zoom video conferencing as needed. Generally recommended is a one-week interval between each session. This may go faster or slower, based on your needs and availability.
    The Keirsey™ Career Temperament Report ($95 value) 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 Keirsey Career Temperament Report.
    DISCstyles™ Self Report ($95 value) is a self assessment for understanding your personal style. It identifies ways you can apply your personal strengths. JobStars USA is an Authorized DISC Administrator™. Here is a sample Completed DISCstyles Self Report.
    We primarily use telephone calls as the primary communication method for this program. This allows both the coach and client to focus on the conversation and task at-hand. We're happy to accommodate video session requests if preferred.
    Full sessions are 50 minutes each. The initial intake session is 20 minutes.
    Definitely.  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.
    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

    • One (1) Intake Session (20 min)
    • Five (5) Career Coaching Sessions (3o min each)
    • Self Exploration Downloads (Guides and Exercises)
    • MP3 / Zoom Recordings of Each Session
    • 30-Days of Post Program Virtual Discussions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Intake Process

    The client intake process begins with an online introductory assessment to provide more information regarding your interview strengths, weaknesses, and needs. After that, a 20-min intake session is scheduled to connect with your Career Coach prior to beginning your program.

    Coaching Sessions

    Mock Interview Prep includes five 30-min coaching sessions. This program is designed to explore the psychology of behavioral interviewing as well as providing a forum to practice roleplaying questions and answers to questions.

    Logistics and Timing

    This program is hosted within our dedicated client portal. Phone sessions are conducted on a recorded, confidential phone line. We also use Zoom video conferencing. Generally recommended is a one-week interval between each session. This may go faster or slower, based on your needs and availability.
    We use a combination of telephone calls and Zoom video conferencing to conduct Career Coaching sessions. This allows for optimal flexibility in terms of practicing for both phone and video-based interviewing scenarios.
    Full sessions are 30 minutes each. The initial intake session is 20 minutes.
    Definitely. Preparing for an upcoming job interview is one of the most critical elements of job search success. This program is designed to boost your interviewing preparedness and confidence through practice, repetition, and constructive feedback.
    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? Thinking of making 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 are provided to listen back to each session. 15-days of Virtual Discussions are included to keep the conversation going with your Career Coach after the final session.

    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. You and your assigned Career Coach work together in a one-on-one, confidential manner to practice your interviewing skills, explore career change ideas, improve networking skills, and more.
    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.