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Franklin Buchanan
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As a Certified Professional Career Coach, Franklin specializes in building his client's Personal Brand. He has helped 600+ individuals recognize their career goals. 99% of his interview preparation clients have landed offers after just 3 sessions.

As a Certified Professional Career Coach, Franklin specializes in building his client's Personal Brand. He has helped 600+ individuals recognize their career goals. 99% of his interview preparation clients have landed offers after just 3 sessions.

Full Bio

Franklin’s mission is to provide you with personalized service using proven strategies to guide you in your career needs. Franklin is passionate about showcasing each person’s unique skills and abilities to give them a competitive advantage in the job search process. As a former recruiter, Franklin understands what hiring managers are looking for and can help you get noticed!

Franklin has worked with employees at Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike, placing thousands of professionals in the manufacturing, engineering, financial services, technology, non-profit, government, and energy industries. Having worked on both sides of the hiring process, with candidates and hiring managers, Franklin takes that knowledge and helps his clients navigate their job search.


Notable Client Achievement

  • Wrote the resume, LinkedIn, and cover letter for a small-hospital CEO to move to a larger hospital CEO position with full relocation and doubled salary.

  • Partnered with a Director of Business Development to shift industries away from printing into SAAS in a VP of Sales position, expanding his team by 20 new reps.

  • Helped a transitioning Logistics Manager come out of the Marines and into an engineering position in the private sector.

  • Helped a Pharmacist increase her salary by $15,500 over the initial offer.

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WORK HISTORY
Kelly Services
  • Senior Learning Facilitator
  • Client Engagement Manager
FGP International
Business Development
Aerotek
  • Account Manager
  • Recruiter
CREDENTIALS
  • Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC)
  • Professional Association of Resume Writers
INDUSTRIES
Computer Hardware
Computer Software
Education
Entertainment
Environmental Services
Financial Services
Healthcare
Hospitality
+ more
EXPERIENCE WITH
Account Management
Business Development
Customer Service
Engineering
Human Resources
Marketing
Operations
Product Management
+ more
EXPERTISE
New Grad
Early Career
Mid Career
Internal Mobility
Job Search Strategy
Interview Feedback
Improve At Networking
Negotiating Help
+ more

Q&A

Describe your coaching style.

My style centers on asking great questions. It's important to dig into your experience and get an understanding of both the “why” and the “where” of your career. I’m a believer that the best way to bring clarity to careers is through conversation.

Who is your ideal client and why?

My ideal client has an idea of what they want to do next, but maybe can’t quite figure out how to get there.

How do you measure success with a client?

I measure success through activity in a job search. There is so much that goes into a successful job search. Yes, even luck. When you consider the fact that only 2% of applicants to an online position get called for an interview and that over 75% of jobs are still filled through referrals, the best measure of actual success is simply activity.

What is your coaching superpower?

I enjoy helping clients utilize their network and stand out in a job search.

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