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"Abby's insights and techniques have inspired many individuals in achieving success in with their career transition. She is a delightful, dedicated, intuitive public speaker and coach at our local networking groups."
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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


Making the Grade Print
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When you're positioning a whoopee cushion on your English teacher's chair or passing notes to your best friend in Philosophy, you typically aren't thinking about how your grades are going to affect you when you get to the real world. In reality, grades do matter in a variety of situations. Does that mean that you have a hurdle to overcome if you were the class clown? Sometimes yes and sometimes no.

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Designing a Career Vision Board Print
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Although experts may have varying viewpoints as to the exact methodologies involved, leading motivational speakers and authors tend to agree on one fact: if you can see it and believe it, it will happen. No concept could be more appropriate for job seeking.

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The 4 C's of Interviewing Print
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Last night, on my weekly Career Wake Up Call, we discussed the topic of how much detail to provide when answering interview questions. Instead of thinking of an interview as a person asking questions and trying to stump you, think of it as a two-way conversation.

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A Jitterless Journey Print
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One of these days, every one of you reading my blog is going to find yourself accepting an offer and then looking forward to your first day at your new job. Don't be surprised if thoughts of your mom dropping you off at your first day of kindergarten suddenly start filling your brain. Starting a new job can be an exciting time for both you and your new manager, but can also cause a few goosebumps.

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Hitting Your Jackpot Print
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Recently I had the good fortune of spending some time in Las Vegas, which made me start to wonder about why some people seem to be luckier in life than others, especially when it comes to landing a new job.

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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!