Create a Career Plan in 90 days

You may feel like your career is owned by someone else. Learn mind hacks and shifts. Then use these tools to own it.
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  • Lectures 32
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

Dear Future Partner,

Do you feel like your career is being dictated by your manager, or others that don't see what you love to do? Are you looking for ways to generate a better income? This course will give you that edge above your competition using some proven mind hacks for career growth. It's an authentic, transparent, approach that has actually been proven to work with various career types.

Here's Why...

I've been a Huffington Post Career writer, TLNT The Business of HR career writer, and have lead the build of job recruiting platforms. I will be bringing this full proven knowledge base to you in this course. Inside this course you'll receive educational techniques to grow your career, but also some worksheets and playbooks you can put into real action. These resources were developed using real life scenarios that have increased salaries, changed careers, and improved personal branding. The best part is that these resources will not leave your side, and you can always come back to get a refresh. These again are proven solutions that have been used across various types of careers.

Key Features...

  1. Roughly 2 Hours Of Content - Planning Tools That Have SIMPLY WORKED
  2. Approachable & Conversational Style To The Curriculum
  3. Content from A Proven Contributor To Career Websites & Blogs
  4. Content From Someone Who Has Made Multiple Successful Career Changes

I've just outlined the key highlights of why this course will give you a roadmap for true career change. Please check the full list of topics yourself. Also, I want you to see the real value of this course before making any investment. This is why I've included a couple free videos you can watch RIGHT NOW.

What Else Will You Receive?

  1. Competitive edge over other candidates in your respective field of choice
  2. Worksheets and blueprints for an action plan
  3. Strategic consulting on how to move your career upward
  4. Techniques for a successful interview and salary discussions
  5. Greater confidence in yourself and career motivation
  6. Strategic consulting on making yourself indispensible, and fearless
  7. Real life techniques that have been used successfully for career growth
  8. Ideas to create your own personal brand
  9. Potentially more videos and courses over time to build further


I hope we get to work together to find your best career path.

Patrick

What are the requirements?

  • Open mind to new ideas and techniques
  • A true desire to change career path or growth
  • Basic use of Microsoft Office tools
  • Invest significant time in the course to ensure effectiveness

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Put yourself in a state of mental toughness that will drive success at work, interview, or meetings
  • Learn to work and learn from recruiters, and determine if it's necessary
  • Learn proven interview techniques that get rid of the nerves
  • Use career strategy and tactics that have had proven success
  • Create a blueprint to design your strategy and steps to get to your next successful career move
  • Identify roadblocks that you might hit and how to get past them quickly
  • Know the best way to go about applying for a new job or career
  • Assess your current career situation and skills honestly
  • Put yourself in charge of your destiny & not the person or company you currently work

What is the target audience?

  • People of all career levels looking for personal branding ideas, techniques for career growth, techniques for career change, and resources to make it all happen.
  • People who are willing to take action, and spend the time necessary to create a career plan for themselves.
  • People that are ready to do things differently than they have in the past to make big career leaps.

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.

Curriculum

1 question

This quiz is just a few questions to get you started in the course. It will set the stage for some of the key learnings you will gather.

Section 1: Setting Your Career Move Foundation
04:13

Set the foundation for the all the career lessons that you'll take. This is a chance for you to be honest about why your making a career or job change. This will help determine your next key steps, and leverage this information throughout the course.

04:45

Explore what gives you satisfaction out of a respective career. This will include a deep dive on your current situation as it relates to satisfaction, with an eye to your future career target opportunity.

04:19

This will be a short lesson to explain how to use the career success matrix spreadsheet. The worksheet is a resource that you'll be able to use throughout the entire course.

Section 2: Planning To Take Action On Your Career Move
06:11

In this lesson we'll study how to set-up your initial networking strategy for current contacts, and building your network. There will be more detailed education on this topic, so this is the foundational education.

05:00

In this lesson we'll look at some best practices for personal branding. In later sections we'll get into tactics, but this will be used as part of that strategy.

05:15

Guidance on how to approach becoming a recognized expert in your field is the core of this section. This is one of the tactics that will be recommended for your overall career move, or job change strategy.

02:04

The people you know, and are currently part of your professional network are sometimes the most powerful. In this short lesson I will explain why they are important, and how to strategically interact with them.

09:08

It is critical to have a great understanding of LinkedIn best practices. It's the number 1 online social network for professionals, so investing time in this section is well worth it. Key LinkedIn features will be highlighted with a description on how to leverage each one.

06:00

In this section I will provide best practices and techniques for setting up a personal website. I will also include platforms that I recommend, and how to get your website up and running quickly. You personal brand will be off to a fantastic start after this chapter.

Section 3: Creating A Strategic Map To Make A Career Move Upward
04:35

In order to have career success you'll need to have a plan. In this section will go into detail on the career success matrix template to help play your personal marketing plan.

03:35

In this lesson we'll look at how to take your self-promotion channels into a strategic plan.

04:09

The message about your skills, career, and ability needs to be clear and consise across channels. What you say in one channel needs to resonate in other channels as well. This includes live conversations, LinkedIn, and your own personal website. This section will give you a template and resource to make that happen.

03:24

The ability to articulate your brand story is more important than ever. This will make you stand out beyond your competition if you think about it strageically. This also works really well as your introduction in just about any interview. Probably one of the most valuable lessons in the curriculum.

Section 4: Begin Applying To New Career Opportunities
04:15

This lesson will keep you more focused on the type of websites that will more effectively aid your job search. There are so many these days it can be overwhelming, so this section will bring more focus to job boards.

03:42

You will learn how to more effectively leverage the professional network you've built in this lesson. Some key learning will include communication strategy, and techniques in reaching your network as well.

03:39

This lesson will cover best practices and approach to ensuring your resume or job application is presented in the most relevant, and professional way possible.

01:30

A quick description of how to use the job tracker grid resource that is provided with your education.

Section 5: Managing Roadblocks
02:22

An inspirational lecture on how to manage tough times in your job search, or a career change. You will receive specific strategies that keep you moving better than ever. These are effective and proven.

03:32

The title says it all for this section. You will receive ideas that will focus you on the positive going forward.

03:18

You'll find in some cases that your current professional network isn't real useful in your job search. This can be for many reasons, but we'll explore some options of what to do if this happens to you.

Section 6: Interview Techniques & Tips
02:22

This lesson takes a criticla look on how to give you the utmost confidence going into your next interview. We'll explore some techniques, and some best practices.

01:39

You are the talent, so don't be afraid to turn down an opportunity that doesn't feel right. In this lesson we'll help educate you further on making that type of decision.

02:39

Every resume is not equal especially when it comes to varying career types. This lesson will give you some key ideas on how to bring innovative ideas to your resume. No matter what your profession you can take some techniques from this section and apply it to your resume creation.

03:55

The interview follow-up is more critical than ever in the digital age. The influx of feedback to hiring managers and HR is overwhelming in general as well. If you want to stand out and be professional at the same, time this is your lesson. You will also receive a template that you can copy and paste example messages to assist you.

Section 7: Conclusion & Your Confidence Builder
03:31

In this lesson I will describe some mental shift techniques, as well as some confidence builders. This will help you focus on your success, and never let anyone take down your confidence in your career.

04:45

You can download all the resources in one zip file after this lesson. You should view this lesson as your quick summary of the key things we discussed anytime you need a refresher course.

02:32

This is an additional lecture that foucses on competitve advantage against other job candidates. I will provid you with proven techniques to think in an innovative way that gets noticed.

00:41

A very simple thank you for taking part in this course.

Section 8: BONUS: Additional Career And Salary Advancement Articles
05:10

This bonus section focuses on how and when to use recruiters the right way. They come in all shapes and sizes, and picking the right one is critical to your career success. Some invaluable insights and strategy is included.

1 page

Series of career education white papers for download.

2 pages

In this section you'll be able to download an article that shares some ideas on "fun" careers. Whether your changing careers or not this is a fun read that may spark some new ideas.

2 pages

In this lesson you'll be able to download a brief articlle on how to stay focused in your career change. This was added to be a reminder of all the lessons and education you received throughout the curriculum.

5 questions

Although I'm not a big fan of a quiz these quick questions will help you recap what you've learned.

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Instructor Biography

Patrick Richard, Marketing Executive, Career Guide, Entrepreneur

Patrick Richard has been a Huffington Post career writer; he is also the founder of the ShinyNeedle online job platform. Mr. Richard currently works as a marketing executive, and has been a guest speaker with the American Marketing Association, and Chicago Healthcare Technology 2.0 association. He has been a guest writer for several career recruiting blogs such as TLNT. Before ShinyNeedle he also created an online job recruitment platform for college student athletes that was mentioned on ESPN. He continues to consult on personal branding, career development, and new strategies to get hired along with his marketing executive career.

Mr. Richard's career has consisted of several successful career changes as well. He started his career as a web designer for an online start-up. He then moved into the field of multimedia design, which lead to being a digital product analyst and creative director in the Fortune 500 company market. This all culminated in becoming a marketing executive with a focus on several components of strategy ranging from business strategy to digital. His unique experiences have allowed him to help many people elevate their career, or make strategic career changes. He continues to educate and share his experiences with his live speaking engagements.

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