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Bettina Seidman

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SEIDBET Associates (Sole Proprietorship)
Phone: (212) ***-****  
Email: b***@***.com
SEIDBET Associates
P.O. Box 147 Madison
New York , New York 10159
United States

Company Description: "SEIDBET Associates offers a complete spectrum of individually tailored services designed to aid the new job seeker or career changer with his or her unique...   more

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  • M.B.A.
  • MBA
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Welcome to Seidbet Consulting-, 20 July 2015 [cached]
Bettina Seidman is an experienced career management coach and outplacement consultant and in 1990 founded her own firm, SEIDBET Associates, offering customized career counseling, professional coaching, and outplacement consulting services to individuals and groups in corporate and nonprofit organizations. As an independent career coach, Bettina has developed and conducted workshops and partnered individual clients in development of successful career and job search strategies. She also coaches clients in improving presentation, negotiation, and political skills. She has expertise working with clients in professions and industries including law, financial services, technology, direct marketing, retailing, engineering, graphic arts, and entertainment, and in the nonprofit sector in healthcare and advocacy organizations.
Bettina has worked with national outplacement firms managing career centers, counseling senior level candidates, and conducting job transition workshops. She currently consults to The Ayers Group, a major metropolitan area outplacement firm.
Before devoting her time exclusively to career management consulting, Bettina worked in the field of human resources and labor relations in corporate and nonprofit organizations.
Bettina has developed and conducted workshops including: Developing Career Resiliency, Career Management Awareness, Over 40? - How Will it Affect Your Job Search, Negotiating the Best Package on your Next Job, Best Networking Practices, and Resumes for the New Millenium. She is a frequent public speaker and panelist with engagements including National Investor Relations Institute, CCC/Wall Street Journal Interactive, NYSAE, Fifty Plus Expo, Women in Direct Marketing, New York City Public Library Career Seminar Series, Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church Job Hunt Series, and The New York City and New Jersey Bar Associations.
Bettina has written for newspapers and online services on the subject of careers. She has recently been featured in Smart Money, Enterprise Management Magazine, the AICHE Journal, Graduating Engineer & Computer Careers, The Los Angeles Times, and Newsday, and has appeared on Oxygen Cable TV and in several radio interviews. Recently, she was a featured speaker for NY Society for Administration Executives We Love New York Day and at Pink Slip Boot Camp at The Learning Annex. Bettina has been a part-time Instructor at New York University, Marymount Manhattan College, and Baruch College, and has presented seminars and workshops at City University Law School and Queens College.
In addition to holding an MBA in Industrial Psychology, a BA in Psychology, a Certificate in Labor Relations, Bettina has completed training in career assessment and career coaching. She is Myers-Briggs Qualified, Certified in 360 Feedback, has studied masterful coaching with Robert Hargrove, and has recently completed the PeopleSmart training. She keeps her knowledge and skills up-to-date through involvement in many professional organizations. Bettina is a Board Member of the New York Association of Career Management Professionals (NYACMP), Corporate Secretary and Founding Member of the Career Counselors Consortium (CCC), Co-Chair Speaker's Bureau New York Chapter International Coaching Federation, and a member of Association for Psychological Type (APT), Career Development Specialists Network (CDSN), and American Women's Ecomonic Development Corporation (AWED). Bettina is a native of New York City and is active in her community.
"Bullet points within each position ..., 4 Nov 2014 [cached]
"Bullet points within each position should be listed in order of importance relative to the job you want next, not chronologically," says Bettina Seidman, president of career coaching service Seidbet Associates.
The same is true for most college information, Seidman says.
Bettina Seidman, M.B.A. - ..., 19 June 2014 [cached]
Bettina Seidman, M.B.A. - Past President
Welcome to Seidbet Consulting-, 20 July 2015 [cached]
Articles quoting Bettina Seidman
"Networking is doing research by talking to people," says Bettina Seidman (seidbet@, a career management coach in private practice and a senior associate at The Ayers Group in New York City.
Seidman says many technology pros, in particular, need to resist the temptation to confine their job search to ads or online listings .
"The tendency in technology to work only online or with print ads or with agencies with headhunters is really cutting out 70 to 80 percent of jobs at any given moment," she says.
"The network is forever," Seidman says. "It's not just about one meeting.
"There's something about face to face chemistry," Seidman says. "You always get more time and information face to face than you do on the phone."
If you encounter objections such as, "I don't have any jobs" or "Just send me a resume," Seidman says you can politely counter with, "My goal is to take advantage of the insights of people outside of my company, and I'm not asking for jobs here."
Seidman isn't aware of any studies determining the percentage of calls that result in meetings, but says: "It's much more about your presentation than the stranger's response."
She recommends developing a 90-second to two-minute pitch that explains who you are, who referred you, is sensitive to the call's timing and asks for a brief meeting.
Seidman says good questions include:
by Bettina Seidman
Bettina Seidman ( is a career management coach in private practice with more than 25 years' experience in career consulting and human resources management. She founded SEIDBET Associates in 1990 and also works as a senior outplacement consultant at The Ayers Group in New York City. She is a board member of the New York Chapter of the International Association of Career Management Professionals.
Welcome to Seidbet Consulting-, 20 July 2015 [cached]
Bettina Seidman
SEIDBET Associates PO Box 147 Madison Square Station New York, NY 10159
(212) 260-2026 phone/fax
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