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Terms & Conditions

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  • By default, Getstart-ed requires payment before rendering services.

  • Getstart-ed reserves the right to change pricing for future service, at any time.

  • Getstart-ed reserves the right to require you to sign an agreement that states our and
    your responsibilities.

  • Costs associated with assessments are non-refundable, as Getstart-ed must purchase the assessments for you.

  • A link to the Getstart-ed Privacy Policy is located at the bottom of this page.

My standard contract includes the following clauses:


Getstart-ed & Ed Lawrence will provide career coaching (e.g., career goals, communication skills, personality assessments) and/or career communications (e.g., resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles) for the Client named at the bottom of this Agreement.


  1. Privacy Policy: All personal Client information, session content, and deliverables (goods or services) are strictly confidential, except in situations where such confidentiality would violate the law or cause harm.

  2. Session Policies:

    • Sessions shall be delivered at a mutually agreed upon time and place, and will be billed at the rate indicated on this and initialed by the Client.

    • Client agrees to pay outstanding fees in accordance with this .

  3. Fees:

    • Initial sessions must be paid in advance and subsequent session payments are due upon completion of each session.

    • If the Client cancels a session with less than 3 hours’ notice, they will pay a cancellation fee equaling 1/2 the fee for the session (e.g., a $100/hr session would incur a $50 cancellation fee).

    • If Getstart-ed determines any work is required in the form of extra sessions or work between sessions, Getstart-ed will first secure the Client’s written permission, and such work will be billed at the contracted session rate.

    • All time billed shall be rounded up to the next ten-minute time period. Getstart-ed reserves the right to charge, prorate, or waive incremental fees at its own discretion.

  4. Payment Methods: The Client agrees to pay using Venmo, PayPal, credit card, check, or cash (US currency). Other payment methods must be mutually agreed upon and noted in this Agreement.

  5. Interactive Collaboration: Getstart-ed will strive to provide the best possible services and documents for each Client. The Client shall supply all information requested by Getstart-ed and will collaborate in good faith with Getstart-ed to complete all deliverables.

  6. Liability: The Client agrees that Getstart-ed and Ed Lawrence are not providing medical or psychological services, and that Getstart-ed cannot guarantee interviews or employment.

  7. Relationship Termination: Either party may terminate this Agreement at any time, in which case (a) there shall be no future sessions, (b) the Client shall pay any outstanding fees, (c) Getstart-ed shall refund pre-payments less fees for work performed or for any administrative fees (e.g., PayPal or Venmo processing fees) incurred by Getstart-ed.

  8. Dispute Resolution: Any disputes shall be resolved in a manner consistent with the laws of the State of Massachusetts.

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