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"Abby's insights show her in-depth understanding of the field, her knowledge of the nuances and potential pitfalls of the recruiting process and a sensitivity to both the employer and potential employees."

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Dave Arnold from ABC 5 in Kent, Ohio interviewed Abby about her cross country tour and mission to educate one million job seekers. At the Kent rally, Abby shared the importance of standing out from the rest of the crowd and the goal of getting paid for your passion. To learn more about the tour, please visit AbbyAcrossAmerica.com

One Size Doesn't Fit All Print
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By now, you probably realize how important I believe it is to find a job that you love. In order to love your job, you have to love ALL of the components of the job, and not JUST the job itself. Let me explain…

Touchy Topics Print
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When you think of an interview, you typically think of a Q&A session where one person is asking the questions and the other person is answering them. When the interview turns into a two-way conversation rather than an inquisition, you have scored big points. At the same time, the more relaxed you feel, the more likely you are to bring up a topic that may be detrimental to your success.

E-Mail and Voicemail Failings Print
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Regardless of the economy, one principle holds true when interviewing with recruiters on all edges of the earth – you only have a few seconds to make a first impression. This applies to interviews, phone screens, e-mails and most of all, resumes.

The Nuances of Networking Print
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These days, everyone, including yours truly, has been ranting and raving about the benefits of networking. The question is, is it good enough just to attend a networking event or is there really more magic required? The answer is that there is.

Back To Work With Babies Print
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Last week I was interviewed by Barbara Giglio, the President of Nanny Consultants NJ, a consulting service that recommends nannies for child care needs, backed up with thorough interviewing, reference checking, and background screenings.

While preparing for my interview I thought about all the questions that job seekers have asked me over the years.

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Drawn from my 18 years of experience and research in recruiting and Human Resources, my blog posts are intended to provide insight into what corporate recruiters and Human Resource professionals look for when they are evaluating your qualifications. Simply reading these blogs will not guarantee you success. However, consistently applying the strategies mentioned, as well as developing your own personal interview style, will greatly enhance your chances of victory amidst the competition. I wish you the best of luck with your search as you begin to take charge of your career!