Professional Development

Transforming the Career Direction of a Former Senior Political Staffer

85%
of applications received a response
7
interviews set-up
3
job offers

A senior political staffer working in a minister's office was looking for a career transition plan as their minister had changed portfolios due to the federal election. His goals were to find another government position in Ottawa, or ideally to find a government position in his home city.

Our client was ready to take action. He was entitled to a career transition fund through his home department, and he turned to Samuel Associates for guidance in his career transition.

"For anyone working in politics, this professional development program can help you overcome job uncertainty and set you on the right career path. I would strongly recommend it to my colleagues."
- Professional Development Client

7 Sessions to find the right job in the right city ——

As part of our engagement, we provided the client with:

  • An executive personality assessment to better understand his motives, values and iniquities.
  • A reinvented resume to better highlight his experience and to make his skillsets easily transferable to the current job market.
  • A contact plan and a systematic approach to targeting prospective employment opportunities.
  • The right job in the client's home city. He was able to move back and reunite with his family to start his new position with a government agency.