Career Coach - Part Time / Remote (commutable distance to New York City)
RiseSmart is a dynamic HR Technology Company that provides cutting edge career transition solutions to help employers with their workforce strategy, and displaced employees with their career strategy. We pride ourselves on helping our clients get into their next job as quickly as possible. RiseSmart provides services to professionals in a large variety of industries and offers coaches the opportunity to expand their skill set, diversify their experience and be part of a collaborative team where their work is truly appreciated. Since 2007, RiseSmart has earned awards and recognition from more than a dozen organizations, including Bersin by Deloitte, Gartner Inc., the Brandon Hall Group and Best Workplaces for Women by Fortune magazine.
RiseSmart's Transition service is an alternative to traditional Outplacement - it is an effective and efficient transition management solution focused on what transitioning professionals need most: a new job. The Job Search Expert is responsible for supporting via telephone and email RiseSmart's Clients through their career transition. The Job Search Expert will also act as liaison to other RiseSmart service providers including resume writers and technical support. In addition, the Job Search Expert is responsible for expertly coaching clients on their job search strategy and providing them services including mock interviews, interview preparation, video interviewing, offer evaluation and salary negotiation coaching, information on networking best practices, LinkedIn and other support as requested.
3 + years' experience coaching professionals
Coaching will be performed remotely from home
Bachelor's Degree a must, Master degree desired
Advanced coaching certifications desired
Ability to provide testimonials from successful coaching engagements strongly desired
Recruiting background strongly desired
Excellent communication (written and oral), listening, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
Excellent rapport building skills a "natural ability" to make clients feel cared about
Strong sense of empathy, positive outlook, ability to motivate others
Demonstrate a proficiency for managing administrative tasks crucial to being successful in the role, such as taking detailed notes and managing the coach dashboard.
Maintain efficiency and performance standards while delivering high satisfaction.
Availability to respond to client correspondence within 24 hours
Personal Computer meeting specific requirements.
High Speed internet access (Cable or DSL; no satellite or dial-up)
Windows 8/10, Mac OS Yosemite or above, Chrome or Firefox latest browsers
Ability to work part time hours, ideally between 15-25 +/- hours per week, five days a week.
If selected for this opportunity, you will participate in paid online training, for which you will be compensated on an hourly basis. You will officially join the network on a part time basis and be eligible to take on outplacement projects for our clients once you have successfully completed the training.