Dr. Jim Bailey
Guiding You to Work that FIts

Career Coaching

Career Coaching

Insightful, Individualized and Proven

Like it said on the home page, it's agonizing not knowing what career you should pursue, feeling stuck in a job role that you know doesn't fit you and not knowing what steps to take to attain your work goals. 

So, What are the keys to answering your work-fit questions?

Accurate information about you and what makes work fit you AND skillful guidance about how you uniquely should pursue the goals and aspirations you set for your work and life.

For over 20 years Dr. Bailey been passionate about helping people understand their best fit in the work world and giving them the tools to get there. He's helped hundreds of people like you eliminate false paths and get clear about the work tasks and work environments that fit them and their life aspirations.

Dr. Bailey gives you accurate information about who you are "work-wise", then individualized guidance about how you should navigate the steps needed to get to the work and life you want.

Below is a break-out of the typical steps in a full career coaching package:

The Foundation

This part of the Career Coaching process establishes the building blocks of your vocational identity. It helps you:

  • Recognize the "indicators" of vocational fit in your life story.
  • Learn the built-in strengths and limitations that you bring to any job.
  • Learn how to seek jobs that maximize those strengths, offset the limitations, and avoid "bad job fit" situations. 
  • Learn what work environments will work well for you.
  • Develop a "hit list" of jobs that typically work for someone like you.
  • Define what will energize and make you feel connected to a job.
  • Determine what your life priorities, aspirations, and dreams are and how they fit your career plans.


Dr. Bailey develops an individualized process for taking the information you've learned to help you move toward your career goals. The Application part of his Career Coaching process often includes:

  • Guiding you through a decision-making process about the career you want to pursue.
  • Helping you define the steps that get you from where you are to the career (and life) that fit you.
  • Refining your resume' so that it accurately and concisely presents who you are and what you bring to your work roles.
  • Developing a "relational networking" plan to build a job-seeking "force" of friends and connections to help find your best fit job.
  • Crafting the most accurate and understandable way of talking about yourself and what you bring to a job.
  • Thinking through and practicing those aspects of a job interview process that give you cause for concern.

Career Coaching packages are tailored to suit your stage of life - Whether you are entering the workforce or college, disillusioned with the career you chose, or starting a “new chapter” of your working life – For over a decade Dr. Jim Bailey has helped hundreds of individuals understand who they are and where they fit in the work world, and then get from the anxiety of not knowing which way to go to the certainty of a career-seeking process that uniquely fits them.

"Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them." – Oliver Wendell Holmes