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Getting Unstuck 3-Part Series

“I have no idea what I want to do professionally. All I know is that I don’t want to stay in my current job.”

Sound familiar? If you answered (or whispered) yes, this program will help you.

Certified leadership, career, and life transition coach and Career Preparation University Professor Jane Scudder has helped hundreds of individuals navigate their careers and lives and get past feeling stuck. In this 3-part series you’ll learn how to identify what actually interests you, how to effectively set and reach goals to achieve your desires, how to navigate any kind of change, how to strategically apply to jobs and show up strong in an interview, get 1:1 feedback, plus a whole lot more.

You can register for one or two sessions on their own or all three.

Part 2: Navigating Change, Career Mapping & Micro-Goal Setting

February 13, 6 – 9 pm CST

In the second part of this 3-part series you’ll learn career mapping techniques to do anything from make a complete career pivot, position yourself for a promotion, move across the country for a new job (or before you land a new job), or any other major professional change.

You’ll walk away with clearly defined “micro-goals” and understand how to use these as well as knowledge of how to kick off a strategic job search so you can stop applying to jobs you never hear back from. You’ll also get 1:1 feedback in this session to ensure you’re building realistic, attainable goals.


  • Understand what micro-goals are, why you should use them, and how to set, measure, and track them
  • Understand concept of “career mapping” and how to make measured, thoughtful decisions about risks, pivots, and more
  • Custom 1:1 with expert career & leadership coach

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Part 3: How to Strategically Apply to Jobs You Actually Want

February 22, 6 – 9 pm CST

In the third part of this 3-part series you’ll learn how to strategically apply to jobs to generate results, how to show up best in all areas of an job search from application to interview and how to talk about any friction points or changes in your path.

You’ll walk away with a career road map you build as well as 1:1 feedback to ensure you will reach maximum impact after the program.


  • Understand job search strategies and techniques “start to finish” from applications to interviewing to negotiating an offer
  • Understand how to craft and deliver a strong personal narrative (and how this is different from your personal brand)
  • Custom 1:1 with expert career & leadership coach

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Negotiation Strategies Bootcamp

February 27, 6 – 9 pm CST

Do you have an important negotiation coming up? Are you anxious about the confrontational nature of negotiations? Do you lack a framework and strategy for negotiating, other than to negotiate as hard as possible? Then this workshop will help provide you a concrete approach for tackling a negotiation head-on by using the proven strategies from the Harvard Negotiation Project.In this program you will learn how to identify negotiation opportunities, prepare for the situation, and achieve not just your desired result but how to drive to a mutually beneficial result for all parties. This workshop will be a thorough overview of the theory and tactics of negotiations. Students will receive instruction, engage in mock negotiations, and receive direct feedback.Instructional topics include:

  • How To Prepare: scoring systems, dimensions, reservation prices, BATNAs, and target prices
  • Cognitive Forces: Anchoring, first offers, and rationale
  • Key Techniques: MESOs, concessions, removing people from negotiations, and negotiating packages vs. pieces

This workshop is perfect for anyone who anticipates negotiating a salary, a business deal, with a team at work, purchasing a home or car, financing a venture or a loan, pricing a product, or going to a yard sale.


  • Enter any negotiation prepared to secure optimal outcomes
  • Distance yourself from the cognitive forces at play, and recognize the path to a favorable outcome
  • Use research-based techniques that consistently create better results
  • Understand how to process offers, and protect your interests by producing great counter offers

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