In this How I Got My Job interview (mp3, 37:12, 34.1 MB), once again we flash back many years ago as Ruth Shapiro shares how she got a job as an Advertising Promotions Coordinator through sending a prospecting letter to a company she had targeted.
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Ruth Shapiro, M.A., LMHC is a professional Career Management Counselor, Coach and NY State Licensed Mental Health Counselor. For over 30 years she has helped clients plan satisfying career changes and job searches in publishing, marketing, retailing, financial services, health care, the arts and the non-profit world. Clients range from recent college grads to middle managers. professionals and CEO’s. Her workbook, HOW TO WRITE JOB SEARCH LETTERS THAT LEAD TO INTERVIEWS has been bought by clients and colleagues alike. Her job search approaches were featured in McCall’s, The Christian Science Monitor, Working Woman, Dow-Jones’ The National Business Employment Weekly, the New York Post and the New York Daily News. Ruth is a founding member and Vice-President of the Career Counselors Consortium and a founding member of the Career Development Specialists Network.
Prior to her own career change she earned a Master’s Degree in Career Counseling from New York University. Former corporate careers include Copywriter, Advertising Promotion Manager and Public Relations Director.
She enjoys acting in community theatre, singing in cabaret shows, reading, and performing in improv comedy classes.
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