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Executive career coaching and job search strategies that stand out from the crowd.

Discover how to define, find and then secure the job you want.

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Simon Gray FCA – Founder & Job Search Strategist

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Simon Gray FCA

Former professional recruiter and Guardian Careers - ‘panel of experts’.

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Published author of three books on navigating the job market successfully.

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'Head Start' Programme

For those leaving school, college or university and seeking work experience or their first job. Employability training to help you get the best start in life and and a firm foothold on the career ladder.

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'Jump Start' Programme

For those mid career or at management level, looking to move organisation or change career. A proactive approach to defining, finding and then securing the job you really want.

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'Executive Edge' Programme

For senior level executives, where opportunities are scarce and competition is fierce. Learn how to control every aspect of your executive job search, so that you're the one that get's hired.

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'Simon has a deep understanding of how the recruitment market works and teaches you the right method for taking full responsibility for your job search. I fully recommend Simon without hesitation, as a trainer, coach and cornerman.'

Franz Reiter – Chief Operating Officer, Manufacturing

'Simon provides a process that exponentially widens and enhances your prospects for the next career move. He literally transforms your view of the entire process. I would highly recommend him.'

Clive Vacher – Executive Vice President & Managing Director

'Simon has given me a more successful approach to the job search process. He is more valuable than anyone I’ve met or spoken with in this market. I recommend that a manager at any level get in touch.'

Richard Brawn – Senior Executive, Aerospace & Aviation

'I highly recommend any high-level executive or entrepreneur trying to access the job market to do the Career Codex course. I believe it will give you the right information and direction to make a difference.'

Ignacio Esteve - Company President

'After only eight weeks of putting the techniques Simon had shared during our sessions into practice, I was offered a Finance Director role, and I can confidently say I would not have achieved this without his guidance and knowledge.'

Alan Lloyd – Finance Director

'Simon is a real expert on the the job market and listened to what I already knew and believed. This was very productive as it challenged me where I needed it but gave me confidence when I was on the right track.'

Edward Rawson - Financial Controller

See things differently from other jobseekers.

Understanding the key players in the job market and their motivations is key to your success.

Copying what other jobseekers are doing to advance their careers is not a blueprint for success and is definetly not standing out from the crowd. Enter a new and empowered paradigm, where everything you do is proactive and completely under your control.

Our training doesn't start with your CV, instead it begins with self-reflection and self-evaluation. Changing your beliefs about the job market and how it works, directly influences your thinking and leads to purposeful and proactive action to find the career opportunity you deserve.

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Leverage professional networks and the 'hidden market' to find the job you want.

Understand that there are multiple routes aside from job boards and recruiters to find the job you want. Build connectivity to access the hidden market, where a high proportion of opportunities are filled before ever being advertised.

Positioning yourself in the hidden market uncovers career opportunities that others never see. Whether you are a recent graduate, mid career or a senior executive, the hidden market exists and we show you how to gain exclusive access.

Use advanced communication skills to control and influence the recruitment process.

Success in the job market, is much more than having a good CV. It's running an efficient and connected process and taking control of that process every step of the way, through advanced communication skills.

Using a powerful framework we call the 'jobseeker dichotomy', learn to communicate in a completely different way with professional recruiters, headhunters and directly with employers, for far better results.

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