We get it. Looking for a new job is about as fun and easy to understand as putting together Ikea furniture.

It doesn't have to be that complicated. In fact (dare we say this?), it can actually be one of the most rewarding things you do. This course will introduce you to a new way to career hunt. We're going to help you be strategic and put you in control of the process so you don't have to rely on crossed fingers, settle for a job you know isn't right, and slum it at companies that don't fit your lifestyle.

There's no magic pixie dust here. Just a concrete action plan to take you from "WTF am I supposed to be doing with my life?" to "This is my career, and I own it."

Imagine having a plan to land a job at a company that's a guaranteed perfect fit for you. Do we sound nuts? Not exactly. We're just savvy, and after this course, you will be too. Get it.


How to identify target companies that align with your career ideals

Step-by-step instructions for researching your target companies—and applying that research to your job search

Scripts and strategies for working your way into your target companies

Exactly how to fill your skills gaps and create evidence of your experience

The direct approach for applying to your dream job at your perfect fit company


8 video tutorials with aha! moments that will dramatically change your job search success rate

Step-by-step worksheets that will help you take immediate action on each lesson

Straight talk about the job search from a former Hulu recruiter

You don't know where to start your job search, but you do know you don't want to apply to just any job.

You're tired of applying for jobs online only to hear crickets.

You're a recent grad who wants to start their job search strategically or a working professional looking for a change.

You're confident you could do that job if the recruiter would just notice your resume.

Course Curriculum

  Lesson 2: Finding + Researching Your Target Companies
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  Lesson 3: Figuring Out What Job(s) to Target
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  Lesson 6: Networking + Informational Interviews
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  Study Break: The Pep Talk
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  Lesson 8: After the Application—Interviewing + Following Up
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"I got so much value from this course—especially when I went through the active exercises for creating a list of target companies. Those target companies really let me focus my job search efforts in a way I wasn't doing before—and companies took notice! And because I was also trying to transition industries, it was super important for me to find companies where my skills could apply to product manager roles.

I'm happy to report that after 6-months of job searching, I've accepted my dream job as a Business Analyst/ Product Owner. I've successfully transitioned industries, found a company that's a much closer commute, and have a clear idea of the career path I'm on."

Tamanna M., Business Analyst/Product Owner at a university

I lead Career Contessa, an online career development and mentorship platform that helps women build successful careers. I launched Career Contessa after experiencing my own professional struggles working at a job I hated and feeling hopeless about what career I should pursue to be happy. Through trial and error, I figured out a strategy for transitioning to a new industry and company, and I successfully landed a job as a recruiter at Hulu with no formal recruiting experience. Loving my job and company was a game-changer for my overall happiness and confidence.

As a recruiter, I screened thousands of resumes, interviewed candidates for a variety of roles, and learned the ins and outs of what made a candidate a successful applicant, what impressed hiring managers, and what mistakes were immediate deal-breakers. This insight helped me launch Career Contessa to be a career site that offered women real, actionable advice that was based on how job searches really worked and how the workplace really operated.

Through Career Contessa and our professional development courses, we're bringing these strategies, tips, and resources directly to you to help you make positive career changes quickly. So, if you're looking for a new job and tired of not hearing back after you spend hours applying for jobs online, this course will be your step-by-step system for a successful job search.

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When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.