Career Coaching

Vitas Consult provide two types of career coaching services:
1. Application and Presentation

For those with a clear career plan who are making applications we provide …

  • Professional review of your CV or career resume

This ensures that your CV matches the expectations of your readers; that spelling and grammar are correct and that you are using terminology appropriately. We will also advise about layout and presentation and help you ensure that you are presenting your achievements and skills in a compelling way.

Fee: Comprehensive review and 30 minute telephone or Skype feedback: £35.

  • Review and development of your LinkedIn presence

Your LinkedIn profile is an important part of your online presence. Recruiters and prospective employers will certainly review your profile as part of any assessment and selection process. It is important that your profile presents you well and highlights your strengths, skills and successes. We provide a profile review service underpinned by real experience of global talent management.

Fee: Comprehensive review and 45 minute telephone or Skype feedback: £75. 

  • Interview coaching

We provide 90-minute interview practice and coaching sessions. These may take place by telephone, Skype or face to face in the London Victoria, London Bridge or Gatwick areas.

Fee: 90 minute meeting by telephone or Skype: £115. (Face to face meetings may additionally incur travel and other expenses that will be invoiced at cost).

2. Career Decision Making Coaching

Vitas Consult provides an initial consultation of up to 15 minutes that carries no obligation and is free.

Subsequent career coaching sessions can take place face to face, via telephone or Skype. Meetings can take place during the day, evening or at weekends depending on availability. All charges include pre-meeting preparatory work and email support between meetings as required.

Fee: Career coaching is £100 for each one-hour meeting. (Face to face meetings may additionally incur travel and other expenses that will be invoiced at cost). 

Approach

John’s thirty years experience of working one-to-one with a wide range of individuals and his extensive training and education in career coaching provide a foundation for his friendly, yet professional, approach. John completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Careers Guidance and gained ten years experience providing career guidance. He then managed top performing London careers and adult learning advisory services based in a further education college, school of art and university centre. As its first Education Manager John was instrumental in founding the Prospects Group and developing its educational services. From 1998 – 2009 John provided coaching and professional development services to international financial services organisations, including Hewitt Associates and Bacon & Woodrow and his clients have included individual leaders from the National Health Service, Whitehall, housing, international development, national charities and many other sectors.

Education & Training

John has a Masters in Management Development (Roffey Park), a Diploma in Management, a post graduate Diploma in Careers Guidance (Birmingham) and is qualified to use and interpret a range of assessment and development tools, including the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and Insights. John has completed the Centre for Coaching’s Certificate in Coaching and is registered with the Coaching & Mentoring Network.

Contact Vitas Consult

If our services are relevant to your career development needs, please contact us by using the form here, by calling +44 (0)7535 325246 or by emailing: vitasconsult ‘at’ gmail.com (replacing ‘at’ with @). We will respond as soon as possible.