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Career Counseling and a Healthy Houseplant

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Career counseling is much more than editing a resume or sharing an effective job search strategy. Mindfulness of a healthy environment is a key to client success.

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Career Counseling and a Healthy Houseplant

  1. 1. WHAT DO CAREER COUNSELINGAND GROWING A HOUSEPLANT HAVE IN COMMON? A LOT! Carla Hunter Career Span, Inc.
  2. 2. Hint: Both require attentionBOTH REQUIRE DELICATE ATTENTION!
  3. 3. The essential environmental factors for ahouseplant to grow include…  Sunlight  Water  Protection from disease or insects  Healthy soil  Right temperature  Attention
  4. 4. Neglected houseplant
  5. 5. Our career clients need apositive environment to grow,too.1. A genuine warmth as wewelcome them with optimism.
  6. 6. 2. An inviting atmospheremaking them feel important andvalued. GLAD YOU’RE HERE!
  7. 7. 3. A comfortable settingfree from any distraction(phone, noise, texts, etc.)
  8. 8. We must bemindful of thepresent.Neglect resultsevery moment weare distracted.
  9. 9. Just as a houseplant must have light, soil and water to grow...…our clients must feelvalued, welcomed andimportant when theyseek our services.
  10. 10. The results are life-changingand full of potential.
  11. 11. SUCCESS IS BEAUTIFUL!
  12. 12. How do you make clients feel importantand valued?Your mindfulness is the soil of a healthyclient relationship.
  13. 13. Learn more from Carla Hunter’s blog atwww.mastercareercounselor.com
  14. 14. Resources• Career Span, Inc. www.careerspanUSA.com• Finding Your Place in the World of Work www.finding-your-place.com

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