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CAREER COACHING

FOR STUDENTS 

Take Control of Your Future

Whether you are in high school and not sure what you will be doing after graduation or you are already in post-secondary, Career Coaching can provide you with clarity and a strategic plan for success.

 
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DO I NEED

TO HIRE A

CAREER COACH?

You might if...

  • Your teen is having a hard time deciding on what to do after high school. 

  • Your teen is having unrealistic career expectations. 

  • You are a student in Post-secondary and want to start working towards your career goals.

 

WHY AM I THE BEST PERSON TO JUMPSTART YOUR CAREER?

Hi, I'm Michelle, Career Coach and Campus Recruiter

I am a life-long learner and a forever student. I understand the worry of wondering if you have made the right choice,  the pressure of wrapping up final exams and projects while maintaining a semi decent social life. 

 

Now I haven’t always been a fan of school. In high school I cruised by and  was anxious to start

working full-time.

 

A few years went by and I was feeling stuck in my career and felt that I had no control over it. I decided it was time to go back to school.  

 

Ladies and Gentlemen, I cannot tell you how pleasantly surprised I was with my new chapter. When you are in school and learning about things that interests you, you WANT to go to school and aim for good grades.  

 

Feeling a bit behind in my career, I knew I had to start building my resume and start networking right away. I volunteered, found internships and went to every job fair. My college experience was full of great experience, long nights and some tears, which helped me decide on what I really wanted from a career.  

Ok,  so what happened after school?

I have been blessed to have the opportunity to work at two of the largest organizations within my region. 

 

Directly out of school, I started working in the Careers Department within a local college. I supported hundreds of students through their co-op and graduate job search and even facilitated a course to prepare first year students  for employment including job search strategies, resumes, interviewing and more. 

 

A few years later, I moved onto a new position as Campus Recruiter for a large automotive manufacturer. I worked with hiring managers to hire students for internships and co-ops. We traveled all around Ontario to interview students for various programs including, Engineering, Nursing, Business Studies including Finance, Kinesiology and more. I viewed thousands of applications, so I know what stands out and what hiring managers are looking for.  

 

My commute for my new job was pretty long - 15 hours each week. I spent those hours listening to podcasts and courses on career development, Gen Z careers, recruitment trends, labour market information and more, fueling my passion!

Now what?

Now I am following my passion. I want to help students reach their full potential and guide them through their career journey. 

 

STUDENT PACKAGES 

 

YOUTH CAREER DISCOVERY 

6 hours of one-on-one discovery and exploration sessions  to learn about their personality type, interests, skills and more. 

From there we will look at industry insights, including Labour Market Information, as well as an informational interview with someone in the industry.  Finally we will wrap up with recommendations for next steps. 

Click here to learn more. 

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PATH TO EMPLOYMENT

Finding your first job after you graduate is tricky.  The key to success is to start networking while you are in school, finding your niche and developing additional skills that are not covered in your coursework. This package will give you the insider scoop from a campus recruiter and how to make yourself stand out from the crowd. 

For more details click here.

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