The ‘Jim Cramer’ of Career Coaching

June 25th, 2013 / No Comments »

I’m in a field that gets a lot of criticism. I’ve heard plenty of stories of people feeling they got burned by working with a career coach or a resume writer. I have to fight for my professional reputation every day. Yet, I rarely come across a person that doesn’t have a career question or concern they want answered when they learn what I do for work.

Lately, when people ask me what I do, I tell them, “I’m the Jim Cramer of Career Coaching.” If they know who he is, I get a chuckle. Then they ask:

“What do you mean?”

Jim Cramer, also a LinkedIn Influencer, is perhaps best known for his live show called, “Mad Money.” He’s an energetic guy that takes calls from viewers and answers questions about stocks and other financial products. He advises listeners on-the-spot, offering his insight and reasons for his recommendations. It’s fast-paced and fun to watch. Plus, you learn quite a bit about investing…….