Courtney Kirschbaum has helped thousands of people get better jobs
and careers by giving them the inspiration, motivation and tactics to
move up or on.
Award-winning presenter and millennial career strategist and
advocate. If you subscribe to Fast Company or Business News Daily
Magazine you may have already seen her career advice and strategy.
Courtney is more than a coach, she's a champion and advocate for
ambitious high-potentials, helping them realize their potential through
career strategies that put them in control.
A first generation college graduate, she paid her way through school
and believed hard work would equal success. She quickly realized
college had not prepared her for career success that mentors were
rare and champions and advocates even more so.
She saw her dream of working overseas slipping away when she
bombed her first interview with a blue chip company so she rallied and
convinced a manger a KPMG to give her a chance that chance was all
Soon after she landed an international project manager role and spent
the next decade living and working in Europe and Asia hiring and
developing talent who she saw facing the same challenges she'd
faced and no better prepared to do so.
In 2011 Courtney started her own company to share her lesson's-
learned and champion the next generation of talented ambitious
young professionals through her online programs Job Hunt School
and Original Experience. She speaks and leads workshops and
companies and universities all over the US and Canada.
Having seen first had reality of the glass ceiling, gender pay bias, and
the challenges unique to first generation professionals, meritocracy
and leveling the playing field is important to Courtney. She donates a
portion of her company