I hope you enjoy Damian Birkel and me LinkedIn Live Stream shows we broadcast every Friday at 1 pm ET, 12 pm CT. We do a deep dive into a job search topic and attempt to provide many resources, information, and perspectives for that topic. In addition to streaming the show to LinkedIn, we recently added YouTube and Facebook destinations.
Damian Birkel is the co-founder of Professionals in Transition, founded in 1992. Over the years, his organization has helped more than 10,000 job seekers with their job searches. Damian’s experience includes C-Suite level leadership and mid-level management. He has hired thousands of people but also has let go thousands through layoffs. He has also experienced several layoffs during his career. He understands and emphasizes those who have been victims of layoffs and helped many navigate the turbulent emotions of corporate separations.
He has authored two job search books. His latest, The Job Search Checklist, is how I met him back in 2013 and forged a lifelong friendship and mentorship. He has frequented the media outlets such as NPR, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Fortune, and many more.
I am the founder of the award-winning blog and podcast, The Voice of Job Seekers. My platform offers compassionate career and job-search advice. I’m a freelance career writer, speaker, and podcaster, and my blog and podcast have hundreds of articles, podcasts, and videos as sources of information for anyone exploring the job market. I am always hacking and reimagining the modern job search to help you. I am the author and curator of the E-Book “421 Modern Job Search Tips 2021!
I’ve been featured in Forbes, Business Insider, Inc., Fast Company, and Linkedin News LIVE with Andrew Seaman, and many more. My articles have appeared in Glassdoor, The Balance Careers, Payscale, Job-Hunt.org, Business Insider, and FlexJobs.