Course overview

Get clear on your career strategy

Career Maximiser is an online career assessment course that will enable you to identify your ideal career and build a roadmap to achieving it. With 10 audio modules, supported by fully interactive exercises, the course is designed for you to work through at your own pace.

    • Listen to the audio modules online, or download and listen while you’re on the move.
    • Complete the exercises online. Save progress as you go, giving you the flexibility to fit everything into your busy schedule.
    • Conduct your research, supported by our career resources library.
    • Download your results into a PDF report to give you your personalized career plan

Having a clearly defined career plan will give you greater confidence to:

    • Identify your strengths and preferences to help you achieve your career goals
    • Understand what motivates you and what you want to incorporate into your future career
    • Efficiently target your networking activity - - Present your key attributes with clarity in applications to employers


10 interactive modules to complete at your own pace

The importance of a career strategy

Module 1 explores the value of having a career strategy, and why this essential if you’re to achieve the level of success you are aiming for.

Learn what drives you

In Modules 2,3 & 4 you’ll start the process of identifying your key skills, values and interests. Each module is supported by an online exercise that provides step-by-step guidance on how to identify and prioritise this vital information; allowing you to consistently evaluate career options against your unique criteria.

The right environment

Module 5 explores the type of work environment you prefer, and what attributes you need in a manager and colleagues to help you take your career to the next level.

Establishing your long-term goals

It’s important to have a vision of your long-term goals in order to ensure your career choices keep you on a path to achieving them. In Module 6, you’ll work on visualizing and defining your long-term goals, and armed with this information you’ll be able to make important strategic decisions.

Evaluating options

When it comes to pursuing your ideal career and long-term goals, there is usually more than one path you can follow. In Module 7 we’ll introduce you to the Career Farm “Matrix”, a tool designed to pull together all of the criteria you’ve identified in earlier modules. The Matrix will give you a powerful structure for evaluating the different career options you may be considering. This is where you will start to define your career strategy and identify the information you’ll need to find out to build your target list of companies.

Research, research, research

Modules 8 & 9 focus on the three different areas of career research, why each one is important, and how each helps you focus down on what you need to find out. The modules also include advice on how to get meetings with contacts for research and a sample script to use.

Refining your strategy and avoiding common mistakes

Finally in Module 10 you’ll decide which of the four methods of getting interviews is most appropriate to you. You’ll also learn the common mistakes to avoid during the interview process; drawn from our many years of experience working with individuals who want to be more proactive in their career strategy.

LIMITED PERIOD –  CV Clinic with Jane Barrett

A half-hour one-to-one CV clinic with Jane Barrett, Head of Coaching at The Career Farm. Use your results from the course and Jane’s exceptional experience to create a laser-targeted CV that your next employer will love.

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Gain access to valuable career resources

When you join the Career Maximiser course you not only receive all 10 audio modules and the associated exercises, you’ll also unlock a range of valuable resources. These include our regularly updated library of careers resources, hand picked by the Career Farm team, and exclusive access to our moderated forums where you can put your queries to our experienced career coaches.

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What our clients tell us...

microsoft"This is really important work - both as an HR professional and as a client - I see that. Having passion around your work and getting what you want out of work / life balance is vital."

Sara Graham, HR Manager, Microsoft Corporation.


The online exercises are clear and easy to use. You are taken through a number of logical steps which, on completion, allows you to consolidate the answers to draw conclusions about the values and skills that are important to you.

Rachel Lindley, Owner, Owens Professional Partnership

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