Links


Here you will find some useful websites with information about coaching, personal change and career change. (Please note that you will need to copy and paste the website addresses into your browser.)

COACHING ORGANISATIONS

International Coach Federation — an international organisation that regulates the coaching profession, accrediting training courses and coaches.
www.coach-federation.org

Association for Coaching — a professional, accrediting coaching body based in the UK.
www.associationforcoaching.com

European Mentoring and Coaching Council — professional accrediting body for coaches covering Europe.
www.emccouncil.org

ENTO — organisation developing vocational standards for coaching in the UK.
www.ento.co.uk

Coaching Development Ltd — London based coach training company offering ICF-accredited coach trainings. I did my core training with them and can highly recommend it. www.coachingdevelopment.com

PERSONAL CHANGE

Byron Katie: The Work — simple but radical technique for letting go of limiting thoughts. Videos, guidance and free worksheets to download.
www.thework.com

CAREER CHANGE AND JOB SEARCHES

Careers Advice Service — the main government careers advice site with a huge amount of resources to help you decide on a career, plan your transition, and find jobs. Also includes some free skills and personality profiling tools.
www.careersadvice.direct.gov.uk

Learn Direct — information and access to many courses and trainings nationwide plus much more.
www.learndirect.co.uk

JobCentre Plus — government site with information on job hunting, benefits while unemployed, and a jobs database.
www.jobcentreplus.gov.uk/jcp/index.html

Personality Types test — a free, simplified version of the Myers Briggs personality profiling tool which can give a useful indication of what career might suit you.
www.mypersonality.info

Total Jobs — one of the biggest job search site in the UK.
www.totaljobs.com

Prospects — job search site for graduates.
www.prospects.ac.uk