Spotlight Entrepreneur

I’m pleased to announce that I have been featured on SleeveShirt Consulting’s blog as their Spotlight Entrepreneur for January. You may remember SleeveShirt’s owner Eileen Schlesier as one of the contributors to my book, Destination Real World: Success after Graduation. In 2009, Eileen decided to cross an item off her life-list and become her own boss by launching SleeveShirt Consulting. Eileen is truly inspired by the strong females who have influenced her life which is why she decided to support women-owned small businesses. A professional who values a work-life balance, she is passionate about coaching other female small business owners to...

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Destination Real World now available at Barnes & Noble

  I just recently learned that my book, Destination Real World: Success after Graduation, is now available at Barnes & Noble, in addition to Both sites are offering the book at a discount for a limited time (I’m not sure how long it will be on sale), so if you’re thinking about picking up a copy or two as gifts for new or soon-to-be graduates, you might want to make your purchases soon to receive the 28%...

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What Employers Want

A few weeks ago, Facebook, the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), DirectEmployers Association (DE) and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) created the ‘Social Jobs Partnership.’ According to their Facebook page, the partnership’s goal will be to facilitate employment for America’s jobless through the use of social networks. They just released this video last week and it’s great! Many of these same skills are discussed in my book. Companies are hiring for attitude and candidates who have mastered soft skills.

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