Dear Client/Colleague:

With so much focus on how to re-imagine, re-invent and re-engineer our careers and lives in 2011, we thought it might be helpful to share some timely, relevant resources to help put you back in the driver’s seat. We hope you find the following news and events particularly supportive in helping you align, envision and expand what you really want in the New Year:

Let us know how we can support you in the coming months. Email info@careerstrategists.net or call 512-459-6700.

Warmly---Renee and the Career Strategists Team


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IS YOUR JOB A FIT? TAKE THE MYERS BRIGGS AND FIND OUT
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Would you like some insight into how others perceive you, what type of work environment and boss are a fit for you, how to improve your EQ (emotional intelligence) and ways to enhance your relationships? The Myers Briggs Type Indicator is the most widely used tool of its type in the world. Email info@careerstrategists.net to set up your personal appointment with Renee today. More details here.

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*NEW* DIY CAREER CHANGE AND JOB SEARCH TOOLKITS!
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Ready to make a change but need a “jump start” to help you get started? On a tight budget or unable to allocate the resources for one-on-one coaching? Purchase a DIY Career Change Toolkit or a DIY Job Search Workshop today—only $99! Learn more.

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HAVE A HECTIC SCHEDULE? CONSIDER PHONE OR EMAIL COACHING
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Need quick help preparing for your next annual performance review, an interview, resources for starting a new business, assistance jump starting your job search or creating more balance in your life? Consider setting up a phone or email coaching session. Convenient, personalized and affordable. Clients say phone/email coaching is highly effective and a great way to get laser-feedback on very specific career, small business or work/life balance issues.

Email info@careerstrategists.net to learn more. Or, call our office at 512-459-6700 to schedule an appointment with Renee, Sarina or Angela.

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UPCOMING CAREER & LIFE BALANCE EVENTS
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January 13, Thursday 7-9:30 p.m.: Biz and Balance Austin Meeting---started by Renee Trudeau in 2004, this is a free professional support organization for self-employed parents. Meets at Corazon at Castle Hill; learn more/register at www.BizandBalanceAustin.org.

January 14, Friday: 9:30-Noon The Career Strategy Workshop: Find a Fit, Create a Plan, Love Your Work
A small, dynamic group-coaching workshop focused on helping you strategically map out your next steps and find work that is a “fit” for you. You will also receive support via our online Career Center, a complimentary coaching session and a subscription to the Career Strategist’s job leads service. **BONUS** receive a free DIY Job Search Toolkit (a $99 value) when you register by January 12. Class size is limited. CLICK HERE to learn more/register online. Gift Certificates available; credit cards accepted.

January 20th, Thursday: 7:30-8:30 p.m. CST Live Inside Out Life Balance Teleclass with Renee Trudeau *Free* A fun, interactive coaching circle via telephone. Join women from around the world as we reconnect with who we are, cultivate self-compassion and learn to live more intentionally. Learn more and register here.

January 28, Friday9:00 - 3:30 p.m. Reflect, Reclaim, Re-Balance: A Winter Self-Renewal Retreat at The Crossings. Nurture and nourish yourself physically, emotionally and spiritually. Tap into new sources for ideas/inspiration/energy in the coming year. Enjoy the beautiful, contemplative grounds on this 200-acre nature preserve. Led by nationally-recognized career/life balance coach and author Renee Trudeau. Ideal for women in career/life transition.For more details and to register click here. Gift Certificates available; credit cards accepted.


February 8, Tuesday: 10 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Reclaim Your Life: Creating Balance from the Inside Out, a private women’s retreat for Young President’s Organization Alumni in Fredericksburg. Click here to learn more about hiring Renee to create a customized retreat for your professional or civic group. Email sara@reneetrudeau.com for more information.

February 19, Saturday: 9 a.m.-noon The Empowered Entrepreneur. Are you a small business owner who desires to work less, make (and experience) more and be the master–not the slave-to your business? Join us for this highly popular, interactive small group coaching experience. Workshop cost: $175 (bring a friend and you each get $25 off). Register and learn more. Gift certificates available; credit cards accepted.

March 4, Friday: 9:00- 3:30 p.m. Reflect, Reclaim, Re-Balance: One Day Self-Renewal Retreat with Renee Trudeau at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa. Nurture and nourish yourself physically, emotionally and spiritually. Led by nationally-recognized career/life balance expert, coach and author Renee Trudeau. Ideal for women in career/life transition.For more details and to register click here. Gift certificates available; credit cards accepted.

April 29-May 1, Friday-Sunday: Reflect, Reclaim, Re-Balance: A Women's Self-Renewal Retreat , Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, The Berkshires, MA. Nurture and nourish yourself physically, emotionally and spiritually. Tap the Transformative Power of Self-Care. Led by nationally-recognized career/life balance expert, coach and author Renee Trudeau at beautiful Kripalu. Ideal for women in career/life transition. Details here.


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HOW CAN WE SUPPORT YOU? VISIT OUR WEB SITE TO LEARN MORE
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Career Strategists' Personalized Services Include:

  • Strategic career planning and management assistance
  • Client marketing, branding and positioning services (including resume and cover letter review/development)
  • Coaching on job transitioning, interviewing and salary negotiation
  • Tailored job search strategy sessions
  • Work/life balance coaching, groups, workshops and keynote addresses
  • Entrepreneur/small business planning, start-up and marketing coaching
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment and interpretation sessions for individuals and groups
  • Customized presentations and seminars for companies and groups

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Career Strategists' clients receive personalized, targeted, strategic resources, support and guidance to help them create a life and career that is aligned with their personal and professional values. Did you know we:

  • Offer email coaching support to all of our clients who purchase career packages and typically respond to our clients' questions within 24 hours
  • Offer a complimentary job leads service to let our clients know about jobs in Austin's "underground job market"
  • Offer complimentary access to our new online password-protected Career Management Resource Center, packed with hundreds of tips, how-to lists, articles and resource lists on Career Management/Job Search, Personal Branding/Marketing and Work/Life Balance
  • Provide our clients with connections and referrals to companies/organizations to help them move forward on their career or life path
  • Create special exercises just for our clients to help them gain greater clarity and focus while navigating their career path
  • Offer a discount to all current Career Strategists' clients on single sessions
Check out our coaching packages and fees to learn more about our services and don't hesitate to call or email to let us know how we can help you. (Note: we have different rates levels based on which Career Strategists’ coach you work with.)

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