When clients request a “good job”, it often means they have unrealistic expectations about the initial job they can obtain as quickly as they need to start earning income.
In reality, “good” can mean different things beyond more money. (e.g. commute times, flexible schedules, common language teams). The definition can also change as clients learn more about the possibilities in our workforce and clarify their own priorities.
Learn more about lateral moves in this article from hrbartender.com and consider ways to introduce this new concept to clients who are thinking strategically about employment.