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Allan Smith did an excellent job on my resume. My resume was completed in a timely manner and Allan was very helpful, professional, and responsive. Before going to Allan I was not receiving job interviews. After my resume was updated, I received immediate positive feedback on my resume and started getting interviews. I definitely recommend Allan Smith Coaching & Consulting.Jul 29, 2019Verified
Good career coaching; Allan does well in helping focus on a new/changing path. Writing quality not up to professional standards. Cover & follow up letters not very personalized; generic. Career coaching seems to be the best strength to build on.Aug 5, 2019VerifiedAllan Smith Coaching & Consulting's reply
Michael, as one of my most difficult assignments, I really worked hard to help you get past your extensive period of unemployment. I was very surprised and disappointed that your evaluation of my resume was so harsh, as about 500 other clients, many not on TT, couldn't disagree more. I know it was a very good representation of 30 years of your work, but client satisfaction is very imporatant to me, which is why I offered you a 70% refund. I wish you all the best in your endeavors.
Allan is a pleasure to work with. He responded quickly to my resume needs and was able to take 25 years of experience/information and create a great resume. I will continue to work with Allan as a my career coach.Apr 15, 2019VerifiedAllan Smith Coaching & Consulting's reply
Thank you, Maria--and I will continue to challenge you and provide the best guidance that I can.
After being a stay-at-home mom for 16 years, I was nervous to re-enter the workforce and didn't know where to start. Allan helped me with career coaching and also updated my resume which gave me the confidence to begin my job search. After looking for the right job for two months, I am excited to start in my new position that is perfect for me and my family!Oct 22, 2018VerifiedAllan Smith Coaching & Consulting's reply
I am so happy to have been able to help, and excited for your success!
Allan is genuinely a dedicated, amazingly talented coach. In one phone call, he was able to help me see both my professional and personal challenges in a completely different way, allowing me to consider options that I never would have come up with on my own. It is clear that he sincerely enjoys helping others succeed, and I look forward to working with Allan to further my growth!Aug 26, 2017Allan Smith Coaching & Consulting's reply
It feels so good to be able to offer real help to my clients!
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?I try to keep my resume prices as affordable as I can. Some assignments require more of my skills and time, such as for more senior-level professionals and those with challenging or missing work experiences. RESUME PRICES: EXPERIENCE Entry-level Resume $139 Letter Pkg $39 LI Edit $89 (0-2 yrs.) Mid-level Resume $189 Letter Pkg $39 LI Edit $89 (3 - 8 yrs.) Professional Resume $239 Letter Pkg $49 LI Edit $99 (8+ yrs.) Executive/ Resume $339 Letter Pkg $69 LI Edit $99 C-Suite My LETTER PACKAGE includes both a Cover Letter AND a Thank You letter! I also offer discounts when a client commits to 2 or more coaching packages. COACHING PACKAGES: Career/Executive/Management Coaching: $100/Session (Discounted with multiple sessions) Each session deals with specific topics that address growth and success issues for clients, such as sales management skills, leader behaviors, organizational politics awareness and strategies, talent management, team leadership and interpersonal skill-building. EXPLORE (New Career Exploration): $129 A 90-minutes session which takes a big view of your work history, preferences and skills, and explores new possibilities. Interview Skill-Building: $159 Two 60-minute sessions which teach the basics of interviewing success, while writing and practicing key questions that relate to your experiences and skills. Career Search & Networking Strategies: $129 A 90-minute workshop that introduces strategies to find the right job listings plus techniques that build your network to discover hidden openings. LIFE COACHING $75-$110/session, depending on a variety of factors, including coaching frequency, ability to pay, and complexity of process.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We typically start out with a brief, free phone conversation and soon set an appointment to meet in person or by phone. I coach most of my clients remotely by phone, internet and video chat throughout the US and overseas.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have an undergraduate degree in Economics, and an M.A. from Washington University in Organizational Behavior. I completed many doctoral courses in graduate education, particularly learning and motivation theory, developmental and clinical psychology, and the psychology of groups and organizing. I more recently was awarded Coaching Certification from the Institute of Career Certification International--the only non-profit international certifying agency that requires a minimum of four years of documented work, a professional sponsor, and rugged qualifying interviews. I also founded a healthcare company and ran it for 10 years, have been President of three companies I didn't own, and Executive Director, Regional Marketing Director and Business Development Director of others.