Career Impressions: Job Search Support Kit by Job Search Secret Weapon (JSSW)

Career Impressions: Job Search Support Kit

A wealth of scripts, articles, videos, and worksheets to help you proceed - and succeed - with your job search!

Download resources. Learn how to:

  • Build a target company list
  • Explore the hidden job market
  • Conduct informational interviews
  • Network with select scripts
  • Prepare for an interview
  • Get engaged on LinkedIn 
  • Negotiate your salary
  • Ask for a raise, when the time is right
  • Prepare your exit statement

And more!
34 resources total.

(Valued at over $300 USD)

What's included?

20 Most Common Interview Questions

Practice this list of most frequently asked questions so that you’ll be confident in the interview setting. 

21-Day Accomplishment Challenge Planner

25 Questions You Can Ask During a Job Interview

Dread the “what questions do you have for me” portion of the interview? Here are 25 questions to help you confidently close the interview.

3 Page Interview Preparation Worksheet

Everything you need to put your best foot forward and impress the heck out of a decision-maker during your interview. 

3 Scripts You Can Use Now to Ask for a Raise

3 quick scripts to broach the topic of a raise with your boss; to help you build the case for why you deserve a raise, and how to sell it.

4 Networking Scripts

You’ve done your homework and know who you need in your job search corner. 4 scripts for reaching out to new people via email ad LinkedIn.

4 Practical Strategies to Transform Your Activity on LinkedIn

Want to be more active on LinkedIn, but not sure where to start? Try these 4 practical strategies to engage & boost your visibility online.

5 Best Practices for Your LinkedIn Engagement

5 ways to make the most of the time you spend on LinkedIn, get people to view your profile and make quality connections.

5 Surprising Tips to Rock Your Next Phone Interview

The devil is in the details when it comes to these easy tips to put your best foot forward when interviewing by phone

5 Tips to Follow for the Perfect LinkedIn Headshot

A picture is worth a 1000 words absolutely applies to your headshot. Tips to make sure yours makes a good impression.

5 Ways to Reach Out, and What to Say, on LinkedIn

Whether you know the person or not, it can be tough to reach out and let people know you’re hunting. Here are 5 scripts to get you started. 

5 Ways to Win the Hiring Manager's Heart

Win the hiring manager's heart & increase your chance of securing an offer. 

6 Simple Steps to Prepare for Your Interview at the Last Minute

We've got your back with simple yet effective tips to help you rock the interview at the last minute!

9 Common Job Search Mistakes

Budget Calculator: Find the Salary You Can Aim For

Before you start negotiating salary, you need to analyze your budget. This tool will help you figure out exactly what you need to aim for.

Comprehensive Guide to the Hidden Job Market

Crafting Your Pitch

A step-by-step guide to crafting a persuasive pitch.

Different Interview Types Call for Different Strategies

Want to nail your interview? A guide to adjusting your technique to the forum. 

Feeling Ignored on LinkedIn?

 Feeling ignored on LinkedIn? Ana and Adrienne share strategies to give your message it’s best shot at receiving a response.

Follow Up Notes - Scripts

A guide on how to write thank you notes following interviews or networking meetings - with scripts for you to make your own.

Hidden Job Market: Building Out a List of Target Companies

How to build a target list of companies to find out about opportunities BEFORE the job posting comes out. 

How to Connect with a LinkedIn Stranger

A guide to help you figure out what
to say when you’re meeting a new person virtually for the first time.

How to Crush Your Fear of Public Speaking

Does the idea of standing before a crowd give you cold feet? We get it! These tips will help you overcome this fear once and for all. 

How to Stand Out In An Interview

Maureen and Ana share best ways to engage your interviewer and win the interview.

Informational Interviews: E-mail Templates Requesting Meetings

Want to reach out to get a meeting on the books but not sure what to say? These scripts can make sure they say YES!

Informational Interviews: How to Measure Their Success

If the idea of doing informational interviews feels tough to track or overwhelming, this article will help you measure success.  

Interview: Preparing Your "Exit Statement"

How to answer the “Why are you looking for a new job?” question.

Job Boards: What you Need to Know Before You Start your Job Search

Striking out on the job boards? Why and how you should reconsider your job search strategy.

Job Search Strategy Spreadsheet

When it comes to job search, it’s easy to lose track of all the moving parts. This spreadsheet will keep the critical information at your fi

Jobseeker’s Guide to Phone and Video Interviews

Before a face-to-face interview, you’ll likely face a few
rounds of phone and virtual interviews. Tips to make a great first impression.

LinkedIn Privacy Settings for Job Seekers

A guide to the optimal privacy settings for an active job search.

Networking and Outreach Letters

Customizable scripts to help you demonstrate why you are the right candidate for the types of roles you seek.

Pre-Interview Research Worksheet

A critical part of interview preparation is research. Capture relevant interview details before each interview with this detailed worksheet.

Salary Negotiation: After the Verbal Offer (Scripts)

You've received a verbal offer - now what? Scripts to guide you through the delicate next stage of salary negotiation. 

Salary Negotiation: Best Websites for Benchmarking

When it comes to salary negotiations, it pays to know what the going rate is. Sites to help you do some due diligence.

Salary Negotiation: Early Compensation Conversation Guide and Scripts

How to handle the "What are your salary expectations?" question when it arises early in an interview.

Salary Negotiation: Things That Are Negotiable

Strategies for the Day of Your Interview

You’ve landed the interview. Now what? A step-by-step guide to help you put your best foot forward on the big day. 

Sudden Job Loss

Strategies to help you deal with sudden and unexpected job loss.