Career Coaching

“Mark, you lift others up—that is your gift.”  -J. G.

Comprehensive Career Coaching services include helping clients: 

*Decide what type of work they want to do.
*Organize and manage their job search.
*Manage their mental landscape (create a success mindset).
*Perform market research.
*Find job opportunities.
*Create a unique and compelling value proposition.
*Create their oral and written promotional pieces.
*Position themselves in the market.
*Prepare for interviews.
*Transition to a new job.

Why work with Mark Swain as a Career Coach?

Mark Swain has been teaching and coaching people on career planning and job search skills for over 20 years. During that time, he has helped thousands of people find compelling work. He served for a number of years as a Senior Career Consultant, Director of Training, and Office Manager for Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH), the largest outplacement firm in the world. When he started his own business, he continued to do contract work for LHH for many years. Mark’s customized workshops for LHH were extremely popular and garnered national acclaim. Mark has also done contract work (teaching, coaching, speaking, and instructional design) for other companies (Day-Timer, Shipley Associates, Franklin Covey, etc.) on various topics including time/life management, effective oral and written communication, sales and marketing, creativity and innovation, and achievement and success. Mark garnered both national and international acclaim for his work with some of those organizations. He has worked with a wide variety of people (skill level, employment goals, etc.) and helped them obtain compelling work. Mark has even taught and coached other career coaches!

Pricing and Logistics

Career coaching services are $50 for a half hour and $100 for a full hour. Services are offered in person, over the phone, or via Zoom. Simply email Mark and tell him how you would like to meet, and give him your preferred day and time—and general availability. He will try to accommodate your preferences wherever possible—or work out another mutually-beneficial day and time. Mark is in the Mountain Time Zone, and his office hours (when he’s not traveling) are from 8 am to 5 pm. He is willing to work in the evening or on the weekend to accommodate clients when necessary. Once an appointment is set, Mark will send you a meeting confirmation, ask you what you’d like to discuss (if you know), and provide a link to pay him through PayPal.