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Job Hunting In The Summer

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Job hunting in the summer

Yes, the summer is coming and it’s going to be a good one.  That means we are going to feel better in ourselves and motivated to get that job that we’ve been looking for.

How long have you been looking for a job so far, are you one of the unfortunate/fortunate that had their role made redundant last year? Are you doing a job that isn’t your ideal just to earn a living?  Well, you should pat yourself on the back and now start thinking about what you really want to do.  Jobs are starting to become available and we are coming out of the recession.  Get in there now before the students start applying for jobs in September.  This is the time to focus on what you enjoy doing and make some money out of it.  Are you an inside or outside person, can you make some money out of summer?  Do you want to be employed or self employed?  Can you set up a business that you could start off at weekends for some extra money and see if it works?

There is so much support out there for you to use and to help you find out what it is you should be looking for and then keep.  You can start by accessing the free advice from career guidance companies and if that is not for you, have you considered Life Coaching?

Life Coaching was developed in the US in the 90’s and has increased in popularity ever since.  A life coach will do for your mind what a personal trainer does for your body.  After an initial meeting with your coach, which can be done in person, over the phone or using Skype, your coach, will ascertain the areas of your life you are unhappy with, then develop a strategy to improve it.  Natalie Boyce of explained that life coaching is the newest, fastest and most effective way to reassess and rework any area of your life.  The most popular areas covered are career, time, health, relationships and family. 

Coaching is not a form of therapy, “Coaching is more goal orientated and about motivation and belief, making someone realise their full potential, “said Natalie “We don’t focus on the roots of problems, but on the solutions.”

Once a life coach has identified your core values through a current situation model, the areas that need to be focussed on are further examined.  Goal orientated tasks are agreed and a life coach will assist you in reaching that end goal over a number of coaching sessions. 
At times like these, when professional uncertainty is evident in so many industries, Life Coaching is a viable option for people who are looking to make changes but just don’t know how to go about it.


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About The Author

This article was written by Natalie J Boyce of Natural Life Coaching

Author Profile

Natalie became a Life Coach after a life changing event found her in hospital fighting to save her legs and off work for two years. Whilst off she had time to think about her life and how important it was that she start living her life better and living her dreams as she was lucky to still be alive and realised that life’s to short to be unhappy. Natalie explored counselling and complimentary therapies which she had found worked for her on her road to recovery and then came across Life Coaching. Because Natalie has worked in the corporate world for 9 years and has now created Natural Life coaching she has the experience and knowledge to coach other people in business and life.

Natalie is a highly motivated coach who has a dynamic and inspirational style to help clients identify and achieve their goals. She utilises a successful career in banking and inherent knowledge and experience of the corporate world to support clients in their career transition, whether seeking a similar role, exploring new options or establishing their own business. Natalie is socially confident, personable with an approachable manner and an affinity for building rapport quickly and developing ongoing relationships. Natalie is an adaptable and proficient trainer who is equally as comfortable delivering her own workshops as facilitating established workshops. Natalie integrates her knowledge of complementary therapies to raise clients’ awareness of the importance of health and well-being. She is also currently finalising an inspirational self development book to benefit readers from her personal experience of recovering from a car accident.

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Natalie J Boyce
Natural Life Coaching

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