by Reem Papageorgiou | February 12, 2023


It’s time to take stock of yourself. Yes, you! Your own personal and professional success!  

Most likely you have hired an expert for home repair, tutoring services, or even taxes! Why not hire one to help you take your professional life to the next level? Whether you're seeking to advance in your current job, transition into a new industry, or simply want to improve your skills and approach to work, a career coach can provide the guidance, support, and accountability you need to achieve your goals. 


Here are a few reasons why you should consider working with a career coach:
  1. Clarify your goals and develop a plan: A career coach can help you clarify your career goals and develop a strategic plan for achieving them. They will work with you to identify your strengths, weaknesses, and career aspirations, and then create a personalized action plan to help you reach your objectives.
  2. Enhance your skills and knowledge: A career coach can provide you with the tools and techniques you need to improve your performance on the job. They can help you develop your leadership skills, hone your communication skills, and improve your networking abilities, among other things.
  3. Increased confidence: A coach can help you build confidence in your abilities, skills, and decision-making, which can help you take risks and pursue new opportunities.
  4. Objectivity: An outside perspective can be helpful when it comes to making decisions about your career. A coach can provide you with an objective and unbiased viewpoint, helping you make informed choices about your future.
  5. Gain a new perspective: Working with a career coach can give you a new perspective on your career and professional life. They can offer an outside viewpoint and provide insights and advice based on their own experiences and expertise.
  6. Overcome obstacles and challenges: A career coach can help you overcome the obstacles and challenges that may be holding you back from reaching your career goals. They can provide guidance on how to navigate difficult situations, negotiate salary and benefits, and handle conflicts at work.
  7. Improve your job search: If you're seeking a new job, a career coach can help you improve your job search efforts. They can provide guidance on how to write a compelling resume, prepare for job interviews, and negotiate job offers.

Working with a career coach can be a valuable investment in your professional development and long-term career success. It can also save you time and prevent you from spinning your wheels searching for answers to those big career questions.  At MomUp, we are here to remind you that you matter and that an investment in yourself is a critical component of your success and happiness.  So while you are hopefully remembering to drink more water, take deep breaths, find time to laugh and see a friend, remember that investing in your future career self isn’t a treat but true nurturing of your soul.