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. Learn how to identify key competencies needed for the position and strategically highlight your experiences demonstrating those.

Jermaine will reveal his step-by-step framework for translating background details into powerful proof that you’re qualified. He also shares tricks for quantifying achievements, emphasizing leadership moments, and positioning yourself as a unique problem-solver.

Discover how to shape even unrelated experiences into compelling evidence that you’re the right candidate for the job. With Jermaine’s advice, you’ll learn to reframe your background to get your fit recognized.

Class Description

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.


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™️