Global Elite Career Coaching Programmes

Career Coaching Programmes

In depth coverage and extensive skills practice to support recruitment success plus the opportunity to enhance personal skills and gain the business insights needed for the recruitment process

  • unlimited Interview and Assessment Centre Coaching
  • First Step Coaching
  • CV Coaching
  • A set hours of Personal Coaching to include Job Application Skills Coaching, Advanced Interview and Assessment Centre Coaching, Professional Development Coaching and Professional Insight Coaching

Topics within our packages can include:

  1. Building the correct mindset towards the new opportunities ahead
  2. Building adequate English language skills to enjoy life abroad
  3. Acquiring essential knowledge of Western culture
  4. Preparing and adapting to a foreign country to study
  5. Guiding with settling into school and university life abroad
  6. Developing confidence
  7. Staying motivated and showing initiative
  8. Guidance on academic choices
  9. Developing study and time management skills
  10. Support with everyday matters and challenges while abroad
  11. Dealing with new and different style of academic life and study methods
  12. Guidance on setting future academic and career plans, goals and aims
  13. Building self-awareness and self-discovery, understanding strengths
  14. Learning to form individual opinion and make decisions in the new environment
  15. Finding and making the most of opportunities within school/university, within local community and also opportunities in their own country
  16. Building a strong profile through voluntary work and other extra-curricular activity
  17. Developing leadership, teamwork, communication and other key transferable and soft skills
  18. Making friends and socialising
  19. Acquiring Western social etiquette
  20. Becoming commercially aware
  21. Developing resilience
  22. Receiving and acting on feedback
  23. Dealing with worries and concerns
  24. Getting a support network in place
  25. Addressing any other individual needs

One-to-one Personal Coaching – Job Application Skills Coaching

  • Coaching Plan – All candidates receive their own individual Personal Development Plan
  • Career Planning and Vacancy Research – Discussing candidates’ career preferences and options. Further guidance and company lists are then sent to our candidates
  • Networking – Discussing how and where to build networks and connections which can contribute directly to success in the recruitment process
  • Research – How and what to research for interviews and Assessment Centres
  • Application Forms and Covering Letters – Guidance and practice in producing strong answers to increase the chances of passing this critical step
  • On-line test skills – Coaching for on-line tests
  • Interview questions – Building skills to answer motivation, competency, strength-based, commercial awareness and other questions to a high standard
  • Confidence – Coaching to help candidates understand their existing strengths to give them the confidence to succeed
  • Other essential preparation – Coaching may also cover written and spoken English language skills plus other areas if needed

One-to-one Personal Coaching –Professional Development Coaching

Professional Development Coaching gives insights into what companies are looking for in candidates and allows candidates to develop the skills and abilities that companies require

  1. Demonstrating fit with company values– Understanding and showing a strong fit with Western values as an essential part of success in the recruitment process, from Situational Judgement Tests to final interviews. Handling recruitment tests in line with company values including how to deal with clients, multiple deadlines or underperforming colleagues
  2. Communicating effectively – Learning skills such as how to present effectively, write email communications professionally and communicate business topics clearly to boost candidates’ skills. Advanced verbal communication skills such as persuasion and tact, being a good listener, showing empathy and inclusiveness
  3. Being a strong team player – Understanding the Western view of teamwork, the importance of helping others and being seen as someone who is easy to work with as behaviours that companies look for in candidates
  4. Developing leadership and management skills and potential – Understanding the theory and practice of leadership, identifying candidates’ leadership potential and experience and demonstrating this clearly in the recruitment process
  5. Being sensitive to different cultures and viewpoints – Demonstrating adaptability to different ideas and the ability to embrace diverse backgrounds in the recruitment process. Understanding why companies seek employees who appreciate different viewpoints
  6. Having a questioning attitude and intellectual curiosity – Developing and demonstrating free thinking, giving valid opinions, showing initiative and individuality and looking for improvements and innovation to make a positive impact in the recruitment process
  7. Enhancing entrepreneurial spirit and skillsUnderstanding why companies want employees with entrepreneurial skills to contribute to corporate success. Knowing how to develop and demonstrate these skills and behaviours in the recruitment process
  8. Demonstrating work-life balance – Employers look for candidates who are well-rounded individuals with broad experience. Learning how to demonstrate relevant experience and skills that companies value beyond academic study and work experience
  9. Demonstrating resilience – Candidates need to learn how to build resilience, focus and determination to progress smoothly through the recruitment process and demonstrate to recruiters that they are up to the challenges of working life.
  10. Developing strong time management skills – How to manage applications and study simultaneously, as candidates will need to manage time very effectively to succeed. Demonstrating to recruiters that candidates can manage multiple demands on their time

One-to-one Personal Coaching – Professional Insight Coaching

Professional Insight Coaching allows candidates to understand the business world they wish to enter and the skills they need to do so successfully. It allows candidates to perform better throughout the recruitment process because they have the appropriate background understanding and knowledge in place

  1. Understanding Western organisation structures – Knowledge needed for commercial and business related questions and exercises in the recruitment process. Understanding how different business structures are used to meet different business needs, the differences between country-based organisations, functional and matrix organisations, differences between partnerships, corporations, large private global firms and public companies.  Candidates will also understand key company functions and how they interact, including HR, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Production and Research
  2. Understanding company vision and strategy – Understanding the difference between vision, strategy, goals and targets and how company values fit with these. Understanding a company’s strategic objectives and how the business plan helps the company deliver this. Standing back to understand what is important within organisations and sectors where candidates plan to work as fundamental background knowledge for the recruitment process
  3. Enhancing job specific knowledge – Developing a clear understanding of a role, likely career progression and relevant qualifications and therefore demonstrating accurate knowledge and a commitment to this career and industry. Showing recruiters how candidates have developed a clear understanding and have a very strong motivation to pursue this career
  4. Understanding performance development Understanding how companies assess personal performance, set targets and review performance to give insight into the criteria companies use when recruiting and how companies develop staff. Demonstrating the ability to learn actively, develop personal performance, take on feedback and change
  5. Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and social aspects of business – How to demonstrate wider social engagement in the recruitment process as an integral part of working life in the West. Understanding why companies value these behaviours and how CSR relates to the company’s mission.  How to demonstrate experiences companies look for beyond academic and internship experiences
  6. Developing technical skills – Understanding how to interpret financial or written information such as budgets, business forecasts or plans.  Learning how to write a report to meet recruitment standards and deal with the more technical aspects of Assessment Centres
  7. Developing good business etiquette – Understanding how to behave in many situations from Assessment Centres and networking events to eating and drinking with potential new colleagues and recruiters. Learning how to start formal and informal conversations, appropriate topics to discuss in a professional environment, how to change the subject or leave the conversation, how to follow up with a new contact and make a positive impression
  8. Increasing your presence and impactUnderstanding how to portray a positive image in terms of attitude, appearance and behaviour to make an impact in interviews and Assessment Centres. How to be confident, fully prepared, organised, on time and successful
  9. Building your profile – Candidates should be seen as highly suited to their chosen field of work and showcase skills, strengths and experiences valued by employers. How to take opportunities, add experiences in new and different areas and build a strong profile to make a significant impact on recruiters and increase the chances of obtaining a job offer
  10. Finding solutions – Addressing any further issues and challenges you face in securing a role, for example if you lack confidence or are unsure what to do next. Your coach can take more of a life-coach role and help coach you through the situation and find workable solutions
  11. Entrepreneurial Skills Coaching – Entrepreneurial Skills Coaching helps candidates to develop a basic understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to build a business. With the guidance of our professional coaches who have extensive knowledge of how businesses work, our candidates can develop these basic skills in order to start their own future business.