Our Career Development e-Toolkit includes all you need to facilitate practical career coaching programmes with your students. Used by Career Services worldwide, this toolkit includes PowerPoint slides and interactive worksheets to use both in-person or virtually for strengths career conversations and workshops. Each career topic has practical guidance for preparing students for their future careers, as well as guidance on how to prepare students for Strengths-based assessments which are being used by 50% of graduate employers (ISE 2019).
Career Services Professionals and Career Coaches who want to help their students and coachees to understand and develop their strengths, to be their Best SELF and to articulate their own story through strengths
What's your ideal job? This can be the hardest question to answer at any stage, let alone as a student. Our Toolkit gives you the structure to facilitate practical career coaching conversations and workshops with your students. We take the hard work from thinking about how to apply the strengths-based approach through giving you strengths PowerPoint slides and interactive worksheets that focus on understanding where students want to go, their story and how their strengths will help them get there. You’ll be able to apply the Career Guide with confidence in your conversations.
Featuring the 60 strengths with advice on how to describe yourself, coach yourself, and develop yourself for each.
Reveal your top 7 realised and unrealised strengths, 4 learned behaviours and 3 weaknesses in your unique Strengths.
Our step-by-step Best SELF model and free resources that help you understand and develop your strengths further.
Training the Student Careers team to increase self-awareness and interview and CV confidence
Practitioner Colleen shares her insights into strengths coaching and top tips
Identifying and developing students’ strengths to present their abilities in CVs and applications
Strengthen your future with our blog tips on creating your legacy
Using our strengths enables us to enjoy endless benefits such as increasing our performance, goal achievement, happiness and confidence – and the list goes on. Be honest though, have you ever overplayed one of your strengths?
We are often asked why did we call our weaknesses category in Strengths Profile as such and why not ‘growth opportunities’ or ‘development areas’.
When people talk about strengths, most will probably think about “the things I’m good at” and that’s why people misunderstand strengths.