Dream Job Lifeline - Preview.. Get Known, Get Working

Land your dream job, Make a Career Change, Network, Grow Sales.How to Walk Through the Backdoor Into Your Dream Job.
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  • Length 44 mins
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  • Languages English
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Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

Dream Job Life – Preview

For 28 years, I have helped thousands of professionals from all levels make profitable career transitions and create prosperous new businesses.

This “Preview” Course is actually a “mini course” which includes the first five lectures of our full course…and stands on its own, providing immense value.

Learn Rules you need to Start Breaking! Rules which were ingrained from Childhood Experience and how these rules have shaped you…and limit you in your connect-ability with others.

Just get laid off? Needing to go back to work after years at home or dealing with a family situation? Want to start your own business but don’t know where to start? Never waste the opportunity of a good crisis! I will walk you through the “Trough of Transition.” The “Trough of Transition” is something we all go through when change occurs whether it is a career or personal change – understanding what is happening and how to get to the next step.

This “Preview” offers valuable information to start you on your journey.

The principles taught in this course have been used for innovative job search, creative sales expansion, and inspired business development by hundreds of people.

Again, this Preview is immensely valuable on its own, and if you are ready to take the next step toward landing your dream job and ensuring a future of job security by your own design, we invite you to enroll into the full course upon which this preview is based, entitled:

Dream Job Lifeline: Get Known, Get Offers, Get Working

How to Walk Through the Backdoor Into Your Dream Job Life

What are the requirements?

  • A willingness to explore your passions and to make connections with those people who will lead to opportunities.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Change the way you look for work.
  • Get outside old patterns that limit your possibilities.
  • Find the opportunity to do work you really want.
  • Learn Lifetime Career Management.
  • You'll learn how to get in the door to get hired in any field -- even in something you've never done before.
  • You'll learn the secrets of hidden, stealth networking to land the sweetheart jobs that are never advertised.
  • Learn how to find and utilize your network contacts.
  • In a job search, find reasons to meet people other than your need for a job.
  • You'll get a job faster doing what you REALLY want to do.
  • You'll learn how to get working 3-4 times faster than when putting in applications.
  • You'll turn the whole concept of interviewing for jobs upside down, being the one in control of targeting who you want to meet, setting them up, and even conducting those interviews yourself.
  • Fun and connection of networking vs. isolated online searching.

Who is the target audience?

  • Whether you want a new job, want to build your client base or start your own business, effective relationship building is required… and getting in by “stealth” means is the basis for uncovering the best opportunities.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.



Welcome to the course! This lecture will give you some ideas about where you might be coming from as well as explain my commitment to this course and to you.

Section 1: Calm Down & Be Contrarian - A Preview

In this lecture I will explain what I will be covering in this section, including why this course is so special, the trough of transition, breaking rules, the evolution of a hire, and the 4M method of career management.


In this lecture I will cover the following information:

  • Explain how the course came about.
  • Introduce the book on which it is based.
  • Make suggestions for success in the course.
  • Cover why it is important (but not required) to get a buddy to work through the course with you or join our LinkedIn Group.
  • Illustrate why you should keep a "Career Transformation Insights Journal" for insights, new awareness, and "out-of-the-blue" occurrences.
  • Explain what a lifeline document is and that you can either view it online or download it for access to the journaling, exercises, and action item activities.

In this lecture I will cover the following information:

  • The Trough of Transition.
  • Journaling: Where you're at? How do you move along the curve?
  • Your Higher Calling.
  • Journaling: What do you see for yourself?

In this lecture I will cover the following information:

  • Rules Ingrained From Childhood Experience and how these rules have shaped you.
  • Rules Implied by Life Experience and how these rules have shaped you.
  • Journaling: Knowing this, what will you do differently? At least 2 ways you’ll get outside your comfort zone in any of these areas.

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Instructor Biography

Darrell W. Gurney, Chief Empowerment Officer

DARRELL W. GURNEY, a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Texas with degrees in Finance and International Business is:

  • Founder and Chief Empowerment Officer of CareerGuy, a website supporting career fulfillment, job transitions, and business branding and building.
  • Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC)
  • Certified Job & Career Transition Coach (JCTC)
  • Certified Career Management Coach (CCMC)
  • Licensed Spiritual Counselor (ALSP, RScP)

As a 28-year recruiting veteran, executive coach and career advisor, Darrell has supported thousands of professionals at all levels to make profitable transitions. Some companies utilizing Darrell's professional services are:

  • Microsoft
  • America Online
  • Hunt-Wesson
  • American Express

Conferring with a career-coaching firm at the age of 24, he utilized a “stealth" job search method to meet with 7 CFOs of the top Hollywood entertainment studios and landed an international financial position with MGM/United Artists Pictures, without ever going through HR!

Through these initial experiences, he developed an understanding of networking, what it takes to get in to meet important people, and how to get ahead.

Based in Los Angeles, he educates clients in his Stealth Search™ method.

Darrell is the author of several books that have become highly touted resources in the careers field:

Headhunters Revealed! Career Secrets for Choosing and Using Professional Recruiters (Amazon), winner of the Clarion Award for Best Book by the Association for Women in Communications and reviewed in Publishers Weekly.

Never Apply for a Job Again: Break the Rules, Cut the Line, Beat the Rest, an Amazon best seller, endorsed by bestselling thought leaders such as Harvey Mackay, Keith Ferrazzi, and Dr. Ivan Misner.

Finding the S Spot: Career Pleasure Secrets for Merging Skills, Pay and Play, his newest E-book

Darrell has been featured in:

  • CBS Moneywatch
  • Fortune
  • Forbes
  • Wall Street Journal's Career Journal
  • BusinessWeek Online
  • MSN Careers
  • CareerBuilder
  • Wall Street Journal Radio

He has been a guest on local and national radio and television programs and has been quoted in newspapers, magazines, and journals.

He has consulted for the largest worldwide corporate outplacement organizations, Lee Hecht Harrison and Right Management and speaks and leads workshops for both professional and trade associations as well as leading MBA programs.

A media expert on subjects such as recruiting, networking, and finding one's passion, Darrell was recently named Networking Expert for the MBA-focused site.

Darrell also offers webinars and programs that get students and working professionals out, connected, and expanding.

Always looking for ways to help more people, he is currently completing his next book about midlife transitions, entitled The Back Forty: 7 Critical Embraces for Life's Second Half (due out in 2016) and developing an inspiring reality show, "Dream Job Life".

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