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"Abby has led seminars on effective job search techniques, teaching professionals in transition how to find their vision, focus their energies, and be effective in the job search process. Her group reviews were highly acclaimed. Motivating, inspiring, insightful."
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Searching for new jobs this year requires completely different strategies and techniques than in past years due to the amount of competition vying for the same positions. Check back each week for tips on how to get your foot in the door and stay one step ahead of your fellow job seekers.



Why "The Unemployed Need Not Apply" Need Not Apply to You Print
Career Tips - Supersonic Searching Mondays
Written by Abby Kohut   

Anyone who is currently searching for a job has probably read at least one article about a company who is unwilling to hire "the unemployed." Even more interesting is the article that I recently came across about the backlash from critics against job boards like Monster saying that ads of this kind should be banned from being posted.

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Being Different Makes all the Difference Print
Career Tips - Supersonic Searching Mondays
Written by Abby Kohut   

Last night I spoke to an in-transition group in NJ about the ways to set yourself apart from the competition. In any job market, being different is the name of the game…

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Blogging About Blogging Print
Career Tips - Supersonic Searching Mondays
Written by Abby Kohut   

A few weeks ago a job seeker asked me for my opinion about blogging while looking for a job. My opinion about blogging is similar to my opinion regarding social media. These tools in the right way, can be extremely effective for a job search. Using them incorrectly can be a disaster.

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Lessons from Ghosts & Goblins Print
Career Tips - Supersonic Searching Mondays
Written by Abby Kohut   

This Halloween we had more trick or treaters than we have ever had. The costumes were of the usual variety with my favorite being a little girl dressed up as one of the Three Musketeers. The older and wiser I get, the more these customs become less childish and more of something to ponder. For example, why is it that we feel comfortable handing out candy to strangers but yet we don't feel comfortable handing out job leads to fellow job seekers?

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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!