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Job Search Accelerator

at Mission Collaborative - Dupont Circle

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Dupont Circle
1509 16th St NW
Btwn P & Church Streets NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this job skills training:

You're ready for a new job. You know what you want to do next, but you need help getting there. You've been doing informational interviews and sending out your resume, but it doesn't seem to be working.

There's a better process for landing a new job, and we'd love to help you use it!

​The Job Search Accelerator is a full day workshop that will help you land your ideal next job. You’ll learn proven techniques to stand out from the competition, make a compelling value proposition to employers, and choose the right job offer for you.

By the end of the Accelerator:​
  • You’ll know exactly how to stand out from the crowd and start getting interviews and job offers with your top choice employers.
  • You'll be able to use our effective job search process now and any time in the future when you change jobs.
  • You’ll be a part of an inspirational community that will hold you accountable and help you along your career journey!
And more specifically, you'll:​
  • Learn how to build valuable professional relationships and get referred to jobs
  • Receive effective email and LinkedIn templates you can use to network
  • Learn how to craft an Application Project to stand out and show your skill
  • Revamp your resumé to make it open doors for you
  • Learn tips and techniques to crush your interviews and land job offers
  • Learn how to pick between multiple job offers and negotiate salary
  • Create an Action Plan to continue your job search beyond the Accelerator
The Career Change Accelerator is a serious commitment. We expect you to attend the entire workshop and be prepared to follow your Action Plan as soon as it's over. The hard work will be worth it when the offers start rolling in!

Preparing for the Career Change Accelerator
  • Complete the pre-Accelerator survey
  • Update your resume and LinkedIn
  • Know what specific type of job you want next
The agenda for the day follows our proven Launch process:

1) Create your short list
  • Why it's better to target great organizations, not jobs
  • How to identify great organizations to work for
2) Build relationships
  • How to use professional relationships to get in "the back door"
  • Best practices for getting introduced and cold contacting
3) Offer value and get referred
  • How to use self-directed projects to stand out from the crowd
  • How to ask for a referral to bypass the line
4) Wow them with your resume and interviews
  • Best practices for a great resume + professional resume review
  • Techniques to shine in the interviews
5) Negotiate your offers
  • Why you should strive for multiple offers
  • Effective strategies for negotiating your compensation
Ongoing support
  • Join free monthly Mission Collaborative alumni events
  • MC team available to provide additional support for 3 months

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
If you complete the program and if you are still feeling totally lost about what you want from your career/how to land the next job after 3 months, Mission Collaborative will personally meet with you to help you figure out exactly what to do differently. If you're following what we suggest and it's still not working, we will give you your money back.

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