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Get Your Job Search On Track (Release Target: TBD)

Go beyond the spreadsheet with Next Mountain

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Note 1: this course is still in production. If you're interested in what goes into making these courses, check out our post at the Next Mountain Blog, as well as our post on bundling content!

Note 2: this course is part of Next Mountain's All Access Career Bundle. CLICK HERE to get the details and learn more about subscriptions.

Job searching can be a scattered experience, to say the least...

After missing all of the upside of the Bay Area tech bubble, I graduated with a PhD in 2002, right after the bubble popped.

Later, in 2010, I graduated with an MBA in Finance in the Chicago area, right after the financial crisis and meltdown.

Two cases of great timing.

So, you can either time your trading based on when I might finish my MS CS and any future degrees...

Or you can learn from my experiences in searching for jobs in economic downturns, while changing careers and geographies.

I have searched for jobs at large, multinational corporations, accelerating growth companies, and startups, across a dazzling array of industries.

The goal for this course is to explain how to manage your job search, in good times and in bad.

The right tools and strategies can save you time and heartache.

We've been in a bull market for a long time. How long could you go without a job? It can be much longer than you think.

Note: this course is still in production and will be part of Next Mountain's All Access Career Bundle. CLICK HERE to get the details and learn more about subscriptions.

This course will feature traditional tools, as well as Next Mountain's Career Management Platform.

You can try it out now, or learn more on the main Next Mountain site.


Your Instructor


Jason Robinson, PhD, MBA
Jason Robinson, PhD, MBA
Jason is Founder and CEO of Next Mountain. Jason's career spans multiple functions and industries, including R&D, technology development, software engineering, venture investing, fund marketing, and management. He has held high-impact roles at startups and public companies, such as Origami Logic, Trulia, and Intel, as well as several internships and a postdoctoral fellowship at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Jason's undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral research was primarily published in peer-reviewed physics and chemistry journals. His research also includes social and cognitive psychology.

Jason cares deeply about education. Jason earned a PhD at the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, where he was a Siebel Scholar. He earned two undergraduate degrees from the University of Georgia's Honors Program, and he was a National Merit Scholar.

As a lifetime learner, Jason completed a graduate certificate through the Stanford Center for Professional Development, and he has completed graduate coursework in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Jason has completed several financial modeling courses, and he passed CFA Level I. Jason is also a huge fan of and participant in MOOCs; he began participating in them in 2011.

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course is completely self-paced online during the subscription period.
How long do I have access to the course?
After subscribing to the appropriate bundle, you have access to this course during the subscription period.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
If you are unsatisfied with the bundle, contact us in the first 30 days of subscribing and we will give you a full refund.

This course is part of the All Access Career Bundle.