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"Abby speaks on topics that she is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about which truly shines through. I enjoy the way that she engages the audience resulting in presentations that impart a tremendous amount of golden nuggets to the audience."
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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

Celebrating Absolutely Abby's 100th Blog Post Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

I still remember, like it was yesterday, the day that I first started blogging. That day was May 15th, 2009. Blogging is a bizarre experience. You get to share your thoughts and feelings with the whole world, yet you never really know who is out there reading your posts and whether or not you are actually inspiring anyone. Each week you think you're going to run out of things to say but somehow, the words continue to flow…

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Career Passion in NYC Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Inspiring people are everywhere, just like networking connections. You just have to keep your eyes open and look for them.

I was born in Brooklyn and will always consider myself a New Yorker. We're different kinds of birds but ultimately we all have a plethora of interesting stories thanks to the Big Apple. The best ones are about the people who love their jobs.

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Say NO to the Recession! Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

On every Career Wake Up Call, someone always asks about the unemployment rate or whether the recession is ending. My answer is always the same, regardless of how the question is asked and by whom. Your goal should be to focus on your search and to say "No" to participating in the recession!

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People Hire People, Not Resumes Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Let's consider people of all ages who land jobs with barely any of the required qualifications written on the job description.

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Accomplishment Acknowledgments Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Do you know how many resumes I receive when I place an ad for a Customer Service Representative? Pick a number and then double it. Disney and The Gap probably receive 1000. So how exactly am I going to decide which one of the 1000 to hire? I need your help.

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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!