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"I absolutely love, love, love my new job! I just had orientation today. I'm working for company that believes in helping people. I love the culture. It is my dream job. Really! Job Hunt School Works." Destiny Simms - Job Hunt School Scholar
Job Hunt School/Career Strategy is an 8-week program for project managers, team leaders and professionals who want to learn modern job hunt tactics and career strategies to enjoy better jobs, higher earnings and more freedom.
Whether you know what you want and need tactics and plan to get your next job or you're at a crossroads and need to assess your situation and weigh options, you're in the right place.
Welcome inside our community for people who want professional autonomy and freedom while building a career that has impact
"These are the resources you've been looking for to help with your search. Do yourself a favor and learn a faster way to connect yourself with results."
Brad Donze, Client Relations Professional, USA
"It's simply superb. It’s really helpful, especially with the interactive sessions with you Courtney."
Each person has a different requirement during their job search. Customized job search plans from you were the most amazing part of JHS."
Bhargavi Gogulampati, Engineer
"From someone who’s been in the corporate world for 35 years, Job Hunt School is the only place where I was able to find the material that made a difference."
The only place where I found a methodology, the tools, the materials and the commitment from its owner to make a difference."
Mark Wendorf, Sales Expert
The minute you enroll, you're part of the Hub, our new private workspace where you and your class create, adapt, work and grow. Each week a new training module drops and two prompts are posted in the Hub. You respond and you also see the responses of others. These give your insight and you'll share your own ideas and encouragement. This is a safe place to explore options and try on different professional roles to glean answers to questions that may have kept you in a holding pattern. This is completely NEW and POWERFUL.
I'll be there along with our cadre of coaches to keep things lively.
If you aren't sure what your next step should be, you're not alone. Career Strategy is designed for professionals who to step back and "figure it out."
Ride the wave of change, flexibility and new arrangements forming as we emerge from the pandemic.
This is your journey. Unique weekly prompts are designed to help you assess where you are. Explore options, and prepare for what's next. You don't have to worry, because we guide you every step. Peeling back the layers in this "a-ha" moment-packed supplement that unlocks the answers in you. Career Strategy is delivered in the Hub,
How Career Strategy Works
Relax. We're there every step of the way to help you as you try new things without fear or pressure. Explore what's possible for you and discover how to make impact with the next phase of your life and career. Enjoy it.
Job Hunt School and Career Strategy are delivered jointly and Scholars can focus on one or both. You decide what's best for you.
"Job Hunt School was just the beginning of a wonderful journey."
You have not only provided a job hunt road map with many tips and hints that enhanced my knowledge, but you also provided a support forum as well as your own support. The Job Hunt School is a beautiful mix of on-line learning with resources and examples, but also an interactive program that engages. This program was exactly what I needed to view the search from a different perspective.
Susan Boster, California, USA
An effective way to get laser-focused and stay productive. This one used by some of the most successful people in the world. My clients adore this checklist and you can use it to smash challenges that once intimidated you.
"Courtney, I have to say that this was a very informative and eye-opening exercise."
"Thanks, Courtney, for helping me be true to myself."
"Completely surprised by this!"
"I just finished reviewing "Contact" in Job Hunt School. I realize I have been doing this process all wrong which explains my years of frustration.
I decided to go straight to the source of the job I wanted. The person actually conversed with me and encouraged me to submit an application. These insights are amazing!"
Destiny Simms, USA
Easily and comfortably contact the people and organizations who want what you offer.
"I just wrote my first three cover letters since seeing this [Job Hunt School] video. It's so much less agonizing. I used to hate writing cover letters (and I'm someone who really loves to write)."
Caitlin Lemon, MA, North Carolina, USA
"I joined in just a couple of days ago. I highly recommend utilizing the 'Unforgettable Interview Tool' in the Connect section of the class material. I used it to prepare for my phone interview today. It truly helped me structure my pitch as well as helping me discuss all my important strengths relevant to the job and provide examples to substantiate them. Thank you Courtney Kirschbaum."
Job Hunt School Scholar, USA
If you don't learn these things in Job Hunt School, please learn them somewhere.
NEW FOR SPRING 2021!
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Negotiation skills have ever been so easy to learn. And they are are 100% learnable! Anyone can to this. YOU can do this, This Negotiation Training is yours the minute you enroll in Job Hunt School. ($900 Value) Included with Job Hunt School!
Everyone uses the word "mastermind," yet almost no one really knows what the $#@& it is! It's not paying $50k to sit in a sweat lodge circle with a guru while they tell you their secrets and you all sweat and chant! It's easy to learn. This short (fun) program teaches you how it works, how to find the right people, how to start your own, run it like a pro so you get information that's pure career rocket fuel
You get 7 downloads: The agenda with my notes on exactly how to run your meeting, a meeting prep form, lesson's learned list, Invocations list, a one-pager on how to excel in your mastermind role and more. This is the full system and method and you learn it in under and hour and use it forever.
Short version: this is a (Moscow) mule kick that gets your career into hyper-speed.
This is a complete, yet simple LinkedIn Management System that will take care of you and your career.
This is your chance to master this vital career platform once and for all. LinkedIn Boost is one of the most popular courses we've ever offered and the only way you can get it is in the Job Hunt School Package.
Our resources are selected based on their power to make you more effective
"What this new Career Strategy thing?"
Career strategy is for you if you're not ready to job hunt. You don't need tactics, you need a deeper dive into where you are, what you want and where you want ot go next, all things that a good job search require. Since JHS has always been a non-expiring membership, this is perfect for returning scholars to explore leadership and legacy and for everyone else to get clarity and perspective, interact with our NEW coaches in the New Hub in a new way. You get both JHS and CS and you can focus on one of the other or both at once.
"What is Job Hunt School?"
Job Hunt School is the world’s first online tactical career management school of its kind. It's a 5-module, video-based curriculum that shows you, step-by-step, how to build a career that reflects your values, safeguards your freedom, and teaches you how to market yourself and manage your career not only like a consummate professional, but a free agent, so you can have the impact (and income) you want.
"Tell me about the hub?"
New for spring 2021 the Hub is our online community on the same platform as JHS, so if you were a non-FaceBook user, you can use this! Our FaceBook Common Room is still there for graduates to connect, but all the activity of your live Job Hunt School experience will be in the Hub and on Zoom calls. What's different about the Hub is coaches and experts who are there to respond to you. Each week you'll get questions mini lessons and scenarios to respond to. You respond and you can see how others respond. This is powerful. Even more so because it's private and abbreviated. After 16 weeks the Hub is closed. A new Hub is formed for each JHS/CS class and completely original experience happens there. Scholars can join any live Hub each time a new class starts Right now, we offer two enrollments each year.
"How is this different from other programs?"
JHS is for you if you have a good grasp of the basics and want to use your bargaining chips wisely and move to the next level in terms your work, salary, while getting more career autonomy. You're ready to plan and execute a higher level job search or maybe change careers. You want to take control of your career instead of having your current or future boss manage call the shots. We do cover things liker resumé and cover letter but the focus is on more progressive tactics for more experienced, ambitious, high-achievers who have high expectations of their careers and don't have time to learn by hit-or-miss over time.
"Who is this for?"
JHS is for experienced, independence-driven professionals who seek high levels of success and value their freedom. You may feel impatient with the glacial pace of the average career growth. You know there's "privileged information" that's rarely shared and can take years to compile on your own and you want to expedite that process. You seek mastery and you're okay breaking away from the herd. Notes for Prospective Scholars will give you more insight into whether Job Hunt School is a fit.
...More on who this is for and pricing...
This is a significant investment, yet when you factor in that you're getting non-expiring lifetime membership, access to live events for the life of the program and all resources updates, it's an incredible value. Also factor in that this is one-of-a-kind and not your career center's guidance. That being said, it's not for everyone. It's for patient, ambitious pros and people who want ethical career success and mastery. We do not recommend you go into debt to enroll and encourage you to take the time to know what you're getting and feel comfortable that it's a fit. .
Good questions to ask yourself: what will happen if you don't do this? Where will I be in a year? Is what I'm doing working?
"What if I need help or have a question specific to my situation?"
Immediately after enrollment closes we kick off 6 weeks of once-weekly live trainings where I do a live training and answer your questions. These usually last about an hour. We do everything from live challenges to resumé reviews. You get the benefit of seeing what others are doing, the challenges they are taking on and hear answers to questions you may not have thought to ask.
You'll also be able to talk with Courtney, her team and other scholars in the private Facebook Common Room. We're here to support you 9-4 Eastern Time 5 days a week. Those are our "official" hours, but like you, we're online a lot more often than that and don't be surprised if you get an after-hours response.
Our team is here to support you and we're very-responsive. You can ask questions in the comments section of our private learning platform 24/7 and see the questions and answers of other scholars.
"What if I can't attend all the live trainings."
No problem. Live events are recorded for you so you can watch them on your own schedule and ask questions in the common room or the Comments section.
"Why not just get someone to do my resume for me?"
If you're looking for the next job and are happy to be chosen rather then choose and have the budget to pay someone else to take the reins for you every time you look for job or have a career choice to make, Job Hunt School is probably not for you.
"Is there a guarantee?"
Yes, we do this so theres's no risk to you. Job Hunt School comes with a 100% money-back guarantee. You can see that here.
This program comes with a 100% Money Back Guarantee. Our hope is that your career and life is transformed with the skills you develop and the community you connect with in this training. Your contribution to that outcome is to give your very best effort implementing the strategies in Job Hunt School. Taking 100% responsibility is a core principle to all our work, for that reason, in order to be eligible for our Money Back Guarantee
If you do the full course work, don’t feel that it worked for you and submit your completed work within 30 days of purchase, we’ll promptly refund your course fee. If you do not include your completed coursework no refund can be issued.
1. Job Hunt School/Career Strategy is custom made for those with a strong desire for free agency - both personal and financial. Ideal for professionals who love their work, yet you also crave freedom and flexibility. We are not against employers. We are for you.
2. It's best suited to those with a robust sense of humor and who subscribe to the belief: just because something is serious doesn't mean it can't be fun.
3. If you offend easily, you may not be comfortable in this program. Experience has taught us that soft-pedaling or sugar-coating the sometimes harsh reality of work and business serves no one. There's an abundance of that variety of training in existence already. A high level of candor is Job Hunt School's "dialect" because it's efficient and it works. If you thrive on no-BS straight talk, you'll be right at home.
4. The ideas in job hunt school are strongly motivated by a desire to level the playing field of your job hunt and career. We work best for people who take 100% responsibility for their results.
5. We are not lawyers. Employment and labor laws vary from country to country and state to state and change frequently. There are also regulatory agencies and other considerations This program is not intended as a substitute for legal advice of any kind.
6. JHS/CS is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is updated annually.
7. JHS/CS is open enrollment. We do not require applications. We rely on professionals to self-select based on what's a fit for you and your career. If you feel Job Hunt School/Career Strategy is right for you, we would love to welcome you! If information you need to make your choice is not on this page, please email our team with your questions. We're happy to help. Info@CourtneyKirschbaum.com
Courtney Kirschbaum is intensely committed to helping professionals job hunt defensively and manage their careers with whip smart, experience-based strategy so they can have the freedom and security to enjoy the important things in life.
An award-winning speaker and TEDx presenter, Courtney Kirschbaum led mission-critical global programs for the world’s largest consulting firms for over 15 years. She's living proof that there's life after a corporate career.
If you read Fast Company, Business News Daily or CIO Magazine, you may have already seen her career advice.
Courtney knows firsthand what it takes to open doors, get offers and protect your rights and freedom! Delivering talks at companies and universities all over the US and Canada,
Courtney's superpower is inspiring you to have confidence in your highest ambition so you can achieve bigger goals and enjoy your career without sacrificing your freedom whether you're in the office or out.
Regarding consumer testimonials. As with any business-related program, your results using Job Hunt School may vary from these consumer testimonials. Job Hunt School is for people who take 100% responsibility for their results. Your results will be based on many variables, such as your level of effort, professional experience, business acumen, personal qualities, knowledge, skills, and many other factors. Since these factors differ for each individual, we cannot guarantee your success, results, or income level, nor are we responsible for your success or failure. Job Hunt School is not a “get rich quick scheme.” It takes lots of time, effort and dedication on your part. We believe that we provide you a powerful set of tools and information to achieve your desired results, if you put the guidance in the program to work. These Job Hunt School graduates agree.
Spoiler alert: there's no Job Fairy. Job Hunt School/Career Strategy delivers real-life, unfiltered, actionable career strategy, putting you in the driver's seat of your career. Seatbelts!