Get affordable coaching early in your career
Join our online group sessions
September, 2023 (dates per Pod will vary)
At Equipt, we think you should have access to coaching early in your career. That way, you can get the traction and support you need to grow and get ahead. Our certified coaches help you develop practical workplace skills, increase confidence, achieve your career goals, and establish meaningful group connections in an informal, online setting.
Is this for you?
If you are in your 20s or early 30s (first career decade) and answer “Yes” to one or more of these, it’s definitely for you! Do you:
- Aspire to grow outside of your comfort zone
- Want more professional relationships beyond your internal colleagues
- Want to be part of either an industry-specific cohort or cross-industry cohort
- Need support navigating a male-dominated culture or team
- Look to reduce anxiety, unlock your potential and find more fulfillment
- Crave more empathy, encouragement and tools to advance your career
- Seek an inner circle of professional relationships with peers at similar career stages
- Need support, insight, and real-world business experience from a certified coach
How it works
First, we match you
Based on each registration submission, we’ll pair you with a certified coach and peer group of 6-12 women. Right now, we’re offering two pod types: industry-specific and cross-industry.
1. Industry-specific Coaching Pods.
Based on feedback from the Equipt community, we developed industry-specific Coaching Pods to help you build connections, share common challenges and support each other. While we will offer more industries in the coming months, our first industry-specific Pods are dedicated to marketing professionals. Do you work in branding, advertising, social media, marketing communications, creative services, digital design, user experience or another marketing-related role? If so, a Marketing Pod is for you!
2. Cross-industry Coaching Pods.
Based on feedback from our current Pods, we made some changes. The Pods will meet more frequently but require a smaller time commitment overall. This is ideal for you if you want to build professional relationships outside of your industry to grow your awareness, skills and perspective – and/or may be considering a career pivot and are seeking inspiration.
Then, we meet with you.
Get together with your coach and your peer group for one hour twice per month (six sessions over three months). All sessions are designed to help members connect and become more enlightened, empowered, and skilled – at work and in life. Since participants learn in a group setting, we recommend that you attend all sessions.
What we’ll do:
Each coach-led session will prompt deep conversations that require reflection, open sharing, confidentiality and role-playing. But when it comes to meeting the needs of each individual and the Pod, we’re flexible.
What you can do:
Each participant will be encouraged to connect with Pod members outside of the standing sessions each month. These relationships fuel connection, professional development and personal growth. You will also have the option to stay connected in a Whatsapp group for ongoing peer support.
What Pods can do for you
Whatever your goal, our pods can help you grow. You can expand your view of what’s possible in your career, strengthen key relationships, embrace personal ambition, avoid burnout, overcome imposter syndrome, get promoted, or integrate work and home life. Goals are unique to each Pod participant and supported by the Equipt Coach.
Three months. For 90 minutes twice each month. Coaching is a journey and achieving your goal requires commitment. You can renew after three months to continue the learning journey with the same peer group or a new one.
The technology required
Computer (or tablet) Computer (or tablet) equipped with:
- Internet Access
When it starts
(dates per Pod will vary)
(This is a reimbursable expense with most employers. Read our tips on how to get your manager to say “Yes!”)
“I am more equipt…
…to advocate for myself because I’ve learned more effective ways to think about my professional life, skills, and needs.”
...to have a career and role I'm thriving in. I feel empowered by my inner confidence and knowledge to make decisions that are right for me - today and in the future.”
...to dream big because of the valuable insight and support I've gained from the Equipt Women group of mentors and peers.”
...to advocate for myself and navigate the workplace easier, because of the strength and confidence I’ve gained through the Equipt program.”
...to embrace my ambitions because I have developed clarity and confidence in myself to take charge of my personal and professional life.”
...to speak up in meetings and ask powerful questions because of the weekly learning sessions that EW thoughtfully put together.”
...to take control of my career and connect to my "strongest self" because of this incredible group of women who have shown me that not only is it okay to set standards for my career and working environment, it's my responsibility to myself.”
…to seek feedback because feedback is the breakfast of champions!”
…to leverage my strengths because I understand how to identify them and use them to create a positive impact in my professional and personal life.”