Career Coaching Information for Coaches, School Counselors, and College Career Counselors

A Group Career Coaching Session

Robin Roman Wright, a career coach, seeks to provide high school, college and after-school career practitioners and educators with resources they can use to better prepare students or clients for career/life fulfillment. The resources listed on this page are geared to helping teens and young adults successfully prepare for careers, enter the workforce, and contribute effectively to their work team’s performance. In addition, the resources listed below, used in the career counseling/coaching process, will help young people gain an understanding of their behavioral style, develop skills to improve their lives, and enhance their ability to make thoughtful decisions about their future:

Video The Brag Book: Identifying What You’re Good At
Video Managing Your Time: A Synopsis Of The Ideal Process
Video Career Decision Making: Defining What You Want

Programs/Resources for High School Aged Students

Transform Interests into Jobs: A Career Practitioner’s Guide

Completing the activities in the workbook guides students and clients to jobs that match their ideal. This workbook helps young adults create financially independent, sustainable lives.

There are 30,000 jobs at work in the United States. Recruiters divide jobs into over 80 job families. The problem of career choice for teens and young adults isn’t one of scarcity, but dividing the possibilities into reasonable categories that can be effectively researched for jobs that may suit. A young person’s interests provide the compass for guiding that research.

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Brag Book℠: A Portfolio Activity Highlighting Your Achievements and Interests

In most jobs workers use 5–10 transferable skills repeatedly. Do your students have an idea of what their skills are? If they are unsure, the Brag Book will give them a way to begin discovering them. Students have also used the information gathered to write impressive college essays.

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Career Explorations:

A 6-session curriculum designed to be used weekly during 90-minute sessions. (Can be adapted to your schedule. Initial package includes 3 hours of train-the-trainer facilitation.)

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Becoming a Person of Influence: Leadership Principles for Teen

A 6-session curriculum. Designed to be used weekly during 90-minute sessions. (Can be adapted to your schedule. Initial package includes 3 hours of train-the-trainer facilitation.)

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Programs/Resources for College-Aged Clients or Students:

Transform Interests into Jobs: A Career Practitioner’s Guide

Completing the activities in the workbook guides students and clients to jobs that match their ideal. This workbook helps young adults create financially independent, sustainable lives.

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DiSC® Classic and other Wiley Products: Improving Communication, Reducing Conflict and Managing Time

The DiSC® Classic provides young adults with practical, personalized feedback on their preferred behavior approaches and offers insight into the behavior of others. It helps you coach people to understand their preferred behavioral style and have a framework and language for discussing their behavior with others. Clients can explore work environments that might be more comfortable to them and where their style is likely to be rewarded. In addition, clients can explore how they might stretch their natural tendencies to be more effective in certain environments or with a particular work team.
The DiSC® model of behavior is a research-based model used by over 40 million people; it is a Wiley Brand. With 30 years of proven reliability, DiSC® Classic remains the most trusted learning instrument in the training and development industry. Colleges and universities use the DiSC® model too—training residence life staff to handle the diversity of people they will interact with, and their various behavioral styles.

DiSC® Classic
Paper/Online. Available in English and Spanish.

Time Mastery® Profile

The Time Mastery® Profile, is an assessment that helps young adults understand their time management skill in 12 areas which lead to effective time management and overall productivity. Coaches and counselors can help clients choose one or more time mastery skills to improve.

Time Mastery Profile®

The DiSC® Classic and the Time Mastery Profile® have companion facilitator’s kits. These trainer’s guides make it easy as an educator, administrator, guidance counselor or career counselor to design your own career counseling and training event. Topics that can be taught include: Communication, Conflict Management and Time Management.

The two facilitator’s kits are:

Interested?

To find out more contact Robin Roman Wright by e-mail at: coachrobin@leadershipandcareers.com or call (978) 447-1496.