Beverly Harvey, an executive career coach and job search strategist for senior-level and C-level executives, is passionate about identifying her clients’ unique talents, crystallizing their brand, articulating their value proposition, and creating dynamic marketing materials and job search strategies to achieve a successful landing. She is the author of the book "Landing An Executive Position" and has contributed to 23 career books.
*** Credentialed Career Manager
*** Certified Career Management Coach
*** Certified Job & Career Transition Coach
*** Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist
*** Reach Certified Social Branding Analyst
*** Certified 360Reach Analyst
*** Certified Executive & Leadership Development Coach
*** Certified Job Search Strategist
*** Certified Social Media Career Strategist
*** Certified On-line Identity Manager
*** Master Resume Writer
*** Certified Professional Resume Writer
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Three quotes from respected leaders may give you some inspiration regarding the importance of planning and goal setting.
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