Welcome to Coach Erika

Land your dream job

Tell powerful career stories and land your dream job.

About Coach Erika

93% Candidate Success rate

I spent the last decade building and scaling unicorn startups, raising over $3B in venture capital, taking 2 startups public, and growing organizations from <30 to 2000+.Since 2020, I've coached 137+ job seekers how to tell powerful stories and land their dream jobs.My goal is to make the same tools and frameworks I teach in my 1:1 coaching available broadly, to help 10 million people land their dream jobs.

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3 Ways I can Help You

01

The Only Interview Prep Course You Need

All of my best tools, frameworks and techniques packaged into short, affordable video courses and guided workbooks designed to efficiently move your job search to the finish line.

02

The Career Whispers

I write a weekly newsletter with tips and advice to help you thrive in tech careers.You'll find lots of posts on job searching with tactics you can implement right away, and advice to optimize your productivity, alignment, and happiness in your role.

03

Resume Rewrite or 1:1 Tech Career Coaching

Coaching top to bottom: career strategy, resume overhauls, job search strategy, interview skills, offer negotiation, or on-the-job coaching support.I offer package-based coaching and limited weekly on-demand coaching slots.

Course #1

First Round Ready

Every job offer starts with passing the first round interview.

Learn the essential tools to efficiently prep for your first round interview -- in just 77 minutes.PLUS, get my step-by-step interview prep workbook to make interview prep focused, systematic, and highly effective.This system works for 93% of customers. That's right: 93% of people who use First Round Ready pass their first-round interviews (and usually second and final rounds as well).

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The Career Whispers

Tips for people in tech careers: career wellness, pivots and job searches, interviewing, promotions and compensation, productivity, and navigating workplace dynamics. Delivered right to your inbox, weekly.

Resume Glow Up

Resume Review (Collaborative)

Book one-on-one sessions with me to do a quick resume gut check and/or to revitalize your resume, together.

$375-$675 per hour

Pre-requisites

You must already have a resume with updated content as a starting point. (It's OK if it's old or ugly, I'll fix that!)

What to expect

Session 1: We'll discuss your job search goals and target roles, then define your overall resume strategy. You'll then share the resume with me via Google Drive, and we'll walk through it together to identify the high-level improvement areas.Session 2: We'll work through your resume and make edits together, in real-time. As we do this, I'll teach you how to describe and verbalize a powerful and compelling career story that maps your past experience to your target roles and companies.While most clients can complete their resume rework with me in 1-2 sessions, some take a full 3 sessions. This is often because we do additional coaching in the mix (telling your career story, answering recruiter questions, and job application strategies).Within two to three sessions, you'll have a completely overhauled resume and you will learn from me how to improve your resume in the future.

Resume Overhaul (Hire me)

I will completely overhaul your resume, including ATS optimization.
My approach will make you look your best on paper and will grab the attention of ATS filters, recruiters, and hiring managers.

$1700

Pre-requisites

You must already have a resume with updated content as a starting point. (It's OK if it's old or ugly, I'll fix that!)

What to expect

(1) a thorough 1:1 session to understand your goals(2) a brand new resume in 3-7 business days(3) unlimited revisions for 4 weeks

Add Ons:

Alternate resume versions for different target roles ($475 each)

LinkedIn profile optimization ($575)

1:1 Job Search Coaching

Job Search Starter Package

Get organized and confident in your job search. This package includes everything you need from starting your job search to passing your first round interview.

$1700 upfront

$2300 after you pass the 1st round

Pre-requisites

You must already have a resume, active LinkedIn profile, and an established goal for your job search.

Includes:

+ 60-90 minute 1:1 Coaching Kickoff ($475 value)
+ Tailored job search strategy
+ Job search tools
+ Resume overhaul ($1700 value)
+ Job referral strategy guide
+ First Round Ready Course ($197 value)
+ Interview Prep Workbooks ($155 value)
+ Interview Quick Reference Guide ($25 value)
+ Recruiter/HR screen prep ($300+ value)
+ Two 1hr interview mocks with Coach Erika ($950 value)
...plus ongoing email support

No spots left?
Consider using the First Round Ready course, booking a one-off coaching session, or reach out to me to join the waitlist.

Onsite to Offer Package

You passed your first round interview, congrats! This package includes everything you need to pass your final round interviews, from interview prep to offer negotiation.

$2700 upfront

+15% of first year comp increase

Pre-requisites

You must already have an onsite / final round interview scheduled (or actively being scheduled).

Includes:

+ 1hr 1:1 Coaching Kickoff ($475 value)
+ First Round Ready Course ($197 value)
+ Interview Prep Workbooks ($155 value)
+ Interview Quick Reference Guide ($25 value)
+ up to 10 Interview mocks with Coach Erika ($4750+ value)
+ Check-in coaching as needed
...plus ongoing email support

No spots left?
Consider booking a one-off coaching session or reach out to me to join the waitlist.

Note: the 15% success payment is due on signing of your job offer and includes all components of your first-year comp. The minimum is $5000 (even if you choose to take a role where there is no comp increase). 99% of my clients increase their comp at least $32k/year!

One-Off Coaching

Get my undivided attention for 1:1 coaching, interview readiness diagnostics, interview process surprises and exception handling, and "what to do" advice during your job search.

$375-$675 per hour

Pre-requisites

None. Bring your questions, your resume, your recruiter emails, and we'll work through things together.

Session goals:

These sessions are ideal for:
- Resume or LinkedIn profile reviews
- Interview process prep: what to expect, how to prepare
- Diagnosing your interview readiness
- Recruiter screen prep
- Refining your responses to common interview questions like "Tell me about yourself"
- Partial or full mock interviews
- Offer negotiation tips and tactics
- Mock offer negotiation
- Error handling and advice during the job search process

Results that Speak for Themselves

candidate success rate

93%

of candidates who work with me land their dream roles at top-tier companies like Google, Airbnb, Apple, Uber, and more.What's your dream job?

AVG COMP INCREASE

$82k

I ensure that you perform at your maximum capacity and land better-paying roles. Then I help you negotiate your offer and get paid what you're worth.Client comp increase range to date:
$37k - $152k per year

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Free Guides

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Job Search Referral Strategy

Thanks to ATS, only 25% of resumes are read by humans. Learn the techniques that will ensure that your resume is reviewed by a human -- and instantly 2x your odds of getting screened in for a role!plus...how to find and network with hiring managers.

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Weekly Reflection Template

I believe in the power of metacognition, and this free template will help you organize your goals, focus, and deliver on weekly personal and professional growth.

Free Video Guides

STAR++

My proven approach to answering any "tell me about a time when" behavioral interview question. The secret is the growth mindset!

The Failure Question

Failing is part of life, and the way you talk about your failures can make all the difference. Funny thing is, that time you failed might actually be the key to landing this job. Let me teach you how to turn failure into a compelling reason to hire you.

"Tell me About Yourself"

My proven approach to answering any "tell me about a time when" behavioral interview question. The secret is the growth mindset!

Questions for Interviewers

The questions that you ask your interviewers should be bi-drectional and high-signal, allowing you to stand out from the crowd. Learn how to formulate high-signal questions and never worry about The Competition.

Subscribe on YouTube (it's free) and enjoy dozens more coaching videos.

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Resume Ready

Resumes are the first opportunity to tell our career stories: what we've achieved and where we're headed.In <1hr, this course teaches you how to use your resume to tell a strategic, compelling career story and get in the door. The course comes with a workbook and ATS-optimized resume templates, so your best resume yet can be ready to get your hired -- by the end of the day!Join the waitlist for updates on the course drop date and a waitlist-only discount 💸

Coming Soon

Recruiter Screen Ready

The first time you speak with someone at the company, it's usually a recruiter (internal or external). There's a lot at stake, and this course teaches you what recruiters need to hear to move you forward, the common red flags you'll want to avoid, and how to position yourself for a successful offer negotiation down the line.Join the waitlist for updates on the course drop date and a waitlist-only discount 💸

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