Career Coaching Readiness Audit

Form
Answer each question by selecting the number that most closely matches your opinion on each of the following statements, from (1) strongly disagree to (5) strongly agree.
Statement      I strongly disagree I strongly agree      
1. There is a gap between where I am now and where I want to be in the future.
1 2 3 4 5
2. I can make sufficient time available (1 to 1.5 hours) to attend career sessions and can be relied upon to keep my appointments.
1 2 3 4 5
3. The time is right for me to participate in career coaching.
1 2 3 4 5
4. I am ready to explore ideas for my career and consider new steps or directions.
1 2 3 4 5
5. I am ready to invest some of my time into researching a range of career options if appropriate.
1 2 3 4 5
6. I am fully willing to take actions towards my goals, which may involve changing what I do, changing an attitude, or trying something new.
1 2 3 4 5
7. I am willing to put in approximately 2 hours on activities between each session in order to complete actions that support my goals.
1 2 3 4 5
8. I will speak straight (tell the whole truth) to the coach.
1 2 3 4 5
9. If I feel that I am not getting what I need or expect from the coach, I will tell the coach right away.
1 2 3 4 5
10. I am willing to seek advice, response, and support from others.
1 2 3 4 5
11. I am willing to discuss my career options with family members and people who know me well and will ask for their feedback.
1 2 3 4 5
12. I will ensure that my sessions with the coach are paid for, either by myself or by my sponsor.
1 2 3 4 5
Total Score (add up all the numbers)

Scoring Key:

10 – 20 : Not coachable right now.

21 – 30 : Coachable, but make sure ground rules are honoured!

31 – 40 : Coachable.

41 – 50 : Very coachable; ask the coach to demand a lot from you!

We suggest you discuss this with your prospective career coach.