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Dr. Betty Spence, President of the National Association of Female Executives on Women in Leadership

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Betty SpenceDr. Betty Spence has served as president of the National Association for Female Executives since 2001. She created the annual list of the “NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women,” and chairs the NAFE Roundtable, bringing together America’s most senior corporate women to tackle issues related to women’s advancement. Dr. Spence advises companies on the advancement of women and conducts corporate workshops on leadership. An author, speaker, and expert on women in business, Betty is frequently a guest on national network television programs and quoted in major media.

For more from Dr. Betty Spence, listen to the entire show at 12pm EST/9amPST on Monday, February 14, 2011 or visit www.nafe.com.

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Ken and Sheryl Dawson discuss techniques to achieve placement in a challenging job market

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Ken and Sheryl Dawson discuss techniques to achieve placement in a challenging job market. Whether you are currently out of a job or seek to advance, preparation is the key to success. They discuss the unique challenges that senior workers face and how to overcome them. Learn to promote your work ethic, experience, values, and flexibility. Companies are particularly interested in workers with technical skills, marketing and sales, health care, computer, and science backgrounds. They also emphasize independent and contract opportunities and discuss licensing requirements in various service fields. Gain the inside story on how preparation beats your competition. The show informs and encourages listeners to achieve their career goals by featuring experts and business leaders on job search and career advancement. Show hosts are Ken and Sheryl Dawson, principals of Total Career Success, Inc. and authors of Job Search: The Total System.

For more from Ken and Sheryl Dawson, listen to the entire show at 12pm EST/9amPST on Monday, February 7, 2011 or visit www.totalcareersuccess.com.

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Kirk Lawson, Executive Director of Business Professionals of America on Preparing for Career Success

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Lawson, Kirk picKirk Lawson is the Executive Director of Business Professionals of America and leads the organization’s strategic growth. It is the top career and technical student organization aimed at preparing students for successful careers and providing employers with competent and skilled professionals.  In spite of the recent emphasis on a lack of jobs, many decry a lack of skilled workers.  Kirk shares how the organization facilitates:

  • Career exploration
  • Skills and leadership development
  • Assessment of skills
  • Motivation for middle, secondary and post-secondary students.

Learn how this educational organization can impact students and future workers in your local area.

For more from Kirk Lawson, listen to the entire show at 12pm EST/9amPST on Monday, January 31, 2011 or visit www.bpa.org.

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Dan Woolley, Relief Worker and Author of Unshaken: Rising from the Ruins of Haiti’s Hotel Montana

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Dan - HeadshotDan Woolley, a relief worker for Compassion International and author of Unshaken: Rising from the Ruins of Haiti’s Hotel Montana, tells his incredible story of survival. Buried in utter darkness under tons of rubble for 65 hours, Dan emerged a changed person. One year after the devastating quake, Unshaken is currently the only first-person account by a survivor. The experience changed Woolley’s outlook on family, relationships, work and life. Dan’s compelling story is one that resonates with people of all backgrounds who experience hardships. Regardless of your career or life challenges, his story poignantly demonstrates how important it is to take each breath with purpose.

For more from Dan Woolley, listen to the entire show on Monday, January 25, 2011, at 12pm PST/9am CST, visit danwooley.net, or watch the video of his rescue.

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Bill Conaty, Former Senior Vice President of Human Resources for GE and Co-Author of The Talent Masters

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Conaty Bill picA world leader in Human Resources, Bill Conaty engineered the leadership development programs for GE as Senior Vice President for 14 years. He is the co-author of The Talent Masters: Why Smart Leaders put People Before Numbers. Talent is the only competency that endures, while financial results, market share, brand, and products all undergo changes from external pressures.  Leaders able to assess the risks to take and those to avoid can ensure long term success. Conaty shares 7 principles for developing world-class leaders:

  • How to create a culture of leadership development
  • How to ensure smooth succession
  • How to ensure talent assessment is objective rather than subjective

For more from Bill Conaty, listen to the entire show.

To jumpstart your job search and career advancement today, visit www.betterjobbetterlife.com for 7 FREE videos that will transform your career.

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