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Job Search Strategy and Acquisition

Job Search Strategy and Acquisition

Job Search Strategy and Acquisition


Designed for people who want to take a strategic approach to their job search:

Leadership Competencies, Value Theme, Value Proposition, Strategic Positioning Statements, CV, LinkedIn and Go-to-Market.

Choose the coaching hours you want to invest. We recommend 5 hours of Coach time for the full programme - Discount applies for 5+ hours)

Taking a much more strategic approach to job search, this integrated program is designed for business and people leaders who wish to be well positioned ahead of time to secure their next career opportunity.

Exploring leadership domains and value creation you'll demonstrate key skills and the experience required to satisfy senior level appointments.

You can select 5 hours of coach time or purchase by the hours. Your coach will discuss with you the recommended time to kick things off.

This programme will generally require 5 coaching sessions.

We'll work with you to shape your Job Search Strategy - equipping you with tailored marketing assets such as your CV, LinkedIn profile and job interview techniques to capture the attention of recruiters and ensure you're comfortable with challenging leadership assessment and appointment methodologies.

Whilst each module is structured in its delivery, the solution is designed to flex to meet your needs - whether it's via face to face or video conferencing.

We also offer to video all of your coaching so you can review your coaching sessions online as many times as you like. This has proven to be very popular with our clients and a powerful way of recalling the process, reflecting on key areas, and re-capturing the essence of your coaching sessions in your own time.

Programme Outline:

Go to Market Strategy, Collateral and Approach:

  • Focus: Career Driver Mapping
  • Messaging: Value Proposition Building
  • Collateral and Evidencing: CV Development and LinkedIn Content Mapping.
  • Market Scoping and Research Based Applications: Targeted alignment of Career objectives and value proposition to opportunities.
  • Communications: Direct engagement, Cover Letters, e-mails and Protocols.
  • Go-To-Market, Job Search Strategy: 100 Day plan; Strategy, Tactics and Activities.


    At least 24 hours in advance of your first meeting email to the coach you have  selected

    1. Your CV

    2. A bullet point summary of job search activity/actions to date towards finding a new role (recruiters, jobs applied for and results etc.)

    3. A bullet point list of your priorities and objectives from your programme.


     Session One (Positioning foundations)

    (Coach Time: 1.0 hour)

    • Calibrating your Personal and Professional direction.
    • Utilising MyCareerBrand foundation tools.
    • Benefits and Business Case Value Proposition Development.


    Session Two: (Completion of CV and LinkedIn ready content)

    (Coach Time: 1.0 hour)

    • CV completed
    • Content for LinkedIn ready
    • At the conclusion of Session Two you should be ready to address any pressing requirements to submit your baseline CV for general information.


    Session Three (Research and Value Proposition Application Matrixing)

    (Coach Time: 1.0 hour)


    • Focused market activity including high level online and traditional channels
    • Information Gathering and Decision Tools
    • Role and Capability Alignment
    • Go-To-Market


    Session Four (Tailored Interview, Presence and Closing)

    (Coach Time: 1.5 hours, Client Time 1 hour)


    • Interview Styles and Techniques: Face to Face, Panel, Video
    • Cementing Capability and Career Transformation: Presenting a compelling proposition. Why me.
    • Removing Barriers: Handling objections and challenges


    Job Search Concierge

    (Coach Time: 0.5 hour)

    Following and during your coaching you will be proactively and/or reactively responding to opportunities. Your coach is available to support you during this often-challenging phase – listening to your concerns, re-working your strategy and applications where required, even just grabbing a coffee to discuss market trends and your own progress, providing objective and pragmatic insights whilst maintaining an empathy for your current situation.


    Note: At the conclusion of 5 hours additional coach time will be invoiced on a 1 hourly basis and be payable in advance or on the day of coaching.

    Next Steps:

    Contact one of our coaches for a confidential discussion. Or formally register and prepay by selecting the Leaders - Job Search Strategy programme, location, and coach of your choice.