5Getting there





I recall when I was an HR Business Partner, one candidate who had been serially unsuccessful in getting promoted was feeling very frustrated: ‘We all know it's a game. We just don't know what the rules are!’ This chapter is the point where you steer your coachee through the ‘rules of the game’ of recruitment, promotion and setting up their own business.

In Chapter 4 you looked at the big picture, now your client is going to get down to the nitty-gritty, the practical work that will help them achieve what they want. You have reached Stage 2 of the career transition journey: Preparation and search: CV and interview preparation, networking, personal branding and ‘pitching’, confidence and self-belief.

This stage of career ...

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