Jumpstarting Your Career

Everything you need to get your career moving

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In our executive coaching practice, we encounter many smart, hard-working professionals, and often they feel stuck in a rut with their career. We've employed research-based and time-proven career planning, development, and coaching techniques to help them re-energize their careers. We've captured the essence of that experience in this course, Jumpstarting Your Career. In less than 45 minutes, we'll share with you the process, guidance, tools, and best practices that we've used successfully to help current and emerging leaders connect with their career aspirations, engage their networks, leverage their strengths, grow their capabilities, and develop a game plan for success.

In addition to the course itself, enrolled students will be able to download the following interactive PDF resource guides:

  1. Career Development Playbook: Your handy guide and workbook through the process.
  2. Leadership Competency Guide: Helps you understand what knowledge, skills, and abilities are needed to reach your goals.
  3. Leadership Traits Guide: Helps you understand what leadership traits are sought-after by decision-makers, and what potential derailers you need to look for in your blind spots.
  4. Stakeholder Management Guide: Helps you appreciate what your various stakeholders need/want from you in your day-to-day behaviors and interactions.

Using these resource guides and the guidance provided in the course, you can work to reflect on your aspirations, engage your network, assess your capabilities, develop a plan for success, and then execute that plan. There will be a Q&A page available to students, where you can post questions or challenges you're running into, and we'll respond within 24 hours to make sure that you are able to keep the momentum going.

Want to know more? Check out the course outline below and check out the free previews. We hope you'll join us and commit to jumpstarting your career development efforts.

Your Instructor

Dr. Gus Prestera
Dr. Gus Prestera

Gus has been helping organizations improve the capabilities and performance of their leaders and workers for over 20 years. For 15 of those years, he has run his own learning and development consulting practice and has worked with hundreds of client organizations ranging from pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare product companies to brokerage, banks, and insurance companies, from IT startups to long-established telecommunications service providers as well as law firms, retailers, hospital systems, and chemical manufacturers. In that capacity, he has led and collaborated with hundreds of employees, sub-contractors, and vendor-partners to deliver results for clients and their stakeholders.

Gus earned a PhD in Education with a minor in Management as well as an MBA, a BS in Marketing, and a Certified Performance Technologist designation. He has taught Masters-level courses in Instructional Systems Design and Change Management. He frequently delivers live and virtual workshops for leaders at all levels, regularly publishes and presents on these topics, and is a recognized thought leader in the talent development industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

If you have other questions, please let us know. We're committed to helping you grow your career. And if you feel ready to get serious about managing your career, then we hope you'll join us on this quest. Let's jumpstart your career now!

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