“I’m not the same person I was when I began this process. My outlook on all things employment has been transformed, from one of helplessness and ignorance, to one of strength and awareness. The change has been more profound than that even, as I am more confident and optimistic than ever. I’m not prone to gratuitous gushing but my experience with CC has been a truly deep and meaningful one. Know that it is evident to me that both Britt-Mari and Tim will have had a hand in my success”- A.D.
“I’ve read a lot of coaching sites – both for my own use and because of the the things I do in my spare time is coach entrepreneurs in how to get started, especially in the online world. … I think you could help me quickly identify my skill set and give me the confidence I need to go out and sell myself. I am highly skilled when it comes to online marketing – but I think you have the ability to help me to see outside of my fears of failure and hopefully steer me to success. I don’t need a counselor or a shrink – I need someone with a business attitude with their finger on the pulse of what works and what doesn’t – and it seems like that was what you offered.” – U.K.
“Thanks Britt-Mari. Much appreciated! I’ll be in touch along the way. Given the process [at CC], I’m so dang clear on what I want, it has helped a lot to make this major life change decision.” – J.A.
“I recently went through a rather lengthy period of un- and under-employment. When I was initially downsized, I didn’t know of CC and did not immediately consider working with them as a fast track to re-employment. Instead I did what most people do in this situation – relying on my many years of industry experience, I followed the traditional approach of looking for my next challenge by applying for every suitable vacancy and trying to network, something that did not come naturally to me. As time went by, I got more and more disillusioned and started to question my own competence, skills, and what I had to offer a potential employer. By the time I decided to seek external help, I was pretty down on myself and funds were tight. Working with CC really got my head back in the game. I was better able to clarify and communicate my skills and passions, it gave me the boost I needed to persevere, communicate more confidently, build my network, and ultimately land a great-fitting role. My regret is that while better late than never, I didn’t engage CC much earlier when I could have more comfortably invested the time and resources into really exploring and building the best “marketable me”.” – J.B.
“Thanks to you, I am in a higher position, less than six months after being hired. I truly admire the level of professionalism and am very grateful for the help you have provided.” – G.F.
“I thought I would let you know, that Information Meetings, as developed by CC, have become a very effective instrument in my business of selling management consulting to CEOs. Originally, using the traditional approach of calling or emailing a CEO on saying how much we could help them and how greatly they would benefit, I got a polite ‘not interested’ time after time, if not a downright refusal to even talk with me on the phone. Now using the Information Meeting approach, I make a connection almost all of the time.” – B.C.
“Having secured a senior role in the public sector, I can say with confidence that I would not have been successful in making the transition without such effective, thoughtful and professional guidance and support from CCI.” – D.D.
“My Coach was always there in person, by phone or by email to encourage me along the way. As a “generalist”, I pursued different job sectors and my Coach’s honesty and suggestions proved to be the difference resulting in a successful search.” – M.M.
“I wanted to take a moment to let you that it has been a pleasure working with you so far. For the first time in my life I have a clear career direction and know exactly what I want to do. I wanted to thank you for all your assistance. It has been a long, and many times frustrating, process but the results were worth it.” – T.I.
“Thanks so much for your help. You literally were the light I needed. Its been an amazing two and a half months! Life is still hard after 16 months of unemployment, but its lighter, happier, and fun. I’ve applied what you said in every aspect of my life, both personal and professional. You gave me the perspective I had lost over several years of family tragedy and then the job loss. So I look forward to working with you further!” – M.R.
“You offered me great insight on re-branding my image and understanding the actual process of how hiring someone works within a corporation. Again, while we only spent that hour and a half chat together, I really took all that was said to heart and applied it in my efforts to better market myself. Thank you very much for taking the time to meet and address many of my concerns… that one and a half hour talk we had really opened my eyes to what I had to do to reach out to a larger market in terms of my skills—this I will never forget.” – J.G.
“For my part – and most seem to agree – I found the workshop immensely illuminating; your ability to extrapolate examples of scenarios where a PAVF mix in OUR setting was uncanny and crucial really. As it was said ‘all models are wrong – but some are useful’; is a truly sage viewpoint. It makes it possible to dig into the complexities of our professional behaviors and personalities for the real opportunities for growth (and not just company growth). Thanks again!” – P.N.
“Thank you for putting on these fantastic events! I really found that Thursday session I attended very beneficial. I am really enjoying the program thus far and I think my coach is a great match for me!” – C.D.
“Many thanks — session addressed my key concern, finding “the job” vs a job. Very useful in building my brand.” – M.M.
“You were both very intriguing and captivating (2 presenters). Very good seminar. Glad I came!!” – E.L.
“For Branding, LinkedIn, Social Media and Networking sections – the info was very good. Overall, it was very organized. The presenters were knowledgeable and pleasant. It would have been good if we could have interacted more with other people in the group and practice what we learned. However, it would have made the workshop longer. Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge.” – Z.K.
“Really interesting. The time flew by! I enjoyed it very much…”. – H.V.
“Very informative. Should help team [members] understand each other better.” – R.S.
“Well done. Very challenging with good content. Well paced with the right mix of humour & seriousness. Kept us on topic well!” – R.S.
“Just a quick note to let you know that I will be starting with a company called xxxx next week. I will be leading their sales efforts in Canada. I’m excited and I wanted to let you both know that I still appreciate the workshops that I attended on transition last spring and fall. Your workshops are very professional and you have a great approach. Your workshops not only gave me some great instruction but it also helped me stay positive during my transition.” – R.A.