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California Dreaming…. – Career Revival on the West Coast USA & San Fransisco

career change San Francisco & California

Scott McKenzie sang:

“If you’re going to San Francisco
Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair
If you’re going to San Francisco
You’re gonna meet some gentle people there

For those who come to San Francisco
Summertime will be a love-in there
In the streets of San Francisco
Gentle people with flowers in their hair.”

 

If you’re looking for a change of career or new job opportunities, you’re definitely going meet some interesting people to network with in San Francisco, so instead of flowers in your hair have a pocket full of business cards.

San Francisco is a home to many of the world’s most innovative industries and a magnet for highly skilled professionals, with a diverse and colorful culture that makes it a dynamic and exciting place to live and work. Businesses grow from a top-tier network of research centers and universities, and the City offers deep technology and transportation infrastructures that link it instantly to the rest of the world.

What an exciting place to be! Career opportunities almost grow on trees but as per usual you need to be able to see them and grab them. Are you prepared to make your next big career move? Are you ready to dive into a career change in San Francisco & California? Perhaps you want to put down your career roots in the all so famous Silicon Valley, located in Northern California which is home to iconic technology companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Uber. Welcome to California’s tech-centric brain pool. Wrapping around the south end of San Francisco Bay it’s the heart and soul of computer technology, including silicon chip technology, computer design, apps, smart phones—smart everything.

If your goal in the second part of the year is to land a sparkling new executive job with lots of perks you’re in luck. There’s no sign of slowing in the booming Bay Area job market. Since the early days of the gold rush in the 1850s, the city of San Francisco, California, has long been a beacon for individuals seeking opportunity and new beginnings.

Start your engines and prepare yourself for a ride and please don’t forget to enjoy it. Things can move fast so the more preparation you make in terms of a shiny Resume and polished LinkedIn profile the better. The landscape for accounting, finance, engineering, and tech jobs in San Francisco may be ripe with opportunity, but it also draws top talent from around the world; the city has one of the highest populations of college-educated residents in the country. So despite low unemployment and a high number of positions, the job market is still competitive; so it’s important to make sure you stand out as a candidate. One way to do this is to make sure your Resume highlights your accomplishments rather than just your abilities or responsibilities.

Good news is you don’t have to do it all yourself. In fact turning to a career coach will put you ahead of your competition you face in San Francisco and California. The link outlines our unique methodology to attract roles to you.

Imagine that looking for an ideal role is a Formula 1 race….and you’re in the lead. How does it feel?

Good Luck in San Francisco!

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If your job search is in need of a boost and some new strategies, then our career guidance & coaching is perfect for you. Our career advice will benefit you by providing in-depth advice & guidance covering many different aspects of your job search such as:

  • Accessing the Hidden Jobs Market
  • Landing your next role faster
  • Career change
  • Outplacement (Redundancy Support)
  • Personal Branding
  • Thought Leadership to attract fresh opportunities
  • CV / Resume advice
  • Interview techniques, role play, and tips
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  • Selected introductions to our networks
  • Enhanced self-awareness leading to improved leadership and career growth

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This programme is delivered over three to six months, depending on your availability, and how fast you want to complete.

 

We’re looking forward to helping you create an inspiring and motivating next stage in your working life, by using this thought provoking process.

 

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