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get back to work smart savvy realworld strategies to make your next career move

Washington, a Navy Veteran is the President and Founder of Women Veterans Alliance. Not long after, partnered with James R. They are proud parents to Maya. Sought out speaker as well. Melissa proudly served in the Navy and rather than shoulder the burden of a dual-service family, she decided to leave the military early to pursue a career while her husband spent 21 years on active duty in the United State Marine Corps. And you will receive a signed copy from me.

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Melissa A. Washington

get back to work smart savvy realworld strategies to make your next career move

It was a short period of time where I was going through a grieving process — the loss of my previous job and undeniable sense of low self-esteem from being unemployed — which I did not understand at the time. She is a disabled veteran small business owner, speaker, author, and award winner who is connecting women veterans across the nation. Here is an example of a daily schedule: 7:00 a. Well, it's time to step into today's smart and savvy real-world strategies to make your next career move! As a service-connected disabled veteran, small business owner, speaker, author and award winner, she is passionate about connecting women veterans across the nation. Having this schedule allowed me to search for work during the day.

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10 things to remember when looking for work

get back to work smart savvy realworld strategies to make your next career move

Job hunting: a phrase that might conjure up bleak images of firing off résumés into a void , only to have to wait, and wait, and wait blindly for a catch. For more information on my book: Get Back to Work: Smart and Savvy Real-World Strategies to Make Your Next Career Move, visit. Here is an excerpt from the book: One way I was able to keep sane during my period of looking for work was by creating a work schedule and sticking to it. In my upcoming book, , the first chapter — Take Care of Yourself — is one of the most important steps for anyone who is looking for work. Leverage your existing network and how to build a stronger network Find out how to tap into commonly overlooked employment outlets to get a leg up on the competition.

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Get Back to Work: Take Care of Yourself

get back to work smart savvy realworld strategies to make your next career move

Melissa Washington proudly served in the Navy and rather than shoulder the burden of a dual-service family, she decided to leave the military early to pursue a career while her husband spent 21 years on active duty. Now it's all about getting you back to work! So many veterans profiles that I view, only have the branch that they served in. Make sure you have signed up for the 1 year free LinkedIn job seeker subscription for Veterans: In the back of my new book I have a list of Veterans resources that includes website, description and if there is an app for that organization. Veterans For many that have served our country finding work can be tough. Whether you're a fresh college graduate, a military veteran, transitioning back into the workforce, or just someone, like so many, who is between jobs, this book lays out the essentials candidly and in a simple, step-by-step fashion to help you maximize your shot at securing your ideal position.

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Get Back to Work

get back to work smart savvy realworld strategies to make your next career move

Melissa is the daughter of Bronze Star Army Vietnam War Veteran. Times have changed a lot since then, the way we look for work and the type of work that is out there. Melissa is the go to person for media when it comes to LinkedIn and Women Veterans. Get Back to Work is a no-frills book designed with practical, straightforward, and innovative tips to keep you ahead of the pack Learn how to effectively use social media to set yourself apart from the crowd. I found my job in the local paper where I started out as an office manager and quickly transitioned into a Sales Manager role.

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10 things to remember when looking for work

get back to work smart savvy realworld strategies to make your next career move

However, I am here to help you change your job-hunting outlook! Melissa was laid off from her job in 2009 due to a failing economy, marking the beginning of a nearly two-year journey and career reinvention that allowed her to use her experience to help others. Melissa is a go to person for media when it comes to women veterans. My passion is to help Veterans and their spouses get back to work. My parents thank goodness for them! In this kickoff chapter, I share some great tips on staying fit — physically, mentally and financially. This guide provides you with systematic steps to make sure that you land a job you will love working. She shares the most effective ways to job hunt so being unemployed is outdated. It all started with holding LinkedIn workshops for job seekers at her dining room table then speaking at venues across the nation including offering LinkedIn services to business and individuals.

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Sacramento Author Melissa Washington Publishes Book for Job Seekers

get back to work smart savvy realworld strategies to make your next career move

When I transitioned out of the Navy 20 years ago you found a job by either knowing someone at a company that was hiring, a job ad in the paper or a temp agency. Please share any tips below that you have found to be helpful when you were, or are, looking for work. The reason that I got the job over the other candidates is because I was able to operate a floor buffer. I finally got through all the downs and started to change some habits to create a better future for me and my family. Having served my time in the Navy on ships, every week we stripped and waxed the deck. Who would have thought that this skill would help land me a position selling floor cleaners and equipment. What makes it even tougher is not being equipped with the right tools in this new economy that we are in.

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get back to work smart savvy realworld strategies to make your next career move

Get Back to Work is a no-frills book designed with practical, straightforward, and innovative tips to keep you ahead of the pack. The tips and resource section is gold any reader can navigate. Find me on or to my newsletter or check out my for looking for your next career move. Melissa was laid off from her job in 2009 due to a failing economy, marking the beginning of a nearly two-year journey and career reinvention that allowed her to use her passion for helping others. Melissa Washington has managed to hone the volumes of advice on the subject to a definitive, easy to read guide for the new world of work search.

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10 things to remember when looking for work

get back to work smart savvy realworld strategies to make your next career move

Books are available in both print and digital versions. It applies to the college graduate; the mid level manager and the boomer not ready to retire. In this cutting-edge guide, recruiting, career and social media expert Melissa Washington kicks the myth of t Job hunting: a phrase that might conjure up bleak images of firing off résumés into a void , only to have to wait, and wait, and wait blindly for a catch. Job hunting: a phrase that might conjure up bleak images of firing off résumés into a void , only to have to wait, and wait, and wait blindly for a catch. In 2011, she started Melissa Washington, Inc.

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Veterans

get back to work smart savvy realworld strategies to make your next career move

About Get Back To Work Job-hunting is a phrase that, to most, means sending off numerous resumes and waiting until someone decides to contact you for an interview. It all started with holding LinkedIn workshops for job seekers at her dining room table then speaking at venues across the nation. I would begin my daily routine by dropping my daughter off at school in the morning. About Melissa Washington Melissa Washington is a veteran-owned small business owner, speaker, author, corporate event professional and LinkedIn workshop trainer who is passionate about connecting with people to engage, educate and inspire others across the nation. Whether a fresh college graduate, a military veteran, transitioning back into the workforce, or just someone, like so many, who are between jobs, this book lays out the essentials candidly and in a simple, step-by-step fashion to help job seekers maximize a shot at securing an ideal position. This can be quite overwhelming. There are many more tools that are needed- , , , , Social Media, and a few more.

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