Dear Clients & Colleagues:

“Personal action is your pathway to success, even if it is a little bit at a time!"
Catherine Pulsifer

Spring is a great time to take action around your career or business, how you manage your life or to explore “what’s next?”

Whether you choose to create space for a personal planning retreat, hire a coach to assist you in developing a plan for change, reach out for support and join a group, or sign up to attend a workshop, conference or self-renewal event, investing in your professional and personal growth yields a high ROI.

Here are a few recommended resources and events to support your growth this spring:

  • 7 Strategies for Taming Your Money Fears a resource-packed article written by Renee, sharing her favorite tips and strategies for becoming more empowered around the green stuff.

  • We Need Each Other a recent post from Renee on the power of finding your tribe and why learning to ask for and receive help is crucial to all areas of our life.

  • April 30, Saturday, 9-5: Start Chasing Your Future: Bring Who You Are To What You Do Workshop Do you know how to articulate who you are and what you do best? A powerful personal branding seminar led by Career Strategists consulting partner/senior career coach and author, Angela Loëb. Prepare to walk away inspired and energized about your career/life path. Details here.

  • April 29-May 1 Reflect, Reclaim, Rebalance: A Woman’s Self-Renewal Retreat at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Wellness in the Berkshire mountains of Mass. facilitated by author/speaker/life balance teacher Renee Trudeau (details below). Renee has more than 20 years experience creating life-changing women’s events; ideal for women in career/life transition.

  • May 20 9:00am- 1:00pm, south Austin: Envision, Align and Expand: A Business Planning/Visioning Retreat for Empowered Entrepreneurs: receive support for how/where to direct your energy, time and talents around your business in the coming months. Limited to 8 business owners. Led by Career Strategists president and small business strategist Renee Trudeau.

  • DIY Job Search AND DIY Career Change Toolkits: on a budget but need support NOW for launching/directing a job search or taking steps towards moving into a career that’s a fit inside and out? Learn moreabout these great, highly effective, inexpensive DIY Toolkits created by Career Strategists president/founder for professionals in transition.

We hope to see soon. Please don’t hesitate to let us know how we can support you this spring at 512-459-6700 or info@careerstrategists.net.

Warmly, The Career Strategists Team (Renee, Angela, Sarina, Angie and Ashley)

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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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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.


May 17 Tuesdsay 7:30-8:30 p.m. CST Live Inside out Life Balance Teleclass with Renee Trudeau. Join women from around the world as we reconnect with who we are, cultivate self-compassion and learn to live more intentionally. Register here.

May 20 Friday 9:00-1:00 p.m. Envision, Align and Expand: A Business Planning Retreat for Empowered Entrepreneurs. Casa de Artistas, south Austin. Gain clarity and focus on your business goals, receive laser coaching/feedback, tap Renee’s favorite, most powerful exercises and tools, leave inspired, focused and ready to work with renewed passion and clarity. Led by small business coach Renee Trudeau at a small, quiet, private retreat center in Austin. Limited to 8 people. Cost: $249. Details/register. Email info@careerstrategists.net to check availability.

June 7-July 30 Self-Care as a Spiritual Practice: A Women’s Group led by Renee Trudeau. A small, powerful group coaching “mastermind” experience based in Austin. The Group is limited to 8 women and is ideal for those who are birthing a new way of being or wanting to bring forth a creative project or idea. Six meetings, Tuesday evenings, meets in South Austin. Cost: $395. For information and to inquire if there is still space, email info@reneetrudeau.com.

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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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