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Career Counselor and Coach | Career Transition and Work Life Specialist

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Emily is a career counselor and higher education professional with extensive experience in serving individuals of all ages, including undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni. She has worked with a variety of institutions, including the Graduate Center at CUNY, Columbia University, New York University, as well as others. Her specialties include career change and transition, career redirection, work life issues, women and work issues, LinkedIn best practices, and career assessment tools. Emily presents frequently, whether in person or virtually, at various institutions and to community groups and organizations on these topics. She also has a private practice at Emily Seamone Consulting ( and blogs at as well as guest blogs for others on work and career topics. Emily's educational background includes a BA in Psychology and an MSW with an emphasis on mental health counseling and research. She has also received additional training in career development and counseling, career coaching, career assessment, and social science research.
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Careers in General

Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile

by Emily

Is your LinkedIn profile good enough to get you hired? Join Emily Seamone, an Adjunct Career Counselor at the Graduate Center at CUNY, as she shares her tips on how to create a profile that will get you noticed.

Topics covered include: 

  • Writing an attention-grabbing headline
  • Creating a profile summary that clearly communicates your brand
  • Placing keywords in strategic sections on your profile for the best results