Using business cards effectively

Barbara Lopez joins Jennifer Armitstead to discuss “using business cards effective” on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 11am PT. Call in with your questions, or listen from your computer. Call in number: (917) 932-1762.

Link to join the show: http://ow.ly/932CR

Information about Barbara Lopez:
BARBARA LOPEZ, Brightfarm Barbara Lopez believes that everything in business STARTS with a BRIGHT introduction.  A professional commercial writer since 2003, Barbara has helped countless business professionals explain who they are and how they serve others all across the country.  Barbara’s easy to implement steps for creating a high impact self-introduction are powerful in creating a focused introduction and/or networking commercial.  As a networking skills trainer, Barbara teaches professionals how to FARM for new relationships and customers by sprinkling seeds (spreading the word about who you are), cultivating those seeds (using follow up to build relationships) and harvesting new customers, clients, partners and business relationships.  You can learn more about Barbara Lopez at www.brightfarm.com and find her on Twitter @brightfarm

Fast Company article about “6 Ways Your Business Card Can Still Pack a Punch“.

Poll results:
http://polls.linkedin.com/vote/244202/bfaym

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IT hiring trends with Joan Redwing

Join Jennifer Armitstead as she interviews Joan Redwing about trends in IT hiring. Show airs on Tuesday, September 27 at 2pm ET. Link to show on IT hiring trends. You can call into the live show at 917-932-1762 with your questions.

Joan Redwing has worked in the software development and Information Technology field for over sixteen years.  During this time, she has held a number of positions working as a programmer/analyst, a database designer, a consultant, an information systems manager and an IT director.  Joan has held senior IT leadership positions at Carlson Marketing Group, GE Fleet, and Pearson VUE.  She brings her depth of IT experience and management capabilities together in her current role as an IT VP at Citigroup Derivatives Markets, Incorporated.

Contact Info:
joan.redwing@gmail.com
612-309-4700

Veterans finding employment – Tues 1/11

Bruce Hurwitz will be my guest to discuss the topic of “US Armed Forces Veterans finding employment“.

Join us on Tuesday 1/11/11 at 11am PT | 12pm MT | 1pm CT | 2pm ET by either calling in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Bruce Hurwitz, president and CEO of Hurwitz Strategic Staffing, has been an executive recruiter and career counselor since 2003.   HSS’s mission is to promote the hiring of veterans of the US Armed Forces and Merchant Marines.  A nationally and internationally recognized authority on recruitment, employment and career development, he has been cited in over 100 publications and websites including USA Today, US News & World Report, The Chronicle of Philanthropy and Crain’s New York Business.

Contact information:  Phone: 646-368-5381; e-mail: bh@hsstaffing.com; website: www.hsstaffing.com.

Evaluating job offers with Jen Leininger – Tue 9/14

Jen Leininger will be my guest on Tuesday 9/14/10 to discuss “Evaluating Job Offers”. Join us on Tuesday 9/14 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Jen is the founder of Framework Financial, a fee only financial consultancy.  During 25+ years as a CFO, controller, and consultant for multiple companies, Jen created complex financial plans and performance analysis tools.  Jen’s passion for personal finance and education prompted her exit from the corporate arena to focus on individual financial planning.  Through Framework, Jen creates custom toolsets to improve personal financial decision making.

Contact info:
Email:  JenL@xmission.com
Phone:  801-589-6869

Quote of the show:
“A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.” Suze Orman, Personal Finance author and Media Personality

Number of show: 1,572,597
1,572,597 bankruptcy cases were filed in federal courts in that period, compared to 1,306,315 bankruptcy cases filed in the 12-month period ending June 30, 2009.

Articles referred to during the show:
Bankruptcy stats: http://www.bankruptcyaction.com/USbankstats.html

Imagine a Happier You: http://imagineahappieryou.com/2146/notes-from-a-career-coach.html

Image of Success with Lizandra Vega – Mon 8/23

Lizandra Vega will be my guest on Monday 8/23/10 to discuss her book: Image of Success – Make a great impression and land the job you want. Join us on Monday 8/23 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Lizandra Vega is the author of The Image of Success: Make a Great Impression and Land The Job You Want (AMACOM Books, May 27, 2010). She is one of the most respected recruiters in the New York Staffing arena, as well as a Certified Image Coach. Cofounder and Managing Partner of Manhattan-based boutique staffing firm Perennial Resources International (PRI), she has successfully coached thousands of individuals on career development, interview techniques, and the kind of verbal and nonverbal communication that is crucial to one’s success. Lizandra Vega lives in Westchester County, New York with her husband and two children. She can be reached at http://www.lizandravega.com.

Contact Info:
Web site: www.lizandravega.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/LizandraVega
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Lizandra-Vega/371778874260?ref=sgm
Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/lizandra-vega/7/12a/15b
e-mail: info@lizandravega.com

Quote of the show:
“What a strange power there is in clothing.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish born Jewish American write and Nobel Prize for in Literature

Number of the show: 2895 vs 737
Expensive suit with shirt, tie and shoes = $2895 versus reasonably priced suit with shirt, tie and shoes = $737. Either way, it’s a small investment to look your best and make the best impression. As quoted in: http://www.askmen.com/fashion/trends_100/146_fashion_men.html

Getting a Federal Job – Mon 8/30

Dr. Daphne Houston will be my guest on Monday 8/30/10 to discuss “Getting a Federal Job“. Join us on Monday 8/30 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Dr. Daphne Houston is Founder & CEO of NAFCA, the National Association for Federal Career Advancement.  Professionals join NAFCA to land great federal jobs and advance their federal careers! Learn more about NAFCA membership, and get our free report, 5 Biggest Mistakes Federal Job Seekers Make and How to Overcome Them on our website at http://federalcareers.org.

Quote of the show:
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Understanding Communication Styles – Mon 7/26

Jane Roqueplot will be my guest on Monday 7/26/10 to discuss “Understanding communication styles”. Join us on Monday 7/26 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Jane Roqueplot is a Certified Behavioral Analyst, Credentialed Workforce Development Professional, and a Professional Career Coach who owns and operates JaneCo’s Sensible Solutions, a Career Advancement Firm in PA. With more than 20 years of experience in providing motivation and encouragement, Jane teaches individuals and teams to be “people-sensitive” and helps them develop effective relationships. Clients understand their unique strengths and communication styles through the use of Behavioral Style Analysis and with her customized services incorporating the Style Analysis, Jane delivers positive results for job seeking clients, by providing resume writing and career coaching for clientele from across the country. Additionally, she serves as a Training Coach for other career professionals in the use of Behavioral Assessments since 2001.

Jane’s contact information:
www.janecos.com
janeir@janecos.com
724.528.1000

Quote of the show:
“The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” -George Bernard Shaw, critic and playwright

Number of the show: 1,980,152
1,980,152 is the # of people on LinkedIn that have the word “Communication” in their profile. There must be a lot of talented communicators out there!