Job Searching Over 40 Isn't Easy.
We can help you land a 6-figure+ role you're inspired by faster than you can say "ghosted."
Landed a 6 Figure+ Executive role in less than eight weeks
I found myself at a career crossroads and was not sure what direction I wanted to take and needed some guidance. [Jess] helped me cut through the clutter and gave me a clear path of next steps to take. It wasn’t just about finding a job. It was about finding meaningful work that I would enjoy and add needed value in a culture that was aligned to my personal beliefs and style. Valuable knowledge that I will be able to apply for many years to come.
Long Beach, CA
Midlife Executive and Professional
Job Seekers, is this you?
"I am completely stumped as to why I'm not getting hired. I'm doing all the right things."
"I've had my resume re-done professionally, but it's still not getting me interviews or call backs. Nothing seems to be working."
"I've applied for so many jobs I've lost count. What is going on?"
"I've gotten a few interviews, but I still haven't landed a job."
"I haven't job searched in years. I don't even know where to start."
Sounds like you?
Don't worry, you're not alone. . .
Job Search Has Changed
Job Search in the Digital Age is Not What it Used to be. . .
The rules of job search have changed drastically since the last time you job searched.
Social media, ATS (applicant tracking systems,) remote work, and so much more making its way to the scene.
It used to be, all you had to do was send in a resume and viola! you had a new job. But it's a whole new ballgame today.
You're putting in the effort, but you're just not getting the results.
Even if you decide you're going to play this game, good luck getting feedback on your efforts. It's like a black hole - you might get ghosted, and even if you do hear a no, you'll be very unlikely to get information about how to improve your performance.
You don't know who your competition is, but you can be certain that you've got an uphill climb. With no information on how or what to improve, you're operating in the dark.
What does all of this mean for you?
- Loss of confidence,
- Imposter syndrome (worrying there's something wrong with you),
- Lack of motivation to continue,
- Indecision about how to move forward
- Second-guessing your efforts (especially when you feel like you're spinning your wheels) . . .
You're stuck between really wanting or needing to land a new job, not knowing how, taking a beating emotionally and mentally every time you experience a rejection, and just giving up.
What can you do? (Because clearly, this is not working.)
No One Wants To Job Search
Learn how to job search so you can get hired!
With a problem so painful, it's no wonder that no one wants to job search. Who in their right mind would?
But it doesn't have to be so hard.
It’s not about:
Even if it’s been years since you last searched, or you've been searching for too long, getting hired is only about one simple thing:
It’s about how good you are at searching for a job.
In fact, you can get hired faster and easier than you thought possible for a job you actually want.
Yes, you have to be good at what you do, and a good resume doesn't hurt, either, but what gets you hired is being seen by people who can hire you for the job you really want.
But let’s face it – no one teaches you how to job search.
What if Job Search Worked?
The job search system as we know it is broken. Learn the system that's working.
Job search as you know it – polishing your resume, applying online, hearing back from the employer, interviewing and getting hired – is a severely broken process. Recruiters, HR Managers, Coaches and other career professionals all agree.
You've seen for yourself evidence that the job search system is broken. The lack of feedback, black hole of online applications, ghosting and more are evidence of this.
So what happens when one system exists but no longer functions? A shadow system emerges - a completely separate system that those who know how the process actually works use, while those who are sticking to the rules use the formal system, even though that is broken.
The hidden job market is that "shadow system."
But it's about more than just tapping into the hidden job market.
While getting access to Hiring Managers, Recruiters, and HR folks is hard enough, access is only part of the problem.
I've created a system for helping you get hired fast for a job you love.
The "Get Hired" System
For Midlife Executives and Professionals
Here's the ONLY system designed for getting YOU hired fast for a 6-figure+ job that you'll find meaningful and in your zone of genius.
Your Zone of Genius
Who are you, and what kind of genius are you, exactly? In order to get hired fast, you'll need to understand this intimately and be able to make others understand it too.
The Hollywood Principle
Here, we're going to use the Hollywood Principle to make sure you get in front of the people you want to talk to. (And that they are clamoring to get you in for a call-back.) Get seen and recognized for what you do by the people who matter, boosting your confidence.
Your Authority Platform
You might lack some confidence now, but we will shift your mindset and build your authority platform so that you can connect with the right people at the right companies, and so that those people come looking for you. Get real, measurable results in real time.
In the Winner's Circle, you'll learn everything you need to know about interviewing with an advanced strategy, negotiation, how to choose the company based on culture insights and more. Which company makes it into your Winner's Circle?
Ready to Get Hired?
See what Jenna had to say about the program!
The Confident Midlife
Stop Job Searching & Get Hired Now
The Confident Midlife Job Search is a hybrid program (online curriculum and group coaching) designed to give midlife professionals and executives the job search strategy, mindset and support they need to get hired fast.
Become the candidate employers can't wait to talk to.
Here's what you'll be able to do by the end of the course.
Be poised to get hired.
I can't promise you a new job at the end of this 3-month program, but I can promise you that you'll have a whole new strategy for job searching that will allow you to land a 6-figure+ role you find meaningful and in your zone of genius. You'll also be able to take this strategy with you into future job searches, and that this search will be shorter because of that strategy. Many people have left this program with an offer (or with multiple offers!) but everyone's timeline is different. What's certain though, is that you'll be more confident, be getting more results, and be well on your way to being hired!
Know how to job search with confidence.
If you're feeling like you don't know what you're doing wrong (because you aren't getting the results you want,) or you haven't even dipped your toe in because it's all just so overwhelming, don't worry. By the end of this course, you'll have a job search customized exactly for your job search situation. You'll get results in real time. That's not just something that sounds good, that's real results.
Know what to say to immediately attract hiring managers and recruiters – so you're hired! (and not the next candidate.)
It's time to stop struggling to articulate what makes you stand out from the crowd, and be able to convince others that you’re the right person for the job. In this program, we'll find that and polish it until it shines like a diamond. Not just that, but you'll have a real strategy for drawing those people to you, so they are contacting you for opportunities. How does that sound?
Master your mindset (to bring your A-game.)
This program is truly different, because we focus on mindset, and with my background as a therapist, we can tackle things like imposter syndrome, confidence, dealing with rejection, fear of the unknown and more. Job search is one big head game, and knowing how to handle your mindset is key to a successful job search.
Crush interviews (like bad bosses crush egos.)
Learning to crush interviews goes well beyond the popular CAR or STAR methods, deep into the strategy behind the interview. Learn what the interviewers are really looking for, so you can be the candidate they’re dreaming they’ll find.
Learn how to network, interview and more.
Yes, even you. If you're worried you don't know how to interview because it's been such. a. long. time, or if the thought of networking makes you break out into hives, fear not. You'll learn how to network, interview and negotiate, (and so much more!) so that it's all as painless as possible!
Know how to find companies (& uncover job opportunities) that seem like they were made for you.
If right now you’re worried about making a mistake, finding the right company culture for you, getting into a bad situation, don’t worry. Short of having a crystal ball, we’re going to be able to predict what will jobs are ideal for you, and uncover opportunities that seem like they were made for you - really!
Answer "Tell me about yourself."
Isn't this the dreaded interview question? We will cover this so that you'll be able to answer this in your sleep.
Know what to put on your resume.
If you're like many job seekers who join this course, you might describe yourself as a "Jack or Jill of all trades." Because you can do so many things, you wonder what should go on your resume. And with years of experience, it's hard to leave stuff out. Don't worry, we'll have you laser focused, so your resume is exactly what employers are looking for.
Be confident and get results!
You might not believe it right now, but you will feel more confident and be more successful in job searching once you go through this program. Why? A few reasons. One, you'll know how to job search. Two, you'll become the job seeker employers want to hire. Third, you'll have a new group of friends cheering you on.
Make incredible connections (and know how to make more.)
In the group you'll make incredible connections, and you'll learn the art of making more. People who can give you feedback and insight, people who can ask you questions, re-frame your thinking, and sometimes, put you in touch with other people (sometimes just the right person) to skyrocket your search.
A Powerful Program to Take You to the Next Level
Core Curriculum + Live Zoom Calls 2x Week
Calls Happen MONDAY & WEDNESDAY
11 AM EASTERN
what we do during our calls together
We hold live group coaching calls to build your job search from the ground up, and ensure that your search moves ahead.
Weekly topic deep dives where you can receive guidance, additional topic information, and coaching.
Q & A you bring any issue you are facing and get specific answers.
Mock Interviewing and Hot Seat coaching
Networking & Resources
Mindset & Support
While The Completely Confident Job Search is not a one-on-one coaching program, you’ll have the opportunity to bring ALL your job search questions and documents to the group for critique.
We are here to support you and get you across the finish line!
You’ll get a network of highly motivated, highly professional job seekers just like you who are interested in helping you succeed. This community will provide you with opportunities for accountability, inspiration and the help you need on this difficult journey.
We spend time on topics like imposter syndrome, confidence building, self-care, fear, and more. Job search isn’t just about tactics and strategies. It’s about mindset too: bringing your best, most confident self to the process so you land the job you really want.
This program will help you do just that.
Top job seekers should never take the first offer.
Here's some bonuses to sweeten the deal!
Take your turn in the hot seat in the group and get your resume critiqued in real time so that you can make improvements.
Attract the attention you need with a stand-out resume.
Manage Your Resume Gaps Video with Erica Reckamp
Erica Reckamp is a genius at creating a resume that is compelling, even if you don't have a linear career path.
Learn her insider tricks with this bonus video.
Create a Great LinkedIn Headline with Meg Applegate
Meg Applegate is an award-winning resume writer. If she tells you to do something with your resume or LinkedIn profile, you'd be wise to listen.
In this beautiful e-book, she shares her best tips for creating a LinkedIn headline that works.
(And believe me, you need your LinkedIn headline to work.)
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$327 per month x 3 months
You can trust us!
The Confident Midlife Job Search comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Our hope is that your job search and career are forever transformed by the job search skills you develop through this training. We also expect you to give it your very best effort. That’s why in order to be eligible for our 7-Day Satisfaction Guarantee, you must submit proof that you did the coursework.
If you do the full coursework for the first three modules and come to both classes offered within those 7 days, and don’t feel we’ve delivered on our promise, submit your work within 7 days of purchase, and we’ll promptly refund your course fee.
"I highly recommend Jessica's job search [group]! I was skeptical at first that a group ... could help me with my career goals, but I found the input of the other group members extremely valuable! Jess's facilitation of the group was spot on. And I learned so much from her branding materials! I went into the group overwhelmed with the prospect of updating my resume and LinkedIn page, and came out with top notch versions of both!"
Barbara S. Jenks
Is This Program for Me?
This program is for you if you are:
A Midlife Leader Who is Searching for a New Role
If you are 40+ and in a leadership role (whether you are an individual contributor or you are managing people) and you are searching for a new role that you care about, (whether you are working or not).
You are Ready for Results!
You're ready for results in your job search, and don't want to waste any (more) time doing things the slow way. You don't want to re-invent the wheel and want to do what it takes to get where you want to go faster, (even if you aren't 1000% sure where that is yet.)
You Can Play Well With Others
Because this is a hybrid program (curriculum and group coaching) you'll need to be able to adhere to the group rules of confidentiality, respect, etc. If you can play nice, this is for you.
You Would Describe Yourself as a "People Person & Problem Solver."
I work with people from lots of industries, with some of the top ones being sales, marketing, HR, Product and Program Management, Logistics & Supply Chain, Operations, Business Development, and too many other interesting ones for me to mention.
The thing that unites them is that they all involve interaction with others (people-people,) and solving problems. This doesn't mean you have to be an extrovert by any means, just that I don't do my best work with those who work very happily at a microscope or computer all day and would be fine never seeing another person for a week.
This is NOT for you if. . .
You might do better with another approach if any of this is true for you. . .
You're a recent grad or a twenty-something.
While these strategies might still work for you, there are a few elements that are likely missing and would make this strategy harder. Because of that, I am not confident this system would work as well for you if you don't have the years of experience that midlife professionals do. Sorry.
You're looking for a "quick fix" or easy solution
While this system will get you hired faster, it does still take work. If you're looking for a quick fix or miracle solution, I can't promise that. You still have to be willing to put in the work.
You're not ready to invest in yourself
I'm not just talking money, but that's important too. You need to be able to make the time investment to show up to at least some of the calls and do the work for this course. The Get Hired System will make your search shorter, so in the end it is less work for you, but if you don't do the work, it won't work on its own.
You're not willing to try new things
This program will push you outside your comfort zone, but that's a good thing. It's the only way to get you where you want to go. If you're not willing to try new things and you'd rather stick with the same tired approach you've been trying, then this program isn't for you.
Ready for a Job Search That Delivers Results?
Job search like a pro… even if you are worried about your network, your skills, your job gap . . . and more!
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Hi, I'm Jess
I'm Jessica Sweet, an experienced and certified career coach and Harvard teaching hospital trained therapist. I coach midlife professionals and executives to help them get past the mindset blocks that hold them back and help them accelerate their career results.
Over my 13 years of coaching, I’ve helped hundreds of clients in their careers. I've seen what works, what doesn't and have the "inside track" on industry trends.
I teach job seekers strategies that are proven to work. In fact, one simple strategy is shown to make job seekers who use it 4x more likely to be hired than job seekers who don’t. Another strategy improved one of my client's visibility on LinkedIn over 800% in just 4 weeks.
I have helped clients get hired at great companies, but the truth is, you wouldn't know most of them. I'm not going to throw big company names at you.
Because while you'd definitely recognize some of the companies where my clients have landed, most of my clients prefer working in small to mid-sized companies and even start-ups. This is my sweet spot, and where most of my "jack and jill of all trades," people-people, problem solver clients love to be.
I have worked with clients all over the world, and my career advice appears in Forbes.com, CNBC, Business Insider, Monster.com, FastCompany and more.
In my free time, you'll find me hanging with my daughters and husband, curled up with a good book, or on a beach somewhere basking in the sun (with sunscreen!)
Knowing how to job search is a critical skill.
I started The Confident Midlife Job Search because I saw so many incredible candidates getting passed over (and feeling destroyed about it) not because they're not awesome, but because they didn't know how to job search.Which is exactly why I wanted to help more people.
I hate when I see people:
because they aren’t sure how to land their next role.
These are talented, experienced, mid-career folks, just like you.
Not seeing results from job searching the way you’ve been doing it?
Stop spending time on the same ineffective strategies.
Take things to the next level.
That’s why I created a step-by-step program that teaches you how to job search using my Get Hired System and re-build your confidence in yourself.
It's time to try a new strategy.
A Great Job Search Strategy is the Difference Between
People Begging You to Take the Job, and Crickets
A GREAT STRATEGY = JOB SEARCH RESULTS
(And you can build a great strategy)
You can build a great job search strategy that gets you hired, without stress.
Yes. These are skills and strategies that, if you implement them, are proven to make your job search faster. You'll get deep personalized insight into you and your own job search so you can see specifically what might be holding you back. Take a look a the testimonials on this page, including the video from Jenna, describing her experience landing a new role.
Please no! A great resume is important, but even resume writers will tell you that a great resume is only a piece of the puzzle. Getting hired is about putting yourself in front of the right people, understanding how to talk about yourself in a laser-focused, compelling way, talking to companies that align with your brand, and more. Relying solely on your resume and online applications is an outdated method that will likely lead to frustration.
You are right for this group if you are job searching or are wanting to re-learn job search skills for a professional, executive or C-Level position. You are in midlife (30-60-ish years old,) and you're ready to support and be supported by other people as we go through this journey together. You also realize that job search isn't just about skills, but it's also about mindset, and getting the support and answers you need right now.
My goal is to give you everything you need to job search effectively in 3 months. Join us for 3 months of live Zoom calls, and download the curriculum. You'll have online access to it for 365 days.
The investment to join this program and revamp your job search strategy with the goal of ending your search and starting your new employment faster is a one time payment of $897 or a payment plan of $327 per month x 3 months. Remember that the network you build and the skills you learn will help you for the rest of your career.
I work with people across many industries, and if you have a professional job, these strategies will work for you. New people are joining the program all the time from diverse backgrounds, and no matter someone's background, you don't know who they know. They could have a connection that can be helpful to you. If it's important to you that I've worked with someone from your background, reach out and ask: firstname.lastname@example.org
The live calls are open to anyone taking the program, with an average of 5 - 12 people showing up each week. You'll benefit from having a chance to speak, but also from having a turn to listen as well. We also have a private LinkedIn group where you can connect further.
People who don't want to support others, learn anything new, or be respectful and kind need not apply.
Let us help you do this!
I'd love for you to be our next success story!