Real World Job Hunt: Strategies that get you Hired!
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Real World Job Hunt: Strategies that get you Hired!

A step-by-step career development training focusing on personal brand, interview preparation, and social media strategy.
4.8 (7 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
139 students enrolled
Created by Darryl Ross
Last updated 10/2014
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Job Seekers will have a proven framework for a successful job search. Job seekers will learn to ace their interview and answer difficult interview questions. Understand the differences between a Chronological, Functional, CV, and Government resumes. In addition, job seekers will learn to create an effective cover letter, elevator speech, and Linkedin profile.
  • Most importantly, job seekers will learn to "stand out" and be the candidate of choice to get the job!
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Hello Friends,

The job market is challenging...but with the right strategies you can land your dream job. Let me show you how! My program is Certified by the Workforce Investment Board (WIB). This course will assist job seekers with Interview Skills, Resume Tips, Linkedin fundamentals, and Social Media Strategies. Learn the best practices for a successful job search & interview! Includes pdf downloads of example resumes, cover letters, and elevator speeches.

  • 18 lectures and over 90 mins of video content.
  • PDF Downloads & Worksheets
  • Understand how to "stand out" from all of your competition.
  • Learn the process to ace your interview.
  • Learn to make Social Media work for you...not against you.
  • and much much more...
Who is the target audience?
  • All Job Seekers
  • Including individuals looking for a career change, retiring military or veterans, and recent college graduates.
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Curriculum For This Course
17 Lectures
0 Lectures 00:00
Manage the Brand
2 Lectures 10:58

Review the importance of career brand. All job seekers have a brand. What is yours and are you positioned for success with your brand?

Preview 04:34

Review and develop a 30 second marketing commercial. Perfect for cold meeting and networking events.

Preview 06:24
The Resume Factor
3 Lectures 14:44

How to effectively use a cover letter to create interest in your resume.

Effective Cover Letters

Understand the difference between Chronological, CV, Government, and Functional Resumes. Which one is for you?

Understanding your Resume

Learn the top mistakes when it comes to resumes. Everything from type of paper to color.

Resume Do's & Dont's
Social Media Management
3 Lectures 14:16

Learn the basics of Social Media and how it effects your job search 70-100% of employers will check your Social Media Profiles.

Social Media and your Job Search

Why Linkedin? Learn the major benefits and review Linkedin set up and basics.

Linkedin Strategy Part I

Review the main 6 segments of LinkedIn. How LinkedIn assists your overall career position and presence.

Linkedin Strategy Part II
Interview Management
4 Lectures 22:41
Effective Research

The most challenging part of an interview are the interview questions. Learn to answer the questions confidently and correctly.

Ace the difficult Interview Questions

What questions should you ask the interviewer? How can your questions position you for success.

Interview Strategy Part I

Learn how to craft your story and create T.O.M.A. In addition, don't forget to ask for the job.

Interview Strategy Part II
The New Workplace & Power Networking
4 Lectures 14:04

Learn how the different generations create the workplace.

Generations at Work

Learn how to build professional communities thru networking.

Effective strategies in Power Networking

Best Practices on Transitioning to a New Career Field

Best Practices on Transitioning to a New Career Field

Attitude = Achievement. Attitude is the number one skillset in your job search.

Success starts with Attitude
Bonus: Best Practices on Career Search
1 Lecture 12:19

Learn Best Practices from leading professionals in HR and Management.

Learn from Industry Professionals
About the Instructor
Darryl Ross
4.6 Average rating
14 Reviews
245 Students
2 Courses
Author & Certified Career Development Trainer

Author & Motivational Trainer Darryl Ross has helped hundreds of clients learn to stay motivated and create their dream futures. He has appeared on numerous TV Shows including PBS, E! Entertainment Channel, and the Travel Channel. Certified by the WorkForce Investment Board - Darryl Ross has given hundreds workshops across the country including: America Works, Skillsource, Virginia Employment Commission, Joblink, USMC (Transition Assistance Program) and many more.

For the past 15 years, Darryl Ross has provided private coaching, keynote presentations, and trainings throughout the country. In 2014, he was the Keynote Speaker for the Virginia Business Education Conference, the DCRA Management Expo, and the Loudoun Water Leadership Conference. He is also a 6-Time Century Sales Award Winner with $3.8 million in 12 months.

Keynote & TrainingTopics include:

Leadership * Managing Change & Conflict * Extraordinary Customer Service * Sales & Staff Motivation * The Power of Attitude

We can choose to be mediocre, good, or Extraordinary! It all starts with our Attitude! Darryl Ross shares the roadmap to high achievement!

Trainings include:

  • Motivation
  • Overcoming Adversity & Objections
  • The Extraordinary Mindset
  • Effective Goal Setting
  • Time Management and much more...

Darryl Ross has given hundreds of presentations for groups of 10 people to 1000! From High Schools and Colleges, to Military Bases and Fortune 500 Companies. He is the author of the motivational book & CD “Be Extraordinary” and a contributing author to the book “Jumpstart your Success."

Recent Corporate Clients Include:

Best Buy, Verizon Wireless, SHRM, BB&T Bank, Ford, DCHR, Wyndham Vacation Resorts, Sprint, AT&T, Washington Gas, Loudoun Water, National Guard Yellow Ribbon Event, Quantico Marine Corps. Base-TAP

Recent College & Youth Clients Include:

Devry University, Howard University, Norfolk State, College of Southern Nevada, Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, Fairfax County Government Teen Center, Arizona's Young Scholar's Academy, YWCA-DC