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Graduate community for select graduates of International Association of Career Coaches

Pre-requisites: Completion of your Senior Professional Career Coach (SPCC)® certification or Senior Professional Résumé Writer certification 

What makes our community great....

"I launched my business and within 3 months I surpassed a major revenue milestone! I continue to be successful, and I credit Cara's constant support, new ideas and her quick responses to my questions. Plus, she is always a solid voice of reason when I need it. My investment with Cara and The Path has been invaluable!”

Lisa Riley


Who Is the Path For?

The Path isn’t for every IACC graduate, but if the following sounds like you, it might be a great fit!

You have a growth mindset and are excited to learn past your first certification course to improve your coaching

You are non-competitive and are motivated to help other coaches succeed

You are excited by the mission to level-up the entire profession of career coaching

You are looking for support to quickly launch and grow your business

Not an IACC graduate but want to get started? Get started with the Senior Professional Career Coach (SPCC)® certification.

What You Get with The Path

Business Essentials and Coaching

  • 12 months of business coaching from Cara Heilmann in group cohort calls. Plus, additional coaching and support from other career coaches in the Path.

  • 15+ online modules for self-paced learning to walk you through getting your business up and running and sharpening your coaching skills.

  • Learn sales techniques from Lisa Tober, who has over 15 years of direct B2C sales experience to help you refine your sales process quickly and improve your odds of closing the deal with new clients.

Exclusive Access to Tools and Networks

  • Access to Cara's database of thousands of executive recruiters to generate lists for your clients, to level up immediately and show clients your deep expertise and resources without doing all the research on your own.

  • Full support in creating professionally aligned dossiers through a Master résumé writer's expertise, so your dossiers help get your clients the interview.

  • Lifetime access to the Path community to stay connected with coaches pursuing the highest levels of excellence in career coaching.

  • Preferred access to leads through the IACC Find A Coach program and preferred positioning on the IACC's Coach Directory.

Community and Accountability

  • IACC executive team stays connected with you for at least 12 months to keep you accountable to your goals and help you stay on track.

  • Calls two times a week with fellow "Pathers" and executive team members to help one another in areas that aren't our main expertise.

  • Promotional opportunities like promoting your events on the IACC calendar, guest blog posts on the IACC Media Hub and showcasing your publications on the IACC LinkedIn page.

  • Support attaining all the requirements for MPCC accreditation, which is why we've waived all certification fees for Path members.

Get MPCC Certified at no additional cost

Whether you are working towards your MPCC accreditation or not, regular participation in the Path will put you in a great position to earn your MPCC designation. When you're ready, we'll even waive your certification fee - an additional value of $3,500!

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