10 Quick Wins To Expedite Your Job Search


In today's competitive job market, efficiency is paramount in finding your next opportunity. This high-speed fast paced talk provides attendees with concise, actionable strategies that can help job-hunters press fast forward. This presentation includes distillation of 10 specific action items.

We begin by understanding the power of reconnecting with former bosses, co-workers, and supervisees. We explore the value of former classmates and schoolmates. We look at the power of updating friends and family about your career goals which can uncover hidden opportunities. A strategic approach to job searching includes strategically sharing job opportunities for others. The goal is to attract offers.

If you’re tired of “personal branding” and “networking” this talk is for you. Each strategy is designed to be a quick win; simple to implement but with the potential for substantial impact. Job seekers from all backgrounds will leave this talk with a toolkit of techniques to not only expedite their job search but to do so with a targeted and effective approach.

Whether you're a recent graduate or in the midst of a career transition, these insights are tailored to help you navigate the complexities of the job market and emerge successfully. Join us to transform your job search into a dynamic and results-driven journey.

Session Outline:

Part I - Revive + Strengthen Existing Connections
Reconnect With An Early Boss (Or A Few)
Tell Friends + Family About Your Transition

PART II - Job Searches
Post A Job Opportunity
Do A Free Career Consultation
Attend A State or Federal Job Candidate Webinar

PART III - Refresh Your Social Media
Connect With New Folks In Your Target Industry
Update Your Social Media Banners
Revise The Content Of Your About Sections
Create Professional Email Names

After attending the session ""10 Quick Wins to Expedite Your Job Search,"" participants will leave with a toolbox of strategies and techniques that will enable them to press fast forward on their job search.


Dr. Adam Ross Nelson, is a career coach and a data science consultant. As a career coach he helps others enter and level up in data related professions. As a data science consultant he provides research, data science, machine learning, and data governance services. Previously, he was the inaugural data scientist at The Common Application which provides undergraduate college application platforms for institutions around the world. He holds a PhD from The University of Wisconsin - Madison in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis. Adam is also formerly an attorney with a history of working in higher education, teaching all ages, and working as an educational administrator. Adam sees it as important for him to focus time, energy, and attention on projects that may promote access, equity, and integrity in the field of data science. This commitment means he strives to find ways for his work to challenge system oppression, injustice, and inequity.

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