Winning Over a Recruiter with Abby Kohut: Part 1
Nov02

Winning Over a Recruiter with Abby Kohut: Part 1

  How to win over a recruiter is something every job seeker wants to do better. Absolutely Abby shares the secrets of what to do and what not to do in a session at Medaille College sponsored by The August Group. During the session, Abby covers: Your collateral Job Hunting Social Media Phone Screens Prepping and Primping The Interview Closing the Deal In this post, I’ll share information on collaterals, job hunting and social...

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Job Hunting Tips using Social Media
Oct29

Job Hunting Tips using Social Media

There are many ways to enhance your job-hunting process by using social media according to Abby Kohut aka Absolutely Abby.  She presented top social media tools to a packed group with standing room only in Fairport on October 9, 2012. The presentation topic was: How to Maximize Your Positioning with Social Media. There was no surprise that LinkedIn was at the top of the agenda. Absolutely Abby shared some secrets that recruiters use...

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Networking Introductions: How To Increase Your Success Rate

You are meeting with a networking contact and the subject of introductions or referrals comes up. Your goal is to get introduced to new networking contacts to expand your reach. The larger your network, you increase your opportunity to meet someone who can help you find your next job or put you in contact with your next client. When you ask someone for introductions to their network, the introduction dance begins. Let’s say you...

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The Five Fatal Flaws of Networkers

How many times have you been asked to a network meeting and afterwards felt like it was a waste of your time? Can you pinpoint the fatal flaws or what went wrong with the networking meeting? Let’s explore what those networking fatal flaws are and what you can do about avoiding them in the future. Take a moment and think about the last meeting you had that left you dis-satisfied. See if your fatal flaw is included below, if not, share...

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Personal Branding: What’s the big deal and is there a payoff?

What is the big deal about Personal Branding? To be blunt – everything because it is about you and the impression you want to make with other people – whether they are co-workers, bosses, friends, recruiting agents or employers. Let’s be honest, what people think or how they feel about you can directly affect your career or business. Think about product branding when you go to the grocery store, there are probably...

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Networking is not a Deal Breaker for Introverts

Networking can be painful for both introverts and extraverts. Yes, both. For some reason, introverts believe that they are the only ones who are uncomfortable in networking situations. What you may not realize is that extraverts may be just doing a better job of covering up their anxiety. Here’s why. The terms introvert and extravert (note: it is not extrovert) come from the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). The definition of...

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