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PRIVATE Down & Dirty Job Search

Are you ready to get dirty?

The Down & Dirty Job Search gives you the essential tools to kick-start your job search while learning how to quantify your results and take the mystery out of job searching.

Why is it so hard to find a good job?

Chances are, you have asked this very question. It seems like everyone around you is finding great positions, but your efforts just keep falling flat. Plagued with constant rejections from HR, ignored LinkedIn invitations to hiring managers, and a silent network, many well-qualified candidates struggle to land their next job. Fortunately, there is hope.

Think you are too busy for a job search? Think again!

Our Down & Dirty Job Search Program arms people with an action-oriented tactical plan that makes the most of every opportunity. We will show you how to fit the search into your schedule – even if your current job demands most of your time.

Why Us

Since 2004, The Personal Touch Career Services has helped over 3,000 professionals move forward in their careers. Our coaching clients consistently earn 20% more salary while cutting their job search time in half. Our founder, Donna Shannon, is a nationally recognized career coach and expert in every aspect of the modern job search. She constantly adapts the program to address current recruitment practices. At PTCS, we directly address our clients' struggles with their job search to make an immediate and long-lasting effect on their careers.

Our program will help you:

  • Shave months off your job search.
  • Survive the HR screening process.
  • Tap into the hidden job market.
  • Network without being creepy, weird, or pushy.
  • Tweak your resume and cover letter for any job in just 30 minutes.
  • Track down hiring managers and key decision makers.
  • Ace the interview while identifying the red flags of a bad company culture.
  • Increase your income by learning real-world salary negotiation strategies that actually work.

What you'll get:

We've combined all our best services into one package:

  •  A professionally-written resume, LinkedIn profile, and cover letter. (**$200 upcharge for Executives)
  • 15 hours of private coaching sessions with our master coach, Donna Shannon


  • Donna Shannon’s book, “Get a Job Without Going Crazy,” delivered in Kindle format (paperbacks available – just add shipping charges)
  • Our LinkedIn Secrets for Job Seekers online course (an $85 value)
  • Our Ace the Interview online course (a $165.00 value)

 Total value = $5,530


While we don't guarantee that you will get a job in 90 days, it is a fact that adding activities beyond simply applying to jobs online will significantly reduce your job search time. However, should you not receive an interview within 30 days of completing the program, we offer one additional 30-minute coaching session (a $200 value) to evaluate your search and get it back on track.


We can accommodate evening and weekend appointments for the individual coaching sessions. Please call 720-452-3400 for details.

What People Are Saying:

My coaching was great. My resumes were way more polished. The team was flexible enough to accommodate me getting a job interview during the coaching process, and I got a new job during the 2020 pandemic.

Mark Yeo

I needed a lot of help with my job search and my resume. So, I took part in Donna's Comprehensive Coaching Package, and I was very happy I did. I got insight into job searching that I was completely unaware of, not to mention a great new resume and LinkedIn profile. Plus, the support to keep me on track and tactics to do so once our sessions were completed. I highly recommend Donna and Personal Touch.

Nanci Batelaan

I’m an IT leader with 25 years of experience in the industry who specializes in transforming small organizations into thriving, mature IT teams. Most recently, when I found myself looking for my next opportunity, the process had changed significantly enough that I struggled to get traction. When applying for positions, I felt like my resume was dropping into an abyss. My interviewing skills had become rusty, and with no substantial feedback from those interviews I was landing, any performance improvement was just purely my speculation. I needed help. I first met with Donna over the phone, where she outlined their services, and I immediately signed on. Over the 60-Day Job Search Program, I received extensive help in my job search. Her team rewrote my resume to successfully navigate the employers’ screening computer systems so hiring managers would see my resume. We revamped my LinkedIn page to attract recruiters who were sourcing for relevant positions. We tightened up my interviewing skills and kept me accountable for all my tasks. My ratio of resume submissions to interviews went from roughly 1:40 to about 1:15. Recruiters, and this was key, started presenting positions to me instead of me tossing my resume into a job posting that already had 200 applicants. Donna and her team were with me each step of the way, offering guidance and support through what was at times a frustrating and often disheartening process, culminating in exactly the offer and opportunity that I wanted. From your guidance, expertise, humanity, and compassion through my moments of ups and downs, hiring you both [Donna Shannon and Dia Kline] as my partners through this process was the smartest damn thing I could’ve done. Thank you for everything you did.

Mike Henderson

Working with Donna for career coaching was excellent. I felt, initially, it was expensive. And essentially, it was -- but also worth every penny. Very happy with how everything turned out.

Jay Rubin