FAQ: General

What are your office hours?

What are your office hours?

What are your office hours? Pathfinders is open Monday through Friday. We can take clients as early as 10:00 am and our last appointment of the day is 5:30 pm, Eastern time, US (on Fridays we close at 2:00 PM). Available by appointment only. No office hours on weekends.

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Does Pathfinders offer hourly sessions?

Does Pathfinders offer hourly sessions?

Does Pathfinders offer hourly sessions? No, we do not offer our services by the hour. Our services are packaged as programs. Go our How It Works to get a quick overview of the programs we offer.  

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What services does Pathfinders offer?

What services does Pathfinders offer?

What career services does Pathfinders offer? Pathfinders offers 3 kinds of career help: Uncover Your Talents — we offer an in-depth, sophisticated and professional career aptitude test to help you uncover and discover your natural talents. Many of us have hunches throughout our lives that we have innate knacks to do well at certain things, but […]

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When did Pathfinders get started?

When did Pathfinders get started?

When did Pathfinders get started? Pathfinders was founded in 1991 by Anthony Spadafore and has provided extraordinary service for 20 years. Over 3,000 clients served worldwide. We are a certified and trained associate of Rockport Institute, creators of the career coaching field. » About» Anthony Spadafore bio

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Where is Pathfinders located?

Where is Pathfinders located?

Where is Pathfinders located? Pathfinders is based in Alexandria, VA, in the heart of Old Town. If you’re on foot, we are a pleasant 15 minute walk from the King Street metro station. For those of you who are not local, we are just across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. We regularly work in […]

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How long does the career change process take?

How long does the career change process take?

How long does the career change process take? What kind of time commitment does it require? It depends on the complexity of your situation. Designing your career change strategy is a process, rather than a one-time event. On the long end, our CareerCX program is comparable to the time investment you’d make for a single […]

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Can you help me plan and strategize a career transition?

Can you help me plan and strategize a career transition?

Can you help me plan and strategize a career change and transition? Absolutely. Take a look at our CareerCX Program program. Transitioning or “launching” a new career is the last phase of our 4-phase process. Once you discover your talents, make your quest, and design and choose your career, we offer clever methods to help you strategize and […]

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Can I make a career change without sacrificing my standard of living?

Can I make a career change without sacrificing my standard of living?

Can I make a career change without sacrificing my standard of living? There are no easy answers when it comes to financial concerns. The rule of thumb would be no pain, no gain. However, we’ve been astounded at the clever tactics and tricks our clients have used to break into a new career without taking […]

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Is it really possible to change professions at mid-career?

Is it really possible to change professions at mid-career?

Is it really possible to change professions at mid-career? Everyone has a different risk tolerance for how big a stretch they are willing to make to have an exceptional career and life. Even so, we find that many people underestimate their resourcefulness and adaptability when facing significant life changes. For some people, a career change […]

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Putting the cost in perspective

Putting the cost in perspective

This is a once in a lifetime investment. When you consider this program in relation to 4 years of college tuition, it’s a drop in the bucket. Many of our clients consider this program a valuable step to support their decision-making before making any big moves such as going college, grad school, and making major […]

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