Are You Unsatisfied With Your Career?

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Career Counseling Washington DC

As an experienced career coach, a leader of business and non-profit organizations, and  a psychotherapist,  I offer a unique benefit of helping solve career issues. Lots of people feel anxious about their career choices.  

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I have known Jim for ten years. We all have career stuff, whether it's self-inflicted or termination beyond one's control. I've experienced both. Jim can help you through whatever your circumstances may be. He creates a connection where it's safe to share what is really going on. If you need a new job immediately or if you are contemplating a career change going forward, I'd call Jim.

Doug Witt

Jim was recommended to me by a mutual friend because I was at a major crossroads in my life and needed compassionate, insightful yet impartial readings of my options. I was especially impressed with Jim's business credentials as well as his counseling background. I continue to consult with Jim and highly recommend him to anyone in need of business counseling.

Gail Friedman

I chose to work with Jim after speaking with several other coaches. I was very impressed with his credentials, particularly his repeated success in several different career fields, and I found him very easy to talk with. Jim helped me discover what would be a fulfilling career path for me, gave me the confidence to pursue my passion, and provided invaluable guidance on the best way to do that. I can't recommend him highly enough.

Brian Smith

As one can expect, trying to make a career transition is a highly emotional and somewhat stressful experience as it requires a certain level of honesty, self-reflection and hard work. I reached out to a number of career coaches in the DC area when I began to contemplate a change but no one I spoke with had the quite the same intelligent, calm demeanor as Jim. Jim supported my growth, both professionally and personally, by providing me with thoughtful direction, insight, and feedback...

Grace Robinson

I decided to meet with Jim when I was contemplating making a big career change. I found my meetings with him to be supportive, helpful and constructive. Throughout the process he challenged me and helped me see what I could not see before. I was lost and scared in my previous job and Jim helped me by walking me through the process of change...

Michael Lilintahl

I have known Jim professionally for almost 15 years. His intelligence, experience, and background are all exceptional, which has led me to send numerous patients of mine to him when they are in need of career guidance (I am a Jungian psychoanalyst). The feedback I've gotten from them has been uniformly positive - he's made a real difference in their lives.

Robert Sheavly , Jungian Psychoanalyst

Do You Need a Career Counselor?

Whether you just graduated college, or high school, and are just entering the working world, in the middle of a career or life transition, or have been in their job for decades, most people want a job that utilizes their skills and makes them proud of what they do each day.

Sometimes, you may feel as though there is no such job for you. But everyone has a path, and we can help you find yours. 

Ask yourself these questions:

  • Do you feel unfulfilled in your career?
  • Do you dread going to work each day?
  • Are you unsure that you're going down the right career path?
  • Is your resume outdated, and not getting you the interviews you deserve?
  • Are you ready for a career change?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, maybe its time to talk to someone that can help you find the direction and confidence you need to find the right career for you!

How Can I Help You With Your Career?

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    Career Transition
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    Choosing a Career
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    Improving Job Satisfaction
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    Interview Coaching
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    Networking Effectively
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    Resume, LinkedIn, & Cover Letter preparation
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    Work/Life Balance
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    Improving Productivity
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    Life Coaching

I offer the unique benefit of helping solve career issues from four different perspectives: As a coach I know the techniques to keep you focused and motivated. As a leader of business and non-profit organizations I can provide you with a wealth of insights on career advancement.

As a marketing expert I can teach you how to position and "sell" yourself. And as a psychotherapist, I can help you uncover obstacles and/or interests that are much more likely to surface through insightful questioning and dialogue than in static personality or career testing. With these multiple, objective perspectives we will be able to develop creative, actionable, and effective solutions.

Jim is a trusted and effective advisor who helps you develop the skills, insights, connections and tools you need to be successful in all aspects of your life. Jim's committed to helping you achieve your goals with no-nonsense guidance and a compassionate style. Working with him puts you on the fast track to meeting and exceeding your goals.

Margot Lester

Asking Jim Weinstein to help me navigate my career path was the best decision I could make in my life. Jim was instrumental in helping me envision a complete change in careers – something I wish I had done years ago, but now have the courage and clarity to pursue. Two years later, and I’m deeply committed in that process...

Alex Koleszar

As an executive search/headhunter I have been lucky enough to partner with Jim on a number of occasions. I have referred several local and remote (Skype, etc.) mid-level to executive-level candidates to him who have reported back to me with rave reviews. Jim has also consulted with me whenever my executive search expertise has been a helpful element to his full-service thoughtful career advice he provides his clients. 100% class act and worth the investment.

Andrew Zalman

Jim helped me through a critical time in my business. My market research business had been deeply affected by technology and changes in corporate culture. Do I close the doors and move on? If not what are my options? Is it time for a change? In addition to Jim’s counseling background, he’s a Harvard MBA with years of experience at the highest levels of the advertising industry so he really understood my issues.

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I received a promotion and pay raise after working with Jim to help me move forward in my career! Jim was a great help when it came to reaching my career goals. Together, we revamped my resumé and cover letter and put new interviewing skills to practice...

Morgan Long

I’ve introduced Jim to many colleagues and friends - from recent college graduates to CEOs. In every instance, he’s offered sage advice, solid direction, compassionate support leading to superb results.

Alex Orfinger

I have had the pleasure working with Jim for the past 6 years. I say “working with” as this has been an extremely successful collaborative process. I approached Jim as I was struggling with working through a rough patch in my professional career...

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I welcome you to my site. Please visit my blog for dozens of useful strategies and techniques to improve your work and relationships, and greatly enhance satisfaction with your life in general.

Check out the dozens of LinkedIn recommendations I've received!

As well as those on this site, which will attest to the many kinds of services I provide, and their value. 

I encourage you to read the articles below:

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"How to Find Work You Love" published in the Washingtonian Magazine.

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"How to Afford Your Next Midlife Crisis" featured in the Personal Finance section of US News & World Report. 

Jim Weinstein Career Counseling Services include:

  • Career GuidanceCareer Change 
  • Career and Life Transitions (navigating change from one chapter of life to the next)
  • Career Advancement and Optimization
  • Life Coach
  • Negotiating Job Offers
  • Transitions related to Relocation, Downsizing, Layoffs, Burnout and Re-entry
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Resume and Cover Letter Review
  • Job Search Training
  • Interview Coach

No matter at which career stage you find yourself, or whatever your career trajectory, it is almost certain that you can do more to "get ahead" (whether that means more responsibility, more pay, a better title, higher internet visibility, or ideally all of these!). 

You've come to the conclusion that you're in the wrong career. Let me get you and your career on the right path today!

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