Tori Award Winner

Inspire, Illuminate, Ignite

 

It is our mission that our work with you will:

 

inspire new hope and confidence in your unique abilities,
illuminate the path toward fulfillment of your goals, and
ignite personal commitment, determination, and persistence in all that you do.

 

 

 

Professional Services


Inspire Careers provides guidance, assistance, and support to executives and career-minded professionals facing transitions in the workplace or in their personal lives.

 

Working together, we can help you to recognize your unique skills and accomplishments, set attainable career goals, and market yourself effectively so that you may reach your goals.
We offer personalized service - we take the time to talk with you - to better understand your situation, your needs, and your special abilities.
Our reputation for integrity and quality has been built through superior customer service. Interestingly, 90% of our business comes from individual client referrals.
We offer John Lucht approved options.  In addition to our standard resume writing services (illustrated on our sample resumes page), we write resumes and cover letters as recommended by John Lucht on RiteSite.com, and in Rites of Passage at $100,000 to $1 Million, America's and the world's #1 best selling executive career guide.

 

 

Resume Services

We offer confidential, personalized consultation to executives and professionals in all career fields in the creation of:

 

a professional, market-driven resume, targeted to your field of interest.
custom-designed cover letters targeting specific employers, recruiters, or industries.
personal biographies as an introduction to prospective clients, audiences at speaking engagements, or boards of directors.
personal statements for application to graduate school, residencies, or scholarship programs.

 

 

e-Resumes

 

We also offer value-added resume services to our clients - including the following:
resume posting - we can help you post your resume to over 75 career websites, multiplying your chances for landing the right job.
resume distribution - we can also assist you in distributing your resume to qualified recruiters and companies nationwide.
web resumes - we can convert your resume to HTML format, create a web address for your resume, and provide six months of web hosting, so that you can point employers directly to your own resume website.

 

 

Editing and Proofreading

 

Clear, concise and accurate information is essential for business communications. It enhances your reputation, and can help you avoid embarrassment. Small mistakes can have a large and negative impact. 

Expertly written materials will be highly regarded by your business colleagues and professional contacts.Inspire Careers can provide an expert set of eyes to review and edit reports, documents, letters and presentations that you have written.  

 

Career Development Services

 

We provide knowledgeable, perceptive guidance to individuals who are unsure about the next direction to pursue in their career, or need assistance in launching a successful job search campaign. Individualized career development services include:

 

career assessment and profiling - helping you to identify your career values and interests, motivated skills, and personal style; explore career options; focus on a defined goal, and develop a plan to reach that goal.
job and career transition coaching - ensuring your successful development and implementation of a job search plan using proven job search techniques and resources.
interview skills analysis and training - effectively "closing the sale" by applying effective interview planning, research, and practice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outplacement / Career Transition

We offer a full range of corporate-sponsored outplacement and career transition services to individuals and groups in the Buffalo and western New York area. Services include:

 

Customized programs for individuals - providing a full range of personalized career transition services to individuals, beginning with needs assessment.
Group job search seminars - providing small group instruction and guidance in job search techniques, planning, and implementation, followed by individual resume consultation and printing services.

 


INSPIRE CAREERS INC.
“Inspire! Illuminate! Ignite!”

Buffalo, NY * Rochester, NY * Charlotte, NC * Philadelphia, PA * Winnipeg, MB
www.inspirecareers.com * (716) 649-0094 *

Today's Motivational Quotes

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
– Elbert Hubbard

My life is my message.
– Mahatma Ghandi

Executive Resources

RiteSite

ExecuNet

Blue Steps

Resume Distribution

My Resume Agent
Executive Registry

Client Notes

You do an excellent job of listening to your clients' needs and articulating their experience in an effective mannor. You helped me write in a style that allowed my authentic voice to come through.
– E. Valaitis

Thanks to your help, I have found a new career. You may remember that you worked with me on a resume and sent it to a list of retained recruiters... this week I signed a contract to become Chief Operating Officer [of a leading manufacturer] in Anaheim, CA. Your help was invaluable.
– S. Carroll

You did an excellent job of providing career development counseling and advice. Your knowledge of the search market provides a real advantage during the search process and when developing long term career development plans.
– D. Workman

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e-Book for the Savvy Job Hunter

Know Thyself: Career Assessments for the Job Search, by executive career coach Beth Stefani, president and founder of Inspire Careers Inc. (Copyright 2012)

Find out which top career self-assessments are used in the employment marketplace today... and record the results of your own personal “journey” of self-knowledge on the worksheets provided at the end of the e-Book.

 

Webinar Recordings:

Sweet Secrets: Unwrap the Job Search Power of LinkedIn


Beth Stefani and Carolyn Phinney Rankin
show you advanced secrets for using LinkedIn to: 

(1) expand and leverage your contacts,

(2) extend your reach and presence, and

(3) make important connections with people

Plus, we give you advice on creating a branded profile that has “stickiness” – the power to attract and retain interest.

This is NOT an “introductory” seminar on LinkedIn.  You’ll walk away with a rich array of new strategies and techniques, all designed to advance your skills and effectiveness using LinkedIn.