Today Meg interviews one of Denver’s most well-known job-seeking consultants. If you are changing careers, starting a new career later in life, interested in job-seeking strategies or hoping to become a career coach/consultant, then this episode is for you!
Linda Sollars is the President/Founder of Creating Purpose, a very successful Career Coaching/Consulting firm located in Golden Colorado. Linda is also a training instructor for those wishing to become credentialed career service providers/counselors. She does this through the National Career Development Association. She is also an affiliate professor at Regis University (Adult Learners). She has done numerous workshops & public speaking engagements on career development and related topics.
In this interview, Linda shares how to become a career consultant. She tells how she got started in the business at age 57. She also shares many tips: how to network effectively, resume advice, how to successfully negotiate a raise/salary and how to change careers. She discusses the advantages/drawbacks of being a career consultant/coach as well as what a typical day is like on the job. She has also done some research on multi-generations, so we touch upon some of the unique aspects of various generations from Generation Z to the Boomers.
Keywords: Career Consultant, Career Instructor, Career Service Provider, Speaker, Educational and Career Trainer