Career Strategies

Robert Waterman

CAREER STRATEGIES

What strategy should you implement?

Executives and professionals entering a new industry or organization, or climbing the management ranks in a current organization, can benefit from my strategic career planning. My strategies are repeatable formulas that you will have throughout your career. You learn how to conduct an environmental scan for opportunities in your organization, your business environment, and in your community.

A strategist is a person with responsibility for the formulation and implementation of a strategy. Strategy generally involves setting goals, determining actions to achieve the goals, and mobilizing resources to execute the actions. Every person I have worked with has advanced their career in some way, often making strides to a new level of success!

The Strategic Career System is designed to move people forward from one stage to the next stage of competent, confident, credible, to visible. I am dedicated to working with ambitious talented executives and professionals who want to advance their careers and adopt leadership roles.

Career Advancement
Strategies to move your career forward include:

  • Plan your career

  • Know your starting point & goals to determine obstacles to overcome

  • Increase skill set through experience

  • Increase specific knowledge through formal training

  • Volunteer to gain skills & experience

  • Develop Value Proposition & competitive edge

  • Make achievements visible

  • Scan for opportunity inside the company

  • Scan for opportunity outside the company

  • Seek advice – you don’t have to do this alone

The Art of Authentic Self-Promotion

 Strategic Career System

Define your goal, select a strategy, and make a plan to overcome gaps/obstacles.

Identify what success means to you and how you will recognize that’ve you’ve achieved your goal.

Plan your celebration!

BUILD YOUR PROFESSIONAL NETWORK

Establishing your support network is another key to advancing your career, both internally and externally of your current organization. Learn how to strategically assess your current network, identify your supporters and how to develop a valuable network of supports and mentors. Learn how to engage and support your network of mutually beneficial relationships. Using the Principle of Reciprocity – be the first to give and practice “mutual exchange” the good old “give and take”. These relationships are strategic partnerships that can provide high value to your career and increase your value proposition.

McKinnon Career Strategies programs are designed to take you from where you are now to where you want to go in your career. Helping clients to acquire your Talented Self Mindset – the absolute belief that you “can-do” the job and a marketing strategy to promote you to decision makers and your superiors.

Need Help Now? Or Want to Kickstart Your Career?

You need:

  • To communicate your competitive edge

  • Get clear on your value proposition

  • Have a challenge and need help to choose a strategy to move you forward

  • Have an opportunity and you’re not sure the timing or new role is right

  • Need help to envision your career future – 2, 3, 5 years from now

McKinnon Career Strategies services the help now include; monthly workshop, lazer coaching, create your career vision, assess your network, one-day session dedicated entirely to you and your career (VIP Day) and private coaching.

SERVICES:

MONTHLY WORKSHOP – 2.5 HOURS

Why should  you choose me? To hire – give me a raise? Promote.

An introduction to Authentic Self-Promotion, what you need and how to develop yourself. Discover your unique strengths, experience, education, and relevant achievements so that you can answer the question – Why You Should Choose Me?

Learn to acquire your Talented Self Mindset© an absolute belief that you “can-do” the job. The result is you communicate clearly and passionately your competitive edge and value proposition to decision makers.

Post-Workshop: each participant receives a follow up 30-minute lazer coaching session.

LAZER COACHING – 1 HOUR SESSIONS 

Create Your Value Proposition

Develop Your Competitive Edge

CREATE YOUR CAREER OVERVIEW – 3 HOUR SESSIONS

What is your starting point?

What is your goal?

What is your plan to overcome the gaps?

ASSESS YOUR NETWORK – 3 HOUR SESSIONS

Who is in your network?

Who is your support network?

What is your plan to establish strategic relationships?

VIP DAY TO CREATE YOUR VALUE PROPOSITION & COMPETITVE EDGE – 5 HOURS

PRIVATE ONE-TO-ONE COACHING – Minimum 3 MONTHS

For a limited time ~ Book your FREE Career/Network Strategy Session!