Career Stages

Imagine your potential. Now reach it.

We’ll get your career moving. Wherever you’re starting from.

If you’re visiting our site, chances are you’ve reached a milestone related to your work life. Maybe you’re trying to land your first job, but without much experience. Perhaps you’re an experienced worker who wants to make a career change, or to find opportunities with more growth potential. Maybe you’re a stay-at-home parent – or a retiree – who wants to return to the workforce. Whatever your situation, we know looking for a job is challenging. That’s why we’re here to help.

We use our experience, resource and connections to find you opportunities that match your skills, interests and goals at any career stage – so you’re on the right path – and we’ll stick by you throughout your career journey. Even after you’ve been hired, we stay in touch to make sure you’re satisfied and have the tools to succeed and if, or when, you’re ready for another career move, we’ll be there to help you take the best next step.


Entry Level
– Getting Started

Get ready. Get set. Grow.

Entering the workforce for the first time? Exploring a career change and need to build experience in a different field? We can help.

  • Get your foot in the with one of our preferred clients
  • Explore different work environments and meet new people
  • Gain practical experience and industry knowledge

The Fountain Group has been helping people in your shoes for more than a decade. We understand what it’s like to get started. Or to start over.

We help those new to the workforce, recent graduates or seasoned professionals who find themselves without work for any reason.

Whether contingent, contingent-to-permanent, or permanent; one of our entry level jobs would be a great way to beef up that resume. We’ve got your back as you begin your career journey.

  • Assessments that evaluate your skills and fit for positions
  • Articles on emerging trends and career growth areas
  • Resume preparation services to help promote your skills and experience
  • Interview tips, advice and role plays as required
  • Connections to thousands of entry level jobs with companies of all sizes, and in a variety of industries


Early Career – Make a change for the better.

Go ahead. Get ahead.

Solid work experience, but not quite satisfied? Looking for more career advancement opportunities or a better fit with your work style and lifestyle?

The Fountain Group understands the important role work plays in your life. We also understand the importance of a great work-life balance. The good news is, the early stages of your career can be the perfect time explore other opportunities.

  • Advance your career
  • Find a better culture fit
  • Make a career change

When you’ve reached a point in your career where you’re looking for something more or something new, The Fountain Group can help. We work with thousands of young professionals who are at a career crossroads. They find themselves looking for ways to be more valuable to employers, to become more firmly established in their chosen fields or to shift career directions all together. We’ll make the most of the experience you’ve gained and take it to the next level. We’ll connect you to opportunities that enhance your knowledge and resume, while working to promote your skills and background to potential employers. We offer:

  • Industry resources and articles
  • Career advice to help you decide on your next step
  • Assessments that evaluate your skills and fit for positions
  • Resume updating for the strongest presentation
  • Interview preparation and role play
  • Connections to thousands of opportunities with companies of all sizes and in a variety of industries


Mid Career – Step up for the next stage.

Improve your working world. You’ve earned valuable experience. You have a proven performance history. You’re established in your career, but you have many more working years to come. That’s why at mid career, it’s not uncommon to come to a crossroads. In fact, during midlife, the biggest challenges often involve our careers. You may be evaluating your current job situation and wondering if you’ve accomplished what you set out to achieve. If your compensation and recognition are in line with what you offer and what you need at this stage of life. If your skills meet current demands. Maybe you’re even thinking of a career overhaul.

  • Put your skills and experience to better use
  • Get a competitive advantage
  • Explore new work experiences

If you reached this crossroads, The Fountain Group can provide career guidance to help you choose your next path wisely. We’ll help you take an inventory of your professional life to reveal what’s missing and what you value most. We’ll help you gain confidence to take the steps necessary to accomplish your goals – professional, personal and financial. Whether that means finding a job that’s more fulfilling, with more opportunity to advance, or testing the waters in a new field you’ve always dreamed about. Here’s how:

  • Assessments that evaluate your skills and fit for positions
  • Information on emerging trends and career growth areas
  • Resume updating tailored to your career goals
  • Interview preparation and practice
  • Access to thousands of career opportunities with companies of all sizes and in a variety of industries.


Mature – Your experience matters most.

What’s next? What’s best for you. We know that someone with your wealth of experience won’t be content unless you’re putting it to good use. That’s why we’re committed to helping mature workers remain productive contributors to the workforce. By working with us, you can choose what’s next and best for you. We’ll find you work that fits your interests. Where your skills are appreciated. You can even learn new skills/ Or explore a brand new field.

  • Put your experience to work your way
  • Keep that income coming
  • Provide leadership

Because let’s face it: Retirement isn’t for everyone. And in today’s economy, it’s not always possible for everyone. Whatever your personal circumstance, we can help you work your experience to your advantage. Whether you’re at retirement age or getting close, currently working or facing a job loss, your experience matters – and offers valuable advantages to employers. In fact, as fewer new workers enter the labor pool, employers are more often looking to tap into the talents, commitment and stability of mature workers. Here’s how we help match you to the opportunities that make the most of all you have to offer:

  • Assessments that evaluate your skills and fit for positions
  • Information on emerging trends and career growth areas
  • Resume updating to best promote your skills and experience
  • Interview preparation and practice
  • Access to thousands of jobs with companies of all sizes and in a variety of industries

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