Design Your Dream Career: A Successful Career Change and Landing Job Offers

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Class

Design Your Dream Career: A Successful Career Change and Landing Job Offers

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

The average young professional will change jobs 4 times by age 32 (according to this LinkedIn Study). That being said, a thoughtful and strategic career change is shown to result in increased career fulfillment, expanded expertise, and higher salaries. Thus, mastering the art of career change, recruiting, networking, and adjusting to job market trends, are vital and valuable skills.

In this day-long bootcamp, you will learn the fundamentals of designing and recruiting for your dream career. From mastering your inner game, defining your ideal career path, crafting a compelling professional narrative, and building a targeted recruiting strategy, this course will help set you up for success by creating alignment before action. Designed as an experiential intensive, be prepared to ask yourself powerful questions, explore new concepts, confront limiting beliefs, and commit to trying new things.

Instead of isolating yourself in analysis paralysis, sending out resumes blindly on weekends, or finding excuses why you’re not good enough, take the lead on your career and make the choice to shine. It’s possible to live a life where you wake up every morning with a sense of meaning and excitement. Here, you will invest in fundamental skills you can access throughout your career to carve an ongoing path of fulfillment.

Takeaways

  • Craft your unique definition of career success
  • Build an emotionally intelligent and resilient inner game for career transitions
  • Identify performance barriers and how to overcome them
  • Experience a guided career clarity exercise to define your ideal career path
  • Create a criteria to explore and evaluate multiple options
  • Craft a compelling professional narrative that shares your story and top accomplishments
  • Translate your job narrative into a polished Resume, LinkedIn profile, and Cover letter that stands out and gets you interviews
  • Develop strategies to position yourself for your top targeted roles and identify and leverage your most unique combination of skills
  • Devise a networking and referral strategy that gets you in front of the people who can hire you
  • Create a tailored action plan for the next month

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Your current resume
  • A few links to jobs you’re interested in (or ideas of career paths you’d like to explore)
  • Notebook/pen or laptop for taking notes

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