Let us reverse-recruit you so you can focus on getting the right job, continue working, or maybe just take that needed vacation.

We have a 98% success rate of finding clients new roles.

Our EXPEDITE© Program guides you step-by-step through our proven framework.

1BRAND: Dial in your personal brand and elevator pitch while developing your resume & LinkedIn profile.

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Get noticed 10X faster.

 2LAUNCH: We get you organized, strategize for the companies and roles you want, and launch your job search.

LinkedIn Development
Cuts the job search in 1/2.

3 REVERSE RECRUIT: We network you out to hundreds of the right people to tap into the hidden job market.

Career Coaching
Cuts the job search in 1/2.

4 LAND: We interview prep you, using a solutions-based consultative strategy.

Career Coaching
Land far more offers.

GROW:  We work with you and the right experts to get the salary you deserve.

Negotiate a value-based, not market-rate salary ($5K-$50K more).

We discreetly manage your executive's job search using our EXPEDITE: Rapid Job Search Program©

Within 1 week we launch, prep, and manage their job search. You even can start the process as you transition them out slowly.
We save them hours, weeks, and often months of time!

Launch + Interview & Salary Negotiations Prep + Reverse Recruit + Apply + Coach


EXPEDITE Package Feature/Comparison

Mid-Executive Level

We assign a level-specific Reverse Recruiter/Coach to Reverse Recruit.
We review resume/LinkedIn and make recommendations. 
We brand their unique value, strengths, and metrics and add these to their resume. We update their LinkedIn with the new resume. Option to add resume services if needed.
We set up their job alerts and organize their job search on our Career5 platform.
You approve 3 jobs per week that we apply to on their behalf (Resume optimization for each submitted job application and network around these).
Marketing/networking you to target companies of your choice on their behalf to land you interviews
We give them custom scripts for written communication to hiring managers.
We interview prep/role play (1 per month).
Receive salary negotiation advice from a Certified Salary Negotiation Specialist (every offer).
We ensure they onboard well to be successful in their new role.
We pair them with one of our most senior reverse recruiters and coaches.
We reach out discreetly to key stakeholders through our own emails/inmails to see if there is a role coming up at their level so we are not going through your personal Linkedin (needed at the C-Level and some other situations).


✓ We get them noticed 10X faster for high-quality roles.

✓ They feel fully supported and confident throughout the entire process so they can focus on landing the roles.
✓We network/reverse-recruit them out faster to get in front of the broken job post process.
✓Their LinkedIn network expands significantly for future opportunities.
✓We help them negotiate for higher salaries up to $5K-$50K higher because you are not going through a recruiter.
✓They are grateful that you have invested in them all the way through exiting them out.

The True Cost of Job Searching

You Manage Your Job Search

  • Estimated Job Search: 6-12 months
  • Networking out to targeted companies and industries for 500 contacts: 200 hours total
  • Job Interviews: 18 hours 
  • Interview Prep: 18 hours
  • Total: 60 hours spent job searching per month if you conduct the search.
  • Possible Loss in Time and Wages (6 months): MID up to ~$70K, EXEC up to $120K+, C-Level up to $280K+.

If Ascend5 Manages Their Job Search

  • Estimated Job Search: ~3-6 months
  • Networking out to targeted companies and industries for 500 contacts: 10 hours w/ technology.
  • Job Interviews: 6 hours 
  • Interview Prep: 6 hours
  • Total Hours You Spend: 10 hours on interviewing and networking per month.

Maybe it's time you take a break before you start that new job.  Let us set you up, prepare your marketing, network you out quickly, prep you to land the role, and support you through this process.

Having us manage your executive's job search can save them 200+ hours of time and increase their salary trajectory. They'll be so happy you provided this service!

Need to get them a branded resume and LinkedIn profile that stand out?

Leadership roles are highly competitive. We carve out your unique brand and value into your marketing collateral (resume, LinkedIn profile, etc.) with an Executive Coach (who understands your level and role) to get them authentically confident. Our executive writing framework was developed by recruiters and marketers.

Results Include:
✓Attracts high-quality roles 10X faster because it is well-organized and your value is showcased.
✓Recruiters can easily connect the dots that you are perfect for this role.
✓Gets you authentically confident in your abilities to go for these highly competitive roles by working with an executive coach to pull out your unique value.
✓Linkedin profiles get noticed much more often by recruiters for new roles due to being optimized and branded well.

Justifies higher salaries of $20K - $100K+ (depending on your level).

Do you have a resume that conveys the value you bring to your roles?

Executive Resume Writing

What Clients Are Saying...

"It's a 1-on-1 job search coaching and accountability program that has been fuel-injected with a discrete networking campaign and you even apply? Brilliant! Exactly what I need. I am swamped right now with wrapping up my work here." - Mark F., SVP of Strategic Partnerships.


Executive client landed a role in another state, and received a 40% salary increase; 13X ROI from coaching
"Couldn't have done it without you! Your service truly works!"



Mid-level client pivoted from a government sciences role into a university role that builds community (her strength) and is back on track with salary within 2 years projected to increase 20% in next 2 years in a job she loves 5 minutes from home; ROI from coaching is priceless.
"It was scary and amazing at the same time, transitioning out of my role and taking a temporary pay cut. But I went from 10 shades of gray to invigorated and I now see my energy and efforts will accelerate my growth 10X."


A mid-levelclient who wants to move up to a larger corporate role for career growth; projected to increase salary 20%; 20X ROI from coaching.
"Welp, I am trying to figure out how to respond to all these wonderful connections.  I have director-level people at amazon and google that are willing to set up a call with me. I have a call with the director of the user experience at google tomorrow and a coaching session with the creative director at Amazon next week! There is a job opening at Patagonia I want to apply for and now have 4 connections here!" -Tara D., (Art Director, Digital Designer)."


Executive client who wanted to switch companies to an SVP operations role for career growth; projected to increase salary 25%; 25X ROI from coaching.
"Just checking in to see when the campaign concludes?  I have been trying to stay on top of Linked in to the best of my ability.   I have two really solid leads.   I believe both will result in offers. Thanks!" -Kara P., (Operations Leader).