Job Search and Baby: Yes, You Can Do it All!

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About Abby Kohut

Abby Kohut, who is known on the web as Absolutely Abby, has held positions from recruiter to Senior Director of Recruiting. Her website, her speeches, and her books teach candidates secrets about the job search process that other recruiters simply won't tell you. Abby has provided job search tips on Fox 5 Business News, NBC, CBS, ABC, LinkedIn, Forbes, USA Today, Monster, Careerbuilder, TheLadders, and on Bloomberg Radio. Abby was selected as one of "The Monster 11 for 2011: Career Experts Who Can Help Your Job Search" and is one of the “Top 100 Influential People Online” according to Fast Company Magazine. Since 2010, Abby has been on a mission to educate one million job seekers, and is currently driving around the USA speaking at job search groups, in order to accomplish that goal, which you can learn more about at


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Job Search and Baby: Yes, You Can Do it All!

Posted on January 19th, by Abby Kohut in networking/interviewing. No Comments

Being a new parent is clearly one of the biggest challenges there is. Choosing to go back to work may seem like an even bigger challenge, as you consider all the emotional and financial variables. As you begin your job search, make a list of things that you believe are requirements for your new job … Read More »

Your Ten Seconds of Resume Fame

Posted on December 16th, by Abby Kohut in resumes/cover letters. No Comments

At some point in your job search you may have wondered why so many career experts spend lots of time talking about how to write the perfect resume, when you may have also heard that recruiters spend very little time reviewing it. The Absolute truth is that your resume has only about 10 seconds to … Read More »

One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Posted on October 22nd, by Abby Kohut in Career Advice, on the job. No Comments

In order to love your job, you have to love ALL of the components of the job, and not JUST the job itself. Let me explain…

In order for a job to be perfectly suited for you, it has to be perfectly suited in many ways. You have to have a wonderful boss in a wonderful … Read More »

Debate of the “Career Experts”

Posted on August 16th, by Abby Kohut in Career Advice, personality assessment. No Comments

These days, there are practically the same number of “Career Experts” as there are job seekers. They come in all flavors. There are the career coaches, the career counselors, and the career consultants. To add to that, there are speakers, authors and bloggers. One thing you can be sure of – we all have the … Read More »

Bagging Your Online Baggage

Posted on June 1st, by Abby Kohut in Innovations, Social Media, Trends. No Comments

I still remember the day that my sister-in-law taught me how to use the Internet. I learned about Google and Yahoo and how easy it was to find people, places and things. As recruiters, we used to have to dial hundreds of phone numbers to find candidates to fill jobs, but now, all we have … Read More »