Identify your career values and goals and what you're looking for in your next position
Identify the right companies and jobs to apply to
Use your network to get valuable information, job leads, and “ins” with your target companies
Research your target companies and use that information to your advantage during the job search
Tell your story through a tailored resume, a creative cover letter, and a compelling online presence.
Create a sane, sensible strategy for applying to and tracking job applications
Basic computer knowledge
Have you been applying to jobs, but not hearing anything back? Or only getting interviews for not-quite-dream jobs?
If so, you're not alone. And the good news is, The Muse's Ultimate Job Search Course can help. Based on the proven techniques of The Muse's career experts and coaches, this course will show you how to approach the job search strategically and walks you step-by-step through each step of the process.
This class is right for you if you deeply want to get a new job, but not just any job—you want a new role that is in line with your personal values and goals, and at a company where you'll be happy for a while. Whether you're in sales, tech, HR, operations, or any other office-based job, you'll find strategies you can apply to your job search tomorrow, including:
Identifying your career values so you're applying to the right jobs and companies
Approaching the search strategically by focusing on quality, not quantity.
Making networking a part of your job search (in a non-scary way!)
Identifying your unique story and communicating it through your resume, cover letter, and online presence
Structuring your job search for maximum effectiveness, minimum stress
By the end of the course, you'll be confident in applying to the jobs you're really excited about, and you'll have materials that are more likely to get noticed by hiring managers and recruiters.
Who this course is for:
The class is great for U.S. or Canada-based professionals who work in a typical office job (e.g., sales, marketing, HR, tech, communications, operations) and are looking for a new job.
6 sections • 35 lectures • 1h 14m total length
About This Course
Exercise: Career Reflection
Identifying Your Career Values
Deciding What You Want From Your Next Job
Career Story: How I Found the Right Job for Me
Discovering Your Dream Companies
Exercise: Pick a Few Dream Jobs
Intro: Seeing Yourself Through a Hiring Manager’s Eyes
Highlighting Your Experience
Understanding Your Gaps
Career Story: How a New Story Helped Me Land a New Job
Pulling it All Together: Your Personal Brand Story
Intro: Your Job Search Materials
A Killer Resume: Your Checklist
How to Tailor Your Resume
The Elements of a Killer Cover Letter
The Elements of a Killer LinkedIn Profile
LinkedIn Headline Makeovers
Pulling it Together: Your Story
Intro: Get Ready to Start Your Search
All the Ways to Look for a Job
How Your Network Can Help in Your Job Search
Career Story: How Networking Landed Me a Job
Tracking Your Search
Career Story: How Following Up Helped Me Land the Job
An online destination, helping you navigate your career
4.3 Instructor Rating
The Muse has helped over 50 million people with their careers. We believe that everyone deserves (and can get!) a job they love.
Use The Muse to browse jobs, explore the inside of top companies, and meet the people that work there. You can also use The Muse to read expert advice and connect with a career coach who'll help give your career a major boost.