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  Donna Sweidan
Careerfolk, LLC
Donna Sweidan is a credentialed career coach, social networking advocate and Linkedin specialist. In her 15 + years as a coach and counselor she has helped thousands of job seekers and career changers identify the tools and knowledge they need to navigate the demands of the job market.

Founder of Careerfolk, LLC, a full-service career management company, she specializes in highly-personalized career coaching, providing an holistic approach that prepares her clients to know, brand & market themselves for today’s highly competitive landscape. She is currently working on a book and DVD to help job seekers understand the new job search process and is a contributor to the soon to be released “Twitter Job Search Guide”.

A popular and inspiring speaker, Donna presents widely in the Tri-State Area on career and job search topics and is dedicated to teaching people how to leverage social media in their career management. She runs a monthly Speed networking Program through the Ferguson Library of Stamford CT that is open to the public, is a regular speaker at Baruch College Alumni Career Programs, and is on the Board of the Career Development Specialist Network. Donna has been featured in the New York Times, and on CNN and quoted in the International Business Times, and The Stamford Advocate.

Prior to starting Careerfolk, Donna was the founding Director of Career Services at The New School in NYC. Donna has earned the Master Career Counselor designation from the National Career Development Association, is a certified Five O’Clock Coach, and is a New York licensed mental health counselor. She received an M.A. in Counseling from New York University and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she was born and grew up.

Donna tweets at, blogs at and is active on LinkedIn and Facebook sharing information she sees as essential to helping people build and manage their careers. She invites you to connect, follow and friend her via

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