cropped-logo_v1-6_aligned_puzzledark-e15411826519141.pngWELCOME TO THE EMPLOYMENT PUZZLE

Thank you for visiting the website designed to help you as a job seeker or graduating student take control of your job search and career management by teaching the “Employment Puzzle,” a simple, repeatable system that lands you a job fast doing what you truly enjoy doing.

Taking the time to learn and apply the twelve pieces of the employment puzzle will allow you to clearly define and build upon the three pillars of the system:

  Who is in Your Network

  What is Your Story

   What Value You Bring





Chip Sampson has more than 20 years of experience in the Professional Services and Project Team Placement industry. During that time he has developed long term business relationships with a large number of employers and a network of contacts. Prior to that, he served 11 years in management roles over customer service and sales focused companies in the music and audio industry.

Chip NoSuitHe currently serves as the Internship Committee Chair for the Austin Community College Continuing Education Vendor Advisory Board and on the Board of  Directors for AustinUp, a non-profit focused on quality of life issues for Austin residents.

Self-described as a teacher and creator, he has developed a series of programs based around  “The Employment Puzzle” concept designed to help job seekers put all the pieces together to more effectively reach their desired employment goals through a systematic approach with networking as a central principle. He has helped thousands of job seekers prepare and promote their credentials to potential employers

What People Are Saying

“Your presentation was one of the best I’ve seen about how to successfully conduct a job search. Thank you for speaking with us today!”

“I truly enjoyed your presentation today…Your spreadsheet strategy to gather job contacts and maintain job history is something I truly need to do.”

“It was awesome meeting you today. The information you provided today was very valuable.” 

“Yours is very precise and to the point. I loved your presentation.” 

“The presentation was great.  A hearty thanks from me to you. Excellent work.”

“Thank you for your presentation and following up…Showing the preparation as a puzzle is a great way to tell the story.  It has given me new perspective on the preparation for job seeking.”

“I attended the meeting yesterday where you presented an organized job search approach…thank you for sharing your time and talent with us. Since I am new to the area I found the presentation beneficial in providing a logical way forward as I slowly build my network…I also like the idea of maintaining a Network spreadsheet-indefinitely. Thank you again.”

“Thank you…Everyone gained valuable insight into how to conduct an effective job search.”

“I missed your presentation but heard it was great. Thank you for sharing the slides.”


cropped-austin-skyline.jpgThank you for visiting.  If you would like to learn more about the Employment Puzzle process or schedule a 30 minute initial consultation, please do so by visiting the calendly link below: