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Career coaching is a partnership between You and the Coach working together towards achieving your goals and maximizing your personal and professional potential. We all have goals we want to reach, challenges we’re striving to overcome and times when we feel stuck. Partnering with a coach can change your life, setting you on a path to greater personal and professional fulfillment.

At HDC (Hemant Deshpande Coaching), one of our expert Coaches works with you in a highly personalized 1-on-1 coaching model.

In the last many years, we have supported clients on a variety of professional development areas such as developing career clarity, finding the right career direction, designing career roadmap, identifying Strengths, Skill and Interests to choose right roles and careers, designing career growth strategies and action plan, leadership development, career transition, identifying career with purpose, improving self-confidence, effective communication, creating visibility in the organization, networking, relationship building, and many more.

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At HDC, we are the Pioneers of career coaching in India. In the last many years, we have served hundreds of professionals from various industries such as IT/ITES, Banking & Finance, Consulting, Manufacturing, Retail, Real Estate, Start-ups, Construction & Engineering, Telecom, FMCG, Media, Pharma, and many more. We have served professionals right from young professionals to the highest roles such as CXO’s, Directors, VP’s etc. We have served clients from various cities in India as well as other countries such as USA, UK, Canada, UAE, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Australia and many other countries.

Career Coach is a professional who helps you achieve your career and professional development goals faster.

At HDC, our Career coaches are highly experienced and internationally certified (ICF) professionals. They are experts in providing coaching & mentoring tailored to your individual wants and needs, to help you develop clarity, set realistic but challenging goals, overcome obstacles, suggest effective career strategies, find greater career satisfaction and more.

Our career coaches will create a safe, supportive environment where you can be honest, acknowledge and work to overcome your fears, reflect on your past choices, share your dreams and goals, and focus on taking control of your future. The coach’s expertise, unbiased attention and commitment towards your success will help you get the results faster.

Career counselling is typically done for students/fresh graduates over 1 or 2 sessions with a very short-term focus and no continued support.

A career coach, on the other hand, engages with working professionals like you on a wider range of topics. A career coach works with you on your career goals, takes a deeper look at your life as a whole, helps you identify your values, strengths, skills and interests. A career coach helps you overcome your challenges and move towards your goal faster.

Our Coaches work with you on your development and effectiveness within the context of your career and work-life. They also work with you on developing your personal effectiveness and development, working typically on areas like increasing your confidence, effective communication, working to achieve your personal goals in relationships, interpersonally, socially and your overall wellbeing. We work in a holistic way, integrating all the areas that are important for your personal and professional success.

 

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At HDC, our Coaches are specialists in working with leaders and clients at a senior level. All of our Coaches come from a senior background themselves, they are certified by ICF (International Coaching Federation) and are experts at coaching, facilitating, and supporting leaders from all backgrounds.

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HDC’s success spans many years and is entirely based on satisfied clients from across the globe at all career levels. We take confidentiality and information security very seriously. All your information with us is 100% confidential and secure.

Hundreds of our clients have achieved great results. You can see Success Stories here. This will work for you too if you are really committed to your goal, open minded and honest with your Coach, and take consistent actions without losing patience.

It is a 1 hour focused conversation expertly led and structured to help you to reach clarity using our unique step-by-step process. In every coaching session, you and your Coach get into deep dive discussion around your Goal and topics that are important to you. Coach helps you develop clarity, overcome obstacles, and design actions to fulfill your Goals.

Our Coaches ensure each session benefits you as a standalone session and also as a part of a series of sessions to reach your coaching objectives. Your time is focused and structured so that your time is truly maximized.

All of our coaching sessions are conducted online using popular meeting platform of your choice such as Zoom, Skype, Google Meet etc.

We aim to be as flexible as possible and ensure you can fit your coaching session into your schedule. We work from Monday to Saturday. You can work with your Coach and decide a mutually convenient day & time that works for you.

Yes, we offer a complimentary Discovery Call of 45 minutes, with the Coach. If you want to talk to one of our career coaches, please send this form to us.

We prefer to call it as your investment in your own career and professional development. Your investment depends on your requirements, number of sessions and qualifications of the Coach. We will share the pricing details with you during the Discovery call.

We accept bank transfers, payments by credit card, debit card and payment wallets through secure payment gateway. We take payment upfront and also have the facility to create convenient instalment plans.

We begin the coaching journey by helping you to clarify your desired outcomes from the coaching sessions and these then become the guiding framework. Your Coach will tailor the coaching sessions to help you achieve these. Our clients report back in each and every session how much action they’ve taken from the previous session, how much they’re applying their new learning and investing in developing themselves between sessions. We discuss the results you’re achieving both inside and out in each and every session. Each session is a like a review in itself, which allows us to tweak and tailor your coaching journey, as we go.

We also use specially designed session summary form and session preparation form to support you in getting maximum value from each coaching session.

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This really depends on your Goal and objectives that you want to achieve. Usually, 6 sessions with a Career Coach will get clients to a place where they are achieving tangible results. 10-12 career coaching sessions is usual for people who are making major career changes, designing their career roadmap, creating career growth strategy and action plan. Some of our clients, opt for a year-long journey (20-24 sessions) to ensure that have a continued support from the Coach and accountability partner for achieving their goals.

We coach on a case-by-case basis and our expert Coach helps you decide the number of sessions that you need to achieve your goals. We have provided additional flexibility where you can add more coaching sessions as per your need.

We suggest weekly or bi-weekly (once in 2 weeks) sessions. Please note that you will be taking actions and completing assignments between coaching sessions. At HDC, we really want you to get as much value as you can from our work together so we encourage you to complete planned actions and assignments in your own time, to ensure you are continually progressing.

Top performers always work with Coaches to stay on the top of their game. You see that in sports all the time.

For a successful professional, career coaching helps in finding career direction, develop career clarity, design your career roadmap, understand and maximize your leadership style, accelerate your career path, maximize your potential, gain support through change, strategically explore your options, develop confidence, communication, leadership and interpersonal skills, amongst many many other things we work on.

 

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At HDC, all our Coaches are Internationally certified (International Coach Federation). Our Coaches are highly accomplished professionals coming from different industry backgrounds with many years of coaching experience. You can see Coach profiles here.

We recommend you are in a position where you can truly focus and invest in exploring yourself, developing new self-awareness and giving 100% to this work, to get the best results. Coaching isn’t a ‘quick-fix’ – the best results take a thorough approach with focus and consistent actions. We support you in creating a solid foundation for a sustainable successful career and hence we don’t believe in short-cuts.

Yes, we do work with organizations. In the last many years, we have worked with companies from various industries. Please write to us at info@hemantdeshpande.com and let us know your needs. We will be happy to serve.

We cannot help you get a job. We are not into job placements. We can help you with job search strategy, preparing yourself for interviews, updating your LinkedIn profile effectively, identifying your top skills and skill gaps, identifying your Strengths, creating your development plan and all the other support to enhance your chances of getting a job.

Your payment is non-refundable. We believe that your investment is your commitment towards your own goal and progress. Our Coaches also commit and plan their time, so we need to honor that. You may choose to discontinue your coaching at any time.