Get Back to Work – Smart & Savvy Real World Strategies to Make Your Next Career Move
Chapters: Support Resources, Your Brand, Networking, Business Cards, The Hidden Job Market, Contingent Workforce, Job Websites and Alerts, LinkedIn, Social Media, Volunteering, Resume, Interview, & Starting Your Own Business
JOB HUNTING: a phrase that might conjure up bleak images of firing off résumés into a void , only to have to wait, and wait, and wait blindly for a catch . . .
Well, it's time to step into today's smart and savvy real-world strategies to make your next career move! In this cutting-edge guide, recruiting, career and social media expert Melissa Washington kicks the myth of the "dreaded job hunt" to the curb, and shares the most effective current day methods that put the unemployed back into the driver's seat.
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About Melissa Washington (Sacramento, California Author)
Melissa Washington is the founder of Melissa Washington, Inc. She is a speaker, author, podcaster, award winner, and LinkedIn workshop trainer who is passionate about connecting with people to engage, educate and inspire others across the nation.
After proudly serving her country in the United States Navy, Melissa earned her bachelor’s degree in business management and transitioned into a successful career in staffing and recruiting for more than 10 years working for both boutique agencies and global Fortune 500 companies.
Melissa was laid off from her job in 2009 due to a failing economy, marking the beginning of a nearly two-year journey and career reinvention that allowed her to use her passion for helping others. It all started with holding LinkedIn workshops for job seekers at her dining room table and has since exploded into what her business is today. Her journey, took a little detour for 4 years as she worked at LinkedIn, planning Global Corporate Meeting & Events.
Like most entrepreneurs, Melissa wears many hats, including: founder of Melissa Washington, Inc. providing LinkedIn training workshops for individuals and companies; sought-after speaker offering presentations on LinkedIn and other job-seeking tools; podcaster of Melissa Washington Show; author of Get Back to Work: Smart & Savvy Real-World Strategies to Make Your Next Career Move, which includes an expanded chapter on using LinkedIn; President/Founder of Women Veterans Alliance