Executive Director, Career Directors International
Laura DeCarlo is recognized as the ‘career hero' for her efforts in the career services industry for both job seekers and career professionals as the founder of the professional association, Career Directors International (http://www.careerdirectors.com/).
She has earned two degrees and 11 industry certifications and designations such as Master Career Director and Certified Expert Resume Writer. Further, she has received the industry's most prestigious awards which include the Master Career Professional Lifetime Achievement Award and Master Resume Writer Lifetime Achievement Award as well as 7 additional awards in job placement and resume writing.
Laura DeCarlo is the author of Interviewing: The Gold Standard and Interview Pocket RX, and is the co-author of Job Search Bloopers. She has been featured in over 15 resume and cover letter compendiums. Currently, she is the national/international resume expert for 54 professional associations and she is the interviewing expert for Job-Hunt.org. Throughout her career she has spearheaded the development of numerous training programs and presentations for job seekers and career professionals, which have been presented at conferences, corporations, online, and to the federal government.
She is a former 2-year employment guest columnist for The Florida Today newspaper. She is the current principal of A Competitive Edge Career Service, a turnkey career services firm. Publicity has included quotes in publications such as Forbes (IMPRESS), Working Mother and the Wall Street Journal; she also appeared on NBC 7/39 News in San Diego and was interviewed on Wall Street Journal Radio.
Acing A Job Interview
Career specialist Laura DeCarlo shares tips to ace a job interview and negotiate an ideal salary.
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