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Since 2001, Your Number One Choice for Individual Career Coaching, Career Transition and Outplacement Services, and Motivational Team Building Workshops.

With offices in Denver, Boulder, Chicago, Albuquerque, Dallas, Minneapolis and NEW! Salt Lake City!

With our Job Search Performance Package we will ensure you have the tools and expertise to win the job you desire in today's highly-competitive job market and work with you until your goal is fully achieved. Ask about our Full-Time Employment Promise.

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[Offer is good through 03/31/19 only]

Career Coaching for Individuals

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Today's job market has never been more competitive. We employ a proprietary and unique approach designed to disrupt the traditional job seeking model and chop a significant amount of time off of your job search. We offer support, advice, tools, and resources to enable you to land a new position in an expedited manner. Most of our clients are hired in a new position within 60 days of the initial engagement date, or 60-70% quicker when compared to the average search time of 5-6 months.

 Ascend Career and Life Strategies Career Coaching and Professional Development Programs® can assist you with:

  • Career planning, assessment, and clarification: Tools, assessments, exercises and coaching for uncovering your ideal career.
  • "2019" job search techniques: A job search strategy targeting the hottest companies using the most effective techniques and highlighting your key transferable skills. A plan customized for you and designed for 2019.
  • Personal Brand Marketing: Positioning you as the Best in Class -- in person, on paper, and online. All clients receive a written, detailed Marketing Action Plan.
  • Social media and online branding strategies: Personal blog set up along with LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, and Twitter profile creation, training, and advisement.
  • Executive-level job search techniques: Uncovering the hidden job market, which encompasses 80% of all available jobs, for top positions and strategies for engaging the best executive recruitment firms.
  • Resume and cover letter preparation: Using the latest tools and techniques for assembling a high-impact resume and cover letter for getting you noticed and getting you hired.  Learn more.
  • Interview skills: Learn Fortune 500 techniques -- coaching on what today's companies are looking for and how you can ace the interview and win the job!
  • Salary negotiation: Earn 10-30% more by knowing how to negotiate a top salary.

Meetings can be conducted in-person at one of our Ascend office locations, online via Skype, or by phone.

Schedule your free initial consultation now!

Executive Coaching, Career Outplacement, Motivational Programs, and Employee Recruitment Services for Businesses

At Ascend, we do not take an impersonal "big-box or cookie-cutter" approach to assisting your business in reaching its goals.  The needs of your business are unique and require a customized solution.  Ascend offers executive coaching, career outplacement services, and employee recruitment, to fit any organization’s scope and budget.  We also offer high-content and engaging professional development, team building, and motivational programs to reduce employee turnover, improve collaboration, and increase productivity.  Ascend will develop and customize a program specific to your business' dynamic needs.

Ascend Peak Performance Programs® to take your business to the next level:

  • Executive Coaching: Whether you are new to the position or a seasoned veteran, we will help you become a more effective leader and reduce staff attrition, increase sales and profits, take your professional development to the next level, and assist you in formulating solutions to your challenges and day-to-day operational duties. 
  • Career Outplacement and Transition Services : If your company employs 5 or 500, Ascend Career and Life Strategies can provide effective career outplacement services enabling your organization to offer job search and related services for released employees--in a cost-effective manner.
  • Motivational and Team Building Programs: Through seminars, keynotes, and team-building workshops, we address thousands of people each year helping companies and individuals improve productivity by inspiring participants to reach their true potential. Most importantly, we inspire our program participants to take responsibility and to take action to ensure their own success!
  • Employee Recruitment Consultation: How much could you save in lost revenue, turnover costs, and human resource capital if you hired the right person EVERY TIME? We offer staffing and recruitment solutions at a lower cost than traditional models. Let us find your next Rock Star Employee!

Schedule an Ascend Peak Performance® consultation for your business now!

At Ascend, your success is our Full Time Job!  

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