Studies have shown that losing a job is one of life’s most emotional events. It ranks slightly behind losing a love one, divorce, serious illness, extraordinary debt and homelessness. When losing a job, a small percentage of individuals experience anxiety levels considered to be medically dangerous. A majority experience an emotional roller coaster bouncing back and forth between the loss of the job and prospects of finding a new position.
Professional Development Strategies, is all about face-to-face personalized service, both in individual transitions as well as outplacement services. Surveys show one-on-one time with a professional career consultant helps the individual regain their confidence, by letting them see the overall value they bring to a company as a professional.
The Human Touch approach allows a person to discuss with their consultant, all facets of searching. When you are looking to get re-employed in today’s job market, it’s all about the Brand, Resume, Networking, LinkedIn, and of course proper Interview Skills, to sell your true value as a professional. You have to give yourself the competitive edge in order to secure the optimum position that checks all of the boxes.
To quote the famous hugger, Leo Buscaglia, “too often we underestimate the power of touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around”.