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Kathy Bernard
Works at Getajobtips.com
Attended University of Missouri–Columbia
Lives in St. Louis, Mo.
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How and why to show your tech skills on your resume http://tiny.cc/zl3cex
Tweet Understanding basic computer technology is no longer an option for job seekers. It has become the norm. In just the last 10 years, the U.S. workforce has become so technology driven, even blue-collar j...
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Why your resume must show computer skills

Updating your computer skills and then showing it on your resume is essential. This article shares why and how -- http://tiny.cc/zl3cex 

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Getajobtips.com
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Join me  for FREE #jobs  or #LinkedIn webinars every Wednesday in April starting at 2 pm Central
Tweet In career transition or want to maximize your use of LinkedIn? Then join me for these free webinars on Ilostmyjob.com every Wednesday in April. Transforming Your Resume Wed, April 9, 2:00...
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Create an effective elevator speech for job search 

Public speaking expert Fred Miller shares how to deliver a powerful elevator speech during a job search in this article – good stuff! http://tiny.cc/rhfndx

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Public speaking pro Fred Miller shares how to deliver a powerful elevator speech during job search
Tweet Don't sweat telling your elevator speech. With a little practice you can handle it ... no sweat! We've all been there.  We’re attending a seminar, networking event, or social function, and the lea...
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Updating your tech skills and then showing it on your resume is so critical. Here's why and how -- http://tiny.cc/zl3cex 

Kathy Bernard
Getajobtips.com
Tweet Understanding basic computer technology is no longer an option for job seekers. It has become the norm. In just the last 10 years, the U.S. workforce has become so technology driven, even blue-collar j...
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Why your resume must show computer skills

Updating your computer skills and then showing it on your resume is essential. This article shares why and how -- http://tiny.cc/zl3cex 

Kathy Bernard
Getajobtips.com
Tweet Understanding basic computer technology is no longer an option for job seekers. It has become the norm. In just the last 10 years, the U.S. workforce has become so technology driven, even blue-collar j...
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Creating an effective elevator speech for job search 

Fred Miller of No Sweat Publis Speaking shares how to deliver a powerful elevator speech during a job search in this article – good stuff! http://tiny.cc/rhfndx

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Getajobtips.com
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How to create an effective elevator speech for job search 

Public speaking pro Fred Miller shares how to deliver a powerful elevator speech during a job search in this article – good stuff! http://tiny.cc/rhfndx

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HORRIBLE decision by LinkedIn: They're killing off Products/Services page on Company Pages. Goodbye product/service recommendations. Complain via the Send Feedback link at the very bottom of your Edit Profile page -https://help.linkedin.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/47952/
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My Showcase page isn't doing a thing for me -- nobody can even figure out where to find it. And that is only one hard-to-find page ... some companies had dozens of carefully crafted services and products pages with images. They are going to be ticked when they find out about this.
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Communications Director | Social Media Director
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LinkedIn training and profile transformation, corporate, career and internal communications, social media, blogging
Employment
  • Getajobtips.com
    Communications Director | Social Media Director, 9 - present
    ► Direct/author Getajobtips.com site -- 264,200+ page views and counting ► Write frequent blog posts and post articles to a content management system ► Serve as media contact/expert on all aspects of the job search ► Lead webinars on www.ilostmyjob.com and serve as Career Doctor there ► Create or revamp LinkedIn profiles to dramatically improve results ► Develop and revamp resumes and cover letters to make them POWERFUL ► Expert LinkedIn Boot Camp instructor/trainer (in person, by phone or Skype) ► Prepare/present workshops on LinkedIn and all aspects of the job search ► Lead "Recruiting on LinkedIn" and "Selling on LinkedIn" workshops / webinars ► Career coach job applicants (in person, by phone or Skype) ► Maximize social media (LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) ► Direct corporate communications, marketing and advertising ► Manage all public relations and media relations ► Create breakthrough LinkedIn Company Pages for organizations
  • NAEDA
    Communications Director, 9 - 9
    ► Directed corporate communications for major association serving agricultural and construction equipment dealers in the United States and Canada ► Handled extensive agricultural advocacy communications and public relations ► Served as managing editor of Equipment Dealer magazine ► Sold advertising to manufacturers and their ad agencies ► Wrote/produced NAEDA Update e-newsletter ► Oversaw annual Buyer's Guide; initiated ad packages to increase sales by 42% ► Revamped NAEDA's web site; oversaw efforts to dramatically build web traffic ► Led public relations, media relations and social media efforts (750+ Twitter following) ► Built magazine, web and e-newsletter ad sales through marketing materials and database improvements
  • Brown Shoe Company
    Internal Communications, 7 - 8
    ► Managed internal communications to Brown Shoe's corporate/field associates ► Oversaw implementation of associate brand as well as communications aspects of company's intranet and email systems ► Collaborated extensively with executives and internal departments. ► Handled internal communications messaging for executives ► Produced major corporate events and presentations ► Supported investor relations communications and board meeting efforts ► Planned and implemented large-scale signage effort across corporate headquarters
  • LHM
    Director of Corporate Communications and Donor Relations, 7 - 4
    ► Directed all corporate communications for a major global nonprofit ► Led LHM’s dramatic branding transformation from 50 disparate sites and thousands of unmatched materials to one consistent brand ► Oversaw e-news efforts, including an e-mail distribution list that grew by 2,000% to 50,000 people ► Led executive speech writing, public relations, media relations, and web communications ► Managed a 2,500 member volunteer program ► Participated in capital campaigns, appeals, planned giving, and special events ► Also served as Marketing Coordinator for LHM from 1992 to 1995 writing marketing plans and communications and creating/designing collateral materials for 14 U.S. programs and 33 world offices. ► Served the On Main Street TV program as audience wrangler, set designer and wardrobe manager.
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
    Manager of Employee Communications, 11 - 6
    ► Oversaw employee communications for the world's largest rental car company ► Strategized with executives to relay key corporate initiatives to employees ► Managed six corporate publications, from strategic planning to implementation ► Served as editor-in-chief of the award-winning Free Enterprise magazine ► Wrote executive speeches and prepared presentations ► Managed writers and designers and also wrote and designed publications ► Oversaw department Internet/intranet efforts ► Directed monthly general assemblies for 2,000 corporate employees ► Handled negotiations and managed a $500,000 budget
  • CBS Radio Network
    Director of Advertising, Marketing and Promotion, 1995 - 1997
    ► Directed advertising, marketing and promotion for a 100,000-watt FM station ► Conceived and coordinated TV, telemarketing and direct mail campaigns ► Controlled a $750,000 annual budget ► Managed and promoted up to 150 station events annually ► Handled contract negotiations, publicity and on-site efforts for major concerts ► Conceived/coordinated all stations public relations / media relations efforts ► Managed eight remote coordinators including hirings and terminations ► Formed station band and fostered creation of musical revue ► Worked with prominent charitable organizations to build donations/ad revenue
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Kathy Bernard of Getajobtips.com
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Welcome! I'm Kathy Bernard of Getajobtips.com which provides Clear, Concise Career Advice. Visit Services for expert help. Attend our webinars on ILostMyJob.com.
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27 awards for communications excellence
Education
  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    1982
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Female