After you record your first story on Prosper, you'll have a chance to select the Prosper coach you want to work with. This is the coach who will be reviewing your stories and helping you along your job journey. All our coaches have deep experience helping people land their dream job and are passionate about making this process simple and exciting. 

Once you decide to upgrade to the Train with a Coach subscription, you'll have access to chat with your coach whenever you want on Prosper. This subscription gives you fast access to answers for your pressing job-related questions and a permanent cheerleader as you go through the highs and lows of the job journey. 

Here are a few tips on the best way to engage with your coach. Remember, we're here to help and our coaches are here to answer your questions to make you successful! 

1. Introduce yourself and share your goals

When you start your coaching relationship, make sure to introduce yourself to your coach. Try recording a quick video and answering the following questions: 

  • Tell your coach about what you're currently doing (e.g. your job, program at school)
  • Tell your coach about where you're at in the job journey (e.g. do you have an interview coming up?) and what role / company / industry you're applying to
  • Tell your coach why you decided to use Prosper and how you're hoping your coach can help you
  • Bonus Question: Tell your coach something that scares you on the job journey

Once you've recorded a video, you can submit it directly on chat in Prosper. Your coach will respond within 36 hours and get you set up on next steps. Our coaches are pumped to work with you and excited to see you succeed. 

2. Decide how you want to engage with your coach

Decide how you want to use your coaching resource during your job journey. Do you want your coach to check in with you on a regular basis and keep you accountable? Do you want advice on the steps you're taking in your job journey? 

Some users like to speak to their coach whenever they have a pressing question, others like to schedule regular chat check-ins. Decide what works best for you and make sure to communicate it to your coach.

3. Keep your coach updated on your progress

Tell your coach when you're going to a networking event, an interview or a coffee chat. You'll be upping your game as they'll likely have tips and resources to offer you. 

At the very least, your coach is your job journey cheerleader and telling them what's going on will keep them in the loop so they will know how to best support you.

4. Don't be afraid to say when it's getting hard

Your conversation with your Prosper coach is completely confidential. If you're really struggling with the job journey, let your coach know so they can support you along the way. No one is perfect and we've each experienced challenges in transition. Remember, we're here for you!

Get started today - go subscribe to Prosper's Train with a Coach on the App Store. 

Questions? Shoot us a message at hi@helloprosper.com 

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