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You want to change jobs and don’t know where to start. You need help negotiating your raise. You need help negotiating your salary for your job change. You’re not sure your online portfolio tells your story. You don’t have a career plan mapped out. You have a career plan mapped out, but you’re not sure it’s an effective one. You don’t know which questions to ask on that upcoming interview. You don’t know which questions YOU will be asked on that upcoming interview and you want to rehearse. You manage a department and need some help managing a troublesome employee. It’s your first time managing a department, and you are not sure you’re doing ANYTHING right. You want some advice on how to attract better people to your agency. You’ve never had to fire someone, and you’re terrified, and you need to talk it through with someone. You’re not sure you know how to identify great talent. You have to structure a department, you’ve never done it, and you don’t know where to start. You want to transition out of this career into a new one and you don’t know where to start. You’re a first time Creative Director, you have a million questions, and you can’t talk to your boss, your spouse, your best friend. You need a confidante. You want a promotion and you don’t know how to ask for one. You want to change jobs and it’s highly volatile and confidential. You want to start your own business, and you’re unclear as to how to evaluate the opportunity. You don’t have a career goal and everyone says you need one. You have a career goal and you’re not sure it excites you all that much. You hate your partner and you don’t know how to tell them you want a divorce. You want to know what you are worth salary wise on the market. You want someone who isn’t your friend (and might blow sunshine up your wazoo) to go through your online portfolio and tell you everything you need to fix, or leave as is. You are terrified of cold calling. You don’t know how to market yourself. You don’t know what to say when you leave a message for someone you want to work for. You have a colleague who is sabotaging your career and you don’t know what to do to handle the situation with grace, yet make it stop. You don’t have an online presence and think maybe you should You don’t understand how recruiters work and what they do. You hate recruiters, but want to learn how to get them to help you out. You have an upcoming meeting with a recruiter, and you want some guidance on how to make a dazzling impression. You’ve been fired, your head is reeling, your guts are churning, and you need some advice. You don’t know why you never get the job. You’re always the #2 pick. You don’t know which of the two new jobs you’re considering, you should take and you need someone to talk it through with. You have to hire and you don’t know what questions you should be asking when you interview someone for a position. You run a department and you need help writing a plan for the department. You just went on an interview and you can’t tell if they are being honest with you, or just telling you what you want to hear so you’ll take the job. You want to move to, and work in another city. You want to get out of the ‘biz’ and try something else, but you don’t know how. You can’t seem to get attention from your boss and recognition for your contributions. It’s your first job and you don’t have a CLUE what is going on, and there is NO training where you work. You need a subjective point of view on a situation at work, and you can’t talk to anyone there. You’ve been offered a raise and you want MORE of a raise and you want to strategize how to ask for it, and get it. Your boss is ignoring your desire to be transferred to another office and you can’t wait any longer. You’re working 1000 hours/week and you need to learn how to manage your time better. They keep hiring people around you and not promoting you, and you want to know how to change it. You want to quit your job and go freelance and want to know how to set yourself up for success. Everyone needs one.

~ heidi