I find the same in my practice – my client and I work together to anticipate and de-fuse tricky questions.
Mitch Axelrod, Expert motivation speaker and trainersays:
Fear of success is the greatest fear it takes you away from where most feelcomfortable.
There is not greater investment that you could make than in yourself.
Your values determine how you react and interact with the world, learn moreabout these as a tool to unlock your career potential – maximise your strengthsand minimse or re-train your weaknesses.
ANDREA WAINES - Miller Dallas – Toronto – largestOutplacement Company in Toronto
1.The independently wealthy executive: parachute method. The motivation for finding a job is a true second to "self-actualization". Clients look to O(outplacement firm) to help them connect & invest in Small biz, or help startconsultant firm.2.Soon, a sign of status will be the name of your career coach. (John Read @WhatCareer Next!)3.Dot.com jobs: looking for senior HR people to help them recruit, Senior level positions, marketing. The companies that are doing the hiring,already had their money prior to the drying up of funding from Wall Street.Individuals who are taking advantage of the high-level positions at thesecompanies know that if they can hold a high level chair, they have totallyenhanced their marketabilitiy.4.Will the web change the outplacement industry? We have found that thetime spent on research, correspondence and surfing for target company infoand job leads is decreasing for us (as the executive is more prepared - jobsearch wise than ever before), yet our attendance is up and we feel thatthe clients continue to come into our office for affiliation, human contactwith peers that technology does not provide, comfort of replacementworkplace, a reduced sense of isolation, some accountability, energy,coaching, high-touch aspect.5.Differences we see in the corporate client: HOTELING concept: whereemployer pays for office space when it is needed. Contrast withdry-cleaning services, concierge stuff, etc6.Severance packaging: more lump sum: less work, cleaner, allows everyoneto focus, harder to determine when re-employment actually takes place, lessextended stay, more bonus related stuff: incentive-based stuff, (as partof severance - more employees are fighting for them and getting them). WE