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Job Search Doesn’t Have to Be Hard or Take a Long Time
If you have always wanted an ally in your job search who is not beholden to an employer and the fee they earn from them and is there to answer your questions and help you . . . you are in the right place.
If you have always wanted to know someone in the business who can help you, who knows what he or she is talking about, and isn’t trying to sell you into a job to make a big commission. . . you are in the right place.
If you’re someone who has never:
Had a submitted resume fail to get an interview
Struggled to write or update your resume
Gotten a bad reference
Had an applicant tracking system reject your candidacy
Struggled with networking
Struggled with sourcing a hiring manager
Attended a job fair and walked out
Been rejected after a job interview (1st, 2nd, 3rd or more, or final interview)
Lost a salary negotiation conversation
Included a cover letter that was useless with your resume
Have a LinkedIn profile that people skipped over and not contact you
Wondered what the hell that recruiter meant by something
Had a company not call you back
Had a recruiter at a search firm ignore you
Submitted your resume to a job ad and not gotten a response
Received a counteroffer and been unsure how to respond
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Job Search Coaching
Whether you call it a job search coach or job coach, in case you haven’t noticed, job hunting is not a game that is set up to benefit you. You already know that you won’t get impartial advice from corporate recruiters and, of course, any advice you receive from agency recruiters is tainted because they are being paid by corporations to get you to go to work for their clients. How impartial would you be if you were not going to paid unless you sold someone on taking a job you represented and that person represented fees of between $20,000 and $100,000 or more? I suspect you wouldn’t be particularly impartial and neither are they.
Friends? Family? Former managers? Often they know little more than you do about job hunting even if they have hired a lot of people for themselves. That’s because they know what they want and how to evaluate for it but don’t know how other people do it. Having worked with people from a manager level and above for what seems like 100 years, senior professionals are often terrible job hunters!
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a job search coach who is your ally in the job search. He was an executive recruiter for many years and people love his work. Read what people have said about him in unsolicited comments. Watch a few recent testimonials.
A job search coach looks out for your interests in your job search.
Jeff, in particular, has an extraordinary amount of experience. Many of you have heard about the 10,000 hour rule that Malcolm Gladwell popularized in the book, “Outliers.” Gladwell wrote that it takes 10,000 of focused effort to master a skill. In “Outliers,” he points to The Beatles and Bill Gates as examples of how 10,000 hours of focused experience results in expert status. Job search coaching can be a difference maker for you.
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Job search coaches or job coaches are not all alike. Some work in government offices and claim to be job search consultants offering pablum to job hunters that hasn’t been helpful for a decade. It is so obsolete that it was last helpful when people faxed resumes to job ads they saw in newspapers.
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter has 10,000 hours of job coaching and executive recruiting experience . . . times 9 helping people find new jobs! More than 90,000 of recruiting, job counseling and job coaching experience, evaluating resumes, working closely with firms that hire talent, learning and understanding how they evaluate potential new hires at all levels, preparing people for all kinds of interviews, critiquing resumes and LinkedIn profiles (Jeff was member 7653 on LinkedIn), negotiating salary for people, as well as resigning positions. He has helped hiring managers by evaluating and referring talent, coaching many about how to interview more effectively and successfully.
Let me be your job search coach and ally in your job search. After all, the skills needed to find a job are different than the skills needed to do a job. Let me answer your job search questions and be your job coach.