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Career Management Services - S. D. Kelly & Associates
 


S.D. Kelly & Associates

 

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Our Career Coaching and Career Transition Management Services are customized to assist clients with developing and implementing the tools and strategies they need to successfully reinvent their career and successfully transition to new employment.

 

Career Services are provided to clients who are working in a wide variety of functions:

  • Sales and Marketing
  • R&D/Product Development
  • Engineering: Manufacturing, Test, Quality, Reliability
  • Program and Project Management
  • Operations: Six Sigma, Lean, DFx, Supply Chain Management
  • Finance & Administration

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Our Career Services Program incorporates customized modules which may involve one to several sessions depending on the immediate and critical needs of the client.

 

Major Modules include:

Uptake of career background, skills & achievements; work style; common career themes & trends; a complimentary and preliminary 30-minute uptake and assessment of your skills and career goals is offered.

How Do You Transition into a New Industry? How Do You Change Your Career Path? - Comprehensive Assessment & Identification of Transferable Core Competencies within your new areas of interest utilizing existing work experience & functional specializations; this includes a detailed analysis utilizing one or several formalized tests such as Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Predictive Index.

Develop your Resume into a Marketing Tool - tailoring your resume into a reader-friendly, results-oriented marketing tool which effectively targets the right decision makers in human resources & management.

Create a Marketing Plan for Your Job Search - create a customized business plan for your job search including a mission statement, milestones and realistic timeline. We develop a list of industries, companies and associated contacts targeted specifically to your skills, experience, job search parameters and career goals.

Networking Instruction & Strategy - Gain an in-depth understanding of the strategy & approach to networking, utilizing the most effective social networking tools: LinkedIn, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Plaxo); personalized referrals to appropriate networking contacts including principals of search firms, professional associations & networking groups in your areas of functional & industry specialization.

Interview Strategy, Preparation, & Practice - extensive coaching in interview strategy for all possible scenarios: phone, one-on-one, group & arena style; this module includes an actual interview for a specific job which you have identified as a viable career option within an office setting with a consultant and immediate critique, feedback & analysis.

Job Search Monitoring - real-time and on-demand full cycle support throughout your job search, including time management, adherence to project timelines & assessment of progress.

On-Demand Coaching on strategies for second and final interviews, creative follow-up to interviews, & effective compensation, benefits, & relocation negotiations.

 

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 ~About the President~

Susan Kelly has been providing Career Management and Consulting Services to the Technology Sector for over twenty-five years.

 

She maintains a close association with leading outplacement and career management consulting firms and has appeared as a guest speaker and panelist at numerous sponsored events.