Covers all major roles in the community space, including Director, Manager, Advocate, and Evangelist positions

Covers both online and offline communities across multiple industries

Suitable for beginners and seasoned professionals

Includes resume and cover letter templates

  • 24 lessons including high definition video and written content

  • Over 7 hours of high quality video training

  • 10+ downloadable worksheets and resources

  • 6 interactive quizzes to seal in the content

  • Certificate of completion you can share on your resume and social media

  • Includes post-completion bonus content, tips, and recommendations

Given that you are reading this, I am going to go out on a limb and assume you are experiencing one of four current problems right now:

  1. You are at the beginning of your career and are nervous about finding your first gig.
  2. You work for a company that just “doesn’t get communities”.
  3. You are stuck at a boring company working on a boring community.
  4. You want a new job, but are nervous about switching positions.


There is a load of opportunity out there, but companies are often nervous about hiring community professionals. I work with hundreds of companies building communities, and the concerns are very consistent: they don’t just want a community cheerleader, they want someone who can deliver predictable value that is aligned with their broader business objectives.

Frankly, there are too many cheerleaders out there. These are good people, but we need to be more than cheerleaders. We need to step above the noise and be the signal.

A Clear And Consistent Approach

This course shows you how to do exactly this.

I am going to take you throughout the entire recruitment process, step-by-step, and help you to match your experience and expertise to what the industry wants.

You will learn:

  • The key skills employers want

    Discover what employers want (and want to avoid) so you can be perfectly aligned with available roles.

  • How to differentiate from the pack

    Learn how to bring the best of you to the surface so you can set yourself apart from other candidates vying for the same gig.

  • How to get experience without getting hired

    Experience is critical, but you don't need a job to get it. Learn how so you can pack your resume with pragmatic expertise.

  • Create the perfect resume

    Learn how to create an amazing resume that packs expertise, talent, and punch to get you to the top of the pile.

  • Nail the interview process

    I will guide you through the entire recruitment process for researching, preparing for, and delivering your interview.

  • Negotiate your salary and package

    Discover how to negotiate your salary, benefits, and overall package to ensure you are balancing a great role with a great deal.

  • Start your new job on a high

    Learn how to make the best possible impression, deliver results, and build lasting relationships.

This course will provide everything you need to know to set you up for success throughout the entire recruitment process.

The course is packed with over 7 hours of high-quality video training packed across 24 lessons. It includes 10+ downloadable resources and worksheets, and 5 interactive quizzes to help seal in the content. The course is jam-packed with tips, tricks, and recommendations to help you throughout the process, all driven by years of real-world experience.

Take a look at what is included:

  • 1

    Getting Started

  • 2

    Zoning In On What You Want

    • How To Identify What You Really Want

    • Worksheet: How To Identify What You Really Want

    • What Employers Are Looking For

      FREE PREVIEW
    • The Hitlist

    • What Employers Are Not Looking For

    • Worksheet: Strengthening Your Weaknesses

    • The S**list

    • How To Differentiate Yourself

    • Worksheet: Differentiation Plan

    • Interactive Quiz

  • 3

    Building The Perfect Resume

    • The Importance Of Experience (And Where To Get It)

    • Building Your Resume

    • Resume Template

    • Resume Examples

    • Essential Items To INCLUDE In Your Resume

    • Essential Things To AVOID In Your Resume

    • Interactive Quiz

  • 4

    Finding Your Ideal Role

  • 5

    The Interview Process

    • Preparing For The Interview: The Company and People

    • Preparing For The Interview: The Community

    • Nailing The Interview

    • The Interview Flow

    • Key Interviewing Tips

    • Following Up and Staying In The Loop

    • Negotiating Salary and Benefits

    • Bouncing Back From Rejection Stronger Than Ever

    • Worksheet: Managing Rejection & Becoming Stronger

    • Interactive Quiz

  • 6

    Starting Your New Job

    • Starting Your New Job

The full course is released on the 8th June 2020 and you can preorder at a special reduced price!

Proven Guidance

Nat Friedman

CEO of GitHub

“If you want to tap into the power that communities can bring to businesses and teams, there is no greater expert than Jono Bacon.”

Jamie Smith

Former Deputy Press Secretary, President Barack Obama

“If you want to unlock the power of collaboration in communities, companies, and teams, Jono should be your tour guide."

Mårten Mickos

CEO of HackerOne

"Jono is a master of getting people of widely different backgrounds to work well together."

Gia Scinto

Head Of Talent at YCombinator

“In my profession, building networks is all about nurturing relationships for the long term. Jono Bacon has authored the recipe how to do this, and you should follow it.”

Jim Whitehurst

President of IBM

“Jono is an expert at integrating the potential of communities with businesses."

Jim Zemlin

Executive Director of The Linux Foundation

"Communities are the future of business, technology, and collaboration. Jono Bacon’s experience, approach, and candor is critical reading for harnessing this future."

10% of Profits go to DirectRelief

I am a firm believer in paying it forward. Your purchase of a training course should not just benefit you and I, but others too. As such, at the end of the year, 10% of all profits from my training courses are donated to DirectRelief

Direct Relief are a nongovernmental, nonsectarian, and not-for-profit humanitarian organization active across the world with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies. Direct Relief's assistance programs focus on emergency preparedness, disaster response, and the prevention and treatment of disease - all tailored to the particular circumstances and needs of the world's most vulnerable and at-risk populations. They are very highly rated on Charity Navigator (4/4) and very efficient with donations.



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Not So Frequently Asked Questions, But Let's Pretend They Are

  • What is included with my course?

    This is a complete online self-directed course. You can experience the course at your own speed, and the content is available whenever you need it. The course includes a complete set of high-definition, professional videos, written material, downloads, and interactive quizzes to help seal in the material.

  • Why is your refund policy so awesome?

    Because I want to ensure you get the best possible value out of my courses. :-)

    As such, unless you are completely satisfied, I will refund your money. All courses have a 60 day money back guarantee.

  • If I change my mind with my pre-order, can I get a refund?

    Absolutely. No questions asked.

  • How do I access my new course?

    All of you courses can be found at http://training.jonobacon.com, and you whenever you purchase a course you will get immediate access to it.

  • What payment options are available?

    We accept all major credit cards as well as PayPal.

Whoah, check out this small print. There must be something suspicious in here, right? Well, not really. I just want to make sure we are clear about something. This is an online training course and I share a lot of high quality information, recommendations, and approaches to get your next job. What I am not sharing is a secret recipe, a silver bullet, or a cheatsheet that will help you skip the hard work of getting your next dream job. This is going to require hard work and commitment on your part. If you are not willing to put the work in, don't buy this course, I wouldn't want you to be disappointed.