Are You Ready for Career Coaching? A Career Doctor Quiz


Randall S. Hansen Ph.D. the Career Doctor

Are You Ready for Career Coaching?
A Career Doctor Quiz

by Randall S. Hansen Ph.D.

Are you thinking about employing the services of a career coach? Before you take this step you might want to consider how ready you are for utilizing the services of a career coach. Take this short quiz -- developed by Career Coach Dr. Randall Hansen -- to help you determine your coachability quotient.

Just complete this form. Click on the submit button when ready to send the quiz. You will receive the scoring guide via e-mail.

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Directions: Take a moment to answer these questions as truthfully as possible. The more honest you can be with yourself the more accurate the results.

 

  1. I'm at a point in my life where I'm ready to work at solving my career issues.
    a. Yes
    b. No
    c. Not Sure

     

  2. I really feel as though I need someone who can solve all my problems for me.
    a. Yes
    b. No
    c. Not Sure

     

  3. I'm prepared to tackle the tough issues to close the gap between where I am now and where I want to be in my career.
    a. Yes
    b. No
    c. Not Sure

     

  4. I'm open to new ideas and new ways of doing things to facilitate positive change and growth.
    a. Yes
    b. No
    c. Not Sure

     

  5. I feel as though I need to spend a lot of time focusing on my past problems and mistakes before I can deal with the future.
    a. Yes
    b. No
    c. Not Sure

     

  6. While I am still very frightened of some of the changes I may need to make I am ready to work with a coach to conquer my fears and uncertainties.
    a. Yes
    b. No
    c. Not Sure

     

  7. I'm prepared to make a total commitment to making coaching work; I'm ready to put in the necessary hours and effort.
    a. Yes
    b. No
    c. Not Sure

     

  8. I've reached a point in my life where I realize I need the assistance of a career coach to help me succeed. I see coaching as a worthwhile investment in my future.
    a. Yes
    b. No
    c. Not Sure

     

  9. I'm not sure I'm in a position -- mentally or financially -- to handle a coach at this time.
    a. Yes
    b. No
    c. Not Sure

     

  10. I have the maturity and mindset to keep appointments listen to directions and meet deadlines. I'm ready to work and be coached.
    a. Yes
    b. No
    c. Not Sure

 

 

 

CareerDoctor.org Dr. Randall Hansen is THE Career Doctor. He is also is founder of Quintessential Careers one of the oldest and most comprehensive career development sites on the Web as well CEO of EmpoweringSites.com. He is also founder of MyCollegeSuccessStory.com and EnhanceMyVocabulary.com. He is publisher of Quintessential Careers Press including the Quintessential Careers electronic newsletter QuintZine. Dr. Hansen is also a published author with several books chapters in books and hundreds of articles. He's often quoted in the media and conducts empowering workshops around the country. Finally Dr. Hansen is also an educator having taught at the college level for more than 15 years. Learn more.