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Take the SUCK out of your job search and land the right offers from the employers you really want to work for.
Take the SUCK out of your job search and land the right offers from the employers you really want to work for.
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Regular job searches SUCK!   They don’t have to if you know what to do. Put yourself in the driver’s seat of your job search and get amazing job offers from companies you’re dying to work with.

After years of coaching students to C-Suite executives at Fortune 500's I developed a custom-tailored job search strategy designed to keep the job seeker engaged in their search and drive the offers they really want, really quickly.

About this project: I’ve spent my career helping senior executives, talented professionals and new graduates find their dream jobs. Their job searches were slow, stalled or even DOA before we met; after just a few weeks of working together, they landed jobs they wanted. And they loved the work we did together. I bottled up the best step-by-step advice from these one-on-one sessions into 120 action-packed pages, just for you. Take it and run.

Who should read this book? If you want a new job right now, you need to read this book. If you want to be known in your industry, you need to read this book. If you want your dream employer to create a job for you, you need to read this book.

What you’ll learn:

● How to take back your search and get employers to chase YOU

● How to take HR/Corporate Recruiters out of the process and get offers directly from hiring managers

● How to create an undeniable value in the market that will generate offers for you and you alone

For Job Seekers: You need a new job right now. I’ll show you how to:

● Use proven strategies to beat out more qualified competition

● Reignite a dead search

● Move into a new field

● Win every interview using a simple, two-step process

For Rock Stars: You like where you are, but you have one eye on the next big thing and you want to build your profile. I’ll show you how to:

● Make companies fight over you when they hear your story

● Stand out to recruiters and executives running “secret searches"

● Make your current employer beg to give you promotions for fear of losing you to the competition

For Students: You’re graduating, your loan payments are due and you don’t know where to start. I’ll show you how to:

● Beat out your competition, including more seasoned job seekers

● Get the $$$'s you really deserve instead of taking a salary you can barely live off of

● Set yourself up for the best promotions and job offers for your entire career

Why this book?

Most job search advice is terrible. Job searches are miserable. And I could spend every hour of every day of my life advising job seekers and I wouldn’t scratch the surface of the need in this area. I want to reach as many people as possible with this message. I want to help job seekers take back control of their search. Everyday people come to me that need my help to find great jobs but they simply can't afford my services. Even with the 10 hours a week that I set aside for pro bono work it doesn't scratch the surface of the demand for real help for job seekers that have been struggling for months and sometimes, years.

Why Kickstarter?

My goal is to get this book in the hands of every job seeker. My funding goal will generate enough cash to pay for the cost of publishing to get a copy of The Suck Less Job Search to 500 colleges and universities across the country to help new grads and alumni. After that mission has been achieved I will be giving this book away for FREE to anyone that needs help in their search.  

What they're saying about The Suck Less Job Search:

Adam's advice is right on. He makes it fun to figure out what job you want, then actually go get it. I definitely recommend this book. -Josh Beser

Adam helped me identify my true calling and establish my brand. He is a job search whisperer. -Bob Lugari

After 9 months of searching I received not 1 but 2 job offers in the same week. I received the first offer from Company A and was considering it even though it was not my first choice company. Company B then countered with a more competitive offer, reflecting a significant increase in base + bonus. Adam’s program and counseling is practical, empowering and it works. -Deidre Hudson

Adam is a very precise and strategic thinker when it came to my job search. He put it into simple, easy to follow steps. Using some of his systems, I had an offer before I was even done with his program. -Travis Hill

Adam helped me get a job when the phones stopped ringing. His creativity and impromptu strategies made me the only candidate for the job I won. -Jeff Katz

Adam has guided me through exiting a corporate job with no future and helped me create and grow my own venture. Get this guy on your side and the sky is the limit. -Tom Mills

I have had the distinct pleasure of working with Adam for many years - he is a trusted friend and a respected colleague. Adam is the quintessential professional with the knowledge base and experience that provide him with the ability to be a world class coach and an effective mentor. I consider myself lucky to be among his circle of friends and associates -Mark Ginsberg

Risks and challenges

You are more important than my book! Without you this book doesn't reach the audience that are suffering paralysis in their search. Without you a son or daughter loses out on opportunities they have been dreaming about their young adult lives. Without you job seekers lose hope, devalue themselves and forget all the magic they can bring to great companies.

My biggest challenge even after this project is funded is getting the word out there about The Suck Less Job Search.

Your investment in passing this project along, sending The Suck Less Job Search to a friend or using this resource for your own search goes a long way to helping get the word out. I am only one guy with one network. Together, we can make a huge difference empowering people to get the best jobs of their careers!

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    Pre-release digital copy of The Suck Less Job Search.

    Need help with your job search? Know someone that needs help with their search?

    Get a copy or give a copy of The Suck Less Job Search before it's released to the public.

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    Resume Critique and pre-release digital copy of The Suck Less Job Search.

    Get a copy of The Suck Less Job Search before it's released to the public.

    Plus: You will get a custom resume critique with follow up review. I will personally point out opportunities to enhance your resume and gain more calls from your submissions. You will implement the changes and then I will do a follow-up review.

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    Reward#2 and LinkedIn.com Coaching

    You get the book, the critique and a custom phone consultation on how to crush LinkedIn.com and drive job offers.

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    Reward#3 and a 30 minute Career Coaching Session

    You get all the stuff in Reward #3 plus a one-on-one coaching session with me. We can talk about anything career related. Here are some popular topics:

    Career Transition
    Job Search Strategy
    Choosing the Right Career Path
    Gaining a Promotion
    Dealing with a Bad Boss
    Driving the Best Job Offers
    Crushing Interviews...

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    The Executive: Launch Pad for Leaders

    1) We will develop a detailed job search strategy and execution plan over 3 half hour coaching sessions.

    2) I will create a winning Resume and Cover Letter that will attract the attention of C-Suite Leaders and Boards.

    3) We will craft a targeted LinkedIn.com Strategy to attract Hiring Managers, VC's/PE's and other direct corporate influencers.

    Plus, you will get a pre-release digital copy of The Suck Less Job Search!

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    Corporate Performance: Get The Most Out of Your Team!

    This one is different. Most employees can become Top Performers if they have plan of attack and identfy their professional goals in relation to the company mission. I will spend the day with your team (in person, if on the West Coast, or through Skype in other regions) and individually coach your staff to find that extra gear, become more engaged in their work life and sustain positive energy in the office and at home.

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    The 60 Day Job Search:

    Your Job Search Pre-Launch:
    1) VALUE
    2) RESUME
    3) JOB SEARCH STRATEGY
    4) LINKEDIN SUCCESS
    5) CUSTOM JOB LEADS

    Your Job Search Launch:

    Our goal is to get you into the right job right now! To that end I need you to stay in the game and play smart! This program has had an 84% success rate over the last 3 years. The reason this program has been so successful is because We Work Together Every Week Until You Get A Job Offer You Want (up to 8 weeks of coaching).

    We will set up your week every week, develop actions and targets. We will tune your strategy every week based on your results. The goal is to create momentum and keep this process frictionless and Fun!

    And, of course, you will get a pre-release copy of The Suck Less Job Search!

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    For The Kids!

    I love speaking at schools! My first book, You Can Get a Job in Fashion!, was launched at college speaking events across the country and was the impetus for The Suck Less Job Search.

    I will do a special 90 minute lecture at your school for your students on a Fast Launch Into The Careers They Really Want. I'll teach them some of my proven, tips, tricks, hacks and long plays to beat out the competition and launch their careers without looking back.

    Plus, I will be available for workshops or Q&A on any career related or job prep topics.

    I will offer your school unlimited downloads of The Suck Less Job Search, pre-launch.

    I will cover all of my travel and lodging expenses. Feel free to reach out to me regarding any calendar, content recording or other related inquiries.

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    New Grad

    You crushed it in college. Now what?

    We will identify the right path for your career, aligning your target vocation with your interests and passions.

    Next, we will figure out a plan of attack to beat out new grads and seasoned job seekers for the jobs you really want.

    Then, we will create your resume together so you can become a resume Jedi.

    Next, I will make introductions to leaders in your field so you can build your network and get offers.

    And we will work on interviewing training, Linkedin and other strategies over 8 coaching sessions.

    Not only will you be primed for a great job but you will take these strategies and maintain them so you will never have to look for another job again because companies will chase YOU!

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