Exploring career mentoring and coaching
Exploring career mentoring and coaching

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6 Summary

By now, you should be feeling more informed about what career coaching is. You’ve explored some of its history and looked at how it can make a difference to individuals in the workplace. You’ve also looked at how Kolb’s learning theory underpins the coaching approach.

You should now be able to:

  • understand how and why career coaching has developed
  • recognise the difference career coaching can make
  • describe some of the theory that underpins coaching.

Next week, you will continue to look at career coaching, this time with an emphasis on how coaching can benefit you. You’ll start by looking in more detail at a range of the techniques and approaches coaches use.

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