How to Get Hired Faster: Job Hunting Shortcuts & Hacks

Learn proven shortcuts and hacks that will reduce the amount of time you spend searching for a new, higher paying job.
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Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

This course will help you redesign your job hunting strategies and career path. You'll make better progress towards the job, career, and income you want. The lessons represent over a decade's worth of research and first-hand experience with our challenging job market.

In less than two hours, you can learn how to...

  • Impress potential employers during interviews and get them to offer you a job.
  • Build a network of professional relationships that will help you get a better career.
  • Avoid a lot of the frustration and discouragement others experience when looking for a new job.
  • Learn some secrets corporate recruiters have shared about what it takes to get a job offer.
  • Effectively prove that you're qualified for the job.


Over 3,000 students have already enrolled
and are learning how to get a better job and income more quickly!

REVIEWS FOR THIS COURSE:

Read what some people have said about this course:

  • Dr. Roger Allen, an Author, Consultant, and Executive Coach said: "I loved your course! You've condensed tons of practical content into an extremely usable guide for anyone who wants to either find a job or improve their skills and value on the job."
  • Shannon Aragon recently got a great job and said, "This course helped me get motivated and organized to take action. The content is clearly outlined which made it easy to follow and easy to understand. The examples throughout the course were very relevant and helped put my circumstances into perspective."
  • Chanchira Trirat recently completed this course and said, "I have done several courses on Udemy and this has been the most well structured and professionally put together course. It is very clear that Steve not only knows his subject matter but has a lot of personal experience on the topic which makes all the difference. His pre-interview preparation could mean the difference between getting the job or not. Vital for any job searcher.
  • And a few others have said, "Gave me great ideas to help pursue my career!" "Great advice about what to expect and how to transition in my career." "Very informative and useful...helps shift the job hunting mindset."

BONUS LESSONS & RESOURCES INCLUDE:
  • How to Survive Unemployment
  • Overcoming Underemployment
  • Advantages/Disadvantages of Contract Employment
  • You can also download all the audio files for this course to listen to while you're on the go.

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Click the Preview buttons in the course outline down below to see a free sample of the videos that will teach you how to get a better job faster.

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What are the requirements?

  • Have at least a rough draft of your resume and open a LinkedIn account if you haven't already. Some of the exercises in this course will help you improve them.
  • Become familiar with the Udemy course interface (i.e. Notes Panel, Discussion Section, etc.)
  • You will want to have a pdf reader program to download some of the existing worksheets as well as new worksheets which will be added to this course in the days to come.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Gain an advantage over other job seekers to get the work and income you deserve.
  • Supercharge your resume.
  • Ace your job interviews.
  • Build profitable professional relationships.
  • Develop a job hunting strategy.
  • Learn how to deal with unemployment and underemployment.
  • Change careers more quickly.

What is the target audience?

  • Job seeekers or career changers who want some more effective methods of finding they type of job they want.
  • Anyone who is unemployed or underemployed will find valuable tips and resources to find better work and income.
  • Career coaches or employment specialists will also learn more about new approaches and ideas about today's challenging job market.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Your Successful Job Hunt
03:13

Get a better job and the employment (and income) you deserve by learning new job hunting facts.

02:19

Get the most from the Job Hunting Facts & Hacks course by using Udemy's great built-in note taking features. Also improve your job hunting abilities and career prospects by completing each challenge activity.

02:32

Job hunting can be very discouraging, especially if we are suing outdated job hunting techniques. This video details some of my own job hunting challenges.

02:00

Recruiters are very busy and can't afford to look at every resume. Hiring managers often ask around to fill jobs before looking in databases of resumes. Don't get caught in these job hunting traps!

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This lesson contains the exercises/worksheets for all the activities in this course.

Section 2: Hard-but-Helpful Job Hunting Facts
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One unhappy mail room worker inspired my to pen this hypothetical letter about his circumstance. Our employment situation is the result of our own choices. If you believe that, then you are empowered to improve your career.

05:35

Like career expert Richard Bowles says, recruiters and job seekers take different paths to fill open jobs. This video describes my experiences which verufy that.

04:34

I sat right next to the recruiting team for a three billion dollar retail company for a few years. This video sheds some light on the secrets of job hunting and getting hired.

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Have you ever seen the episode of I Love Lucy where Lucy and Ethel try to get jobs? This lecture has the transcript from a portion of that, as well as a link to see the episode for yourself. It's funny, but it also shows us how many of our job hunting strategies are ineffective.

Section 3: Ways to Get the Right Job, Right Now
07:21

Job hunting is much more successful when you take a step-by-step approach from unemployment (or, graduation) to better and better employment opportunities.

01:45

Job hunting is much more effective when you can summarize what you have to offer in just a few minutes.This video discusses how an effective elevator pitch can improve your job hunting and career.

1 page

This activity guides you through a few simple steps to develop your own effective emplyment pitch.

05:36

What you know is the most important element of qualifying for a new job or changing careers, but networking to develop professional relationships is important as well. This video discuss what professional relationships should be, and debunks some traditional networking ideas.

04:48

Watch this video on building effective professional relationships to increase the size and quality of your network.

03:03

Resume advice is abundant on the Internet, and everyone has different opinions. You can improve your chances of getting calls and interviews by remembering these simple resume tips.

01:57

Giving companies visible proof of your skills and abilities is a must during your job hunt. This lecture shows how portfolios have secured job offers.

05:44

Job interviews are as unique as the people conducting them. No one approach will work for all interviews. This lecture introduces some "top-secret" advice about how to ace your job interviews.

02:09

Job hunting is not usually discussed in school. This lecture introduces Richard Bolles "What Color is Your Parachute" career guide, if you have not heard of it already. It is worth its price and more!

03:41

Once you have a job, it's time to start preparing for the next job in your career path. Job security is a myth, and your skills might become obsolete very quickly. Learn what you need to do to be flexible and adapt to changing job markets.

01:30

While this course on job hunting offers a lot of great information, it will be of no value unless you apply it. Take action to get the career and income you want and deserve!

Section 4: BONUS Lessons and Next Step to Take
1 page

Downloadable, printable reference guide with some of the more important information summarized from this course.

05:15

Unemployment can destroy you if you're not careful. Learn about what I learned the hard way and save yourself a lot of pain and frustration during unemployment.

01:43

A job is not a good job if it is boring and fails to challenge you. This is part of what is known as "underemployment." Learn more about it and how to overcome it in this lecture.

05:01

This lesson discusses some of my own experiences working as a contract employee for several large corporations. Learn about some of the advantages and disadvantages of contract employment. This knowledge will help you make more informed decisions about your career.

MP3 Audio Files from All Lectures
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Instructor Biography

Steve Churchill, Author + Instructional Designer

Steven is an author and instructional designer who successfully creates interactive training programs for thousands of employees in several of the U.S.'s largest companies. He's committed to helping people get better work and income through learning new, more marketable skills. He earned Master's and Bachelor's degrees, but his career and business depend primarily on self-taught skills. He wrote the book, How to Learn Higher Paying Skills, available on Amazon. He's launched his own instructional media company, Didactable, LLC. He finds it odd to refer to himself in third-person!

Instructor Biography

Didactable Interactive, Instructional Design

DIDACTABLE® creates engaging, cost-effective online training programs. Give your employees knowledge & skills they need to do their jobs better. Educate customers about the features of your products or services. Generate profits from selling your educational content externally.

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