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Upcoming speaking engagements

Happy Leap Day! Since I was looking at the calendar anyway, I thought I would give you an update on where I’ll be speaking in the next few months. If you’re interested in attending any of these events, please let me know. April 11: Talent Marks Webinar: Preparing for the Real World: It’s Not So Scary When You Have a Plan This event is free for career services offices and students! May 7: Woman to Woman Mentoring Job Readiness Panel (private event) May 23: Social Media Summit, Social Networking and the Job Search Panel Discussion, Harrisburg,...

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Upcoming speaking engagement

I’m pleased to announce that I will be speaking at the Social Media Summit in May. I’ll be part of a panel discussion on social media and job searching. Here’s some additional information on the session: Learn how job seekers and human resource professionals are using social networks to optimize their efforts. It is becoming more and more important for all job seekers to understand the strategy of online job search—from research to establishing a presence, to personal brand building – and everything from the social media-enabled resume, to the use of video, as well as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and blogs as a means of creating distinction in the...

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Glowing review for Destination Real World: Success after Graduation

I am thrilled that my book just received this review on Amazon: “This book is really relevant and important for young professionals looking for their first career. Amanda Haddaway leverages her own experiences and experts in order to provide the reader with a practical, essential guide to success in the “Real World.” As a workforce development professional as well as an adjunct community college faculty member, I find this guide to be extremely valuable for students and others who need to be “in the know” about success in the workplace and in life! The book bridges a gap that has existed among educators, students and employers. Amanda...

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New book helps college graduates succeed in the real world

I am beyond excited to announce the publication of my first book! The press release follows: In today’s economy, finding and keeping a job can be especially daunting for new college graduates. Employers often report that college hires have textbook learning, but lack some critical life skills that are necessary to be successful over the long haul. Certain soft skills aren’t being taught in the classroom, but are essential to success in the workplace. With the input of several other seasoned professionals, author Amanda K. Haddaway provides 25 tips to help new college graduates navigate through the challenges of finding and keeping their first jobs and living on...

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