4 myths about career coaching

It’s a well-known fact that preconceptions die hard and it’s often difficult to put our prejudices of certain subjects aside. Unfortunately these myths about career coaching are an unnecessary impediment to what could be a very defining experience for your professional well-being.

3 reasons to do your career coaching in English

In Belgium, a multilingual country with three official languages, it isn’t always easy to find your way around ; and even more so in Brussels where most career coaching companies or independent career coaches only provide their services in French or Dutch. For all those people who live with that bilingual situation on a daily basis, the issue of language is a constant preoccupation, particularly when your language is not one of the official ones. The career coaching process is no exception, so here are a few reasons why you should consider doing your career coaching in English:

Career Coaching in Brussels – is there a Coach for everything in Brussels?


There are many career coaching services offered in Brussels. In fact, in my opinion, there is a surplus of “career coaching in Brussels”, which negatively affects our profession and more seriously, hundreds of thousands of young people and adults.

In Brussels you can see the word ‘Coach’ applied to any activity you could imagine: not only career coaches, but a wide range that covers everything from ‘bicycle coach’ to ‘food coach’. And what about ‘shopping coaching’? I’m not joking, all this exists and is promoted!