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FOR STUDENTS

In 2009, 80% of students returned home because they didn't have a job or had a low paying job. Will that be you? Discover your career now.

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FOR ADULTS

Starting over in a new career or even taking a different step in your current career can be a challenge. Worrying about where your career is headed? Develop your career plan now.

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FOR BUSINESSES

For most, a company's
greatest asset is its
employees. Are you
producing leaders?
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employees'
potential now.

maximize your talent

Horizon Point Consulting is committed to helping individuals and organizations and communities discover, develop and maximize their talent.

For organizations, we provide leadership and career coaching and assessment focused on enhancing company performance through the creation of lasting behavioral change in supervisors and managers. In addition, we help companies develop performance evaluation and development tools.

For communities, we help in establishing workforce development strategic plans as well as workforce survey development and analysis. 

We work with students to discover the right college, major and career for them and we work with adults in or considering a career transition through career assessment and coaching. 

Let us help you or your organization discover, develop and maximize your talent!

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THE POINT BLOG

  • 7 Ways to Ensure You Take a True Vacation

    7 Ways to Ensure You Take a True Vacation

    Author Mary Ila Ward

    I’m getting ready to go on vacation for a week. On Saturday, we will leave town for white sand and sun, and I will be leaving my computer at home. This will be the first time I’ve been on vacation since I started the business almost five years ago bound and determined to completely disconnect.

  • 4 Tips for Succeeding as a Woman in Male Dominated Career Field

    4 Tips for Succeeding as a Woman in Male Dominated Career Field

    Author Guest Blogger: Sara Beth Wilcox

    With high aspirations to be an architect, I went to Auburn University and spent a year in the program before my professors told me what I already knew: I was not a good fit.  I switched to Building Science and found immediately that it had all the things that made me want to be an Architect and was a better fit for my interests and skills in organizing and scheduling activities in a sequence to reach a finished product. 

  • Being a great leader is a lot like being a standout salesperson

    Being a great leader is a lot like being a standout salesperson

    Author Mary Ila Ward

    Through involvement in a community group, I had the opportunity (or drudgery, depends on how you look at it, I guess) to sit through six companies presenting their “solution” to a need. After they were all done, it was obvious which company was the best. And everyone, meaning about ten people, who had heard the presentations, agreed. When was the last time you had ten people agree on something easily? Yeah, that’s what I thought; hard to think of a time when you have, right? 

  • Why Communities Should Focus on Building Social Capital and How They Can Do It

    Why Communities Should Focus on Building Social Capital and How They Can Do It

    Author Mary Ila Ward

    I drive within a 50-mile radius of my home quite often to meet with clients or potential clients. On one particular drive from one town to the next, the highway used to be lined with dozens of nursery wholesalers. Thousands upon thousands of trees, shrubs and plants used to grow along this stretch of the highway and many of the remnants of these nursery farms can still be seen.

    Why would all of these nurseries locate side by side? Wouldn’t that increase the proximity of their competition, thus decreasing their potential sales?