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"Abby's insights and techniques have inspired many individuals in achieving success in with their career transition. She is a delightful, dedicated, intuitive public speaker and coach at our local networking groups."

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Careeriffic Wednesdays
Thinking about changing your job or even your entire career? Getting ready to make a change but you're unsure how? Are you stuck in a dead end job or have you hit the glass ceiling? Join us each Wednesday as we explore tips to get & keep your career on a careeriffic track.

Taking Control of Your Career Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

When I graduated from college, I had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up. Although many friends and family members had been asking me that question for the past 21 years, it was easy to laugh it off...until graduation day, when it wasn't as funny anymore.

Thanksgiving Thanks Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Each year on Thanksgiving, I take the time to reflect and appreciate all of the people and opportunities in my life that have helped me get to where I am today, both personally and professionally.

Differentiating Yourself From the Flock Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

As a blogger, topics come to me like flashes of insight as I go about my day. Last week, I discovered a lesson for all of you as my husband and I were feeding a bunch of swans in a large pond in Brooklyn. Now how could this possibly be a lesson for job seekers, you ask? Stay tuned.

E is for Etiquette Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

A friend of mine gave me the idea for today's blog when she received an e-mail from a job seeker. The e-mail reminded us both that communication is everything when it comes to networking. Poor etiquette results in bad feelings whereas good etiquette results in positive reinforcement and therefore a continuation of the same behaviors occurring in the future.

Flexibility For Success Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

According to the Wiktionary, the word "flexible" is defined as "willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; easy and compliant." According to Abby, being flexible will score you all sorts of points with recruiters and hiring managers, but being too flexible can cause you trouble down the road.

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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!