As the job search continues for millions of Americans, we have had to take care of ourselves physically, and we have to look at our mental health today. Our topic is mindfulness meditation and the job seeker. And before I introduce you to my next guest, I want to give you some statistics that are pretty staggering. There’s between 200 and 500 million people that are meditating right now, we found that post traumatic stress syndrome has been reduced. The symptoms that is been reduced by 73% school suspensions in the last two years are down by 50%. Insomnia is reduced by 50%. And the most surprising statistic is that 52% of American employers are integrating mindfulness and meditation into their corporate institution. My guest today is Curt Woolford. He is a mindfulness coach and consultant. He has worked with large health organizations in the Philadelphia area, such as Crozier, Keystone independence, blue cross, and blue shield, and the university market as well. He’s a mindfulness coach. He’s a meditation coach, a yoga instructor, and a consultant to these large organizations. Kurt, welcome to career chat.
There are 575 million people on LinkedIn of that number 260 million are using it on a monthly basis. My next guest is a nationally acclaimed author and speaker, and she has helped thousands of job hunters get their stuff together for resume writing and LinkedIn. She’s a master resume writer.
No one is immune from stress. In fact, there was a recent Gallup poll that surveyed nearly 8,000 people, 23% said they were burned out or over the top. Another 43% said they experienced high levels of stress. So it’s, it’s now with the Covid 19 on top of regular workforce drama and suffering, if you will. We have a ton of stress put on our backs and bringing you an expert today, Beth Kennedy coming in from Boston, Massachusetts. She’s the CEO, of Benatti Training and Development. Beth, Welcome to Career Chat.
Today my guest is Dena Leftkowitz .a Lefkowitz, the owner of achievement by design. She is the founding principal and the go to career coach, mostly for attorneys, but she works with executives on a nationwide basis. Welcome to the show, Dina. I’m so glad that you’re able to make time for us cause I know it’s a very busy time for you.
If you need a little pep in your step today and a little bit of inspiration, you want to stay tuned to the show today. We have a very special guest. I’m very honored and privileged to bring in Mike McCarthy from Southern California. Good morning Mike. How are you?