media

I was quoted in Cosmo!

Exciting news: I was quoted in the August 2012 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine! I was asked how you should handle a prospective employer finding inappropriate photos of you and bringing it up during the interview. My response? Say that it was a mistake you’ve learned a lot from, then steer the conversation back to your qualifications.

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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 Twitter chat with @GEICO_Jobs

The good folks at GEICO have invited me to be their guest for a Twitter chat! I am looking forward to answering all sorts of questions from college students and recent grads about careers, looking for a job and much more. Here are the details: When? February 23 from 2-3 p.m. Eastern time Where? Twitter Follow #GEICOgradchat & ask a question Bonus: Ten participants will be selected to receive a free copy of my new book, Destination Real World: Success after...

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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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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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Social media monitoring

“Social media monitoring” has become quite the buzz word/phrase in the past few years. Essentially, businesses (and people with public personas) should monitor what is being said about them. There are some simple and free ways to do this. For example, I use Google alerts. This list provides 22 examples of things that you might want to monitor.

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