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The eParachute Introduction to Your Career and Job Search

Discover Your Purpose & Ideal Career w/ the Author of the #1 Career and Job-Hunting Book “What Color is Your Parachute?”
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(583 reviews)
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2.5

Freshness

9.7

Feedback

7.8

Content

Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 35m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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6.9 / 10

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2.5 / 10
This course was last updated on 6/2015 .

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9.7 / 10
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7.8 / 10
Video Score: 7.8 / 10
The course includes 1h 35m video content. Courses with more videos usually have a higher average rating. We have found that the sweet spot is 16 hours of video, which is long enough to teach a topic comprehensively, but not overwhelming. Courses over 16 hours of video gets the maximum score.
The average video length is 2 hours 28 minutes of 218 Job Search courses on Udemy.
Detail Score: 10.0 / 10

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Extra Content Score: 5.5 / 10

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Description

We all face times in our lives where we have to make challenging, sometimes life-altering decisions. We might be choosing or switching careers, or picking a college major. We might be going through a divorce or other moment of crisis. Sometimes it can simply be recognition of a lack of fulfillment and purpose in our personal and professional lives.
Discover Your Passions and Your Ideal Career Using the Methods of the World’s #1 Career and Job-Hunting Book, “What Color is Your Parachute?”
•Gain a new understanding of yourself, who you are, and the unique talents, skills and gifts you already have.•Be able to describe in detail what your ideal job would look like, and what are the gifts you have to offer the world.•Develop the ability to explain clearly to a prospective employer what makes you uniquely fitted to help them achieve their goals.Self Inventory as a Path to Employment and Career Fulfillment
Too often, career search begins with looking for employment vacancies; scanning the job markets and trying to figure out how to best “fit in”, writing a resume, searching employment ads, and replying and waiting for responses.
This is what I refer to as the “Traditional Method” of career search.
But not all career search methods are created equal. In fact, as outlined in my book, most job hunters and career changers would be shocked to see just how ineffective the Traditional Method of job hunting really is. And when a job is acquired, too often that job isn’t one that we find fulfilling, that truly aligns with our skills and knowledge and passions.
For over 40 years, I’ve been offering an alternative – one that really works, one that has been helped up to 10 million people. And it all begins with the information in this course, which I call “self inventory”.
Why would a career search start with self-inventory? It’s simple, really – because the best answer to “What shall I do?” flows from knowing “Who you are”.
By the end of this course, you will have a new understanding of yourself, and your unique talents, skills and gifts. You will know what your ideal job looks like, to you. You will be able to explain clearly to an employer what makes you uniquely qualified to help them achieve their goals.
You will stop acting as a “job beggar”, and instead will see yourself as a “resource” – ready to search for the employer for whom you will already be a perfect fit.
You do need to know that you will need to do a lot of writing (or audio recording) of yourself. There is a lot of material here. There is a handout or exercise for each of this course’s seven parts. This will take time, though you can do it in a week, if you do one unit each day. And it is important to do all the units in this course.
But if you stick with it, by the end of the course you will have a picture of who you most fully are. A picture of a job that will give voice to all you are. And where you would shine, because it uses the best of who you are.
And you will be well on your way to the career of your dreams.

You will learn

✓ Gain a new understanding of yourself, who you are, and the unique talents, skills and gifts you already have.
✓ Have the ability to describe in detail what your ideal job would look like, and what are the gifts you have to offer the world.
✓ Have the ability to explain clearly to a prospective employer what makes you uniquely fitted to help them achieve their goals.
✓ Have much stronger self-esteem and self-confidence.
✓ Have the ability to know how to decide what is most important to you when faced with different options.

Requirements

• The willingness to do a bit of remembering.
• The willingness to do a lot of thinking.
• The willingness to follow directions carefully.
• The willingness to trust that this course has a long history of actually working; it has currently helped up to 10 million people.

This course is for

• People trying to understand themselves better.
• Students trying figure out their college major, or a first career.
• People trying to decide what to do next, with their lives.
• Workers who are fed up with their job, and who want to choose a new career.
• The long-term unemployed.
• Those wondering what an ideal job for them would be.
• If you don’t have the willingness to put in a bit of hard-work (thinking), this course may not be for you.
• If you are looking for someone else to quickly answer the question of “What shall I do with my life?” for you, this course may not be for you.
• If you are unwilling to do all the units in this course, this course may not be for you.

How much does the The eParachute Introduction to Your Career and Job Search course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $17.99. And currently there is a 82% discount on the original price of the course, which was $99.99. So you save $82 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $17.3 of 218 Job Search courses on Udemy.

Does the The eParachute Introduction to Your Career and Job Search course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, The eParachute Introduction to Your Career and Job Search has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the The eParachute Introduction to Your Career and Job Search course, but there is a $82 discount from the original price ($99.99). So the current price is just $17.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Richard N. Bolles a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Richard N. Bolles has created 1 courses that got 583 reviews which are generally positive. Richard N. Bolles has taught 2,368 students and received a 4.2 average review out of 583 reviews. Depending on the information available, Richard N. Bolles is a TRUSTED instructor.
Author, career expert, co-founder of eParachute.com
Richard (Dick) Bolles’ landmark book “What Color is Your Parachute?” has sold more than 10 million copies and is revised annually. Parachute made the Library of Congress list of 25 books that shaped reader’s lives, and has been lauded by TIME as one of the 100 ALL-TIME Best Nonfiction Books. Dick is also a co-founder of eParachute, which offers online career exploration tools inspired by his teachings. Dick has been featured in Fortune, Money Magazine, Business Week, The Economist, Fast Company, TIME, Forbes and Readers Digest. He has also appeared on The Today Show on NBC, and on CNN, CBS, Fox, and ABC TV, as well as on NPR and PBS radio.

6.9

CourseMarks Score®

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Freshness

9.7

Feedback

7.8

Content

Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 35m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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