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Recent Press Coverage

D.A. Hayden, career consultant at Hayden-Wilder
on Career Week on the FOX25 Morning News.
> Transcript of the FOX25 Morning News chat

Think Like a Worker
Wall Street Journal, May 9, 2010
You've landed your first job out of college, where you'll finally be able to put all your knowledge and skills into practice. But there are some things that are best left back in the classroom.

New Year, New Rules
Wall Street Journal, Dec. 20, 2009
A look at how some of the rules changed in 2009 -- and how you can adapt in the year ahead.

Job hunters get help crafting their pitch
Boston Globe, August 29, 2008
Onetime ad executives guide those launching careers.

It's No Act, I Need a Job
New York Times, May 29, 2008
Desperate times make for creative measures, and in the current job market work comes to those who scream loudest.

Graduates ponder prospects
Boston Globe, May 13, 2008
But slow economy may make it harder to land career-path job.

Gen Yers lack confidence, behave like idiots
Fortune April 16, 2008
As Michael Wilder puts it, you have to "teach yourself to think like an individual." Not like a "we," or like your parents, your friends, your colleagues, or even your company. Just a you.

Job-Market Strategies for Graduates
Wall Street Journal May 4, 2008
There are smart strategies that can pay off for spring grads -- as well as for already-employed twentysomethings hoping to hang onto their positions and even move up in this shaky business climate.

How to sell yourself in an interview
Boston Globe/boston.com/Monster Student Center Newsletter -- January, 2008
To us, a great interview is a sales pitch. Next time you have an interview, try using some of these tried and true sales strategies.

Follow up with Fervor
Boston Globe/boston.com/Monster Student Center Newsletter -- November, 2007
Remember these two points when you formulate your follow-up plan and you'll have a better chance of success.

Get A Job
BostonChannel -- October, 2007
Getting that first job is work. Getting the second, third or fourth one is even harder.

Is your interviewing body language a perfect "10"?
Boston Globe/boston.com/Monster Student Center Newsletter -- September, 2007
Take time now to check out your own body language and be sure it communicates a fit, strong, confident candidacy for the job you want to land.

The Entitlement Slayers
Boston Magazine, July, 2007
D. A. Hayden and Michael Wilder say they have the cure for the inflated self-regard and general cluelessness today's young workers bring to the business world. A word to parents and prospective clients: This brand of advice isn't for the meek.

Break away from the pack - with research
Boston Globe/boston.com/Monster Student Center Newsletter -- July, 2007
Qualifications alone do not necessarily provide you with the edge you'll need to land an offer.

Congratulations, You've Graduated! Now What?
BostonWorks.com May 1, 2007
Are you graduating? Looking for a job? Here are three essential characteristics of every well-orchestrated employment search.

It's a Brand-You World
Time, October 30, 2006
Need a job? Or a love life? Personal-marketing consultants can help you stand out from the crowd.

Big Help chat with Michael Wilder and D.A. Hayden
Boston Globe/boston.com, Sept. 13, 2006
Transcript of Bostonworks.com chat with D.A. Hayden and Michael Wilder, co-heads of Hayden-Wilder.

Graduates who need a coach to find a career
Financial Times, July 17, 2006
Rebecca Knight
Newly minted college graduates (and their parents) have begun enlisting career counsellors and consultants to help them compete for entry-level jobs.

Firm helps college graduates land their first job
Providence Journal, June 25, 2006
Arthur Kimball-Stanley
For $2,950, a Boston-based counseling service will help young people market themselves to employers.

Executive-class help to get that first job
Boston Globe, June 20, 2006
Diane E. Lewis
Recent grads hire image consultants in effort to wow corporate recruiters.

A crash course in careers
Fortune, May 2006
Anne Fisher
Learning what they don't teach in college: How to get a job.

Hoping to Get on the Fast Track, Students Turn to Career Coaches
New York Times
Eilene Zimmerman
Executive coaching firms have started taking on entry-level clients, and several firms, like Hayden-Wilder, have been created to help new graduates make the transition from classroom to cubicle.

Job Hunting 101
Wellesley-Weston Magazine
Laura Winig
Job prospects for recent graduates are promising, but finding meaningful employment after college can be difficult without some extra help.

Marketing degrees
NPR Marketplace
February 16, 2006
Everyone knows private colleges are expensive. On average, parents spend more than $100,000 on degrees for their children. Now some parents are paying to find their kids jobs after they've walked across the stage. WBUR'S Monica Brady-Myerov reports.

Prepare So You Shine in Your Interview
Women's Business Boston
D.A. Hayden
Every successful job search, whether conducted by someone fresh out of college or a seasoned executive, involves the same two disciplines: preparation and presentation.

Business Helps New Grads Get a Job
"Morning Edition"
National Public Radio, WBUR-FM
By Monica Brady-Myerov
February 7, 2006

Grads, It's Not Too Late to Get Job-Hunting Help
Boston Globe
By Alan R. Earls
January 8, 2006

Helping Get That First Job
By Daniel McGinn
December 5, 2005

Degree of Ignorance: College grads need better prep
Boston Business Journal
By Naomi Kooker
Oct. 21, 2005

Career Help for the New Graduate
The Wellesley Townsman
November 10, 2005
By Barbara Lehmmann

The Ultimate Graduation Gift
The Beacon Hill Times
October 25, 2005

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