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I watched the whole of your presentation and I thought it one of the most professionally focused presentations I’ve seen. — Simon, Nottingham, U.K.
I continue to be amazed at the LinkedIn interests I am now generating -- 2 more leads came to me today ... Amazing. You’re a miracle worker! -- Tim, O'Fallon, IL
Your class really helped me understand the strategy! Your techniques worked fast. -- Jill, St. Louis
Kathy is very knowledgeable and thorough. I would recommend Kathy to anyone who is trying to promote themselves or their business on LinkedIn. — Richard, St. Louis
You’re amazing! I can’t tell you how much of an outstanding resource you have been for me. I know others who offer the services you do, but none are as great as you! — David, St. Louis
I got an internship! I attribute my success to you. Your feedback on my profile really helped me. -- Prathyusha, Ithaca, NY
Meeting with WiserU’s Kathy Bernard was one of the best things I ever did for my career search. — Philipjohn, St. Louis
Since you optimized my LinkedIn profile, I started getting emails and phone calls from recruiters in my field. In fact, I just accepted a job offer with a major banking group as a vice president while I turned down three recruiters this week. I really do believe that your fine work made this happen. — Kim, New York City
I got a job sending out the resume that you created for me even though I sent it out less than 10 times! — Jane, St. Louis
I want to personally thank you for your LinkedIn Boot Camp online presentation. After making some changes as instructed in your presentation, I am getting recognition and invitation from the HR departments of different companies in my targeted location. It has been very valuable. — Shubhneek, New Delhi, India
Kathy is a great teacher and her seminars are always very professional and packed with useful information. She has been a tremendous help to me and is a joy to work with. — James, St. Louis
I appreciate all of your tips, presentations, and the vast amount of information you have available online to help so many seeking a job. I have successfully obtained full time employment in my field of study with an ideal fit using your tips to constantly apply for jobs never backing down until something is just right! Thank you! —Hillary, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
I got the job! Thank you so much for tailoring my resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile to match the position. I was the perfect candidate! Thank you also for your advice and “pep talks”. You gave me the confidence I needed to excel during the interview process. — Katie, Chicago
“You are an amazing presenter and speaker.” Ramneet, Danbury, CT
“Just landed another job and want to thank you again and tell you that your work is amazing and it has a big, lasting impact!” -- Bruno, Sao Paulo, Brazil, now St. Louis, MO
I highly recommend anyone wanting the best possible LinkedIn profile use Kathy for that service. I thought I’d done a pretty good job of making improvements to mine but I wanted someone with all the skills and an excellent reputation to give it a “once over”. She did more than that! She made suggestions/did updates I never would have thought of on my own. — BJ, Edwardsville, IL
As an Australian who has previously spent a year working in LA, I am now looking to return to Dallas and found your page extremely beneficial in marketing my LinkedIn profile to American employers. — Emma, Sydney, Australia
Thanks to my beefed up LinkedIn profile, I connected with a former co-worker who told me about a job opening. They called me for an interview and thanks to your techniques, they have invited me back for a second interview. I honestly don’t think I’d be in this position – where I might actually land a bread-winning position – if it weren’t for you. You are like a St. Bernard when it comes to rescuing job seekers lost in the snow-covered mountains of unemployment. — John, Phoenix, AZ
Your blog is amazing.. so many tools for people! — Dave, Montreal, Canada
I wanted to compliment you on Brendan’s LinkedIn profile — it is unbelievably improved after working with you. Night and day doesn’t begin to describe how much better! — Ken, St. Louis
Your webinar was one of the best I’ve ever heard — practical and useful! — Tim, Los Angeles
I am in awe of over the amazing revamp that you did on my LinkedIn profile. To say it looks great is an understatement as you hit it out of the park! — Mary, New York, NY
Kathy, what a great presentation and we had a packed house!…The attendance validates the need to keep up with the latest and greatest on LinkedIn; what is new, valuable and what to consider for tools. You bring humor and insight to a process that is new to a lot of folks. — Kat Ruth, Beyond Networking
The changes you made on my LinkedIn profile are paying off! — Shannon, St. Louis
Thank you, Kathy. You are simply a LinkedIn Guru. — Ramneet, Danbury, CT
Just finished listening to your Networking Your Way Into a Job webinar – excellent content and nuggets that I can apply when working with job seekers at the job ministry programs I support. — Ernie, Houston, TX
You told me things I expected to hear, things I wanted to hear and things I needed to hear. Your manner and communication skills are remarkable. You respect and read people well. No wonder you have such a great reputation which is well deserved. —Randall, St. Louis, MO
You have helped me through a very long process. Encouraging words from you were a lifeline during my toughest times. I listened to your podcasts over and over again. I’ve taken a new job that I really enjoy. — Karen, Austin, TX
I have taken many webinars with you. I printed the slides and used them as working documents during my search. I have learned so much from these, and you. You provide a positive, informative avenue from which to gain valuable insights and lessons on the job hunt. I highly suggest that people looking to gain an edge on the job search use your services. — Gary, New York City
Your Salary Negotiating webinar facilitated my getting an offer for an additional $6,500 a year. I am beyond excited because I landed the job I wanted for the pay I wanted! I thank you and my children and husband thank you! — Kim, Raleigh, NC
Your workshop was amazing. Our company is now scoring so much higher because of what you taught us. -- Mitch, St. Louis, MO
Wow, am I a big fan! Just subscribed to your blog, and with one article and in 5 minutes I jumped up to #2 spot in LinkedIn search for Marketing and Communications in Madison. — Annie, Madison, WI
I started a new job today! Your tips, coaching, analysis, insight, and leadership contributed to my ability to stand out among the 237 applicants for the job. There are a lot of people in need of a job. It is scary out here and I never anticipated what I faced over the last year. Thank you for your hard work; it means so much to those of us who need to keep our energy up and our focus determined. – Ruth, St. Louis
I listen to your webinar recordings all the time and I can always rely on you to teach me something new, give us another way to approach a situation or relate how someone else got the job. — Penny, New York City
Very informative LinkedIn Boot Camp webinar today. No one does it better! — Denis, Chicago
Your blog posts are so insightful. I look forward to reading each one. I have passed links to your blog to many people. Of all the webinars I’ve participated in, yours have absolutely been THE best. You make every minute count. I have learned so much from you and want you to know what a positive impact you’re making. — Mary, St. Louis
What a privilege to have attended 3 webinars created and presented by Kathy. Your unique insight and perspective on the hiring process are the BEST! I intend to implement the “golden” nuggets you shared. I encourage all job seekers to contact Kathy and attend her webinars. — Ned, Minneapolis
Your tips in the LinkedIn seminar were a huge help in my job search. I got an offer for a new position that I found based on a connection with a recruiter on LinkedIn. — Val, St. Louis
Not only are the tips useful, you give real “how to” info as well. — Vannie, New York
You hit it out the park with your Show and Tell webinar. I knew how to do both, now I KNOW how to do it the better. — Kevin, St. Louis
Just had a chance to view your webinar “Research & Impress Hiring Companies” which I thought was THE BEST in this area. You have a great way of getting your point across. –– Bowman, Washington, D.C.
You really have the best presentations! I can tell you invest a lot of time and effort. You are so kind and willing to help others. — Arlene, San Francisco
“I followed your advice and saw immediate improvements.” — Jeff, St. Louis
I highly recommend any and all of Kathy’s webinars! –Vicki, Philadelphia
Thank you for the help you provided during my job search. I have landed safely and happily. Your insights and coaching guided my Battle Plan which led to this happy result. I don’t know what I would have done without your help. I would have been floundering around in the dark! I’ve found a job that is almost like a “calling” for me; something I can sink my teeth into and get jazzed about. — Sandi, St. Louis
Excellent tips for any job seekers to really stand out. — Stefanie, Atlanta
I find your job tips comforting and uplifting. Thanks for being there for the thousands of us who are trying to support our families. — Ginger, San Francisco
All the resources you offer are helpful, practical and not fluff! Thank you Kathy! —Coralie, St. Louis
Kathy’s webinars are very helpful and encouraging. She is a genuinely caring person who is willing to give personal help to her connections. — Carole, Los Angeles
Thank you for the wonderful webinar. I was able to use the advice you provided regarding salary in a phone screening this morning. I felt so much more prepared for the salary question and was much happier with the end result. — Catherine, St. Louis
Inspiring and fun, Kathy is passionate, informative and gets results. — Teresa, Lansing, Mich.
I used two of Kathy’s tips and they got me my first interview. She is an invaluable resource and a wealth of information and positive energy. — Deborah, Houston, Tex.
Your advice has been invaluable. Many thanks for your suggestions, help and advice. Thanks to you I’m going to have one of the best LinkedIn profiles. — Stan, St. Louis, MO.
I wrote to the CEO using the edits you suggested and got a response right away. Things are moving fast so I have my fingers crossed. — Elaine, San Francisco
You are so intuitive with your findings and generous with your offerings. Keep it up! It’s leading me to a job I can feel it. — Dawn, St. Louis
I did what you said about communicating with recruiters related to that positions I am applying for. I got calls the same day! IT WORKS! — Jamie, New York City, NY
You’ve created a phenomenal series of webinars. — Kelly, Houston, Tex.
Thank you for putting together such awesome presentations! — Casandra, St. Louis
You are truly generous to provide information freely. Keep doing what you are doing. You help people get unstuck. — Thomas, Columbus, Ohio
You are a light. – Ron, Glen Carbon, Ill.
I am listening to your webinar. I have learned more in the last hour, than I have since I began searching for a new career. — Brad, St. Louis
I was expecting to hear the “same old thing” from your webinar but was pleasantly surprised. I picked up great tips from you. — Lori, Denver
You’re a relaxed and thorough speaker with a wealth of information, which I appreciate since I’m getting close to panic mode looking for a job. — Mary Kay, San Diego
I appreciate your informative and helpful tips for us job seekers struggling to find a job and trying to find new ways to improve our chances. On behalf of the population who remain unemployed, thank you for keeping us inspired! – Doris, New York City
How about if you come with me to my next job interview? — Laura, St. Louis
Your job tips are very informative and helpful. I should definitely be able to use these tips as a job search strategy. – Sergio, New York City
Thank you for sharing interesting and informative articles based on real experiences. The key words seem to be “pro-activeness” “(leveraging each) opportunities” and “strategic yet feasible”.— Megumi, Japan
Now that I have found a position I wanted to share my appreciation for your “cheerleading” those of us who have been searching! It is difficult to be unemployed, but your help was always offered without condescension. You are a compassionate professional! — Claudia, St. Louis
Your top 50 list was terrific. I appreciate your efforts. — Richard, Philadelphia
I’m so happy I found you! You have already made a difference in my life. I like the advice you gave me and will change what I can as soon as I can. – Lynn, St. Louis
Great post. I particularly liked the part where you indicated the company was “more interested in ‘fixing you’ than in what you were producing for them.” Been there, and determined not to replicate that scenario in the future. — Sally, Washington, D.C.
I’ve started a new career! Your feedback was extremely helpful and gave me the confidence to pursue the position I deserve. – Mallerie, St. Louis
Great tips! The bit about telling a story sparked my interest, as that’s something I could easily do but haven’t thought of before. – Briana, Austin, Tex.
I didn’t want 5 minutes to go by without thanking you for your terrific webinar. The information you provided is invaluable. — Sue, St. Louis
Thanks for this article about salary negotiations. It provides a resolution for each system you may face. — Helen, Philadelphia
It is a jungle out there, and you help smooth the paths. – Barbara, St. Louis
I don’t hand out compliments like candy. Iwant you to know you helped many people today. The content was exceptional. — Harvey, Cleveland, Ohio
I love your writing. Thank you for giving us all hope! – Mazarine, Austin, Tex.
Your recent post was so complete, thoughtful, and pertinent–I’m impressed every time I read your blog. — Lynn, Georgetown, Tex.
Gold star and a cookie for you. This is your best advice yet. You go, girl! — Patti, St. Louis
This was such a good reminder for people like me looking for employment. I appreciate the straight forward comments. — Susan, San Francisco
The very thing you wrote about is what I was up against today. — Jeremy,Chicago
My husband was just ‘let go.’ Thanks for the GREAT advice to keep him and other from going NUTZ! — Liz, Birmingham, Ala.
Since our meeting, I have had three interviews! The new resume is making a huge difference! — David, St. Louis
You have been such an inspiration and helped me so much! I praise God for your helping hand and for listening to me when I needed someone. — Liz, Philadelphia
Thank you for your encouragement and willingness to help when I felt I was drowning in a sea of never-going-to-find-a-job misery. I’ve been offered the job! —Lynne, St. Louis
Great ideas. They all work great, I’ve tried them. – Randi Ellen, Pittsburgh
I urge anyone who has recently found themselves unemployed to look Kathy up. —Michael, Fenton, Mo.
Thank you for your pearls of wisdom…I’ve passed them onto my daughter who needs encouragement in her job search. — Andy, Chicago
I had tried unsuccessfully to add my LinkedIn profile to my e-mail signature, but failed as I was missing one key step, but your way looks much more professional. –Ron, Denver
Your experience is matched only by your generosity. – Kent, St. Louis
I’m brimming with confidence and can’t thank you enough for your wonderful advice. I’ll tell all my friends to attend your webinars. — James, Los Angeles
Thanks for the well-needed information to land our dream job quicker. — Wendy, London, U.K.
Very informative article. I always utilize keywords from a job posting, but never thought to find a direct connection through social media. — Karissa, Chico, Cal.
I love the idea about making a word document of your LinkedIn recommendations. Will definitely use this advice. — Cassie, Oshkosh, Wis.
Your help with unemployed people means so much. It is scary, not just the lack of income, but tackling the whole job-hunting process seems daunting. You make it human. – Gloria, St. Louis
This is just what I needed! I never would’ve thought of half of the stuff on my own. – Jane, Fayetteville, Ark.
Thanks for sharing on how to progress in areas where I am weak and to reflect one’s capabilities to others. You are such a personality who motivates, guides and helps. I will try my best to evolve from your ideas. – Aman, Gurgaon, India
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