Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) April 02, 2016
Halimah Bellows, MA, MS, CCC and author of the new book ‘Champion Your Career - Winning in the World of Work’ announces her book launch, discussion and signing Sunday April 3, 1:15-3:30pm at the Spring Street Center, 1101 15th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98122.
Halimah will read and lead a discussion of her book which is written for the college student, professional looking to make a career change, and retirees. College instructor, counselor and career coach, the author takes the guesswork out of the entire process with her invaluable new guide. With an in-depth study, Bellows takes readers all the way from identifying their dream career to getting it, with a book that is chock full of tools for self-assessment, strategies for decision making and goal setting, advice for researching potential employers and tips on resume writing and interviewing.
The book and eBook ‘Champion Your Career – Winning in the World of Work’ is now available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble websites, and can be purchased through the author’s website at http://www.ChampionYourCareer.com.
Halimah Bellows is a sought after and respected resource for career advice and coaching. Her clients, students and readers receive invaluable tools and information for making crucial vocational and career choices, enhancing the career exploration journey while avoiding costly career search mistakes. As a career coach the author is often asked to assist in goals setting. In the goal setting process Bellows points out the elements that lead to succeeding in meeting goals. Conversely, there are attitudes and beliefs that impair the success of meeting a goal.
“What I focus on and teach others through my APP, eBook, ‘Career Quest Cards, Coaching in a Box’ and book, is that in order to meet a goal, turn to those things that you want to make happen that will give you a sense of accomplishment, skill building and joy. Those goals will be much more sustainable.”
Halimah teaches her coaching clients to re-frame their life and career choices by choosing positive and life affirming goals that have realistic time frames so discouragement doesn’t set in.
The author has also developed ‘Career Quest Cards, Career Coaching in a Box’. The boxed set offers skill building career prompts for young, middle aged and older adults, and can be ordered through Amazon and the author’s website. These cards are portable, practical, thought provoking and combine the best of current career search information. The boxed set contain 24 colorful cards with over 30 exercises, and are chock full of ways to open creativity, think outside the box, and make best possible career choices.
A Career Quest App is available now at Amazon. The App and eBook is also available at the google and ibook stores. For more information and to pre-order ‘Champion Your Career’ in hardcopy, visit the author’s website at http://www.ChampionYourCareer.com. For media inquiries contact Diane at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Author
Halimah Bellows, MA, MS, CRC, CCC, CPC
For more than 21 years, Halimah has been helping her clients champion their careers and find their ideal jobs. She has a special gift for gently but relentlessly sifting through the mist and fog of clients’ experiences and impressions and bringing the clarity in their insights to light. She is a seasoned workshop presenter and group facilitator and has led many seminars and retreats for a variety of educational institutions, religious groups, non-profit organizations and corporations.
At an early age Halimah Bellows became aware of her natural ability to listen to people non-judgmentally as well as her desire to be of service to others. In her life as an educator, a career counselor and a coach, she has been able to marry her fascination with people’s stories with her deep interest in the world of work.
After completing her undergraduate studies in Social Science and English at New York University, Halimah went on to earn an MA in English Language Teaching at the University of Exeter in England and then taught English as a Second Language in England and Indonesia. Returning to the United States, she earned her MS in Counseling Psychology at San Francisco State University and received intensive Certified Coach Training at The Coaches Training Institute in San Rafael, California and Retirement Options in St. Louis, Missouri to become a Certified Retirement and Professional Coach. Additionally she has obtained graduate certificates in Training Systems Development and Educational Drama. She holds Washington and California Community College Teaching and Counseling Credentials and is a Certified Dependable Strengths Articulation Process Facilitator. She is on the executive board of the Puget Sound Career Development Association.
Halimah is the creator of CAREER QUEST CARDS ©TM, Career Quest Cards app, and is the author of the career coaching guide Champion Your Career: Winning in the World of Work. Halimah’s coaching business, Clarity and Action, has assisted many individuals in finding their next path in life. She enjoys appearing as a guest on local radio talk shows