Ongoing Career Coaching

Congratulations! You’ve landed the job. Now what?

Or maybe you’ve been on the job a while and aren’t moving forward fast enough. Coaching can help.

Ongoing Career Coaching

Congratulations! You’ve landed the job. Now what?

Or maybe you’ve been on the job a while and aren’t moving forward fast enough. Coaching can help.

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Move your career forward

Career coaching will help you accelerate your progress toward any career goals — earning a promotion, shifting career paths, building your leadership skills, navigating a transition like a company reorganization, dealing with a challenging work environment, and more.

Work with Pamela to achieve your career goals more quickly. She can also support you in reducing stress and maximizing your energy to empower you to attain success in both your work and life goals.

 

Meet Your Interview Coach, Pamela Skillings

Interview Coach & Skillful Co-founder

Pamela Skillings is considered the top interview coach in the country and has helped hundreds of people land their dream jobs.

Her proven approach is based on her unique combination of experience as a hiring manager, a human resources executive, and a professional coach.

In addition to her work with individual job seekers, top companies hire Pamela to consult on their hiring processes and she often conducts and sits in on real job interviews.

She knows what companies are looking for and how they evaluate candidates — and she shares that knowledge with her coaching clients.

 

“A guru in the world of job interviews.”


She is a Certified Professional Career Coach and a member of the Association of Career Professionals, the National Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches, and the International Coach Federation.
Pamela earned both her bachelor’s degree and her professional certifications in career planning and lopment from New York University, where she is currently an adjunct professor.
Pamela also frequently writes and speaks about career topics. Her book Escape from Corporate America (Random House 2008) earned rave reviews and her writing has also been featured by About.com, The New York Times and many other publications.

Here are just a few testimonials from satisfied clients…

“My interview skills completely changed. I became so much better. I aced the interview and got into my dream company doing my dream job.”

Morgan

“Coaching was an investment that really paid off for me. I got the job that I wanted and it’s going to make a difference for me and my family.”

Eric

Career Coaching

Here’s what you get with ongoing career coaching with Pamela:

  • A strategy advisor to support you in setting your goals and loping your action plans
  • An accountability partner to keep you on track with your action plans — a proven defense against the urge to procrastinate
  • An analyst to provide tools to clarify your values and evaluate your strengths and weaknesses
  • A motivator to help you eliminate obstacles and power through barriers
  • A sounding board for prioritizing and handling work and life challenges
  • A trusted ally to truly listen and provide understanding and/or a reality check

Coaching = Results

Here are some interesting findings from recent studies of the impact of coaching within top organizations:

A study commissioned by Right Management Consultants found a return-on-investment of dollars spent on executive coaching of nearly 600%.

A study by the Manchester Consulting Group found the following benefits of coaching:

  • Improved Relationships 77%
  • Improved Teamwork 67%
  • Improved Job Satisfaction 61%
  • Improved Productivity 53%

An International Personnel Management Association survey found that productivity increased by 88 percent when coaching was combined with training (compared to a 22 percent increase with training alone).

Here’s How Pamela’s Clients Benefit from Ongoing Coaching

1. Starting Strong in a New Job:

The first 30 days in a new position are critical. You only have one opportunity to make a first impression. You must establish rapport with key coworkers and company leaders, build a positive reputation, set goals, and deliver results.

2. Accelerating Success:

Coaching empowers clients to move forward in their careers by supporting them in taking on new projects, maximizing performance, achieving lopment goals, improving relationships, building leadership skills, and identifying and seizing opportunities to advance.

3. Navigating Change:

Change is a constant in today’s business world. Pamela helps clients anticipate external change (company reorganization, new manager, company strategy adjustment, etc.) and position themselves to make the most of it.

Pamela also helps clients clarify when they must make their own changes (move internally, leave the company, explore new directions, reduce stress, change limiting behaviors) and supports them through their transformations.

How Ongoing Coaching Works

Coaching sessions can be conducted in person at our Manhattan office, at your offices, via video conference, or via phone.

Typically, sessions are conducted weekly or every two weeks, depending on the client’s goals and needs.
Pricing varies based on format and session length. Contact us to learn more.

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Career Coaching Options

Speak to one of our interview coaching advisors at 888-880-3322 or email [email protected]

THE FIRST 100 DAYS PACKAGE

This package is designed especially for those starting new positions (or taking on new responsibilities).

The package includes one 90-minute first session and three additional 60-minute phone sessions (typically once a month, but can be more frequent).

FOCUSED GOAL 3-SESSION PACKAGE

This package includes three sessions — a 90-minute first session and two additional 60-minute sessions.

LONG-TERM SUCCESS 6-SESSION PACKAGE

This package includes six sessions — a 90-minute first session and five additional 60-minute sessions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I use interview coaching?
When you’re preparing for that important interview, there is no substitute for role playing and expert feedback.
Competition for jobs is at an all-time high, so being the best-prepared, battle-tested, interview-ready candidate can mean the difference between getting the job or not.
This is the single most effective way to make a great impression at your interview and maximize your chance of a job offer.
What are Pamela’s qualifications?
Pamela Skillings spent 12 years working in executive level jobs in marketing and human resources for Fortune 500 companies (including Morgan Stanley, MasterCard International, and Citigroup) before launching her coaching and consulting practice in 2005.
She has worked with hundreds of coaching clients. Interview coaching is one of her specialties, though she also provides other types of career and business coaching.
Pamela’s company also works with corporate and government clients to lop training, retention, communications, and recruiting programs. Clients include Citigroup, American Express, Ernst & Young, the American Management Association, and the City of New York.
Pamela’s work with corporations keeps her up to date on hiring trends and the employer perspective, which helps inform her coaching work with job seekers.
In addition, Pamela serves as an adjunct professor at New York University, teaching courses in their graduate and continuing education programs for HR executives and career coaches.
Her formal training in career counseling and coaching is through New York University and the Professional Association for Resume Writers and Career Coaches.
Pamela’s first book, a career change and entrepreneurship guide, was published by Random House in 2008 and featured in The New York Times, Newsweek, and other publications. She is currently working on her second book.
Why should I work with Pamela?
You get what you pay for. You will practice and train with an experienced coach who has made hiring decisions for Fortune 500 companies and helped hundreds of clients land new jobs and achieve career breakthroughs.
You will come away with confidence, and a competitive advantage over other candidates interviewing for the job you want.
How quickly can I get started?
Generally, your first session will be scheduled within 1-2 weeks. However, if you have an important interview scheduled, Pamela will make every effort to fit you in before your meeting.
Can Pamela help me prepare for an internship interview?
Yes, Pamela has extensive experience helping undergraduate and MBA students land prestigious internships.
Can Pamela help me land a Wall Street, investment banking, or hedge fund job?
Pamela spent more than 12 years working for financial services firms and has an in-depth understanding of the industry. In her five years as a career and interview coach, she has also worked with dozens of clients interviewing for investment banking, hedge fund, and other finance jobs.