Classes 

Career Storybook classes are mentored small group programs providing direction and support for successful growth. They are part self-directed reading and part video or face to face meetings.

Programs typically run for a calendar month with four weekly video meetings. When you register, we will contact you to confirm the specific schedule.

Business Ownership 101

Audience

This course is for anyone who wants to own a buisness but is not sure how to do it.

Purpose

Participants will decide if they want to own a buienss, evaluate franchising as an option, and develop a plan for ownership.

Mark Schnurman

Mark is the career coach, franchise consultant and author.  Mark helps individuals at career crossroads and those seeking business ownership guideance.

Meeting Date/time

The Program meets weekly during the month with four video meetings  TBD on participant’s schedule.

Interviewing with Confidence in the Age of Covid 19

Audience

This program is designed for anyone facing interview anxiety, from the Senior Executives to recent graduates entering the workforce.

Purpose

By learning calming techniques, practicing interviews, and developing negotiation and follow-up plans, you will interview with more confidence and success.

Adina Zinn

Adina is a career coach with a recruiting  background where she successfully matched candidates for jobs at all levels of responsibilities

Meeting Date/time

The Program meets weekly during the month with four video meetings  TBD on participant’s schedule.

Discover Your Strengths

Audience

This course is for anyone who wants to learn the principles of strengths-based development and performance.

Purpose

Participants will get access to and learn about their full list of 34 talents—the way you naturally think, feel, and behave.

Mark Crouter

Mark  provides strengths-based career and leadership coaching to clients at every stage of career and work life.

Meeting Date/time

The Program meets weekly during the month with four video meetings on Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 PST.

How to Tell Powerful Stories—Yours!

Audience

“The most successful job-hunting begins with your doing research on yourself…rather than beginning with research on the job market….”

Purpose

This course helps you answer the What? question: “What are the (transferable) skills you most love to use?” *

Mark Crouter

Mark  provides strengths-based career and leadership coaching to clients at every stage of career and work life.

Meeting Date/time

The Program meets weekly during the month with four video meetings on Thursdays, 1:30-3:00 PST.

A 4 Step Crash Course to Jumpstart your Job Search & Career

Audience

This crash course is for sales professionals, mid-career professionals, and those just starting out.

Purpose

Participants will learn to: re-evaluate their purpose, update their resumes & LinkedIn profiles, network for a job search, interview prep & follow up.

Kathy Parks

Kathy is an ICF Certified Coach with an Executive MBA from Purdue with an undergraduate degree in Psychology.

Meeting Date/time

The Program meets weekly during the month with morning group meetings. See the registration page for details.

Aim High, Power Up Your Back to Work Plan!

Audience

Mid to executive level professionals looking for renewed clarity, dreiction, and a new role or career pivot.

Purpose

Clarity around your target companies and roles, which you’ll use to develop the right brand and marketing plan.

Elizabeth Borelli

Ellizabeth is the Founder of NextCareer Coaching and an ICF certified Career Coach.

Meeting Date/time

The Program meets weekly for five weeks. Day/time TBD by agreement.

Résumé Writing 101

Audience

This program is for any job seeker who is interested in learning the fundamentals of writing a good résumé.

Purpose

You will create a résumé which presents your knowledge, skills, and abilities to a prospective employer. The résumé will follow current best practices for effectively marketing job seekers.

Jerome Imhoff

Jerome Imhoff is a Career Coach, Life Coach, and Professional Résumé Writer with more than 15 years of experience as a vocational counselor and headhunter/recruiter. 

Meeting Date/time

5 Weeks – Video Conference with email support between sessions.  Monday, June 1 to Monday June 29, Monday 3:00 PM PST 60 mins

Radical Self-Compassion

Audience

This program is designed for anyone who is desiring clarity, from the Senior Executives to recent graduates entering the workforce.

Purpose

  • Identify and feel your feelings, so they no longer overwhelm you.
  • Pinpoint your needs that drive your feelings, so that you have the clarity to move forward.

Danielle Menditch Roessle

Danielle Menditch Roessle uses a blend of career development and psychology to help clients get unstuck and guide them towards a more rewarding career.

Meeting Date/time

Monday morning for six weeks, starting June 1st from 8-9:15 am EST.

Craft Your Life Plan

Audience

Young Adults and career changers who want to discover and their strengths and interests in order to improve alignment with their career choices. 

Purpose

Participants develop and deep knowledge of themselves, their influences, their strengths, and their goals across eight domains of self-knowledge.

Michael Freedman

Michael is the director of Career Storybook, the program designer and has delivered this program to high school students and young adults.

Meeting Date/time

The Program will meet weekly for six weeks over the Summer between June 15th and July 25th. Day and time TBD based on student schedules.