Getting Ahead in the Unpublished Job Market

Job Search Insights: Learn how to find the job you are looking for in the "Unpublished" or "HIdden"Job Market
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English, captions
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Published 1/2016 English Closed captions available

Course Description

When it comes to job searching, most people go to the ¨traditional¨ or published job market the job ads section of the newspapers, job banks, such as Monster or Indeed or recruiting agencies. What most job seekers don´t know is that those job search resources only cover a small percentage, from 10 to 30 percent of all positions available at any time. This fact explains why sometimes is so hard, for well qualified candidates, to find that the job they are looking for.

That´s why I have created ¨Job Search Insights: Getting Ahead in the Unpublished Job Market¨.

On this video course you will learn the strategies to tap into the unpublished job market where 70 percent of the job market positions are available, including over 80 percent of all six-figure salary positions.

On this video course you will learn:

  • What is the unpublished job market and why you should include it as part of your job search strategy.
  • How and where to go to research on a company of interest
  • How to use your network to enhance your job search
  • Learn the art of informational interviews, one of the least used, but most effective means of getting the information you want about a company, industry or job position.
  • How to use five methods to contact your target companies directly, the pros and cons of each and how to identify the right person to contact within you list of target companies.

What are the requirements?

  • Students need to have a willingness to learn

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 1,100 people from 93 countries enrolled in this courses
  • The student will be in a position to put into practice proven strategies and techniques to tab into the unpublished or hidden job market.
  • You will learn how to create a target list of potential employers to better focus your job search efforts.
  • How and where to go to do research on a company or field of interest to uncover the opportunities available.
  • How to use your network to uncover unpublished job opportunities
  • How to prepare and conduct an information interview, one of your best tools in your when looking a new job
  • Tips and best practices when you want to contact a potential employer directly.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course meant for people who are looking for additional tools and strategies as part of their job search efforts.
  • This course is suitable for people who are considering a career move in a new field or industry.
  • For professional of all levels who want to uncover potential job opportunities available, but not necessarily published in the “traditional” job market.

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.


Section 1: How to Get the Most Out of This Course

Pro tips, suggestions and resources to help you make the most out this video course.

Section 2: Discover the Unpublished Job Market

Did you know that the unpublished job market represents around 70% to 90% of all available jobs at any given time? In this lecture we introduce the concept of the unpublished job market, how it compares with the traditional published job market and why you should consider it as part pf your overall job search and career advancement strategies.

What is the Unpublished Job Market
3 questions
Section 3: How to Know More About Potential Employers

In order to maximized your job search, you should take the time to create a list of companies of interest to better focus your efforts. In this lecture we will discuss why is important to have a list of potemtial employers and where you can find prime information about them.


Job search websites are an essential tool when looking for employment at a certain company or job. They also allow you to gather premium information about a company of interest before you fill out their job application.

In this lecture you will learn about the use of internet resources to help you achieve your career goals and show you how these job search engines work.

Knowing More About Potential Employers
2 questions
Section 4: How to Network for Unpublished Opportunities

Your personal and professional network is always an important asset when it comes to your career advancements strategy. In this lecture we will discuss:

  • Why is important to grow and nurture your network, even if you are not looking for a job at the moment
  • The important basics of how your network can help in your job search efforts
  • how you can contribute to your network for mutual benefit.
Section 5: Getting the Most out of an Informational Interview

What is an informational interview and how you use this effective, but seldom used tool to get important information about the companies and industries you are interested.


Properly preparing for the informational interview is an important step to make the most out the interview meeting. In this lecture, we will go over how to prepare and conduct the interview.


In this lecture we will go over the what are the steps to take after the informational interview to maximize the benefit of the interview and keep the momentum.

Informational Interview
4 questions
Section 6: Contacting Potential Employers Directly

As part of your job hunting or career advancement strategy, you may want to contact a potential employer directly, either instead of or in addition to fill out a job application for a position of interest on their web site. In this lecture, you will learn why is a good idea to consider contacting an prospective directly and how this can put ahead of the job huting pack.

Contacting Potential Employers DIrectly
2 questions
Section 7: BONUS: Congratulations!
Section 8: BONUS - Download the Audio

An introduction to the concept of the unpublished job market. What is the unpublished job market, how it compares to the "traditional" published job market and why you should include it as part of your overall career advancement and job serach efforts.


You will know how to create a list of target companies. The better you know your potential employers, the better you can determine the best approach for you to follow.


How to use your contact network as part of your job search strategy to uncover unpublished job opportunities.


You will learn what is an informational interview, why is so important, how to set it up and how to make the most out of this important tool. Also we discuss interview tips, how to request an informational interview, informational interview questions to ask, how to conduct the interview and follow up.


When looking for opportunities to enhance your career or getting the type of job you want, there are times you may want to contact the potential employer directly. On this section we will go over why direct contact is a good option, how to identify a company's hiring practices and their general job hiring process, in order for you to take informed decisions on how to proceed.

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Instructor Biography

Ramon Torres, Experienced Manager, Author and Coach

Ramon is an experienced manager with solid background in business and people development, business process quality assurance, contract management and regulatory compliance for technology, government and healthcare industries.

As part of his 30+ years career experience, he has more than 16 years of experience managing international teams for a Fortune 500 company.

Ramon currently lives in sunny Puerto Rico with his wife, two daughters and three dogs.

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