Kelley Graduate Career Services
For short term planning, almost all of my conversations are about the next career step—a promotion, an external job search or a career pivot (“I’m in finance but I’d like to get into marketing.”).
When it comes to mid-term planning, those discussions are more about having a broad career goal and the moves necessary to achieve it. We talk about expanding an alum’s responsibility scope, enhancing and expanding strengths and building visibility.
Kelley’s alumni career services support is free and unlimited. This is a testament to how much we value our alumni. I’ve talked with my colleagues in other schools' alumni career services offices and they are stunned that I meet with each alum as often as he or she likes and at no cost. In this respect, Kelley is truly singular.
Fundamentally, what we offer is 1-1 individualized career development support. My interactions with alumni tend to go down one of two paths: executional and strategic.
Executional support is often part of a job search, so things like resume reviews, mock interviews and LinkedIn assessments are common. However, I also take time to create networking plans and career assessments with alumni.
Strategic coaching is more about career visioning and identifying motivators to guide alumni toward their ideal future.
Wherever you are in your career, I am happy to work with you and help you achieve your career goals. Please contact me to start the conversation.