Modules Career Counseling & Coaching - stairway

Mod­ules  Career Coun­sel­ing & Coaching 

You and your indi­vid­ual needs will set the agen­da for our ses­sions. The fol­low­ing list of issues can be select­ed accord­ing to your requirements:

Mod­ule I. Essen­tials & Orientation
  • Poten­tial analy­sis: iden­ti­fy­ing val­ues and core competencies
  • Career goal: spec­i­fy­ing occu­pa­tion­al fields and indi­vid­ual job profile
  • Cur­ricu­lum Vitae: edit­ing and align­ing it with job profile
  • Strat­e­gy: scour­ing job mar­ket and search options; set­ting priorities
  • Action plan: defin­ing agen­da, time sched­ule, and first steps
Mod­ule II. Job Search & Appli­ca­tion Process
  • Net­work­ing: expand­ing con­tact net­work strate­gi­cal­ly, online and offline; ini­ti­at­ing infor­ma­tion­al interviews
  • Self-mar­ket­ing: pre­sent­ing per­sua­sive sales pitch; con­vers­ing with self-assur­ance; lever­ag­ing non­ver­bal communication
  • Cov­er let­ter: ana­lyz­ing job descrip­tion; defin­ing core argu­ments; ensur­ing focused and authen­tic wording
  • Inter­view & Assess­ment Cen­ter: sim­u­lat­ing inter­views; iden­ti­fy­ing con­vinc­ing argu­ments; rein­forc­ing self-confidence
  • Con­tract: spec­i­fy­ing nego­ti­a­tion strat­e­gy for salary and oth­er con­di­tions; enhanc­ing pow­er of persuasion
  • Mon­i­tor­ing: eval­u­at­ing ongo­ing appli­ca­tion process; fine-tun­ing; review­ing strate­gies and indi­vid­ual job profile
Mod­ule III. Free­lancers & Entrepreneurs
  • Poten­tial analy­sis: defin­ing com­pe­ten­cy pro­file, port­fo­lio, exper­tise, mar­ket needs, and added value
  • Busi­ness plan: out­lin­ing pro­pos­al — mar­ket analy­sis, mar­ket­ing strate­gies, ref­er­ences, finan­cial plan­ning, time­line, fee structure
  • Tar­get groups: iden­ti­fy­ing rel­e­vant sec­tors, poten­tial clients, and agen­cies; assess­ing pos­si­ble partnerships
  • Self-mar­ket­ing: devel­op­ing dis­tinc­tive pro­file, sales pitch, web­site, and fur­ther mar­ket­ing activities
  • Net­work­ing: expand­ing exist­ing net­work and clien­tele; con­tact build­ing online and offline; iden­ti­fy­ing mul­ti­pli­ers and join­ing pro­fes­sion­al networks
Mod­ule IV. Lead­er­ship & Per­son­al Development


  • Enhanc­ing and refin­ing lead­er­ship competencies
  • Self-reflec­tion and rein­forc­ing lead­er­ship role; devel­op­ing per­son­al style
  • Per­son­al lead­er­ship, self-man­age­ment, and set­ting priorities
  • Proac­tive career advance­ment; pro­fil­ing and posi­tion­ing on the job
  • Employ­ee man­age­ment; devel­op­ing and moti­vat­ing staff; feedback
  • Team build­ing, team devel­op­ment, team leadership
  • Accept­ing change; shap­ing and mon­i­tor­ing process­es creatively
  • Deci­sion mak­ing; steer­ing its imple­men­ta­tions situation-related

Com­mu­ni­ca­tion & Strategy

  • Recon­sid­er­ing and realign­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tion strategies
  • Hon­ing fore­sight­ed­ness and strate­gic thinking
  • Pro­fes­sion­al con­ver­sa­tion tech­niques; extend­ing nego­ti­a­tion scope
  • Con­flict man­age­ment; clar­i­fy­ing fac­tu­al and per­son­al levels
  • Strate­gi­cal­ly expand­ing con­tact net­work; main­tain­ing it systematically
  • Sen­si­tive inter­ac­tion with diver­si­ty and inter­cul­tur­al­ism; uncon­scious bias
  • Rais­ing aware­ness for non­ver­bal com­mu­ni­ca­tion and refin­ing these skills


  • Rein­forc­ing self-con­fi­dence; enhanc­ing self-assertion
  • Gain­ing resilience; increas­ing flex­i­bil­i­ty and agility
  • Deal­ing with dis­ap­point­ments and emerg­ing stronger thereof
  • Over­com­ing doubts and pro­cras­ti­na­tion; resolv­ing men­tal blockades
  • Rec­og­niz­ing per­son­al belief sys­tem; mod­i­fy­ing dog­mas and habits
  • Increas­ing frus­tra­tion tol­er­ance; mas­ter­ing impatience


  • Work-life bal­ance; reduc­ing stress; set­ting limits
  • Time and self-man­age­ment; struc­tur­ing dai­ly and week­ly workload
  • Com­pat­i­bil­i­ty of fam­i­ly and career; set­ting priorities
  • Defin­ing life vision; set­ting mid- and long-term goals