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Her clients range from rocket scientists, cowboys and chefs to accountants, lawyers and executives. <br /><br /> She is the author of six books: <em>This is How To Get Your Next Job: An Inside Look at What Employers Really Want</em> (2013), <em>Life s a Bitch and Then You Change Careers: 9 Steps to Get Out of Your Funk & on to Your Future</em> (2006), <em>Work s a Bitch and Then You Make It Work: 6 Steps to Go From Pissed Off to Powerful</em> (2006), <em>Greener Pastures: How to Find a Job in Another Place</em> (1999), <em>Resumes That Will Get You the Job You Want</em> (1997) <em>and Interview Strategies That Will Get You the Job You Want</em> (1996). A weekly newspaper columnist since 1988, Andrea has written over 1,300 articles on career and workplace issues. Her syndicated column appears in USA Today and Gannett newspapers throughout the U.S. and Canada and on the Web. <br /><br /> Andrea is frequently interviewed in national media and has been quoted in <strong><em>The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Money, Associated Press, Kiplinger Financial Magazine, Investors Business Daily, Redbook, Working Woman, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, Smart Money, Business Talk Radio, ABC News, CBS, Bloomberg Radio, CNN.com, CBS, Marketwatch and Fox</em></strong>. <br /><br /> Andrea has presented workshops and counseled employees at such companies <strong>as Procter & Gamble, Apple Computers, Humana and General Electric</strong>. She has spoken as a keynote and workshop presenter to Fortune 50 companies and a variety of professional associations. She has been a weekly contributor on career and workplace issues on a <strong>National Public Radio</strong> affiliate and has presented weekly career features on an ABC television affiliate morning news program. Today she is heard weekly on WGRR Radio. She hosted the live, call-in radio career talk show, "Ask Andrea" and hosted "Job Talk," a live, call-in radio career talk show on public radio. Her video tape, <strong><em>Common Mistakes in Interviews and How to Overcome Them</em></strong>, is published by Cambridge Educational. <br /><br /> Andrea has been awarded <strong>the Women In Communications Gem Award</strong> for adherence to the highest standards of practice in professional communications and support of women in the work force. She was named Best Career Counselor by <em><strong>Cincinnati Magazine</strong> and given the 2009 Leading Woman Award for Consulting, Training and Education by Leading Women. She was named Outstanding Speaker by the <strong>Society for Advancement of Management</strong>. Her talks have been named Best Program of the Year by the <strong>National Association of Women in Construction</strong></em>. </p> <p class="navy">For more information about Andrea s speeches, workshops and seminars: <a href="http://andreakay.com/speaking">http://andreakay.com/speaking</a></font></p> </div><div class="middle_right"><a href="http://andreakay.com/books"><img src ="images/buythebook.jpg" border="0" /></a> <img src ="images/testyourself.jpg" /> <ul class="column2_story" id="testyourselflist"> <li>Do you have what it takes to make a career change?<br /><a href="http://andreakay.com/the-andrea-kay-how-serious-are-you-test/">Click to take the "Andrea Kay How Serious Are You?" Test</a><br /><br /></li> <li>Are you in the right career?<br /><a href="http://andreakay.com/andrea-kays-career-quiz/">Take this test to find out.</a><br /><br /></li> <li>Can you name four reasons someone would hire you over your competition?<br /><a href="http://www.andreakay.com/worksabitchtest/4reasons.php">Take this test to find out.</a></li> </ul> <img src ="images/awards.jpg" /><ul class="column2_story" id="awardslist"> <li>Amazon's 14th best selling book in the job-hunting category!<br /><br /></li> <li>Named as one of the "Great Books That Will Change Your Life" by Amazon.com</li> </ul> <img src ="images/whatreadersay.jpg" /> <ul class="sidebarquotes" id="readerquotelist"> <li>"I read your book and figured out what I really wanted to do. I thought, why hadn t I applied for the Peace Corps earlier in my life! The book also taught me that I didn t need a new job to fix my unhappiness. I began to understand that I wasn t working with the right type of people in the office. Once I learned that, I became much more assertive and overall the my work environment became much better."<br /><br /><strong>--Nick<br />Cincinnati, Ohio</strong></li> <li>I truly LOVE LOVE LOVE Life's a Bitch and have given copies to friends.<br /><br /><strong>--Sue Soldo</strong></li> <li>"I just bought your book, Life's a Bitch... When I started reading step 1, my eyes started welling up with tears. It's like you understand what I'm feeling and going through...I wanted to thank you for putting this type of book together."<br /><br /><strong>--Reader in Maryland</strong></li> <li>"I learned about you through your book 'Life's a Bitch...' What a wonderful tool! I took my time reading it and took it very seriously. I was completely stuck in my career, and actually very sad. Imagine a grown woman crying every Sunday night because Monday's approach. The job was not bad, I had the best coworkers...I was simply unfulfilled. It took me a total of 47 days to read your book and do all the exercises. After that, I committed to 15 days of pure 'thinking' about the things I had learned about myself with your help. Now, 7 months later, I have successfully transitioned careers. Not only that, I got the job for an additional $15k pay increase and have started a Masters degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology....did I mention that I love my job!? I got everything that I had written down as the 'things that I want' because I took this seriously. You have a gift, thank you for sharing!"<br /><br /><strong>--Dorana Sylvia<br />Washington, D.C.</strong></li> <li>"I recently finished your book and left a 24-year career, making big bucks to a brand new career serving senior citizens with dementia. It is the greatest decision I ever made. The book helped me realize that there is more than money. I knew I was looking to find my passion, and the book helped me put that together. I love going to work every day."<br /><br /><strong>--Reader in Seattle</strong></li> <li>"I have been recommending Andrea Kay's books to my clients for years. She provides a clear, practical path that is also creative, fun and user-friendly. When you are looking for a job, whether a recent graduate, changing career in mid-life or returning to the work force, the last thing you want to read is a tedious and uninspiring book. If you are looking to make a change, do yourself a favor--read Andrea's books!"<br /><br /><strong>--Beth Planzer, Therapist</strong></li> </ul> </div></div><div class="right"><center><img src="images/enewsletter.jpg"><br /><br /><img src="images/wab.jpg"><br /><br /><img src="images/rs99.jpg"><br /><br /><iframe src="http://www.facebook.com/plugins/fan.php?id=97698816237&amp;width=230&amp;connections=6&amp;stream=false&amp;header=true" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" style="border:none; overflow:hidden; width:230px; height:300px"></iframe><br /><a href="http://www.twitter.com/andreakaycareer"><img src="http://www.andreakay.com/images/followme.gif" border="0" /></a><br /><br /></center></div></div><br /><br /> <center>All contents &copy; copyright 2000 - <script>document.write(new Date().getFullYear())</script> Andrea Kay. 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