Career Coaching for Gen Z Women offers huge benefits
This blog post explores navigating the workplace and achieving success for Gen Z women by investing in career coaching
As a Gen Z woman in the workplace, it’s important to continuously invest in your professional growth and development. One way to do this is by seeking career coaching, which can provide valuable guidance and support as you navigate your career path. We’re going to look at some of the common challenges Gen Z women face in the workplace and why seeking career coaching is helpful. We will also look at some types of resources that many international companies are starting to provide.
Goal setting and career planning
One key area where career coaching can be valuable is in goal setting and career planning. Gen Z women will almost certainly help identify their strengths and interests, explore different career options, and create a plan for achieving their goals. Accenture is one company that offers career development programs to help Gen Z women define their career goals and create a roadmap for achieving them. Their “My Development” programme offers a range of resources, including career assessments, mentoring, and skill-building opportunities, to help employees plan and pursue their careers.
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Professional development will be a key theme for Gen Z in the career coaching process. This may include training in areas such as leadership, communication, or technical expertise. EY’s “Women. Fast forward” program is designed to help women build leadership skills and advance their careers. The programmme offers a range of resources, including coaching, networking, and skill-building opportunities.
Another key issue for Gen Z women is the balance between their professional and personal commitments. Career coaching can be a valuable resource to prioritise and manage the hidden commitments which hold them back. Many companies also offer a range of resources and services to help employees achieve a healthy work-life balance. This includes flexible work arrangements, such as flexible start and finish times, telecommuting, and part-time work, to help employees manage their time and energy effectively.
Deloitte offers an “Inclusion for All” program with resources and support for employees seeking to achieve a healthy work-life balance, including coaching and mentoring, stress management resources, and flexible work arrangements.
Networking and job searching
Networking and job searching can be key factors in career advancement. Gen Z women should focus on building their professional networks as part of a job search strategy. LinkedIn is invaluable for this and should be part of a career coaching programme.
Navigating workplace challenge
Gen Z women face some unique challenges in the workplace, and career coaching support can be a valuable resource for navigating these challenges. PwC offers a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives to support their employees and create a more inclusive workplace. Their “Women in Leadership” program offers resources and support for women looking to advance their careers, including networking, mentoring, and skill-building opportunities.
Career coaching is a valuable service for Gen Z women looking to advance their careers and achieve their professional goals. Whether you’re interested in goal setting and career planning, professional development, work-life balance, networking, and job searching or navigating workplace challenges, there is a range of resources available to support you.
By seeking career coaching, Gen Z women can invest in their professional growth and development and take their careers to the next level. Don’t forget to ask your company for sponsorship of any private coaching programme. They may surprise you.
These organisations are all large multinationals but check out what companies offer during the interview process about the type of support they can offer to help you be successful.
What 3Plus offers
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We also offer a discount for young professionals on many of our programmes.
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