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A Coach Approach to Career Assessments

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Coach Approach to Career Assessments 2011


Our next Career Coach SIG meeting will be on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, from 12:00 Ė 1:00 PM ET on telebridge 712-432-3900, PIN 6451310#. My co-host, Ron Paxton, and I are delighted to announce that our speaker will be Nancy Branton, CEO and cofounder of Workplace Coach Institute Nancy will present, ďA Coach Approach to Career Assessments.Ē If you canít attend the call, a recording will be available within a few days after the call.†

Program Description

Review differences between a coach-approach and a consultant approach to the various aspects of the selection, administration, and review of a clientís career assessment results; learn about nine subcompetencies from three ICF Core Competencies: Active Listening, Powerful Questioning, and Creative Questioning. Observe a coaching demonstration on a clientís career assessment results and identify specific subcompetencies.

Learning objectives include:

  1. Knowledge of how the coach-approach to career assessments differs from the consultant approach;
  2. Increased understanding of three ICF competencies (see details above); and,
  3. Identify the use of ICF subcompetencies while listening to a coaching demonstration on a specific career assessment

About Nancy Branton

Nancy is the CEO and cofounder of Workplace Coach Institute, Inc. (, a leadership and career coaching and coach certification firm dedicated to bringing a system of humanity and humanness back into the global workplace.† 30+ year career spans career development, human resources, leadership, talent management, and coaching experience. She was the 2010 recipient of the Jules Kerlan Lifetime Achievement Award that recognized her lifetime contributions to the field of career development. She has a masterís degree in industrial organizational psychology and is a graduate of the Institute of Life Coach Training. She is an ICF-accredited Professional Certified Coach and has earned numerous leadership, career and life coaching certifications.

We invite you to invite others who might benefit from this highly relevant topic. For more information about the Career Coaches Special Interest Group please visit

Thanks again for your support!

Warmest Regards,
Ron †

Ronald V. Paxton
Managing Director, Career Renaissance LLC
Co-Author, "The Michelangelo Method: Release Your Inner Masterpiece
and Create an Extraordinary Life" (McGraw-Hill, 2007)

Work: (201) 405-0973
Fax: (201) 337-0565

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