Among Gordon’s Clients

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In thirty years of career counseling I have worked with almost every type of job-seeker from campuses to boardrooms. My passion is in teaching MY CLIENTS the skills to find the “RIGHT JOB”.

  • Individuals considering a career change seeking satisfaction, relationships, social relevancy and adequate compensation.
  • Individuals pursuing new careers due to layoff, relocation, or other life changing events.
  • Mid-career professionals considering a career change.
  • People new to Boulder who are looking for extensive knowledge of the local job markets, industries, and networks.
  • Professionals making the transition to an encore career.
  • Individuals leaving the workforce and entering a stimulating and enjoyable retirement.
  • Young Adults entering the workforce or working toward a career
  • Collegiate students tailoring their experiences for a more competitive edge in their post-college careers.
From Gordon’s 2015 YWCA client evaluations:

100% of the surveys returned from clients evaluating the Career Planning Counseling recorded improved clarity, focus and confidence to move forward in their careers in one or more of six areas. Career Planning Skills and Knowledge scales:
  • Summarize skills from past experiences
  • Define career interests
  • Clearly state what’s valued in their career
  • Describe ideal job
  • Know resources for career planning and exploration
  • Motivated and knowledgeable of next steps to pursue in career planning

Many evaluated improvement in all six scales.

100% of the surveys returned from clients evaluating the development of six different skills and knowledge related to Job Seeking recorded improvement on one or more scales of skills and knowledge. Job Seeking Skills and Knowledge scales:
  • Prepare a well written and focused resume
  • Identify attractive employers for jobs of interest
  • Know internet and community resources useful in job seeking
  • Understand the importance and use of networking for job seeking
  • Comfortably and confidently interview for next job
  • Motivated and knowledgeable of next steps to pursue related to job search

Many evaluated improvement in all six scales.