Career Skills & Connections (CSC), provides comprehensive job search guidance to professionals in the Kansas City Metro area. The Career Skills and Connections approach is rooted in the principles of strengths-based coaching, Strengths-Based Coaching (SBC) recognizes that each individual has within themselves the answers to how to bring their best self to work, and by giving employees and clients an understanding of what can help them do that – by understanding their strengths – they can more easily deliver successful outcomes.

“The hiring manager found me through LinkedIn, was impressed by my profile and had HR contact me for a phone interview. Based on my LinkedIn profile, the manager thinks I’d be a good match for his team… Thanks for your help with the updates I made to my LinkedIn profile that got me noticed.” -CSC Client

For additional information,
please contact:

Sabrina Simon
 Career Skills and Connection Coordinator

Career Coaching

One-on-one support and guidance utilizing current best practices are designed to help clients develop and execute effective career transition strategies to increase their marketability and meet their career goals.

Our full range of services include:

  • Developing Individualized Career Plan and Goal Setting
  • Elevator Speech / 30 Second Commercial
  • Strategic Networking Strategies
  • Job Search Strategies
  • LinkedIn Optimization and Profile Development
  • Interview Preparation – Mock Video & Phone Interviews with feedback
  • Resume / Cover Letters
  • Career Transitioning
  • Access to JVS’s network of local employers 
  • Salary Negotiation
  • Continuous Professional Development

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