A career solution for professionals who value personal freedom and professional satisfaction.


Get A Job You Love.

Make Money.

Be Happy.

 "I absolutely love, love, love my new job! I just had orientation today. I'm working for company that believes in helping people. I love the culture. It is my dream job. Really! Job Hunt School Works." Destiny Simms - Job Hunt School Scholar

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Are you a professional who wants to be paid all you're worth and have the freedom and security to enjoy what you value in life?

If that's you, Job Hunt School takes the guesswork out of your job hunt and career.

This one-of-a-kind program is offered for experienced professionals who want to enjoy a career with a natural upward trajectory, freedom and financial independence.

"How many times have you just wished someone would tell you plainly how to get where you want to go in your career? Courtney Kirschbaum, founder and CEO of Job Hunt School does. These are the resources you've been looking for to help with your search. Do yourself a favor and learn a faster way to connect yourself with results." 

Brad Donze, Client Relations Professional, USA 

"It's simply superb. It’s really helpful, especially with the interactive sessions with you Courtney.  

Each person has a different requirement during their job search. Customized job search plans from you were the most amazing part of JHS."  

Bhargavi Gogulampati, Job Hunt School Scholar, accepted a new job, April 2019

You provide all the tools for someone to set themselves up for success. From someone who’s been in the corporate world for 35 years, Job Hunt School is the only place where I was able to find the material that made a difference. The only place where I found a methodology, the tools, the materials and the commitment from its owner to make a difference."  

Mark Wendorf, Job Hunt School Scholar, accepted a new job, May 2019

This is for you if...

  • You hunger for something more substantial than the bland, repetitive career "advice" targeted to amateurs.
  • You value precise steps that more naturally give you control of your career and,
  • You know the value of high-level training and expertise positioning you ahead of the pack.
  • You want the benefits of synthesized information integrated with a clear framework eliminating chaos and random efforts.
  • You don't have time for trial and error.
  • You want more personal time and financial freedom
  • You need answers you can trust.
  • You thrive in environments of support and quality feedback.  
  • You want the confidence that comes with knowing what to do and when to do it.
  • You want the objectivity and perspective of expert coaching without a restrictive, long-term contract and payments.
  • You'd benefit from expanding your network in a like-minded community.
  • You're a lifelong learner.

What's Inside... 

  •  You start with five, video-based, self-paced training modules. These deliver your first pass of vital, foundation setting in digestible, tell-it-like-it-is segments. This is not for newbies. This is hard-hitting experience-based teaching for serious career professionals . It's accompanied by...
  •  Six weeks of LIVE coaching sessions with Courtney and your cohort of scholars. These sessions are for you to ask questions, get answers and live coaching and feedback on that week's module.
  •  You call the shots. Watch online in your private learning platform or download the MP3s and learn on the go. 
  •  Non-expiring access to the entire program and all updates. This is a lifetime membership.
  •  Membership in our private online community where you can ask questions, share victories, engage with the Job Hunt School team and other scholars
  • Do it all at your own pace. Repeat live sessions anytime we enroll a new "class" or ask your questions the comment section of each module or our active Facebook Community.
  • Instant access as soon as you enroll and download the complete program and all the templates, tools, MP3s and,

Live Coaching & Strategy Sessions.

Lifetime Membership

Job Hunt School Curriculum

MODULE 1 || KNOW what you want and how to get it

You get:

Confidently go in the direction of your dream job and career.

  • Learn the 10-steps formula pros use a re-use that is the foundation of all high-level results in your job hunt and your career.
  • 10+ Resources to research and set your salary, plus worksheets including a "swap plan" so you can make an informed choice about what you want to keep and what you'll use as bargaining chips.
  • Tools and quick effective exercises that guide you easily to align your values with your career so can go straight to the work that matters to you.
  • The tools to do your job search due-diligence in half the time - so you can move into your job hunt feeling confident knowing the answers to the clarity-giving questions.

"I just finished reviewing "Contact" in Job Hunt School. I realize I have been doing this process all wrong which explains my years of frustration. 

I decided to go straight to the source of the job I wanted. The person actually conversed with me and encouraged me to submit an application. These insights are amazing!" 

Destiny Simms, USA

MODULE 2 || CONTACT people & opportunities that bring your career to life  

Easily and comfortably contact the people and organizations who want what you offer.

  • The secret to building a profile that makes employers come running.
  • What to do to your profile photo to increase your click rate by 40%  
  •  6 kinds of photos that people respond to most.

Resources To

  • Scan your resume to more easily get past ATS keyword scanners.
  • Get 1,000+ professional quality, high-resolution photos.
  • Get a great headshot quickly and easily with free photo editing tool.  

MODULE 3 || COMPOSE Career-making marketing

You get:

  • Professional copywriting tools to create original, compelling profiles that give you a polished, professional image.  
  • The resume mistake 99% of people make; the "ABC" method to fix it fast.
  • Secrets to creating a resume that people want to read.
  • Get a proven, easy-to-use tool to write interview-getting cover letters. 
  • How to authentically promote yourself in all your writing with elegance, not ego. 


  • 250+ power and influence words to make your writing more persuasive and compelling 20+ Call to action samples that have to power to increase your profile's response rate by 300% 20+ headline samples. 20+ Resume, LinkedIn profile and cover letter swipe files and before and afters. 


"I just wrote my first 3 cover letters since seeing this [Job Hunt School] video. It's so much less agonizing, I used to hate writing cover letters (and I'm someone who really loves to write)." 

Caitlin Lemon, MA, North Carolina, USA  

MODULE 4 || CONNECT and control your career 

  • 80+ interview questions in writing and on MP3 so you can do the one the that makes you a posed confident interview candidate: practice 
  • 5 psychological tactics that make decision-makers, like, trust and want to hire you, even if you don't have "all" the qualifications.
  • The "Police record" method that most people use the manage and record their work that wrecks your trajectory and makes it harder to get hired and what to replace it with. (this smooths out even the most jagged career path).
  • An exercise you can compete in under an hour to make you prepare and completely feel bullet proof walking into any interview.
  • The four things hiring managers absolutely must see before making an offer.
  • How to use social proof to get more conversions from your profiles and resume.  

" I joined in just a couple of days ago. I highly recommend utilizing the "Unforgettable Interview Tool" in the Connect section of the class material. I used it to prepare for my phone interview today. It truly helped me structure my pitch as well as helping me discuss all my important strengths relevant to the job and provide examples to substantiate them. Thank you Courtney Kirschbaum." 

Job Hunt School Scholar, USA 

Module 5 || CLOSE the deal with a higher salary better benefits

You won't sign away your rights without realizing it.  

  • Get the key to protect yourself from the common restrictive clauses in most employment contracts. 
  • Know how to get restrictive clauses to be removed in a way that will make them respect and want to hire you even more.
  • Learn the one the one thing your salary figure should have that will make them more likely to say, "Yes, we can do that" and give you the salary you want.  

If you don't learn these things in Job Hunt School, please learn them somewhere. 

  • 5-module advanced training to manage your negotiation from start to finish.  
  • The "Surrender Ritual" that will win just about any salary negotiation
  • The high salary "alchemy" that makes people want pay you more and how to reliably trigger it
  • Why taking a lower salary or setting you salary too low works against you and how NOT to do it.
  • Five decision traps that commonly derail otherwise successful careers and how to spot them and avoid them.
  • Why TCP is more important they salary? And steps to get the best one.  
  • The "NDA Tactic" so you never give up your salary again, even to the toughest negotiator. 
  • THIS is when you have the MOST power in the interview process - find out.
  • Avoid hidden Signing Bonus traps, see a sample signing bonus and get several ways to keep the honey and avoid the trap.
  • A little talked about secret to unzip and escape contract restrictive covenants.
  • Answers to your questions about money, benefits and the sublime to ridiculous job seeker predicaments.

Coaching & Support 

The minute you enroll, you get access to the Career Common Room your exclusive, private online community. This is where you get real life, tell-it-like-it-is, unfiltered answers, support and when you need it a sounding board.

Get answers to your questions about the content in each training right in the comments section below each module. One of our team will have an answer for you.  

In this friendly, open community of supportive, friendly and fun people, you'll see how others are experiencing their job hunt and career. Grab a seat, take a deep breath and tell me what's on your mind. 

You'll Also Get These

ADVANCED TRAININGS

Two videos and with comprehensive checklist helping you know what to do and when to do it to exit any job with tacts and class. What to ask, how to ask, words to leave out and phrases that get results ($299 Value) Included with Job Hunt School!

Negotiation skills are 100% learnable. This Negotiation Training is yours the minute you enroll in Job Hunt School. ($699 Value) Included with Job Hunt School! 

You'll get the Life Purpose Meditation, the Junkyard Meditation and the Clear Vision Meditation. Imagine feeling clarity, freedom and confidence and get ready to experience a few "a-ha' moments.


 50+ Amazing Resources & Tools

Job Hunt School Resources are selected based on their power to make your job hunt easier, quicker and more effective. 

  • What you need to know about background checks
  • Resources to get thousands of FREE, professional-quality photos 
  • Graphic design resources and editing for professional-quality graphics
  • Make it easier writing and grammar tools 
  • Automated cover letter writer
  • Language and grammar tools.
  • A character-counter tool for easy headline and post editing.  
  • Market test your profile photo with live, real-time focus groups
  • An add-on to easily find unpublished email addresses
  • A time-saving resume building tool.
  • Social media clean-up tool.
  • Online app for you to organize and track your applications
  • A tool to grab and use video clips
  • and many, many more.  

Let's Crunch the Numbers!

Here's Everything Included In Your Lifetime Job Hunt School Membership

Job Hunt School is an investment designed to provide support and clarity throughout all the phases of your career. We keep it relevant, so you can return to it reliably again and again. Since it's important to be completely clear on what any investment entails, we've created this breakdown of the of Job Hunt School components so you understand the value of your one-time investment.

  • Core 5 modules training of Job Hunt School created over three years and comprised of thousands of dollars of time invested to refined and focused on the core elements that will bring you results. This includes 100% portable MP3, streaming video, cheat sheets, checklists, resources and guides ($6999 value)

 

  • Live coaching calls with Courtney. I answer those one-off questions that reflect your unique situation or the interview question that brings on panic. You can depend on our team to do our best to support you. Last price on my now discontinued one-on-coaching offering started at $7000. ($3000 value)

  • Negotiation Training. Learn how to set your salary, handle too-low offers and more. Does it work? A recent graduate just negotiated a 25% increase in salary. With that, she paid for the cost of Job Hunt School 26 times over! ($699 value (and the salary increase you negotiate the latest one was $13k!)


  • Resign Right. Enjoy access to insider information from HR professionals, and 20 years of examples of resigning done right. Keep those bridges in pristine condition and transition elegantly. ($299 value - but really, priceless.)

  • Mindset Meditations You get these the minute you enroll. Clear your head right from the start. (Peace of mind is priceless!)

  • A private community of other job seekers who will support you and share ideas and insights and more. ($1999 Value)


  • Non-expiring lifetime access to the program means you'll have current resources and support to manage your career like a savvy entrepreneur and you can refresh your skills each time you job hunt. Priceless.



Total Job Hunt School Value $12,996

Total Job Hunt School Investment Only $1299

Watch It: Scholar Success Stories


Yes! We have a scholarship program. Learn more. 

"Can I afford to do this..."  

Can you afford not to? If you suspect something is wrong, it probably is. If you haven't looked for a job in a while, the game has changed. Being a candidate today is a marketing exercise and there's a minefield of legal traps that can restrict your career choices for years.  

If you don't get it right the first time, you'll be passed over even in this market. "Wing it" without a plan and strategy, you risk becoming a stale candidate.  

Ask yourself: what will happen if you don't do this? 

"Who is this for?" Smart job seekers who want a fast, effective plan to get a job.

If you want to...

Enjoy more control in the outcomes in your job hunt and your career.

Avoid the increasing number and kinds of restrictive clauses in even the most basic employment contract, . 

Get answers and data you can trust to make choices you feel good about.  

"What if I need help?"  

Our team is here to support you and we're super-responsive. You can get answers in the comments section of your private learning plartform 24/7 and see the questions and answers of other scholars. 

You'll also be able to talk with Courtney, her team and other scholars in the private Common Room. We are here to support you 9-5 Eastern Time 5 days a week. Those are our "official" hours, but like you, we're online a lot more often than that and don't be surprised if you get an after-hours response. 

"If it doesn't work out, can I get a refund?"  

Theres's no risk to you. Job Hunt School comes with a 100% money-back guarantee.  

Need Help or Have Questions? 

Let us help you get the information you need to make the right choice for you.

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"Thank you so much for making a very big difference in my life."

"Job Hunt School was just the beginning of a wonderful journey."

You have not only provided a job hunt road map with many tips and hints that enhanced my knowledge, but you also provided a support forum as well as your own support. The Job Hunt School is a beautiful mix of on-line learning with resources and examples, but also an interactive program that engages. This program was exactly what I needed to view the search from a different perspective. 

Susan Boster, California, USA

When does Job Hunt School Start?

Job Hunt School opens for enrollment again in September 2020. Sign up below to be the first to know when it does. Once enrolled, you enjoy non-expiring membership. You are welcome to attend all future Job Hunt School live sessions any time they're offered and you enjoy unlimited content updates. Enrollment opens at least once each year. Join the our waitlist to be the first to know and get exclusive early-bird offers.

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About the Founder of Job Hunt School

Courtney Kirschbaum is intensely committed to helping professionals job hunt defensively and manage their careers with whip smart, experience-based strategy so they can have the freedom and security to enjoy the important things in life.

An award-winning speaker and TEDx presenter, Courtney Kirschbaum led mission-critical global programs for the world’s largest consulting firms for over 15 years. She's living proof that there's life after a corporate career.

If you read Fast Company, Business News Daily or CIO Magazine, you may have already seen her career advice.  

Courtney knows firsthand what it takes to open doors, get offers and execute respect-getting negotiations for your salary and more. Delivering talks at companies and universities all over the US and Canada, Courtney has inspired thousands of professionals and job seekers to have confidence in their highest ambitions, achieve bigger goals and enjoy their careers.

Notes for Prospective Scholars

1. Job Hunt School is custom made for those with a strong desire for career success and freedom - both personal and financial. Ideal for professionals who love their work, yet you also crave freedom and flexibility. This program advocates strongly you, the jobseeker and employee. We are not against employers. We are for you.

2. It's best suited to those with a robust sense of humor and who subscribe to the belief: just because something is serious doesn't mean it can't be fun.

3. If you offend easily, you may not be comfortable in this program. Experience has taught us that soft-pedaling or sugar coating the sometimes harsh reality of work and business serves no one. There's an abundance of that variety of training in existence already. A high level of candor is Job Hunt School's "dialect" because it's efficient and it works. If you thrive on no-BS straight talk, you'll be right at home.

4. The ideas in job hunt school are strongly motivated by a desire to level the playing field of your job hunt and career. We work best for people who take 100% responsibility for their results.

5. We are not lawyers. Employment and labor laws vary from country to country and state to state and change frequently. There are also regulatory agencies and other considerations This program is not intended as a substitute for legal advice of any kind.

6. Job Hunt School is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is updated annually before enrollment.

7. Job Hunt School is open enrollment. We do not require applications. We rely on professionals to self-select based on what's a fit for you and your career. If you feel Job Hunt School is right for you, we would love to welcome you! If information you need to make your choice is not on this page, please email our team with your questions. We're happy to help. Info@CourtneyKirschbaum.com