Welcome

We provide strengths-based career coaching for career chasers looking to achieve their professional goals. What do we mean by career chasers? Those of you interested in taking that next career step. For some that might mean applying to school. For others, exploring different positions and fields. Still others, it may be applying to a new […]

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Individualized Career Coaching

We are committed to providing customized one-on-one career coaching. We love helping career chasers achieve their goals. We can help with:   Resumes Cover letters LinkedIn profiles Interview preparation College application essays Graduate school application essays Discovering your unique strengths and interests Personalized career planning

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Workshops and Presentations

We provide engaging, interactive workshops for corporations, professional organizations, and educational groups. Key topics include the CliftonStrengths assessment, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, resumes, LinkedIn, interviewing, admissions application preparation, and networking. We have delivered workshops to clients such as:   High Point Chamber of Commerce Leadership High Point Guilford Merchants Association Triad Women’s Forum Greensboro Day […]

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Services

We are dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals. No matter where you find yourself, whether applying to school, looking for your first job, or aiming for a new and bigger role, we will guide you every step of the way. Ready to get started, career chaser? Individualized Coaching Career and Personality Self-Assessments Workshops […]

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FAQs

What will my investment be? We offer highly customized career coaching. Every client is unique and we believe in supplying options. After an initial conversation we’ll determine the program and fee structure that works best for you. Is coaching right for me?  If you’re looking to apply to new opportunities, determine your career goals, or […]

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Contact Us

Hi there, We would love to hear from you. You can reach Bridget at bfholcombe79@gmail.com or Elizabeth at illigelizabeth@gmail.com. Please note that Elizabeth is on maternity leave from September 25, 2023 until January 29, 2024.

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Why We Launched H&I

Here at Holcombe and Illig, we love telling people about our business because we love what we do. We help people define and achieve their professional goals. And there’s nothing we enjoy more. From resume writing to interview preparation, we’re here to provide customized career coaching. When we set out to open our business, we […]

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Welcome

We provide strengths-based career coaching for career chasers looking to achieve their professional goals. What do we mean by career chasers?
Those of you interested in taking that next career step. For some that might mean applying to school. For others, exploring different positions and fields. Still others, it may be applying to a new role. Think of us as mentors who will guide you along the way. We’ll provide the resources you need to feel empowered and confident as you put into action the career you want.

Resume Writing

“Working with Ms. Holcombe has gotten my resume noticed! With her gentle nudges, I removed some information that no longer added value and added an executive summary that packs a punch. The result? I have received four times the number of phone/skype interviews than I did before working with Ms. Holcombe. I highly recommend her!”… Read more “Resume Writing”

Heidi F.

Applying to Graduate School

“I recently graduated from college and am now applying to become an occupational therapist. Mrs. Illig has helped me tremendously during this journey. She has reviewed my essays, critiqued my resume, and given me advice as I have gone through this whole process. Mrs. Illig is a wonderful mentor who will go the extra mile… Read more “Applying to Graduate School”

Allison B.

Career Assessments

“I have worked with both Bridget and Elizabeth. We have used the Strengths Finder, Myers-Briggs, and Strong Interest Inventory assessment tools. After being unsure in my career, Bridget and Elizabeth helped me focus on my strengths and personality traits and how I could apply them to my current role, which has helped my success greatly… Read more “Career Assessments”

Jaime D.

Young Professional Job Search

“Elizabeth has been a huge part of my career search since college. She has always been there for an extra boost of confidence. She has helped me develop a polished and professional resume, that alone has given more confidence when I was applying for jobs. Every step of the way from the initial application to… Read more “Young Professional Job Search”

Blake P.

College Student

“I have worked with Mrs. Holcombe for the past three years. Without her guidance and expertise, I would not be in the place I am today. She has connected me with very established professionals across the country, and this enabled me to find internship opportunities, and ultimately find my career path. I would meet with… Read more “College Student”

Keegan O.

Internship Leads to Full-time Job

“It was my senior year of college when I first met Ms. Illig. She presented in my class about interview skills, techniques, dress, questions to expect and the dreadful “tell me about yourself” question. I immediately set up a one-on-one appointment with her after finding her presentation extremely helpful. I was torn between two careers:… Read more “Internship Leads to Full-time Job”

Alyssa F.

In Transition

“I was preparing to re-enter the workforce after spending 20 years raising a family. I was intimated and overwhelmed at the process of matching my skills with a job that I would find rewarding. Bridget’s professional and engaging demeanor not only provided clarity and structure but made the journey enjoyable!” -Barbara… Read more “In Transition”

Barbara P.

Young Professional Job Search and Promotions

Working with Bridget has been an absolute pleasure. She has made a serious impact on the trajectory of my career over the past 4 years and her guidance has instilled a confidence in me that has allowed me to go from landing my first job in sales to getting significant promotions and pay increases. I would highly… Read more “Young Professional Job Search and Promotions”

Patrick B.

Strengths Finder Workshop

Bridget, You just did a great job with my MBA class last night on the Strengths Finder. You have been wonderful throughout this process!  Thank you so very much for being available, informed, energetic and highly capable–even when the request is well beyond what your job requires. I think this will be a tremendous asset… Read more “Strengths Finder Workshop”

Professor, Wake Forest University School of Business

Mid-Level Job Search

“Elizabeth has been incredible to work with! My job search began several months prior to me finding a new opportunity. Elizabeth was committed to helping me navigate all challenges of the job search process and helped me from start to finish. She made my resume and cover letter stand out! Other than Elizabeth’s professionalism, her… Read more “Mid-Level Job Search”

Katie H.