Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Jeff Neil, Co-Founder of Career Clarifier, located in Fort Myers, FL, USA.
What's your business, and who are your customers?
Career Clarifier is a revolutionary career test that enables college grads and students to discover exciting career options that best match their skills, abilities, interests, and personality. The online test can be completed in 20 minutes, and test takers receive a detailed report that includes:
• a list of your preferred skills & abilities
• 20 specific careers that best match you
• valuable degrees and topics of study
• detailed Career Summary Profiles
• sample job advertisements for all 20 recommended careers
• exciting work settings that match personal interests
Career Clarifier can be used by college students and graduates of all ages and levels of experience.
Tell us about yourself
As a career coach, I met countless clients who had taken popular career tests that didn't give them the career clarity they wanted. While career clarity coaching can be very helpful, it’s relatively expensive. Working one-to-one with over 7,000 clients over 18 years, I developed a career clarity coaching model that became the basis for our very affordable and effective Career Clarifier test.
Launching a new career test is challenging, and I’m driven by a deep desire to help everyone discover jobs and career options they will enjoy, excel at, and be proud of.
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
I’m proud that my cofounder and I have designed, built, and launched a technology product that greatly improves people’s lives.
What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?
Building brand visibility and awareness are challenging for a small business without a marketing team.
What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
- It takes persistence and resilience to launch a business.
- Create your marketing strategy far in advance of your launch.
- Surround yourself with a team with the skills, knowledge, and abilities you don’t have.
Where can people find you and your business?
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