[India] Career Coach (Part-Time/Contract/Remote)

The Company
At Springboard, we are on a mission to bridge the skills gap by delivering high-quality, affordable education for new economy skills. We have helped thousands of people around the world pick up new skills quickly and effectively, helping them level up their careers to more relevant roles, and Career Services plays a key role in executing on our mission.

Job Description
Help people discover their dream jobs! Want to help thousands of people discover exciting careers? At Springboard, our Career Coaches work from home, with flexible/part-time hours. You will be compensated on an hourly basis. You will also be asked to document all of your activity in order to provide us with a full and accurate picture of each individual with whom you work. Career Coaching is more than just job counselling: you will be trained in our proprietary job search program methodology so that you can effectively support our learners through resume building,
Linkedin profile review, mock technical/behavioural interviews, interview preparation, networking, and job search best practices. Most important, you’ll have the opportunity to help each transitioning learner uncover their next steps on their journey to a new job by making them feel cared for and motivated to move forward.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide 1:1 career coaching to learners online regarding their job search
  • Respond promptly and supportively to student career concerns and questions via email 
  • Stay up to date on current trends in technical/data science hiring and job search tactics 
  • Track outcomes of coaching calls via our Career Coach Dashboard, providing detailed notes and information that evaluate risk factors, track success, and predict future performance
  • Escalate students of concern to the Career Services Manager for additional coaching or intervention plans
  • Collaborate with the Employer Relationship Manager to recommend students for job openings and share information about employ-ability

You have:

  • 5 yrs - 12 yrs of experience in Career coaching, executive search or technical recruitment
  • Experience advising working professionals on career transitions and growth
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Career coaching certification a plus

  • Skills Required
  • Demonstrated ability to breakdown one’s career ambition into actionable steps one can follow
  • A good understanding of the recruitment process in different types of companies
  • Awareness of industry trends in data science or technology
  • Strong sense of empathy, positive outlook and ability to motivate others
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to follow-up diligently on tasks

  • Other Requirement
  • You should be in India and should have a home location where you can commit to work uninterrupted by others and one that is free from background noise


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