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JVS Welcomes HR Expert 'Absolutely Abby' for Two Events in March

JVS is pleased to welcome award-winning speaker, author and HR professional Abby Kohut, known around the world as "Absolutely Abby," for two events on March 21.

At a JVS Business Connections networking event from 7:30-8:45 a.m. Kohut will talk about "Networking for Introverts, Extroverts and In-Between-Verts." She will share how to get comforable with networking, and how to use it as a powerful personal and professional tool to leverage relationships. Visit bit.ly/BizConnect2018 to register (no charge) and for more information.

During a 1:30-3:30 pm seminar on March 21, Kohut will direct her attention to seasoned job seekers in a program co-sponsored by JVS and the Southfield Public Library. In "Success for the Seasoned Search –  The Benefit of Being Overqualified," Kohut will share key strategies for overcoming the hurdles of having too much experience. This workshop is free to attend and pre-registration is not required. It will be held at the Southfield Public Library Auditorium, 26300 Evergreen Rd., Southfield. For the event flyer, visit bit.ly/JVSAbby

Over the past 22 years, Kohut  held positions such as Senior Director of Recruiting for Kaplan, Interim Director of Recruiting for Continuum Health Partners, and Manager of Global Recruiting for Alpharma. She is responsible for helping to hire 10,000 people in eight industries and at all career levels. Abby's website, AbsolutelyAbby.com, was selected as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career” by Forbes and she was also selected as one of the top 100 influential people online according to Fast Company Magazine.

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