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Career Coach


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Job Number: 5690

External Description:

Career Coach

Who are we as a company?


At Randstad RiseSmart, we don’t just envision the world of work - we shape it! Randstad RiseSmart, part of Randstad Enterprise, is a leader in coaching solutions, outplacement, career development and redeployment. Our Tech & Touch approach strengthens employer brands, improves employee experiences and helps leaders manage their talent strategy more holistically. Playing a pivotal role in shaping the workforce landscape, we proudly stand as one of the world’s premier coaching and career transition firms, delivering our services in over 100 countries spanning 40 diverse industries enabling individuals around the world to thrive in their careers.


The opportunity and team you’ll be working with:

RiseSmart's career transition service offers a modern alternative to conventional outplacement, focusing on swiftly securing new employment for transitioning professionals. The position of Career Coach offers a flexible, project-based opportunity. While project extensions are possible based on client requests or RiseSmart's program needs, they are not guaranteed. This setup allows contractors to immerse themselves in the RiseSmart ethos, familiarize themselves with our suite of coaching programs, and explore potential long-term engagements. We seek individuals capable of adapting to the dynamic nature of this industry, fostering flexibility, and not solely relying on a fixed number of hours from RiseSmart. 

The expectations of this job:

In your role as a Career Coach, you'll engage with participants through various mediums such as video conferencing, telephone calls, and email correspondence, offering personalized guidance and support throughout their career transition journey. Serving as a liaison to other RiseSmart service providers, you'll collaborate closely with resume writers, job lead search specialists, and technical support teams to ensure a seamless and comprehensive experience for participants.

  • Utilize expertise to mentor participants in refining their job search strategies
  • Offer mock interviews to build confidence and interview skills
  • Provide critical support in interview preparation
  • Help participants critically assess job offers
  • Guide participants in negotiating salaries
  • Teach effective networking strategies
  • Deliver comprehensive, customized assistance aligned with participants' career goals and aspirations

Experience needed for the Career Coach:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in career coaching 
  • Varied professional background, including experience in corporate settings
  • Career Coaching certification strongly recommended
  • Previous experience in agency recruiting highly desirable
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with strong multitasking ability
  • Skilled in building rapport and establishing connections with clients
  • Demonstrates empathy, maintains a positive demeanor, and motivates others effectively
  • Must have access to high-speed internet (Cable or DSL; satellite or dial-up not acceptable)
  • Available to work part-time hours (15-20 hours per week)
  • Proficient in Windows 8/10 or Mac OS Yosemite (or later), and latest versions of Chrome or Firefox

What can you expect in return from Randstad RiseSmart?

  • Employed at the premier global leader in HR solutions.
  • Keep informed about the most current coaching best practices and standards.
  • Diverse, welcoming and collaborative team
  • Remote position with a focus on maintaining work-life balance
  • Access to a global network of career coaches and resume writers
  • An exceptional workplace culture and meaningful work; we hold the top position in the industry on Glassdoor.

What’s next?

If you have the experience and passion we’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply directly and contact

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis until filled

Job Number: 5690

Community / Marketing Title: Career Coach