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Some job-seekers just need to earn a living wage, others are looking for more fulfillment in their work, and some just don’t know where to start. Diane talks with people whose job it is to help other people find jobs — why they were drawn to the work, what it’s like, and their top strategies for finding a job or launching a new career.
- Jane Creswell job coach for Home Director
- Annie Oberstar job counselor for Jubilee Jobs
- Judy Mueller executive director of the Women's Center in Vienna, Virginia
- Steve Koppi director of career planning at American University
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