Inspiration sometimes comes from the strangest places, and I owe my latest to Donald Trump and his TV show The Apprentice. No “celebrities” in the Boardroom this time, this season focuses on contestants that have lost their jobs and have been hit hard by the economy.  While the ultimate winner receives a position within the Trump organization and a hefty salary, along the way “The Donald” is setting up one-on-one meetings for winning Project Managers with some of America’s best-known business leaders and CEOs to render advice on achieving career goals. It struck me that I could apply the same model using my contacts to help our friends and colleagues in need and that evolved into…

PrintMediaCentr Presents: Win a Career Coach Contest

Out of work and looking? Stuck in a job to pay the bills? Not sure what color your parachute is?  At one time or another we have all been there.  Luckily, there are trained professionals who can help guide us on our path.

Beryl Greenberg is a Career and Life Coach.  Her company, Career Coaching by Beryl, offers the unique combination of Life Coaching, Career Counseling and knowledge of the Marketing and Advertising Industry to help professionals achieve the life you want and a career that supports it.  She has generously donated a FREE 60 minute Coaching session via telephone as the prize for this contest.

Contest Details: To enter this contest, please answer the following question in 100 words or less… What is success?

Entries are due no later than 11/10/2010 at 5pm ET

Three independent judges, not including Beryl or myself, will read all entries.

Each judge on a scale from 1-5 will rate entries, and the highest scoring entries from the average of all three will move to the next round.  Scoring will be conducted again and until there are five entries left for the final round.  The final five entries will be judged by the public on PrintMediaCentr’s Facebook Page by clicking the “like” button as a vote.  Final voting will go on for five days after initial posting, and then the winner will be announced.  Upon notification that you have won, you will also be provided with some dates and times to choose from Beryl for your session.

How to Enter: You can post your entry in the Career Coaching Contest one of two ways…

LinkedIn: You must be a registered user of LinkedIn and a member of the Print Production Professionals group to submit your entry in the Discussion topic “Win a Career Coach Contest”

Facebook: You must be a member of Facebook and “like” the PrintMediaCentr Page to post your entry in the Discussion topic “Win a Career Coach Contest” or vote for a winner at the final stage.

If  you have any questions please email me at

Good luck to all!

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