Since April 2012 I have been unemployed. I thought that I would find something rather quickly. Silly girl! Fast forward a year later and I was still unemployed, with no prospects.
A friend of mine had told me about a recruiter named Abby Kohut (known as Absolutely Abby), who has made it her mission to help unemployed people get back to work. She teaches them what recruiters are looking for and some mistakes people make that get them immediately put aside. I signed up for her mailing list and received an invitation to a webinar she was presenting one night. It was about how to turn being overqualified into being “Absolutely Qualified”. Since I have a lot of different experiences in my work history, I knew this was part of my problem, and decided to listen in. (more…)