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Part 2: Close Up Radio Welcomes Back Coach and Recruiting Expert Melissa King

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Phoenix, AZ – Melissa King is the founder of a nationwide boutique firm specializing in recruiting, coaching and résumé writing services for candidates who are struggling to navigate the job search.

“It's really a deep dive into helping them navigate this process,” says Melissa. “They become more positive after they've spoken to me because they can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.”

A positive job search is a job search with feedback. Unfortunately, most people don't know how to do a positive job search. Melissa helps people navigate the process, so their anxiety turns into excitement for the future.

“Even though we're in a fraught time, it's still the same processes: contacting the hiring manager; tracking all of your submittals; utilizing LinkedIn; and not just relying on the blackhole of job boards,” says Melissa.

When individuals are looking for a new job, they have to turn themselves into a salesperson and learn how to sell themselves. Melissa also stresses the importance of social media networks like LinkedIn as a valuable tool.

“Things have changed tremendously. You've got to be more tech savvy,” says Melissa. “LinkedIn is the such a valuable tool that is completely underutilized. You want to network as much as you possibly can and develop relationships with people in your field of expertise. Being able to take your expertise and then talk about that on LinkedIn will generate people to start looking at your profile and then opportunities arise. That's why LinkedIn is so crucial. It's putting you out there into the whole world for people to see what your expertise is and that you're available.”

For more information, visit www.kingmelissa.com