Storytelling to Stand Out in Your Job Search

Founder of JupiterHR and Career Coach

Storytelling to Stand Out in Your Job Search

Jermaine Murray

Meet Jermaine L. Murray, "The Jobfather". Jermaine, a seasoned career coach, provides a comprehensive guide for navigating the tech job market. He shares insights on crafting a compelling professional narrative, discovering personal passions and goals, and mastering the art of storytelling in interviews. 

Jermaine also offers practical strategies for understanding interviewer priorities, effectively showcasing transferable skills, and aligning personal experiences with a company's mission. He addresses common job search challenges and emphasizes the importance of building a strong professional network. 

Throughout the series, Jermaine combines his extensive recruiting experience with personal anecdotes, offering you invaluable tools and techniques for career advancement in the tech industry.

Class Episodes
10 episodes (29.15)
Meet the Jobfather.
In this video, Jermaine will share his framework for creating a powerful professional story that allows you to showcase your skills, experiences and impact.
Discovering Your Passions and Purpose.
In this video, Jermaine opens up about his own goals, from potential pivot opportunities to his vision for impacting the industry.
Hook, Line and Sinker: Crafting Compelling Tech Interview Stories.
Through his own mistakes and breakthroughs, Jermaine discovered the power of masterful storytelling to make candidates memorable. Now he wants to share the storytelling secrets that transformed his interview skills and allowed him to always land the job.
Identifying What The Interviewer Most Values.
Different hiring managers prioritize different pieces of your background and qualifications. So how do you pinpoint what each values most?
Frame Your Fit: Connecting Your Story to Their Mission.
Jermaine shares his simple yet powerful formula for positioning your experience as the perfect solution for the company pain points they are hiring to solve.
Targeted Tactics: Identify and Ace Interview Question Categories.
Interview questions will test you on 3 main categories that Jermaine will cover. Jermaine's secret is identifying which category a question falls under so you can answer with laser focus.
Leveraging Transferable Skills: Prove Your Fit from Past Experience
We all have more relevant experience than we think - it's just about connecting the dots. In this video. Jermaine provides tips so you can do the same personal inventory to excavate transferable skills from past roles, education, or activities
Interview Storytelling 101: Crafting 5 Essential Narrative Forms
Nailing the interview means mastering your story. Jermaine reveals the 5 essential story forms you should have ready to land the role.
Take Control of Your Job Search: Identify and Overcome Barriers to Getting Hired
You have the skills but interviews aren't landing - what's going wrong? Jermaine dives into common reasons that offers elude qualified candidates.
Mentee, Rival and Mentor: Cultivate Your Career Support System
Jermaine shares tactics for developing mentor, sponsor and niche expert relationships that can make direct referrals for you.

Jermaine L. Murray, widely known as "The Jobfather," is a champion for diversity in the technology sector. Through his company JupiterHR, Murray dedicates his efforts to career coaching and assisting individuals in securing high-paying jobs within the tech industry. His accomplishments include leading workshops that provide innovative job search strategies, collaborating with key partners like Shopify, Wealthsimple, New Relic, and Spotify.

Career Counseling
Diversity & Inclusion
Technical Recruiting
Humber College
University of Guelph-Humber
Senior Recruitment Lead
Black Professionals In Tech Network (BPTN)
Board Member & Technology Recruitment Advisor
ICON Talent Partners
Technical Recruitment
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Team Union
Founder, The Jobfather™️
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