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THE JOB SEARCH PREPARATION BOOTCAMP prepares mid-level professionals to execute an effective job search in less than 18 days.

Stop wasting time and missing opportunities! Maximize your chances of job search success! Guaranteed!

Master strategies to efficiently maximize the likelihood of securing a job offer at an aligned company that provides what you need to thrive. Let's get you ready for the new budgets and a new job in 2024!

Instruction provided by

Colin Murphy

Principal Job Search Strategist (A Best Impression) and Creator of the Kinetic Methods and Walk the Walk Pro. Colin has helped over 400 job seekers land interviews and offers for jobs that aligned better with each of their values and goals.

What is the Job Search Preparation Bootcamp?

Knowing how to execute a job search is not an inherent skill that some people have and others don’t.  Like learning a new language or how to invest, it’s a skill that is researched and taught by an expert and practiced. 

The Job Search Preparation Bootcamp is an accelerated, skill-enhancing program aimed at empowering mid-level professionals with the tools, support, accountability, and confidence to expedite their job search and increase their likelihood of securing a job offer.  Get the edge you need and be ready to apply for the right opportunities with intention when they arise. 

Introduction to Job Search Coaching

Are you tired of feeling stuck in your job search? Frustrated by sending out countless resumes and not getting the responses you deserve? Or perhaps you’re seeking a more effective way to position yourself for that dream job? 


Look no further – the Kinetic Methods are here to revolutionize the way you approach your career journey. This course is your gateway to a world of strategic job search techniques, designed to help you navigate and excel in today’s competitive job market.


The tools and insights we share have a proven track record — they’ve helped past participants not only land job interviews but also secure solid job offers. With The Kinetic Methods, you’re not just searching for a job; you’re paving a pathway to professional fulfillment and triumph.

What is a Job Search Accelerator Bootcamp?

A Best Impression’s Job Search Accelerator Bootcamp is a targeted, skill-enhancing program aimed at empowering job seekers with the tools, knowledge, and confidence to expedite their job search and increase their likelihood of securing desirable employment. 

Why Choose the Kinetic Methods

In today’s dynamic job market, traditional job-seeking tactics simply don’t cut it. The Kinetic Methods cater to professionals at every career stage, providing a revitalizing perspective that clarifies career objectives, spotlights individual strengths, and strategically positions you for success in your desired field.

The tools and insights we share have a proven track record — they’ve helped past participants not only land job interviews but also secure solid job offers. With The Kinetic Methods, you’re not just searching for a job; you’re paving a pathway to professional fulfillment and triumph.

What to Expect:

Throughout this course, you’ll engage in a dynamic learning experience, including online instruction, practical exercises, real-world examples, and interactive discussions. Our goal is not only to impart knowledge but also to inspire action. By the end of this course, you will have a comprehensive toolkit, enabling you to navigate your career journey with precision and purpose.

So, are you ready to embark on a transformative journey toward career success? Join the Kinetic Methods Job Search Accelerator Bootcamp and take the first step towards realizing your professional aspirations. 

Who should join this bootcamp?

Recently Unemployed

Don't miss the right opportunities to get back to work faster because you don't know what to do! Gain full understanding, get prepared, get confident, get the job.

FRUSTRATED JOB SEEKER

If what you've been trying isn't working, gain a new perspective and approach that is proven to get interviews faster.

PREPARING FOR CHANGE

If you know change is coming for you soon, prepare now so you can compete when the time is right.

Learn it once. Leverage it for a lifetime!

What You will Gain:

Clear Job Search Strategy

Many job seekers approach the hunt haphazardly. The Kinetic Methods offer a structured, strategic approach, focusing your energy on targeted goals.

Effective Resumes & Cover Letters

These methods guide you in crafting compelling documents that align with modern recruitment practices and resonate with hiring managers. If these key documents fail to capture attention and convey value, potential employers may overlook qualified candidates.

Optimized Online Presence

With a focus on LinkedIn optimization, the Kinetic Methods ensure your online profiles match your professional aspirations. A weak or misaligned online presence can undermine a job seeker's professional image, making them less appealing to prospective employers.

Networking Strategy

The Kinetic Methods provide practical advice on building and leveraging your online professional networks. Without effective networking strategies, job seekers miss out on potential opportunities and connections that could accelerate their job search.

Interview Confidence

The Kinetic Methods offer comprehensive strategies to build confidence and effectively communicate your value during interviews. Poor preparation or lack of effective communication during interviews can lead to missed opportunities, even for highly competent professionals.

Motivation and Accountability

Job hunting can be a draining process. These methods aim to keep your morale high by providing a clear path forward, ensuring you see progress along the way. The job hunt can be mentally exhausting, leading to decreased productivity and missed opportunities.

Preparation for Unexpected Job Loss

Job seekers can ensure they are prepared for any unexpected turns in their career, reducing the stress associated with sudden job loss. These methods ensure they are prepared for any unexpected turns in their career, reducing the stress associated with sudden job loss.

Knowing how to Navigate Career Transitions

Those looking to shift industries or roles often struggle to identify and articulate transferable skills, causing them to be overlooked. These methods help you identify transferable skills and articulate them effectively to potential employers.

Common Challenges of Job Seekers:

Lack of Clear Job Search Strategy

"I'm applying everywhere but it feels like my applications disappear into a black hole."

Ineffective Resumes & Cover Letters

"My documents don't seem to grab attention, and I don't know how to improve them."

Struggling with Networking

"I know networking is important, but I don't know how to start or maintain professional relationships."

Poor Online Presence

"I'm not sure if my online presence aligns with the professional image I want to portray to potential employers."

Staying Motivated

"The job hunt feels draining, and I'm finding it harder to stay motivated and proactive."

Feeling Unprepared for Unexpected Job Loss

"The thought of suddenly losing my job is scary. I'm not prepared and don't know what I'd do if that happened."

Difficulty Navigating Career Transitions

"I want to switch industries/roles but I don't know how to effectively highlight my transferable skills."

Job Search Inefficiency

"I am applying for jobs I don't really want because I don't know what I'm doing or even if what I'm doing is right."

What are the key elements this bootcamp provides that will help me succeed?

Comprehensive Curriculum

The course covers all essential aspects of a job search, including resume and cover letter writing, effective networking strategies, interview preparation, and optimizing your online presence on LinkedIn.

Practical Application

You are encouraged to apply learned techniques in real-time, working on their actual job search materials and strategies throughout the course, even using what they learn to prepare and apply for an open role.

Personalized Feedback and Support

The bootcamp includes one-on-one coaching and group sessions where you receive tailored feedback and support on your job search strategies, marketing materials and online presence.

Skill Building

Focus on developing your hard skills (like resume writing) and soft skills (like communication and networking) that are crucial in a successful job search.

Accelerated Learning Environment

The course is designed to deliver results fast! This is achieved through six focused, intensive learning modules and actionable steps over just 18 days!

Networking Opportunities

You'll be learning with and have opportunities to connect with other like-minded professionals and peers, which can lead to potential job leads and valuable professional relationships.

Accountability and Motivation

Structured to keep you motivated and accountable through weekly office hours, one-on-one private sessions, and suggested action items.

Resource Access

Access 50 proprietary and proven resources, including the same templates, custom guides, and job search insights taught in private coaching sessions.

Outcome-Focused

Ultimately, the course aims to increase the chances of your landing suitable employment more quickly and effectively than you would on your own.

Gain a new perspective to your job search approach

If what you're doing is not working, gain a new perspective to your approach to overcome your challenges. This includes a new understanding of how to create your marketing materials in a way that appeals to recruiters psychologically as convertible consumers.

Meet Your Instructor

Colin Murphy

Job Search Strategist and Resume Expert

Colin Murphy is a job search strategist that helps professionals learn how to prepare superior marketing materials for an effective job search, designed to align with their goals and to brand themselves positively for hiring managers’ consideration. He is the principal consultant at A Best Impression (www.abestimpression.com) and creator of Walk the Walk Pro (www.walkthewalkpro.com) and the Kinetic Methods.

My talent is recognizing patterns and identifying shortcuts easier than other people.  My skills are in showing people the value they need to see.  My interest is job search.  I see it as a puzzle, and that we’re all consumer packaged goods.  Employers are looking for product to solve their problem.

I like to make a difference and serve.  I do that by changing people’s lives. I help job seekers overcome challenges and discover their worth and values. My success is your success. Unlike outplacement services, I’m goaled by you getting a job. 

I help you discover.  I elevate your undestanding of your needs through self-discovery and then strategic applications. Keep your head up. You can do this.  If you need help getting to the finish line, that’s how I serve.

In six easy-to-follow lessons, Colin empowers you to take control of your job search and realize your control over your career. In this exclusive online learning course, you will learn to overcome your fears and job search obstacles, explore how to maximize the chances of securing job offers, prepare for interviews, positioning and represent ing yourself online, and the must-knows to applying for jobs.  yourself, your family, and your money.

 

Heists and whodunnits have always been my favorite, and all I wanted to know was ‘how did they do it?’  How did they accomplish their goal?  How did they idnetify their obstacles and overcome them?  

A job seeker who knows what they’re doing is a happier job seeker.

An original thinker, I have reimagined the job search experience and devloped a program to stay motivated, prvent buronount and improve effecivemeness by providing easy access to support and resources.

Job searching today is more intricate than ever before. It’s certainly not the job search your parents experienced. You’ll face challenges and decisions unheard of a generation ago. Navigating the evolving job market without a clear strategy can leave you feeling isolated in your efforts.

But you’re not alone—because Colin Murphy is here to help.

Suze is America’s most renowned career guidance expert for good reason. She’s provided practical advice for years to those seeking career fulfillment. In her latest book, “The Ultimate Job Search Guide for 50+”, she offers straightforward advice and essential tools for skillfully managing your job search in today’s dynamic environment. You’ll discover updated strategies for networking, enhancing your resume, leveraging social media, delaying retirement for career growth, and more—starting from where you are right now.

Suze understands that career choices are never just about the job. She gets your aspirations, your concerns, your dreams, and your hopes for both your own future and that of your loved ones. She will guide you in overcoming doubts and fears, and with her exceptional knowledge and empathy, she’ll share practical and personal steps to help you consistently advance in your career.

“I wrote this book for you,” Suze says. “For the worried, the fearful, the anxious job seekers. I know you need guidance on the path forward. I’ve been helping people secure fulfilling careers all my life, and that’s exactly what I aim to do for you.”


Biography

Colin stands at the forefront of modern job search strategy, coaching with a dynamic approach tailored for mid-level professionals seeking more than just a job change – they seek a passion-fueled career transformation. With more than 7 years of experience in career development, Colin has carved out a unique niche in the job coaching industry, focusing on three core principles: passion, authenticity, and simplicity.

Colin is a distinguished career coach renowned for his ability to guide mid-level professionals towards meaningful and fulfilling career paths. At the heart of his success lies a coaching philosophy deeply rooted in three key principles: embodying passion, maintaining authenticity, and teaching with simplicity.

  1. Embodying Passion: Colin’s approach to career coaching is fueled by an unwavering passion for helping others achieve their professional dreams. His enthusiasm is infectious, inspiring his clients to pursue careers that ignite their own passions. This energy not only motivates but also empowers job seekers to aim for roles that offer more than just a paycheck, but a fulfilling and engaging professional life.

  2. Maintaining Authenticity: Authenticity is a cornerstone of Colin’s personal and professional ethos. He coaches with a genuine, down-to-earth style, encouraging his clients to embrace their true selves in their career journey. Colin’s focus on authenticity helps job seekers to present themselves confidently and genuinely to potential employers, leading to career opportunities that are not just successful but also deeply fulfilling.

  3. Teaching with Simplicity: Understanding the often daunting nature of job hunting, Colin excels in breaking down complex career strategies into simple, actionable steps. His ability to demystify the job search process makes it accessible and manageable for his clients. Colin’s straightforward and clear teaching method ensures that job seekers are equipped with the tools and knowledge they need to navigate the job market with ease and confidence.

Colin’s passion, authenticity, and simple, yet effective coaching methods don’t just shape his professional identity; they have profoundly impacted the lives and careers of the many mid-level professionals he has guided. His approach goes beyond traditional job coaching, offering a transformative experience that leads to both professional success and personal fulfillment.

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The training includes:

What Students Say About Colin

Working with Colin transformed how I look at searching for my next opportunity and how to pursue my career goals. The process he has developed for creating a robust network and how to build a resume that speaks directly to an opportunity is a must for executive level persons. It gives the level of sophistication needed to pursue top tier opportunities.

Robert Dwyer
PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, KCEN-TV and KAGS-TV

No matter how much you think you might know about writing resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn optimization...Colin will teach you something new that enhances your chances of being hired. Colin's resume writing technique is next level. I thought my resume was strong before completing Colin's program. Now I know it's strong.

Michelle Bontorin
ACCOUNT DIRECTOR, PRAYTELL

Colin’s approach helps those looking to own their personal brand. He teaches clients to communicate how they can help organizations succeed in detail.

Stephen Bradley
VICE-PRESIDENT, SALES AND MARKETING, SONIC

The advice comes fast and is dense and is very logical, but I wouldn't have put this together myself without years of thinking about it and having ways to test it. I learned so much!

John Fortier
HEAD OF SALES, WEST COAST, TODAYTIX

Upcoming Bootcamp Dates

Mondays & Thursdays, 10am - 12 pm PT

January, 2024

January 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25

Mondays & Thursdays, 10am - 12 pm PT

February, 2024

February 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22

Mondays & Thursdays, 10am - 12 pm PT

March, 2024

March 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21

Course Syllabus

Career Clarity & Criteria

Discover important insights into your career history and leverage them to identify better-aligned roles.

LinkedIn Optimization (2 sessions)

Take your insights and optimize your LinkedIn profile to become discoverable for the roles you want and be easily scannable by recruiters and professional visiting your profile.

Strategic Networking

Use your improved profile to introduce yourself to strategically selected employees at your target companies that can resolve your assumptions and provide the crucial referral.

Walk the Walk Resume and Cover Letter (2 sessions)

Learn how to create a competitive resume quickly and effectively for ATS and to appeal to a recruiter. Then you're ready to achieve job search success!

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Job Search Accelerator Bootcamp - Get The Job You Want Efficiently & Effectively

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a virtual cohort learning course?

A virtual cohort learning course is an online program where a group of participants work together through a series of sessions to learn and achieve specific goals.

How long does the course last, and how many sessions are there?

This course consists of 6 sessions, with each session typically lasting a set duration between 90 minutes and 2 hours each.

What topics or subjects does the course cover?

You will learn the following topics:

  1. Career Clarity
  2. LinkedIn Optimization
  3. Strategic Networking
  4. Resume Writing 
  5. Cover Letter

How do virtual cohort courses differ from traditional online courses?

Virtual cohort courses emphasize group collaboration, peer learning, and a structured schedule, providing a more interactive and community-based learning experience.

What technology or software do I need to participate?

You will need the following materials and proficiencies to maximize your learning from this course:

  • Laptop
  • Paper
  • Pen
  • Desk
  • Reliable Wifi
  • LinkedIn profile
  • Google account
  • Google Drive Proficiency 

What is the schedule for the sessions?

The sessions will occur on a set weekly schedule, typically Monday and Thursday evenings.  This will allow you to complete the suggested action items and provide learning momentum.

What happens if I miss a session?

Recordings of each session will be available in your shared folder with a document with suggested action items.

Is there any pre-course work or materials I should review before the first session?

You will be given access to your shared folder prior to the first session and you will receive an email with all instructions of what needs to be completed.

Will there be opportunities for interaction and networking with other participants?

Absolutely! It's encouraged to interact with your fellow cohort attendees, and a private group Slack channel will be available for you to connect and network.

How many job seekers are in each cohort?

Cohorts will be limited to a set number of students to ensure you have an optimal learning experience.

Is there any homework or assignments between sessions?

There will be non-mandatory action items designed to prepare you for the next session and to help you get the most out of the cohort learning experience.  It is strongly encouraged to complete these assignments.

What can I expect to gain from completing this cohort learning course?

You will learn about all of the different elements of a job search, including how your online presence influences recruiters, how your marketing materials should be presented, and best practices to make sure that all elements are strong and supporting your efforts. You will gain confidence and new skills, along with expert support.

How do I enroll in the course, and what is the cost?

Enroll below!  The cost of the course is $499.  Discounts may be promoted to newsletter subscribers.  You can sign up for newsletters below.

Career coaching is a personalized service designed to help individuals achieve their career goals and overcome obstacles. It can benefit you by providing guidance, support, and strategies to make informed career decisions and achieve success.
You may benefit from career coaching if you feel stuck in your career, unsure about your goals, or need assistance with job searching, career transitions, or skill development.

I have been a coach since 2016, providing private coaching and as a instructor for JVS’s Job Search Accelerator program in San Francisco, which enables me to provide expert guidance and support.

The process typically involves an initial consultation, goal setting, regular coaching sessions, action planning, and ongoing support to help you achieve your career objectives.

I typically work with job seekers with at least 8 years of work experience, but that level of experience is not required. I work with career upgraders, professionals who want to be prepared in case their current role is impacted, urgent job seekers, and professionals transitioning to new industries.

The duration varies based on your goals and needs. A 6-session course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding and mastery of a conventional job search.

The outcomes include increased self-awareness, clarified career goals, improved job search strategies, enhanced networking skills, and overall career satisfaction.
I customize coaching plans to address your unique challenges and objectives, ensuring that our work together is tailored to your situation.
My approach includes resume and cover letter assistance, interview preparation, job search strategies, and guidance on navigating career transitions.
The frequency and duration of sessions depend on your preferences and needs. We can discuss and set a schedule that works for you.
Pricing details and package options can be found on the website [provide a link] or discussed during our initial consultation.
Yes, I can share references or success stories to illustrate the positive impact of career coaching.

You can schedule a consultation at www.calendly.com/abestimpression/explore.

I use various assessments, exercises, and coaching techniques to help clients gain insight into their strengths, values, and career preferences
Yes, I provide support in crafting effective resumes, cover letters, and offer interview preparation sessions.
I offer strategies and tips to enhance your networking skills and create a strong professional brand online and offline.
Yes, I can help you create a career development plan to advance within your current company.
I use a combination of coaching, goal setting, problem-solving, and accountability to address challenges and overcome obstacles.
Yes, I provide post-coaching support and follow-up to ensure your continued success.
To get started, you can schedule an initial consultation through the website or contact me directly. The first step is discussing your goals and how career coaching can benefit you.

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