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How to Tweet Your Way to Your Dream Job! with LAURA M. LABOVICH

  • Mon, November 12, 2012
  • 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
  • 40Plus Conference Room***(Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.)

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Monday Morning Speaker Presentation:

How to Tweet Your Way to Your Dream Job!

With Laura M. Labovich

What you will learn at the session:

You will learn how to position yourself effectively as a job seeker on Twitter!

According to a 2012 survey by TweetMyJobs, a Twitter-based job finding service, 45 percent of companies expect to increase their budgets for recruiting on Twitter and other social networks. Companies such as Starbucks, Kaiser Permanente, AllState and Tiffany & Co. already are using social networks to locate new employees. If you are not on Twitter as a job-hunter, you are missing a golden opportunity.

In this one-hour tele-seminar, Laura M. Labovich will:

    * Help you understand the basic Twitter terminology
    *  Gain the confidence you'll need to ‘dive right in" even if you don't quite 'get it' yet!
    *  Help you best position yourself as a job seeker on Twitter.
    *  Build a following on Twitter
    *  Share five time-tested secrets for using Twitter for Job Hunting!

About The Speaker

Laura M. Labovich


With job search management expertise as an award-winning résumé writer, national career innovator award recipient, social media guru, and master networker, coupled with a decade of experience in HR leadership at Fortune 500 companies such as The Walt Disney Company and America Online, Laura M. Labovich, Washington DC’s top career strategist, is often affectionately called “a job seeker’s best friend.”

President of The Career Strategy Group, Laura’s contagious enthusiasm and powerful methodology make the perfect recipe for getting job seekers unstuck in their job search. Equal parts kick-butt trainer and nurturing cheerleader, Laura empowers job seekers to develop proactive, targeted job search marketing plans that increase momentum and achieve breakthrough results.

Experience Is the Best Teacher

Laura is known for saying that she was “born and raised professionally at Disney” and has been told that she has pixie dust in her blood (and when you hear her speak, you will see why!). After receiving her first promotion out of the polyester, she recruited nationwide for the highly competitive Walt Disney World College Program, led the recreation recruiting and staffing efforts for both Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon and Disney’s Blizzard Beach water parks, and staffed up Disney’s Animal Kingdom for its inaugural launch.  Later, at America Online, she developed and launched AOL’s college internship program, hiring more than 100 MBA interns in its first year, and coached hundreds of employees undefined from entry-level to executive undefined on how to fit in, stand out, and move up in the company and in their careers.

On Paper and In Print

Laura’s easy-to-implement approach has garnered attention from such national news media as The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, SIRIUSXM, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, and, to name a few. And, as a former amateur nightclub singer, she certainly knows how to tackle, inspire, and entertain a tough crowd.

Laura is the co-author of the award-winning job search communication book 100 Conversations for Career Success: Learn to Network, Cold-Call and Tweet Your Way to Your Dream Job (LearningExpress, 2012), a book about “what to say and how to say it” in your job search.

Credentials and Awards

*    Masters of Labor Relations and Human Resources Management (MLRHR) from Michigan State University
*    Guild Certified Five O’Clock Club Coach
*    Certified Master Résumé Writer (CMRW)
*    Certified Expert Resume Writer (CERW)
*    Certified Personal Branding Strategist (CPBS) and 360Reach Assessment Certified
*    Certified Job and Career Transition Coach (CJTC)
*    Four-time nominee for Toast of the Resume Industry; 3rd place for Sales and Marketing.
*    President’s Award, Career Directors International, 2009

Contact The Speaker

Laura M. Labovich


Work: 703.942.9390

Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.

Doors open at 9:45 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.

40Plus of Greater Washington
1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
Washington, DC 20036

near the DuPont Circle Metro, use the North Exit. (right) Q. St. to  18th. 
Turn right on Q & 18  and walk to P. St.

Turn left on P. St.

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40Plus of Greater Washington
Empowering Experienced Professionals
 for Successful Career Transitions

Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

40Plus of Greater Washington
1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500

 Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-387-1582

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