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"Abby has the unique ability to wrap me up in professional knowledge, install enthusiasm, and convey a clear path to proceed at the same time."
-LW

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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


Trash Talking Your Way to a Job Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Although I continue to recommend that you become an active member of LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, it is important not to underestimate the power of live networking. That being said, live networking happens when you plan it, and sometimes when you don't.

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Building Strong Bridges Print
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I'm sure by now you've heard at least one person remind you not to burn bridges, either personally or professionally. As I reflected on this bridge burning concept, I realized that during a job search, it becomes even more important that playing by the rules is a necessity.

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Globetrotting Print
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While preparing for tonight's Career Wake Up Call, I received a question regarding the best ways to identify job opportunities in countries outside the USA. Coincidentally a friend of mine just accepted a new position in China, so I have recently become intimately familiar with this topic.

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Would You Hire Yourself? Print
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You'll never know exactly why interviewers ask you the questions that they choose, but it's typically not for the reasons you think. Even interviewers who ask the exact same questions may do it for different reasons. Usually, the questions chosen help determine how you are going to react in certain situations.

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The Dreaded Online Application Print
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These days online job applications are just as common as cell phones, and they are becoming even more widespread as HR departments move farther and farther away from paper-based processing. Any day now, I'm expecting to see a company accepting applications by text message.

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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!