Learn how to recover quickly from a layoff and find employment again. In this path, you can learn the first steps to take after a layoff, including making a structured recovery plan, defining your career goals, developing your professional brand, searching and applying for jobs, and networking and interviewing successfully.
Learn how to recover from a layoff. Find out how to craft a strategy to find employment again.
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Taking Charge of Your Career with Christine DiDonato
Take charge of your career. Learn to identify your career goals and develop a flexible career path that aligns with your unique skills and passion.
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Creating Your Personal Brand with Lida Citroën
Learn how to create the brand of you. Craft a personal brand that puts you in control of your career and attracts opportunities.
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Learning LinkedIn with Oliver Schinkten
Discover how to get the most out of using LinkedIn. Learn how to construct a stellar profile, find and add connections, share content, and more.
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Resume Makeover with Jenny Foss
Resume writing is hard! JobJenny gives you tips to turn a lackluster resume into a document that will help you land your next job.
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Informational Interviewing with Barbara Bruno
Learn about how informational interviews are different than job interviews, but are also an important part of your job search. Discover how to make the most of—and get the most out of—an interview.
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Mastering Common Interview Questions with Valerie Sutton
Learn how to master the top 10 most common interview questions you'll encounter when looking for a new job.
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Brie Weiler Reynolds is a career advisor and the director of online content at FlexJobs.FlexJobs is the award-winning site for telecommuting, flexible schedules, and freelance job listings. As a free site for employers to source, screen, and recruit top-notch candidates for telecommuting and flexible positions, FlexJobs is a fantastic resource for hiring managers. Brie has a master of science degree in human resource management and over 10 years of experience working with job seekers and employers. Find Brie on Twitter @briewreynolds.
Christine DiDonato, founder of Career Revolution, Inc., is an innovator in employee and leadership development.
As the former head of talent for Sony Electronics, Inc., one of Forbes' "The 25 Companies Where Millennials Most Want To Work in 2015," Christine focused her passion and research on acquiring, coaching, and developing the organization's youngest generation of employees to become the next generation of leaders.
As a leading global expert in emerging leader development, Christine recognized the need to bring tangible and measurable solutions to organizations. To relieve managers from having to carry 100% of the burden of solving the generational gap, she created AccelerateME™, a unique feedback tool specifically designed for today's young professionals to take greater ownership of their actions at work.
Christine is a seasoned and progressive facilitator, speaker, and workplace strategist who partners with clients to move beyond theory and academics and put tangible solutions in place that address the challenges of our new workforce. She is recognized as a leading expert in her field as seen in her contributions to popular media sources like Inc., Time, Money, Forbes, College Magazine, and USA Today as well as the Human Capital Institute and Society for Human Resource Development.
Lida Citroën is an international branding specialist who designs identities and teaches personal branding.
Lida is the principal of LIDA360, based in Denver, and an accomplished speaker and writer, often featured in the media, including MSNBC, Entrepreneur, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, Forbes.com, Harvard Business Review, and CBS MoneyWatch. She is also the author of two books: Your Next Mission: A Personal Branding Guide for the Military-to-Civilian Transition, which offers personal branding, career, and professional tools and guidance to transitioning military veterans, and Reputation 360: Creating Power through Personal Branding, a best-selling guide to gaining competitive advantage through reputation management.
Lida spends her free time helping veterans transition from military to civilian careers. She writes for Military.com, is a volunteer for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), speaks at national events on veteran hiring, and since 2010 has worked with the Wall Street Warfighters Foundation. She also conducts workshops, training seminars, and webinars to enlighten transitioning veterans about the challenges, opportunities, and advantages to be gained in the civilian sector.
Oliver Schinkten is a national speaker, consultant, writer, and video trainer. He is an expert in learning and teaching, specializing in supporting educators as they work to empower their students.
As a learning facilitator passionate about education reform and revolutionizing education, Oliver believes in providing every student with a real-life, relevant, engaging, and personalized education in which they learn how to learn, develop character and integrity, and get inspired to become lifelong learners and world changers.
He is the founder of AssistEd Shift and ComPassion Based Learning, as well as a cofounder of the Communities program at Oshkosh North High School.
Barbara Bruno is an internationally recognized top expert in the staffing and recruiting profession.
She is the president of Good As Gold Training and HR Search and addresses 20+ events annually, conducts webinars, and provides in-house training and consulting. Her ideas are comprehensive, logical, easy to implement, and help guarantee that participants realize a strong return on their time and money. In addition, she offers several web-based training options like her Top Producer Tutor, which helps jump-start new hires and elevate the success of the most tenured recruiters or account executives.
Realizing the importance of the candidate experience, Barb created a customized career portal for the 95% of candidates not placed. The staffing and recruiting firms who have set up a career portal are now helping 100% of the candidates they attract while they enjoy the benefit of increased referrals, positive social media posts, and passive income.
Most recently Barb developed the Sales Performance Indicator, which is a simple-to-use metric tool that takes the guesswork out of consistent production.
Barb writes for numerous publications and authors one of the most widely read online publications, her biweekly No BS Newsletter. She is the author of several books and the creator of a mobile app for job seekers, and is often quoted as an industry expert.
Bottom line: Her enthusiasm and passion for this profession are contagious!
Valerie Sutton is a thought leader in career theory and student services in university settings.
As an experienced career coach within the MBA and education sectors, Valerie has expertise in applying research to practice, by utilizing technology to help create a "career consciousness" with her clients. As a Director of the Career Services Office, she has oversight of services that reach over 900 students annually at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Valerie's prior experience includes the Fox School of Business at Temple University, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Valerie is qualified in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, CareerLeader assessment, and has knowledge of the Strengthsfinder assessment.
Her interest is in training and development of individuals and teams in managing their career progression and understanding market demands, as it relates to recruitment and retention of employees. Through the use of career theory and coaching techniques, her goal is to teach individuals to take the initiative and lead the success of their own career. To learn more about Valerie visit her LinkedIn profile.