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Career Counseling, 

Career Coaching and

Interview Coaching?

                       Below are the services offered by
by  Judy Kaplan Baron, Ph.D., Master Career Counselor, Registered Professional Career Counselor and Nationally Certified Career Counselor offering 
Career Counseling  & Career Coaching Services
in San Diego, CA

Through Career Counseling, Career Coaching or Interview Coaching, you may work on any or all of the areas listed below:


  Career Assessment/Identifying 'Best Fit' Career
  Job Hunting: Strategies/Networking/Interviewing
  Changing Careers

  Resume Development
  Salary Negotiation
  Career Issues/Performance/Executive Coaching

  Re-entering the Workforce
  Life/Work Balance

Career Counseling, Career Coaching, and Interview Coaching services are offered on an hourly basis.  You may choose any of the area(s) you want to focus on.                             

Career Assessment/Identifying "Best Fit" Career Identify "best fit" careers for your skills, interests, values and personality.  Identify key factors to find career satisfaction and success. Formal career and psychological assessment instruments are available.
Job Hunting:  Strategies/Networking/InterviewingIdentify the best and worst job hunting strategies.   Develop a plan to find the right job more efficiently.  Develop an effective  resume, learn proven networking and interviewing skills. 
Changing Careers.   Decide whether it's really in your best interest overall to change careers. Get support in identifying meaningful and realistic possibilities.  Limit your risk by thoroughly investigating the realities of the options.  Then, transition into the new career or identify the right educational/training program.
Resume Development.  Develop, write and/or edit an effective resume.   Understand how to tailor the resume to specific positions.  Create cover letters that impress.

Salary Negotiation.  Negotiate the best deal when you get an offer.  Negotiate effectively for your promotion or annual review.

Career Issues/Performance/Executive Coaching:  Improve your job and career management performance. Receive support in resolving on-the-job issues.  Prepare for performance evaluations.   Note:  Executive Coaching may be sponsored by your employer.)
Re-Entering the Workforce.  Develop confidence in identifying and marketing your skills in the workplace after an extended absence, usually due to child-rearing , retirement, or an extended illness.
Work/Life Balance. Find strategies to identify your priorities, then resolve and/or improve the conflicting demands in your life.
Career Counseling Services  
  • Career Transition
  • Job Search
  • Interview Coaching
  • Career Coaching
  • Networking
  • Testing/Assessment
  • Resumes Development / Cover Letters
  • Salary Negotiation
  • On-the-job Issue Resolution
  • Skill Analysis and Transferability
Services are offered in San Diego or by telephone throughout the United States.  For a biography of Judy Kaplan Baron, click on this link:   Counseling San Diego



The Career Development Process

True career development is a process that moves from self-awareness to career management. It involves knowing yourself (skills, interests, work values, personality), gathering information (about prospective careers and employers), goal integration, job search strategies and job management development. Identifying and translating this information is the key to personal fulfillment and career success.

. Self-Assessment
starts with personal, inner exploration to help you understand key factors that will keep you connected to your work in a meaningful way. By integrating your personality, skills, values, and interests you will be in a better position to create a work-life that will allow you to express yourself fully. Work needs to fit your personality and knowing yourself is the first step in this process.
. Industry Research
Effective career planning requires occupational information about the current job market, s pecific career opportunities,  and industry trends. Through print materials and Internet sources, you can expand your knowledge about job titles, job functions, and the realities of various career options.
. Goal Clarification
integrates self-information with current job market information.  It is here that you identify and focus on a specific  career direction.
. Job Search.
Learn how to package and market yourself effectively.  Understand and learn the most effective job search strategies including developing a resume which generates interviews, writing an effective cover letter, networking and interviewing.
. Career Management

Understand the politics of organizations and interpersonal relationships in the workplace.  Improve communication skills and work strategies, adopt a flexible approach to managing change.

Testimonials for Judy Kaplan Baron

If you'd like to discuss how career counseling might benefit you, contact Judy Kaplan Baron via the information below for a free telephone consultation.

Contact Information:
Judy Kaplan Baron, Ph.D.
6046 Cornerstone Court West, Suite 208
San Diego, CA 92121
(858) 558-7400