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.

  • A La Carte Career Coaching

    $125.00$550.00
    A La Carte Career Coaching for entry through executive level professionals. Are you prepping for a last-minute interview? Thinking about making a career change? Need some networking ideas? Partner with an expert Career Coach for on-demand career advice and practical guidance to address anything you're facing in your career.

    Included

    • One, Two, or Three Single Career Coaching Sessions
    • Self Exploration Downloads (Guides and Exercises)
    • MP3 Recordings of Each Session
    • 7-Days of Post-session Correspondence

    Frequently Asked Questions

    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.
    A La Carte sessions are 50 minutes each on a recorded line.
    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
    Keep the conversation going with your Career Coach via the client portal after your final session concludes.
    Yes. Nights and weekends are available upon request and availability.
    Rates vary based on seniority level. This is a fairly good indicator of the level of difficulty and expertise required for delivering effective Career Coaching. Please select the level that most appropriately describes your experience and career profile.
  • Discussions

    $95.00$395.00
    Discussions for entry through executive-level professionals. This service connects you with a dedicated Career Coach for personalized career advice. All in written form! No meet ups or phone calls. Hosted within JobStars' secure and confidential client portal. Great for addressing urgent issues as well as engaging in substantive conversation. Get the career help you deserve via desktop, tablet, or mobile device. Unlimited back and forth correspondence for the duration of your subscription.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Discussions is a service for getting career advice and support for career transition, interview strategies, salary negotiation, networking, resume preparation, tips for using LinkedIn, and much more. You may write out thoughts, comments, questions, or topics at whatever length you wish. Your assigned Career Coach reads and replies with the goal of helping you, challenging you, and encouraging you.
    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 Discussions text box for starting a new conversation. Career Coaching Discussions
    No. Discussions is designed specifically for written conversations. A La Carte Coaching is available for on-demand telephone support as needed.
    No. Working on your Resume is a separate service. However, you may certainly use Discussions for asking advice and feedback on what to tweak or how to improve it.
    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
    Doug Levin. He is a Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC), Resume Writer (CPRW), and Owner of JobStars.
    All correspondence is replied to within one business day. We'll try to be fast! Providing thoughtful and in-depth responses requires sufficient time to write a substantive response. If matters are urgent, let us know and we'll figure out the best solution for you.
    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

    $450.00$595.00
    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.
    Keep the conversation going with your Career Coach after the final session concludes for 30-days by sending messages within the dedicated and confidential client portal.
    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.
    Rates vary based on seniority level. This is a fairly good indicator for how complex and substantive your coaching needs are. Please select the level that most appropriately describes your experience and career profile.
  • Mock Interview Prep

    $450.00$595.00
    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

    • Three (3) Career Coaching Sessions + One (1) Intake Session
    • DISCstyles™ Self Report ($95 Value)
    • Self Exploration Downloads (Guides and Exercises)
    • MP3 Recordings of Each Session
    • 30-Days of Post-program Correspondence

    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.
    Keep the conversation going with your Career Coach via the client portal after your final session concludes for a period of 30-days.
    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.
    Rates vary based on seniority level. This is a fairly good indicator of the level of difficulty and expertise required for delivering effective Career Coaching. Please select the level that most appropriately describes your experience and career profile.
  • Proactive Job Search

    $450.00$595.00
    Proactive Job Search for entry through executive level professionals. This program is designed for improving your ability to generate new job offers and opportunities for yourself. If you're unable to gain traction in the job search - whether you're stuck in a black hole of job applications or uneasy about networking - partnering with an expert Career Coach is a great way to diversify your approach to the job search and improve your results. Learn techniques to refine your approach to the search. Get hired!

    Included

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The process begins with an online introductory assessment to provide more information regarding your job search needs. After that, a telephone intake call is held to connect with your Career Coach. Then, you'll take the DISCstyles™ Values & Motivators 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.
    DISC™styles Values & Motivators Report ($95 value) is a motivators and values assessment for understanding why you behave how you do. It measures the seven dimensions of motivation and offers a detailed analysis by addressing the important differences among your drivers. This information is particularly beneficial for active and motivated job seekers. Here is a sample report and a two-sheet overview of the report's key points.
    Keep the conversation going with your Career Coach via the client portal after your final session concludes for a period of 30-days.
    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.
    Rates vary based on seniority level. This is a fairly good indicator of the level of difficulty and expertise required for delivering effective Career Coaching. Please select the level that most appropriately describes your experience and career profile.