SOURCE: The Muse

The Muse

March 17, 2016 07:00 ET

The Muse Launches New Coaching Services to Help Even More Members Achieve Their Dream Careers

Company's Latest Coach Connect Services Provide Professional Coaching in Interview Preparation, Negotiation and Leadership

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2016) - The Muse, the most trusted career brand for Millennials, today announced the expansion of its Coach Connect platform with the launch of three new professional coaching services. With the addition of Interview Coaching, Negotiation Coaching and Leadership Coaching solutions, The Muse connects more job seekers and passive candidates with professional coaches who can help drive positive results in their job search or career advancement.

"The Muse is proud to offer personalized help to augment the expert career guidance published daily on our site, recognizing that our members are comprised of individuals with varying career goals and developmental needs," said Kathryn Minshew, CEO of The Muse. "The Muse offers fully personalized coaching, by way of expert and vetted career coaches who provide one-to-one support to help their clients rise to the top of the resume pile, or their organization. We are proud to launch our latest services, helping members learn new interview strategies, negotiate salary raises or promotions and gain new leadership skills, helping them take charge of their careers." 

The Muse's Coach Connect services currently include Resume Review, helping job seekers create eye-catching resumes that demonstrate their value; Job Search Strategy, to help them develop a plan to land the right job faster; Networking Strategy, empowering members to make meaningful connections; and 30 Minute Career Q&A, enabling users to ask any career questions they may have. The Muse now complements these services with its latest offerings, including:

  • Interview Coaching: Designed for those who have been interviewing but not getting offers, individuals who haven't been on an interview in a while and job seekers who wish to get more comfortable during interviews, The Muse offers expert Interview Coaching. Seasoned coaches help clients improve their interview skills, overcome their interviewing fears, refine their pitch and learn to tackle the hardest interview questions.
  • Negotiation Coaching: The ability to negotiate can be challenging, but it is necessary to move one's career forward. With Negotiation Coaching, users will learn how to navigate salary negotiations, earn a promotion or get more comfortable making a case for what they deserve.
  • Leadership Coaching: All great leaders have gotten help somewhere along the way. The Muse's Leadership Coaching service provides users with the expertise to become a better manager, establish oneself as a leader and leverage their executive skills to bring greater value to any organization.

Through Coach Connect, job seekers or anyone looking to advance their professional skills can browse The Muse's database of handpicked and prescreened career coaches, available as mentors, coaches and master coaches. Users then view coaches' profiles, learn their areas of expertise and read reviews from other users to find the coach who can best meet their needs. Coaching is delivered via a phone call or Skype conversation, followed by an action plan provided by the coach.

"Career coaching doesn't just benefit individuals; it can also help a company as a whole to improve," added Minshew. "Recent research suggests that organizations with strong coaching cultures achieve higher employee engagement and stronger financial performance. We are pleased to offer solutions that help candidates find the right opportunity, and, through our Leadership Coaching, partner with companies looking to invest in their talent to help them become stronger leaders who can drive their business forward."

Additional information about Coach Connect and these newest services can be found at: https://www.themuse.com/coaching.

About The Muse
The Muse is the most trusted career site for Millennials today, having forever changed how candidates find their dream jobs and employers find their best-fit employees. Chosen by millions as their trusted career platform to explore and apply for jobs at hundreds of companies across all industries and sizes, The Muse delivers quality advice, skills-building resources, and coaching services to passive and active candidates. Employers rely on The Muse to hire top talent by showcasing their brands and corporate culture, creating authentic and lasting connections with candidates before they even apply.

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