Jared has some of Silicon Valley’s top executives and rising stars on speed dial.
Jared has 20 years’ experience in executive coaching and résumé writing, and has some Silicon Valley’s top executives and rising stars on speed dial. Before becoming a coach and writer, he held executive recruiting roles in New York and San Francisco for two national retained search firms conducting searches for Fortune 15 companies, top ten law firms, and leading nonprofit organizations and foundations. He also held executive leadership and other key roles in non-profits and the arts.
A sought-after speaker and trainer, Jared’s had dozens of engagements with the CFA Institute and its state chapters, Moss Adams, nonprofit think-tanks, universities, and others. He is also the author of The Job Description Analysis, a career decision-making tool used by the University of California system.
Jared is a great choice for:
C-suite executives, general counsel, and law firm partners
Emerging leaders and rising stars looking to climb the corporate or law firm ladder
Stealth job seekers positioning themselves to be found for the right opportunities or to become targets of acquisition
Lawyers moving into business roles, like BD&L or nonprofit leadership
Lawyers of all levels who find themselves at career crossroads
He’s also an expert on:
Executive and legal recruiting
Retained and contingency recruiting
Career planning, decision-making, and reflection
Next stage positioning
Career evaluation, launch, or relaunch
Building career narratives
LinkedIn strategy and tactics
CVs, résumés, cover letters, and career correspondence
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Board Memberships and Affiliations, Past and Present
Executive Search Roundtable
Forbes Coaches Council
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, New York
The National Résumé Writers’ Association
Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Career Coaches (PARW/CC)
Speaking Engagements, Presentations, Panels, and Events
Expert. “Positioning Yourself with Résumés and Social Media,” Career Conversations Interview, CFA Institute Video, Sept. 2018.
Speaker. “Reverse-Engineering Your Long-Term Career Goals,” Diversity & Inclusion 2018: Strategies for Success, CFA Institute, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 2018.
Speaker. “CV to Résumé: Humwork Tested & Tried Methods That Work, Humanists@Work Program,” University of California Humanists Research Institute, University of California, Berkeley, Apr. 2018
Careers Expert, CFA Careers TwitterChat, Feb. 2018.
Presenter, “From Academic CV to Innovative Résumé Using “Purpose, Content & Design,” Humanists@Work Career Workshop, UCSC Silicon Valley Campus, May 2017.
Speaker. “Four Principles for Building Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn,” Beyond Academia 2017 Conference, The Clark Kerr Campus, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Mar. 2017.
Speaker. “Converting Your Academic CV to a Non-Academic Résumé (STEM),” Beyond Academia 2017 Conference, The Clark Kerr Campus, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Mar. 2017.
Speaker. “Converting Your Academic CV to a Non-Academic Résumé (Humanities),” Beyond Academia 2017 Conference, The Clark Kerr Campus, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Mar. 2017.
Co-Presenter. “How an Online Scheduler Can Make You More Competitive in Today's Market,” American Association of Image Consultants International, Global Webinar, Feb 2017.
Presenter. “Résumé Redux: Using the Writing Process as a Tool for Career Discovery,” Humanists@Work Partner Summit, University of California Humanities Network, La Casa de Maria, Santa Barbara, CA, Nov. 2016.
Presenter. “Using LinkedIn as a Tool for Business,” Forum W, Moss Adams, LLP, Santa Rosa, CA, Jul. 2016.
Presenter. “Résumé Redux: Using the Writing Process as a Tool for Career Discovery,” Humanists@Work Graduate Career Workshop, UC Humanities Network, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA, May 2016.
Speaker. “Four Strategies for Building Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn,” California Nanosystems Institute Building, University of California, Berkeley, Nov. 2015.
Speaker. “Four Principles for Building Your Professional Brand on LinkedIn,” UCLA Professional Development Conference for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars, Co-sponsored by the UCLA Career Center, Graduate Division, the California Nanosystems Institute, and the Institute for Digital Research and Education in Collaboration with eGSA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 2015.
Co-Presenter. “Résumé Redux: Using the Writing Process as a Tool for Career Discovery,” University of California Humanities Research Institute, The Citizen Hotel, Sacramento, CA, Nov. 2015.
Speaker. “Eye on the C-suite: A Crash Course for Your Future, The Harvard Club of Washington, D.C., Hosted by the Litigation & Conference Center, Hogan Lovells, Washington, D.C., Jun. 2015.
Webinar Trainer. “CV to Résumé: Hierarchy Mapping,” Saturday Morning Coffee with Jared Webinar, Mar. 2015.
Presenter. “Don’t Call it a Template: Unraveling Your Résumé’s Purpose, Content & Design,” San Diego Central Library, San Diego, CA, Feb. 2015.
Presenter. “Writing LinkedIn Profiles for Stealth Job Seekers,” National Résumé Writers’ Association, Annual Conference, Denver, CO, Sept. 2014.
Co-Presenter. “Build a Niche Career Services Firm to Attract and Serve Your Ideal Clients,” pre-conference workshop, The National Résumé Writers’ Association (The NRWA) National Conference, Denver, CO, Sept. 2014.
Speaker. “Building Today’s Complex Career Change Résumé: Converting an Academic CV to a Non-Academic Résumé,” Career Workshop for Humanities PhD and MA Candidates, University of California Humanities Research Network, University of California, David Brower Center, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, May 2014.
Speaker. “Managing LinkedIn: Job Searching & Beyond,” CSU East Bay Entrepreneur Association, California State University East Bay, Oakland, CA, Mar. 2013.
Speaker. “Making Today’s Complex Résumé Possible: Using The Right Content & Design for Your Job Search,” MBA Job Search Skills Workshop, CSU East Bay Entrepreneur Association, California State University East Bay, Oakland, CA, Mar. 2013.
Speaker. “Advanced Writing Strategies for Your Résumé & LinkedIn Profile,” 4th Annual Career & Professional Development Day, CFA Society of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Apr. 2012.
Main Stage Speaker. “Why Retained Executive Search Doesn’t Want Your Client’s Inbound Résumé,” National Résumé Writers' Association, Annual Conference, Charleston, SC, Sept. 2012.
Speaker. “Is the Résumé Dead? Adapting Your Résumé to a LinkedIn World,” The Foundation Center, San Francisco, CA, Aug. 2012
Speaker. “Making Today’s Complex Résumé Possible: Using the Right Content and Design for Your Career,” Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, San Francisco, CA, Jul. 2012.
Co-author. “Mentoring: The secret to career advancement in any field,” American Bar Association Legal Career Center, Apr. 19, 2017.
Co-author. “Rapid-Fire Career Development Strategies to Help You Reach the Top,” American Bar Association Legal Career Center, Aug 29, 2016.
Co-author. “Mentoring is the secret to career advancement,” National Association of Women Lawyers, 101 Women Law, J. 1 (2016).
Co-author. “Branding and Networking: Rapid-fire career development strategies to help you reach the top,” National Association of Women Lawyers, 100 Women Law. J. 4 (2015).
Author. “What Every Potential Board Director Should Know,” Legal Marketing Association, New York Chapter Newsletter.
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