The job market has changed dramatically in recent years and the cost of college has risen along with it. It’s critically important that this generation of students learns how to make the most of their education in order to enjoy a successful career and a happy future. 

How To Treat College as a 4-Year Job Search is a 5 week course ideal for students, parents, counselors, and program administrators, or anyone who is the position to guide and support students as they begin their college life. The course meets once a week for 5 weeks for 90 minutes. 

The course is especially helpful for parents with college-age or near college-age kids who are concerned about whether their kids will be job ready upon graduation.

If you are worried that...

  • your son or daughter will not be able to use their college degree to find suitable employment at graduation

  • your student’s academic major may not be in demand in the job market

  • he or she will be among the nearly 50% of college graduates forced to take jobs that do not require a college degree

  • you are being overly meddlesome in your teen’s life

  • your kid will resent your involvement

  • your child is a late-bloomer

Then reserve your spot on

Space is limited. Reserve your space in the course now for just $497!

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Hi, I'm Bill Holland, PhD - and here's how and why I went from parent to career counselor for my own sons.

When my sons entered college, we were not worried about much except whether they would have the kinds of wonderful experiences we had when we were in college. Four years later they both returned home, unemployed and unable to find suitable jobs.

No, there was no recession when they graduated, but there was the beginning of a profound change in the job market.

During a previous time we could all go to college; get a job and join the middle class. But as we looked into the eyes of our kids after graduation, It was as if we had reneged on our promise to them that hard work and good grades would be sufficient for them to do well in life. It was a promise we and millions of other parents had taken for granted. Meanwhile, since 1989 the cost of a college education has risen 8 times faster than wages. Can they make enough money to make college worth it?

Don’t fret: they can. But the role parents need to play and when they need to play it has dramatically changed and is now a key component of today’s career and employment landscape. Your student’s transformation from adolescent to well-paid professional at graduation needs to be accompanied by your own migration to become the very best career counselor possible. If they do not get good counseling from you, there is a good chance they will not get it at all.

How To Treat College as a 4-Year Job Search

In this course you'll...

  • Learn how the job market HAS CHANGED.

  • Understand how to make the college degree WORTH THE COST.

  • Learn when and how to start the CAREER COUNSELING process.

  • Get the STEP BY STEP GUIDANCE needed to give your child a “leg up” in the professional job market.

  • Understand the BIG QUESTIONS you and your kids need to answer.

  • Find out how to identify and make use of little understood CAMPUS RESOURCES.

What Others Are Saying

Critically Important Techniques

Vivian Davis, Kellogg Community College Foundation Board of Trustees

Bill Holland’s work is a fountain of knowledge in preparation for well-paying jobs at graduation. He teaches critically important techniques for counseling your kids to career success.

Well Received

Troy Kase, Director, Albion College

I invited Bill to speak to our parents about the linkages between the college degree and the professional job market. It was well received. I look forward to working with Dr. Holland again.

Bill Helped Me Widen My Horizons

Laura Decker Simpson, Investment Adviser, Foresters Advisory Services, LLC

I graduated from UC Davis as a political science major. Bill helped widen my horizons and for the past 10 years I have been a highly successful financial advisor--wouldn’t change it for the world.

This course runs for 5 weeks and includes live group coaching and Q&A sessions.


Space is limited. Reserve your space in the course now for just $997 $497!

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How To Make College Worth The Cost

Module 1

In this module you'll:

  • Understand the requirements of today’s professional job market as the first step toward developing Career Counseling Competence (CCC)

  • Explore the changing requirements for entering the professional job market

  • Special emphasis is given prevailing global beliefs about college; how one qualifies to today’s professional job market; the role parents/guardians/students play.
  • Building a Personal Agenda for Success

    Module 2

    In this module you'll learn:

  • How to make sure to ask the right questions of your kids and how to make their answers count.

  • The three big questions everyone should ask and what to do with the answers.

  • Why the questions are arranged in priority sequence.
  • 3 Steps to Implementing Your Student's Personal Agenda

    Module 3

    In this module you'll learn:

  • How to bend the college orientation to meet your needs and those of your students.

  • Which questions need to be discussed in the career services meeting.

  • The 4 Primary Arenas

    Module 4

    In this module you'll learn:

  • The 4 primary arenas in which skills are developed.

  • Guidance on how each of the arenas should/can be approached

  • The 7 skills employers most want to see.

  • How to build and demonstrate skill development.
  • Starting Your Preparation with The End in Mind

    Module 5

    In this module we'll review:

  • Several position descriptions and dissect what they ask for.

  • The real problem of starting a job search at graduation.

  • the advantages of reverse engineering the job search.
  • PLUS Get These Bonuses

    • Q&A sessions at the end of each live call!

    • Dr. Bill Holland's downloadable ebook, “The Path from Backpack to Briefcase: A Parent’s Guide”

    This course runs for 5 weeks and includes live group coaching and Q&A sessions.


    Space is limited. Reserve your space in the course now for just $997 $497!

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    Still have questions?

    • Who is this course for?

      This course is for parents with college-age or near college-age kids who are concerned about whether their kids will be job ready at graduation.

    • Is there a live component? Do I get access to the instructor?

      Yes! Bill Holland will be hosting the live calls for this initial program, so you’ll have access to him and the other participants during these calls and in our private online community.

    • How much time do I need to commit to this?

      You’ll be joining 1 x live call per week (Monday mornings @ 9:00am Pacific Time), virtually, via video conferencing software (don’t worry - you don’t need to be a tech whiz to use it!) for five weeks. The live calls will last 60 - 75 minutes and each one includes a Q&A component. You also want to set aside an additional hour to work through the course material and activities between these calls.

    • Is there a specific start date or can I enroll at any time?

      Yes, for this initial program we start on February 17, 2020. We're only accepting 12 participants for this initial program - so don't wait to sign up or you may miss this opportunity!

    • What is the cost?

      We like to call it an INVESTMENT IN YOUR CHILD. Your investment is $497 for this initial program. Future cohort pricing will be $997. Not only are you SAVING $500 by joining this first cohort, but you're also getting direct access to Dr. Bill Holland by joining this initial program now!

    Become the PARENT CAREER COUNSELOR your child needs.


    Space is limited. Reserve your space in the course now for just $997 $497!

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