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Abby Kohut, who is known in the job search world as "Absolutely Abby," will be the guest speaker at the Wednesday morning, November 29 meeting of the St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry.  Ms. Kohut is the President of Staffing Symphony, LLC, and author of Absolutely Abby's 101 Job Search Secrets.  Since 2012, Absolutely Abby has been on a mission to help one million job seekers. To accomplish this goal, she is currently undertaking a nationwide tour across the United States.  Absolutely Abby's topic at the St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry meeting will be "Exposing the Hidden Job Market."  The November 29 meeting will be held 9:00-10:30 AM.    

In the past 22 years, Ms. Kohut has held corporate recruiting positions in a variety of industries and is responsible for helping approximately 10,000 people get hired. Her website, www.AbsolutelyAbby.com, was selected as one of the "Top 100 Websites for your Career" by Forbes Magazine. This website is designed to teach candidates secrets about the job search process that other recruiters will not share with their clients. It was also mentioned on CNBC as one of three top websites for career changers. 

Fast Company Magazine considers Ms. Kohut to be one of the "Top 100 Influential People Online."  On LinkedIn, she is known as "Ask Abby."  Ms. Kohut has provided job search tips on Fox 5, NBC, CBS, ABC, Monster, Real Simple, The Ladders, Blooming Radio, and Forbes.  Recently, CEOWORLD Magazine rated Ms. Kohut as "One of the Top 25 Women for Your Job Search" and Business News Daily rated @Absolutely_Abby as "One of the Top 10 Twitter Accounts Every Jobseeker Should Follow."  

The St. Jude Career Alliance is a ministry helping college students, career builders and those who are unemployed/underemployed to develop individual career strategies that meets at 9:00 AM most every Wednesday at St. Jude Parish in Allen, TX.   

St. Jude Catholic Church is located at 1515 North Greenville Avenue, between Exchange Parkway and Stacy Road.  Attendees should park in the northeast lot and use the entrance  between the church and the parish offices.

In addition to the expert speaker series, the ministry offers the career marketing workshop series and other career-oriented speakers and presentations at weekly Wednesday morning meetings as well as training in job search skills, support groups and job hunting resources.

Attendance at all St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry meetings is free of charge.  These meetings are also open to all people of any faith, ethnicity, age, etc.  Everyone is welcome!

For more information, visit www.stjudecareeralliance.net or email jbick@stjudeparish.com.