Andrea is a career consultant, author and syndicated columnist who has helped thousands of job hunters, career changers and employees cut to the heart of their frustration and dissatisfaction and create the life and career that fits who they are. Her clients range from rocket scientists, cowboys and chefs to accountants, lawyers and executives.
She is the author of six books: This is How To Get Your Next Job: An Inside Look at What Employers Really Want (2013), Life’s a Bitch and Then You Change Careers: 9 Steps to Get Out of Your Funk & on to Your Future (2006), Work’s a Bitch and Then You Make It Work: 6 Steps to Go From Pissed Off to Powerful (2006), Greener Pastures: How to Find a Job in Another Place (1999), Resumes That Will Get You the Job You Want (1997) and Interview Strategies That Will Get You the Job You Want (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.
Andrea is frequently interviewed in national media and has been quoted in 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.
Andrea has presented workshops and counseled employees at such companies as Procter & Gamble, Apple Computers, Humana and General Electric. 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 National Public Radio 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, Common Mistakes in Interviews and How to Overcome Them, is published by Cambridge Educational.
Andrea has been awarded the Women In Communications Gem Award 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 Cincinnati Magazine and given the 2009 Leading Woman Award for Consulting, Training and Education by Leading Women. She was named Outstanding Speaker by the Society for Advancement of Management. Her talks have been named Best Program of the Year by the National Association of Women in Construction.
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