Managing Your Career


Recognizing that every client is unique, Cynthia Leeds Friedlander provides individualized consultation to fit specific needs.  Career Transition Coaching encompasses an array of resources and services to help individuals evaluate and competitively pursue their career goals. Cynthia Leeds Friedlander is an experienced professional coach, thought-partner, creative problem solver and tactical advisor, providing strategic consultation and support. 

The ultimate success of career coaching directly relates to the depth of expertise, experience, skill and support provided by your coach and the motivation, focus, time and effort you bring to the process.

3 Questions

There are three important questions you have to answer to achieve career success:

  • Who am I?
  • Where am I going?
  • How will I get there?

Cynthia Leeds Friedlander can make it easy for you to discover and define the many elements that these three questions present:


  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality Assessment
  • Behavioral and Communication Styles
  • Workplace Motivators (Values)
  • Natural Talents
  • Human Synergistics – Life Styles Inventory
  • Campbell Skills and Interest Inventory
  • Emotional Intelligence Evaluation
  • 360-Degree Feedback

Resume and Profile Development

  • Defining professional goals, roles and objectives
  • Achievement and skills analysis
  • Profile and resume drafting and refinement
  • Rationale for leaving current and former positions

Marketing Plan Development – Research and Relationship Management

  • Elevator pitch including unique value proposition
  • Selection of references and personal advisors
  • Networking strategy and execution
  • Leveraging social media and online tools
  • Target list development
  • Resources search and evaluation

Networking Activities/Techniques

  • Create surveys/reports
  • Write articles/blogs
  • Make presentations
  • Lead round tables
  • Attend events/conferences/seminars
  • Community/civic involvement

Interview Preparation and Follow-Up

  • Interview coaching, preparation and debriefing
  • Digital video recording with feedback
  • Strategic communications: cover letters/thank yous/follow-ups
  • Leveraging networking relationships
  • Developing search firm contacts; position postings and online job boards

Opportunity Evaluation and Negotiation

  • Offer analysis
  • Strategic negotiation coaching

New Position Integration

  • New organization alignment
  • Positioning for success
  • Relationship development
  • Culture and politics analysis

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