Editor’s note: Inkwater Press is giving away FIVE copies of the e-book and one hardcopy! If you comment below about your takeaways points from the interview, then you qualify for a copy. We’ll run this giveaway until next Monday! GOOD LUCK!
Kathleen Brady (@KBCareerPlanner) is an author and a Certified Professional Coach with 25 years experience in helping professionals identify their goals and design action plans to achieve them. Get a Job: 10 Steps to Career Success is her fourth book, her third with Inkwater press. Her central focus of her practice is the planning and coaching for recent graduates and professionals who seek life satisfaction. She is a former Assistant Dean of Career Services at Fordham University and past president of the National Association of Law Placement. If you want to know more about Kathleen Brady, her website is careerplanners.net.
Kathleen’s vast experience is impressive as you can tell in the depth and detail of her answers. It is by far the longest interview on this blog yet because it is hard to edit content that is vital to job seekers. Here is a table of contents to our discussion:
- The mindset of job seekers creating his or her own opportunities
- The importance of knowing what they want to do in their career
- What should motivate a job seeker to pay attention to career goals and aspirations?
- What does “success patters” mean and how it relates to the job search?
- Using Linked In effectively
- The Highland’s Ability Battery
- What does AIR (Advice, Information, Referrals) mean and how it applies to job seekers?
- Networking and how critical it is to do
- Career Services at colleges and how under utilized they are
- The breakdown of using three different languages–reluctant, suspicious, or negative
Enjoy our conversation!