Career Hacking™
Resume, LinkedIn, Interviewing +More
Welcome to the world's This course is tested by the market and has been reviewed 5k+ times. This course is now part of the curriculum at University of San Francisco, EDHEC Business School, Golden Gate University, Sonoma State University, Saint Mary's College of California, and Santa Rosa Junior College.
Career Hacking™ Version 6.5.3 Fresh as of April 2020 | Always being updated. We make sure you have the latest important information when it comes to career planning and resume writing.
Speed up your job search: learn how to write a resume/CV that opens doors, how to write a mass-customizable cover letter, how to develop your personal brand, how to interview confidently, how to build a valuable professional network, and more.
"I have taken multiple great courses with Eazl. The Career Hacking™ [course] still remains the best course ever for impact on my life." -Cameron S.
"The easiest way to learn about strategies for interview and resume." -Deepak M.
"After spending months of searching for jobs the wrong way, this course provided me the tools to properly go about finding the next step in my career. It changed my outlook on job searching. " -Athanasios D.
A great job is the key to living a happy life. The problem is, you know how competitive the job market is but you weren’t taught how to job hunt in school.
The good news is, by simply mastering these leading-edge job hunting and professional presentation skills, you can get yourself into the running for positions that were previously out of your reach. Plus, you can present yourself articulately, with confidence, and with purpose. Identify the right opportunities so you don’t waste your valuable time and get hired for more money than you previously thought possible.
And it can all happen within the space of a few weeks. Thousands of job seekers all over the world have already benefitedand you can too.
"This is a great course for anyone looking to improve their resume and leverage LinkedIn as a platform. Lots of real world examples and tons of useful and actionable content. Really well done. " -Sean C.
"One of the best courses ever that teaches you what to do and what is the mindset behind the activity." -Rudyard V.
"I decided to start the Career Hacking™ course because I need all the help I can get to return to my professional field after 2 years off the path. The information Eazl offers is complete and valuable." -Esmerelda H.
"I just want to let you know that I got a terrific job offer this morning from Harvard Business School and I'm very excited. One of the people I interviewed with went out of his way to show me the highlight points in my cover letter that sold him. Thank you. " -Sandy
One of our students landed a new job that increased his salary by $20,000 a yearand he did so in just 21 daysby applying the skills he learned in this course.
Imagine a job hunt where:
Your resume captures the attention of recruiters immediately and helps you soar past other candidates for highly desired positions
Your LinkedIn profile shows instantly that you’re an outstanding candidate and garners you more positive attention and more interviews
Your interview skills increase dramatically, allowing you to connect better with potential employers and set yourself apart from the competition
Your professional network expands exponentially, opening yourself up to new relationships and opportunities for career advancement
Your potential for lifetime career earnings skyrocket as you move more effortlessly through your chosen professional path
It will only take you two or three evenings tops to unlock the secrets of resume writing, LinkedIn profiles, interviewing like a superstar, and much, much more.
If you learn and use these strategies, it could mean increased pay, new opportunities, and maximum control over your career, which could easily translate into tens of thousands of dollars of value. And you can get this entire course for the small investment of just $199.99. Not only that, but you also get a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you aren’t 100% satisfied with this course, we’ll refund every penny, no questions asked. Enroll in this course now and start creating the future you want.
"I loved the Career Hacking™ course. It got me my first job as a video editor for a media company." -Dan A.
"I just wanted to say thank you. Your Udemy course helped me get an interview at Amazon." -Michael M.
"Eazl has the best course on resume writing." -Aditya G.
The Most Advanced Strategies in Job Hunting
What would it be like to have a killer resume, an extraordinary LinkedIn profile, phenomenal interview skills, and a top-tier network of professional contacts? This collection addresses the full range of topics relevant for the highest level of success in career advancement.
Career Hacking™ leverages cutting-edge research from top-flight organizations like Harvard Business School, the McKinsey Consulting Group, and Duke University. The course itself is currently implemented by the career centers of the EDHEC Global MBA Program and the California State University Business Schools.
As a premium subscriber to the course, you’ll get lifetime access to:
150+ eye-catching and engaging videos presented in HD and designed by the animators at Eazl in San Francisco
Pro-grade, tested and proven templates for your resume writing, CV writing, cover letter writing, and LinkedIn profile
Word tracks for managing tricky situations like performing seamless e-networking, requesting professional recommendations, and handling tough interviews
Step-by-step guides for advanced resume writing and advanced LinkedIn profiles, including keyword optimization
Summary banks for your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile covering a wide variety of professional backgrounds
With highly-produced videos and other well-crafted materials, this course is optimized for both enjoyment and retention, allowing you to get the most out of this valuable career information. You’ll also get frequent updates to the course, giving you more and more value over time.
"It's worth the money. You should know that, in a week after implementing everything I learned from Davis, I got three job interviews through LinkedIn." -Gilang F.
"I'm convinced this course helped me get my current job. Thank you." -Scott W.
“A very informative course with a great suite of downloadable materials. There are many techniques that I have never considered while conducting a job hunt.” -Christopher T.
What are the requirements?
Access to Microsoft Word, Pages (Mac), or other word processing software
What am I going to get from this course?
With this course at your fingertips, you can:
Prepare a keyword-rich, targeted resume that gets outstanding results
Present yourself powerfully on LinkedIn and discover other online networking techniques
Interview competently and persuasively while still being yourself
Create career opportunities using traditional and non-traditional methods
Build relevant professional networks as a foundation for future advancement
Set the stage for a rewarding career filled with success and contentment
The chance to qualify for one free resume review from an expert on our team
Who is the target audience?
Professionals looking to stealthily get promoted or job hunt
Job seekers who want to improve their results
People considering a career change
Recent college graduates
Participants and recent graduates from MBA programs
Current undergraduate students
Who is not the target audience?
Professional recruiters and career coaches
Anyone trying to offer services related to job search or career planning
HR professionals looking for relevant career training to add to their profile
This course does not qualify nor certify students to offer these services or perform such job functions as the curriculum does not focus on these skills, which are extremely different than an individual managing their own career and related materials.
Version release notes:
January 2, 2015: What's New in Version 2.0
Added the interview hacking cluster of modules
Added additional SideBYSides by request
February 22, 2015: What's New in Version 2.2
Added additional quizzes to support learning
Integrated private Facebook group access
March 5, 2015: What's New in Version 2.3
Our team performed a full audit of the SideBYSi
April 10, 2015: What's New in Version 3.0
We added further study section on career planning, career technologies, and common resume challenges
There are all new intros that are much more fun and engaging.
Better reinforced learning with key learning outcomes and quizzes
June 11, 2015: What's New in Version 3.1
Added a segment of an interview with Charles Hugh Smith, the economist and author, on the power of accrediting yourself in the modern economy.
Added four new sample resumes for you to use as you develop yours.
Added two new cover letters to the sample bank.
August 5, 2015: What's New in Version 3.2
Added the Guide to Post-Interview Follow Up (thanks for the suggestion Missy. ). You can find it in Lecture 85.
August 28, 2015: What's New in Version 3.2.1?
Flow through to a few of the updates we've been making via the EazlVlog so that you can contextualize course concepts with real life scenarios and easy-to-use recipes.
October 21, 2015: What's New in Version 3.2.2?
Fixed an issue where the audio was creating blank space on two SideBYSide lectures. Thanks for helping us find the issue Cyrus.
Added an additional vlog link related to exporting your resume so that it works more seamlessly with the latest ATSs.
December 22, 2015: What's New in Version 3.3?
We've added a recording of the Practical Immigration Strategies for Working in the USA panel. This is a three-person panel discussion with Ari Sauer, a US-based immigration lawyer, Nick Livingston, a San Francisco-based technical recruiter, and Davis Jones, the co-founder of Eazl. Use this to dive into the world of US work visas and immigration strategies.
February 1, 2016: What's New in Version 3.3.1?
By popular request, we've created and uploaded a guide with sample interview questions, good responses, and other question prompts around specific work habits and practices. You can find it in lecture 77.
November 3rd, 2016: What's new in version 4.0?
Career Hacking™ 4.0 has a whole new suite of features and content for the AI-disrupted job search. In addition to new content centered around LinkedIn and the data-driven recruiter, 4.0 also features an brand new section to help you level up your soft skills. Similar one of the first (and still the best) conversation training tools, Dale Carnegie's "How to Win Friends and Influence People," the new section will help you be a much better conversationalist and networker. We also de-escalated some modules and integrated micro-networking actions throughout the course to help participants get in the habit of digital professional networking. Enjoy the new course.
July 17th, 2017: What's new in version 4.1?
Career Hacking™ 4.1 migrates course document support from Dropbox to Google Documents. Students in the course should not experience any learning disruption from Dropbox's recent hosting infrastructure change.
November 22nd, 2017: What's New in Version 5?
Woohoo. Version 5 is a Since the acquisition of LInkedIn by Microsoft, things have changed on the platform. So, we've built a brand new step-by-step guide, new SideBYSides, and new content around the changes that have been made to the Platform. Also, we've upgraded to the 2.0 suite of Eazl Resume Templates and to support the upgrade, there are new 2.0 sample resumes and hands-on content to support the upgrade. If you enjoy the great upgraded content from our team here at Eazl, please tell your friends that this course is a reliable, trusted partner in any job search.
October 27th, 2018: What's new in Version 6?
The Eazl team continues to add value to your learning experience. In version 6 of the course, you have access to a brand new series of animations that make full use of Udemy's new assignments feature and a new section on designing a longer-term career plan.
Udemy's Assignments enable you to receive guided instructions, use your skills, and then see how your instructor does something. We've leveraged this feature by taking the most challenging parts of the Career Hacking™ course and making them easier for you through the use of these guided assignments. For example, when you reach the point in the course where you need to develop bulletpoints for your resume / CV, you'll find an animated Assignment that takes you through the process step-by-step, gives you a chance to develop your own resume bulletpoint using what you've learned in the course, and then shows you how it's done by your instructor.
Many of you have also asked for help developing a mid and long-term career plan. In version 6, we've added an additional section to help you. First, you'll learn soft skills that will help you transition to working with a new team and/or at a new job. Then you will have the opportunity to use the VISTA career planning tool that we've built for you so that you can align your values, interests, skills, and more with your career goals.
One of the new videos that we've added for you is an interview with Stephen Szermer, someone who successfully completed a big mid-life career change. His story will help anyone who is in a career rut, needs to change careers, or feels like the world has evolved past their existing skill set. We hope you enjoy Career Hacking™ version 6.
January 7th, 2019: What's new in version 6.1?
We've migrated some of the guides and course tools to Google Drive so that they're usable across all of your devices and easier to use than .pdfs.
April 9th, 2019: What's new in version 6.2?
You all are amazing. We want to harness the collective power of the Career Hacking™ community to make the course better for you and other future students, so we've added the ability for you to contribute your ideas related to new content and course features through a simple, anonymous feedback mechanism. Thanks for working with us to make your learning experience awesome.
June 21st, 2019: What's new in version 6.3? We've just made a HUGE upgrade to your course. Specifically, we:
Remastered all videos in the course. We realize that, over the years, we exported videos with varying volume levels. This was causing some of you to have to frequently adjust the volume settings on your playback devices, so Davis spent time remastering the volume across the entire Career Hacking™ learning experience.
We've heard many of you ask for additional support with mid and later-life career changes, so Davis spent quite a lot of time creating a comprehensive presentation specifically tailored to the needs of people going through a mid or later-life career change. You can find this presentation in the text lecture where all of the course resources are listed and in a special optional lecture in the career strategy section of the course.
The LinkedIn® Power Game is now a fundamental part of your learning experience. Previously, it was an optional video. We did this because being able to engage in professional networking on LinkedIn® is increasingly important for many careers.
Davis migrated two videos that were previously presented in-stream in the course to optional videos. The first video that has been converted to optional viewing is one on tips for people going into a coding interview and the second is for Career Hackers looking to get a US Visa. Because these are specialized scenarios, we want to make sure that they're taken by those who need them, not everyone who participates in Career Hacking™.
November 1, 2019: What's new in version 6.4?
You've asked and we've delivered. Career Hacking™ is now fully closed captioned in English so that you can clearly understand key Career Hacking™ concepts and so that students whose first language isn't English can have a fuller learning experience and develop their English skills while taking the course.
We're introducing a suite of Voices from the Field lectures. This lecture style is something that Davis learned while participating in Harvard's Leaders of Learning program. In each lecture, we pose an important career management question to experts with a variety of professional expertise and backgrounds so that you can get multiple informed viewpoints on these topics. In this update, we feature experts with experience in technical recruiting, in placing candidates looking for work after receiving professional certificates, in helping MBA graduates get jobs, in coaching executives in Silicon Valley, and in breaking into the financial services sector. Thanks for joining us in the Career Hacking™ course.
January 4, 2020: What's new in version 6.5?
When you're searching for a job, keeping records of your applications and managing your professional network are super important. Previously, we showed you how to take care of these problems using Podio® as your "Job Search CRM" platform. However, Podio® is really designed to be used by teams for much more complex activities, so Davis Jones, this course's designer, built a custom tool for Career Hacking™ participants that's built on top of Google Sheets and Google Apps Script. It's called the Career Hacking™ Hub. This free software keeps all of your information private (essentially, it's a modified Google Sheet that you own), and it pairs perfectly with what you learn in your Career Hacking™ learning experience. You should find this tool convenient, free, and helpful. You can learn more about it inside the course. We're always trying to add value for you and to support your success. Welcome to Career Hacking™ 6.5.
January 14, 2020: What's new in version 6.5.1?
Your fellow Career Hacker David Williamson contributed a valuable new career hack related to uncovering small and medium-sized businesses who don't often advertise higher-level positions publicly. It's been added in the description of the "Hidden Job Market" module. Thanks David.
March 13th, 2020: What's new in version 6.5.2?
You'll find a new SideBySide that walks you through using the new Career Hacking™ Hub App. This should enable you to get up and running with the newest technology feature of the Career Hacking™ course quickly.
April 20th, 2020: What's new in version 6.5.3?
We've started responding to the Coronavirus pandemic by adding additional resources to your Career Hacking™ experience.
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easy to follow in 38 reviews
This is a great coarse for someone that is looking for a job, the videos are short and easy to follow along.
Finally, the course is easy to follow and fun so far.
I am a fresh civil engineer graduate so as you know finding a job as a beginner is so difficult Clear and easy to follow Really useful ！ This has been a very enlightening experience for me.
The language and the pace was clear and easy to follow.
It's easy to follow the material and videos.
The sections are clear, concise and easy to follow.
Really easy to follow and understand.
The material is great and it is easy to follow!
It was easy to follow, the supporting documentation was helpful and comprehensive, and the Eazl team offered very valuable advice on how to make yourself stand out in the workforce.
It is fairly easy to follow and understand.
Very useful, concise, and easy to follow information on all of the sections!
One of the most amazing and easy to follow course.
For me, I've always been putting off improving my Linkedin profile, but this course breaks down all the huge sections into manageable bite-sized pieces and I felt that the tasks were very easy to follow through.
Good content, easy to follow, lots of great tips.
cover letter in 29 reviews
From points about new labor market technologies, to custom considerations based on your industry & job title, to side-by-side walkthroughs of optimal quality resumes, LinkedIn profiles, and cover letters, I'm beyond satisfied with having purchased this course.
I suggest you take from it what you need to optimize your resume, cover letter, and interview skills.
I have not even completed the course, but I did get through the resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn sections and I am already getting bombarded with emails and calls for positions.
CV and cover letter writing, interview skills, etc.
CV is not cover letter, but this is good, general information to know.
I've gotten so many interviews and potential job offers just from following the instructions for my resume, cover letters, and linkedin profile!
Now I feel really comfortable in writing resume and cover letters.
Makes you confident and gives you an ability to think on a different level about your resume, cover letter, interviews and many other useful topics.
However, the course carry a lots of valid and useful information which for sure will boost my resume, cover letter, linkedin profile hence I recommend to anyone interested in this subject to buy it.
I would recommend this course to anyone who is really looking to upgrade their resume, cover letter, linkedin profile, interviewing skills and networking capabilities.
I found the course to be great and really useful in multiple areas, be it on cover letters, resumes, LinkedIn building, networking explanations.
After being in the same job for past 11 years, this course has helped me re-brand myself and craft customized resumes and cover letters for job hunting.
Bear in mind that I have modified my cover letter to suit the culture of the geographic area I live in :) Thank you Team EAZL, you are touching lives and making a positive difference one at a time :) The use of visuals was very engaging and showed that the creators really made an effort to make this course exceptional.
This course thought me how to writte a Professional Resume, Cover Letter, Linkedin Profile, Hacks to get Prepare for Interview.
so far so good in 12 reviews
So far so good.
really enjoying this course so far so good, ı hadnt seen any infos lise what he tried to explain us but we ll see weather rest of the part wiill work or not All the content mentioned so far is what I already know about and have implemented into my resume.
felt there could have been a little more direction on the big 6 skills before having to write the first draft and your example was helpful but only had it after submission So Far so good.
good So far so good.
Awful, stop fooling people so far so good This course is fully packed with great information and the instructor, without doubt, tried to connect with the students to ensure the materials are useful.
Nice,clear,professionaltips So far so good.
Some things seem to be obvious when you learn them during the course, although never thought of them before So far so good.
NIce course Not sure at this point... Great good Learning So far so good!
step by step in 8 reviews
you utilize them step by step, and in the end, you have created a professional resume.
Eazl does a great job going through the step by step process and breaking down each aspect of creating a professional and thorough resume that will help separate you from other applicants.
I've been following the course step by step in building my resume and now my Linkedin profile.
thank you, guys, it's very helpful Great step by step instruction, particularly in using online research to formulate keywords.
Topics are not only taught perfectly with detail but are easily approachable by their step by step action process.
I love the step by step feature and the graphics that go along with the entire course.
Provide step by step and tools.
worth the money in 8 reviews
Fantastic course, well worth the money to sign up - excellent work!
Well worth the money.
This lesson is worth the money.
The prompt needs to be moved to at least the half way point, otherwise this was well worth the money I spent and would recommend it as a great refresher course or even for someone who is just trying to figure out the process of today's job seeking market.
Overall, this is an excellent course and I think it is definitely worth the money I paid for it.
Well worth the money!
Already, I find it to be worth the money.
career hacking in 11 reviews
So far, this is the best resume building course and career hacking that I have taken.
Eazl's Career Hacking course taught me so much!
Pretty good matetials with proper explanations about career hacking even i took the course, i still dont know how to do with my resume, especially, how to choose the right word in each sentence.
This is a great course for anyone interested in Career Hacking.
thanks davis for this great course on career hacking .
Using the knowledge I learned from Career Hacking, I was able to land a promotion earning 20% more within my company!
Career Hacking: Resume, LinkedIn, Interviewing + More allowed me to do just that.
Not only did I get a great resume that I know will help me as I look for a job, but there is so much other helpful information in the Career Hacking course.
very engaging This is a well-structured complete guide to Career Hacking to help you find your dream job by creating strong online presence using LinkedIn, creating a resume in chronological order and important interviewing techniques.
I bet that this is the "BEST" course regarding career hacking in the udemy platform.
highly recommended in 11 reviews
The understanding gained by the course plus an incredible facilitation skill of Davis makes the experience highly recommended and so easy and fast to learn.
Highly recommended for both rookies and veterans in the job market.
Great course and highly recommended!
Highly recommended for Job Seekers.
informative Highly recommended!!
sound effects in 10 reviews
too much cartoony sound effects making it very hard to pay attention to the material.
Not giving a full 5 stars as I found a presenter (Mr. Jones) quite annoying at times, also some animation, music and sound effects choices were kind of weird.
Although there are more "normal" videos than there are infested with "sound effects".
What I really liked is the way they present their topics(fun animations, sound effects), they have tried their best to cover every thing in short time.
Some people have mentioned that the visuals and sound effects are distracting, but I got used to them pretty quickly and came to like them.
Vocals are lost in the background music and loud sound effects.
The course contains powerful animations and sound effects to help you understand topics clearly and instructor is really very engaging.
Copious animations and sound effects are supposed to help sustain my interest (as is explained in an earlier video in the course), but all they do is deflect my attention from what is actually being communicated.
I don't need visuals and accompanying sound effects of robots shooting lasers to retain my interest in learning how to properly utilize keywords in drafting my resume.
I love the sound effects of it too.
well done in 10 reviews
Really well done!
Well done - best money spent on career upgrading!
A great one, well done.
Job well done.
Seems really interesting and well done Videos freeze.
Well done guys, great job!
cover letters in 9 reviews
Love the step-by-step resume building and good info on cover letters.
love the part where the Instructure builds resume, LinkedIn profile and cover letters on the spot in a live session.
I already use linked in but want to learn more about networking, creating better cover letters, and ICMS systems, which are not user friendly at all!
real world examples in 5 reviews
Lots of real world examples and tons of useful and actionable content.
There is so much helpful content and real world examples that will benefit any serious job/career seeker.
An excellent course, the videos where engaging, had a good mix of instructional and real world examples.
Thanks a lot for the course An excellent course with practical, real world examples.
hard to hear in 5 reviews
While this is happening, the sound effects stay the same, making it very hard to hear him at times.
The Skype "interviews" with other people were contrived, poorly executed, and hard to hear.
Audio lets this course down as its very hard to hear in some modules.
Audio is hard to hear but the content is good.
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Academic & Career Advisor/Adjunct Faculty $24k
Career Development Adjunct Professor $27k
Career Coach/Trainer $31k
Career Center Counselor Consultant $33k
Career Development Coordinator (Job Coach) $36k
Associate Career Advisor Manager $46k
Career Counselor, Career Connections $59k
Career Transition Education Teacher $62k
Career Advisor Consultant Lead $66k
Career Financial Analyst $75k
Regional Career Coach Manager $81k
Career Advisor Consultant Manager $92k
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|Rating||4.4★ based on 1,246 ratings|
|Length||7 total hours|
|Starts||On Demand (Start anytime)|
|Instructors||Davis Jones, Eazl (Official), Ludell Jones|
|Download Videos||Only via the Udemy mobile app|
|Tags||Personal Development Career Development|