221 – SPECIAL PODCAST: National Career Experts Discuss Value Proposition – Jobs, Money, Negotiations (& more)

Podcast Summary:

Podcast - 221 Value PropOne’s value proposition drives most everything in their working career. Others’ perceptions of your value influences whether or not you secure multiple interviews and position yourself effectively for salary and benefit package negotiations. Essentially, your perceived value follows you throughout the span of your career.

In this special podcast edition, Fred Coon, SC&C CEO, interviews three top job and career transition coaches on the what, why, how — and how to — surrounding this often-ignored, yet vital, component of one’s career journey.

Podcast audio below

About the Guests:

221 - Bill TempleBill Temple, Senior Vice President
Senior Consulting Campaign Director

Bill brings more than thirty years of business management and consulting experience to Stewart, Cooper & Coon. Bill has applied effective communications and organizational management strategies to achieve profitable results for a multitude of employers and individuals. Bill is also the author two seminal works on job search:  The Principles Of Effective Personal Marketing© and, The Art & Science of Landing Your Next Job!

  • Founder and Director of Consulting for a leading career management firm
  • President/Director for a venture capital company
  • Executive Vice President for a mortgage-backed securities company
  • Vice President/Director for a bank holding company and its subsidiary thrift
  • Vice President/Director for a property development/management company

For the past twenty years, Bill has served over 2,000 clients representing $193 Million in negotiated client compensation.

Contact Bill at: btemple@stewartcoopercoon.com

221 - Jo Ann MoserJo Ann Moser, Consulting Campaign Director

Jo Ann Moser is a Masters-degreed career coaching professional, trainer/educator, and organizational development expert with years of progressive experience working with individual at all organizational levels, assessing their career desires and direction, planning paths to enable professionals to meet desired career goals, and assisting them to happily place in diverse industries and at every corporate step.

Jo Ann excels in needs assessment, expertly guiding individuals as they plan for career success and deal with career transition. Exhibiting strengths in document writing, talent management, and workforce development, Jo Ann very much enjoys working with all organizational levels from line staff to executives to managers and clinicians in varied environments. Jo Ann possesses a strong work ethic gained from a Pennsylvania farm upbringing and prides herself on treating each client as an individual and providing unparalleled customer service. Jo Ann offers individual consulting on resumes, cover letters, on-line career presentation, LinkedIn, networking, interviewing, channels of career marketing, search strategies, and negotiation of compensation packages.

Since 2004, Jo Ann has mentored hundreds of Stewart Cooper & Coon clients at all career levels and in all industries including Aerospace, Banking/Finance, Business/Professional Services, Construction, Consumer Products and Packaging, Defense, Education, Energy/Utilities, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Operations, Program and Project Management, Retail, and Sales/Marketing.

Prior to role as a career consultant, Jo Ann worked in Training and Development for Fortune 500 companies including American Express and GAP, Dignity Healthcare, SkillPath Seminar Corporation, as faculty at Susquehanna University and Program Director at Collins College, as a Corporate Controller, and as a Program Auditor with the Office of Inspector General for the United States Department of Agriculture.

Jo Ann’s credentials include:

  • Master of Education in Business Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Accounting
  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Nominated for Career Education Corporation “Educator of the Year”
  • USDA Secretary of Agriculture Award for Excellence- 2 Year Recipient
  • US President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency Award
  • USDA Group Honor Award for Excellence

Contact Jo Ann at:  jmoser@stewartcoopercoon.com

221 - Valerie El-JamilValerie El-Jamil, Consulting Campaign Director

A former attorney and corporate executive, Valerie’s diverse background spans operations, customer service, strategic planning, change management, and process optimization in fields such as law, import and distribution, career management, coaching, and publications (as an author, journalist, and legislative editor).  Fusing her legal, business, and coaching experience provides her with a unique perspective and understanding of the issues faced by organizations and individuals.

With over 20 years of experience, Valerie is adept at building collaborative relationships and partnerships with people at all levels, from Board of Directors and CEOs to mid-management to general staff to the public at large.  Experienced in career, business, executive, political, and life coaching for over 1,000 people on 6 continents, she spent five years heading a team of coaches that assisted over 5,000 executives and professionals in planning and achieving career transition, advancement, and enhancement strategies.

Holding senior-level management roles throughout most of her career, Valerie has studied leadership principles independently, in small groups, and through Lifework Leadership.  As a community advocate, she represented public concerns before governing bodies, educated the community on governmental processes/procedures, and served on government-appointed committees that studied, made recommendations, and provided advisement to elected officials and other decision-makers.  Additionally, she served on the Board of Directors of a non-profit dedicated to quality of life issues within the community.

A certified professional career coach (CPCC) and graduate of Coach U, Valerie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California and a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School. She is author of a book, “Mongo – The Life and Times of Ramon Grau Alsina”, now being reviewed by a producer for the big screen.

Contact Valerie at: veljamil@stewartcoopercoon.com

Fred Coon, CEO

Stewart, Cooper & Coon offers Human Capital Strategy Serviceto both individuals and corporations. Our staff is dedicated to our clients’ success via innovative job search processes, employment management strategies, and state-of-the-art technologies. Contact Fred Coon – 866-883-4200, Ext. 200