Transition Coaching

Whether changing jobs within a company or taking a position with a new organization, it is imperative that an individual understands how to succeed in a different environment.

It comes as a surprise to many people that the behaviors that worked in the past will not work in a new position. Subject matter expertise and technical skills are a given. What matters is building effective relationships and adapting new behaviors that will lead to success in the job.

The Coaching Process

Coaching helps the individual become more aware of behaviors that can sabotage her new position within her company or at a different company over the lifetime of a career.

Leadership coaching is intended to bring an executive’s actions in line with what constitutes success in the company.

Frank also accepts a select number of clients who are seeking their next job with another organization.

Within a Company

The scope of a client coaching engagement includes:

  • Establishing goals for the coaching experience
  • Conducting assessments using tools such as Myers-Briggs and Emotional IQ to understand the client’s natural behavior and aptitudes
  • Providing input to an action plan the client writes with benchmarks to be met over the course of the engagement
  • Sharing the plan with appropriate stakeholders
  • Giving feedback to the client and stakeholders over the course of the engagement
  • Periodic follow-ups and adjusting the plan, when necessary

For Individuals

For executives who are seeking their next job in another company, the coaching experience includes:

  • Establishing goals for the coaching experience
  • Conducting assessments using tools such as Myers-Briggs and Emotional IQ to understand the client’s natural behavior and aptitudes
  • Assisting in developing a personal brand for each candidate that becomes the basis for a resume
  • Assisting the client in shaping the resume content
  • Providing input to an action plan the client writes with benchmarks to be met over the course of the engagement
  • Providing ongoing feedback
  • Developing interviewing strategies that will lead to an offer

The Timeframe

Frank can coach a client until she has a new job. This timeframe can be adjusted based on individual circumstances. Frank facilitates the coaching, both in-person, by phone or online.

E-coaching is becoming more the norm, as it is often difficult to arrange a time and place for face-to-face coaching for busy executives.

A coaching assignment can be a combination of in-person, online and by phone. Whatever it takes to make the coaching possible and successful.