Debra Feldman

Debra Feldman
Industry/Function: 
Consulting
Generalist
Healthcare
Specialty : 
Career Transitions (Geographic, Industry)
Job Search Strategy
Research & Identifying Target Employers
Education: 
Columbia University – BS, MPH
Phone: 
203-637-3500

Check out her website, www. JobWhiz.com for client success stories, a wealth of job search resources, Debra’s qualifications or to schedule a walk-through appointment. 

As Columbia alumni, you are entitled to download a complimentary copy of The New Rules of Job Search for Executives, 2018 edition or enter http://jobwhiz.com/landing/  into your browser. 

Ideal Client: Senior level executive actively seeking to transition into a different market or industry sector or assume new responsibilities, relocate residence, re-enter the workforce, increase autonomy, improve work-life balance, acquire equity, etc.

Debra works with clients to develop the singular correct (i.e., most effective, most efficient) go-to-market job search strategy and anticipate employer market resistance to remove roadblocks, barriers and obstacles from the get-go to expedite campaign progress, increase project momentum, eliminate wasted activity and minimize stress. 

Debra partners with you to create a go-to-market job search strategy to land you, as swiftly and smoothly as possible, in a new career opportunity that satisfies your career objectives. Her recommendations establish and prioritize your job search focus, describe how to demonstrate your professional credibility, prove your technical qualifications and communicate your soft skills all of which differentiate you from competitors and promote you as a first-choice expert, an in-demand specialist in your niche. She works with you to align your job search efforts not only to maximize your current campaign progress within the hidden job market, but also establish a custom-engineered new network of influential relationships to access future unadvertised opportunities. Having a productive network is valuable whether you are an active job seeker or want to be up-to-date on job market trends.

Debra’s Process: Less talk, more action. Since 2000, Debra has assisted hundreds of US-based and global senior executives source unadvertised jobs matching their dream job definitions. Clients are shown how to translate their career aspirations into an actionable plan to define their ideal position and determine where that role exists or could be created just for them.  Debra will help you increase the number and quality of networking relationships that will improve your access to the most desirable new career opportunities.  She'll start by identifying specific deal breakers (e.g., geography, companies, people, travel requirements, employer reputation, corporate culture, etc.) in order to sharpen your campaign focus and eliminate wasted efforts. You will strategize how to convert strangers into sponsors who can get you in the door; namely, individuals (bankers, owners, Board members, thought leaders, trade association leaders, academic experts, etc.) affiliated with, influence or who have hiring authority. Using job search purposeful networking strategy to grab attention and command respect makes for a competitive advantage.

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