You spend one third of your life working.
Shouldn’t it be as rewarding as possible?
We think so. HMS is a partnership between seasoned HR and professional branding gurus Holly Smevog and Kay Whitmore . Our philosophy is simply that there is a place for everyone in the job market, and a “good fit” job can be fun and engaging. We love helping clients identify their talents and guiding them to careers that match. Our evidence-based approach is based on positive psychology and business transformation principles and includes professional assessments and coaching, as well as tactical support to help navigate a career transition.
While we specialize in coaching professionals with skin in the game, we also work with early career job seekers, preparing them in all ways for the workforce.
Career Guidance & Coaching Services
We offer a full range of coaching services for employees that help you succeed in your career through thick and thin. We have broken down career coaching into three main categories.
We’ve helped clients from many industries and all levels to navigate some of our work lives’ biggest challenges. Changing careers, finding your next employer, and understanding the changes affecting the future of your career, are all challenges it’s almost impossible to tackle alone while juggling everything else in your life. We’re here to help you make the most of the third of your life spent working.
It takes commitment to make big changes in your career. In our experience, three months of partnership, working through the four pillars of career transition, affords us to ensure positive outcomes for you! Join us!
Here is what you can expect as we coach you through the 4 pillars of our career coaching service:
- Strengths and Values Inventory; You will gain confidence, appreciate your skills, understand what is important to you and recognize possibilities
- Authentic Direction Discovery; Explore options and make decisions about your next career move
- Career Transition Plan; Craft the right messaging for resumes, LinkedIn and applications, emphasize your value for networking conversations, andmap out the steps to reaching your goals
- Goal Realization: Execute your plan with our side by side guidance, strategic coaching, advocacy, and creative problem solving
Our career coaching services include a wide range of assessments, professional branding, mindset readiness, resume and LinkedIn optimization, networking & recruiting contacts, interview coaching, negotiation skills, and more.
Making the right decisions starts with the right information. We are licensed to administer objective career assessments that help you achieve your career goals by letting you know what aspects of work matter the most to you, where your skills are strongest, and about your personality. These tests help us guide you in making the best decisions for your career.
Many of our clients come to us at one of the most vulnerable points in their lives after being let go by their employer unexpectedly. These professionals are understandably stressed and concerned about their futures. Others just know it’s time for a change. We’ve helped workers land on their feet with not just “a job” but the next step on their career path.
HR Support for Employers
The HMS team supports employers through outplacement, executive coaching, team building, and designing career development systems. Engaged employees are happy employees, and happy employees are an asset to your company. HMS can help you create an engaged and motivated workforce.
Our mission is to assist employees and employers in achieving the most they can with clear advice, objective assessments, and strategic planning. The better our clients understand their situation and options, the more easily they can make meaningful decisions that lead them to their desired outcomes.