SOURCE: NETSHARE

January 22, 2007 05:55 ET

NETSHARE® Free "Ask the Coach" Seminars to Focus on Personal Branding in 2007

Career and Personal Branding Experts Offer Advice on Differentiating Your Skills for Career Advancement to NETSHARE Members

NOVATO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 22, 2007 -- Senior-level executives seeking strategies to advance their careers and build their personal brand are increasingly turning to "Ask the Coach," a series of weekly interactive teleseminars presented by NETSHARE® (www.netshare.com), a confidential subscription-based career site for executives. Based on the response of NETSHARE members, the career coaches scheduled to participate in the 2007 "Ask the Coach" seminars will focus on creating a professional brand and differentiating your expertise as part of your job search in coming sessions.

"Ask The Coach" is every Monday as a free call-in session to NETSHARE members, allowing them to connect with leading career advisors who provide tips on resume writing, online personal branding, career triage, interview techniques, and much more. Seasoned professionals are used to being professionals in their own fields, and "Ask The Coach" provides an open forum to share insight and advice with other members while setting personal goals with the help of career experts. "Ask The Coach" provides a place for executives to not only learn how to manage their own careers, but to share strategies with their peers through interactive discussion.

"We have had a great response to our 'Ask the Experts' program, especially when our guest career coaches offer advice on creating a professional brand and strategies to disseminate that brand," said Kathy Simmons, CEO of NETSHARE. "Members welcome the advice they get from these coaching sessions, and they like the call-in format because they can share their concerns with their peers; it helps them realize they are not alone in their careers search."

In the coming months, career coaches scheduled to share their insights include:

--  Ron Bates, Managing Principal with Executive Advantage Group; U.S.
    country manager for Ecademy, the international business network; and the
    "most connected person in the world" with 26,000 direct contacts on
    LinkedIn.com;
    
--  Debbie Ellis, president of Phoenix Career Group and a recognized
    expert in resume writing and career coaching;
    
--  Cindy Kraft, a Certified Career Management Coach who works with CFOs
    and executives in corporate finance and banking industries; and
    
--  Deborah Dib and Kim Batson, both Certified Brand Strategists and
    coaches to CIOs, CEOs, and other chief executives and senior corporate
    leaders.
    
About NETSHARE

NETSHARE (www.netshare.com) is a confidential, membership-based organization dedicated to providing executives across all disciplines and industries with quality $100K-plus job lists. NETSHARE also offers networking opportunities and a community of peers for the exchange of strategic information related to job search, professional development and best practices. Fortune and Forbes magazines have recognized NETSHARE as the best online destination for executive positions.

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