Debbie Rodkin Biography

Debbie_Rodkin-Feb_2012Debbie Rodkin is the Executive Director of RE:FOCUS ON CAREERS, the premier networking organization dedicated to helping professionals enhance their careers.  Debbie began facilitating networking events for The Layoff Lounge which closed in 2004 when Donald Trump hired its CEO, Kelly Perdew, during the second season of The Apprentice.  After numerous requests to continue assisting the public, Debbie founded RE:FOCUS ON CAREERS.  She has successfully grown this organization, speaking to audiences and facilitating events in multiple states.

In addition to running RE:FOCUS ON CAREERS, Debbie serves as the Director of Business Development for Bedford Strategies & Solutions, building relationships with CPA firms, commercial real estate developers & investors, asset & portfolio managers, and owners. (Watch her radio interview!)  She also volunteers at organizations, including Hands on Atlanta, Habitat for Humanity, ACCESS and Gators for Business.  Debbie received her M.B.A. in Marketing from Georgia State University, and her B.S. in Telecommunication Production from the College of Journalism at the University of Florida.

Offer a seminar to teach executives & associates the networking skills needed to be more effective with clients, at professional associations, during trade shows, and for employees who are being downsized.
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Our most popular seminars include:
Networking 101
ABCDEFs of Networking
Networking Boot Camp
Making the Most of Your Networking Time
Networking: Beyond the Handshake
Networking Within Your Organization
Networking for Introverts
Got Business? Get More!
Follow Up or Fall Down
Increase Your Exposure (Without Losing Your Shorts)!
Secure Your Professional Network
Networking Your Way into Hollywood
Prepare for a Career Fair

Debbie presented networking seminars to many organizations, including the following:
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Department of Labor (DOL)
American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Risk Management & Insurance Society (RIMS)
Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA)
Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA)
American Cancer Association
Travel Industry Association of Georgia (TIAG)
Georgia Securities Association (GSA)
Institute of Supply Management (ISM)
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
Interior Design Society
NationWide Insurance
AT&T Mentoring Program
Women of AT&T Mobility
Georgia Big Picture and Video Conference (GABPC)
National Association of Mobile Entertainers (N.A.M.E.)
American Disc Jockey Association (A.D.J.A)
American Women in Radio and TV
National Association of Wedding Professionals (NAWP)
Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG)
Georgia Dietetic Association
reelance Forum
Congregation Beth Shalom
Temple Kol Emeth
B’nai Torah
Love Your Neighbor
Roswell United Methodist Church
Saint Mark United Methodist Church
Cornerstone Career Ministry
First Baptist Church-Woodstock
Creative Studios of Atlanta
Bedford Strategies & Solutions
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
Women’s Affordable Housing Network
Georgia Association of Colleges & Employers (GACE)
Small school consortium career fair
Ashworth College
Emory University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Perimeter College
Georgia Southern University
Georgia State University
Keiser University
Kennesaw State University
Mercer University
Reinhardt College
Santa Fe College
Spelman College
University of Florida
University of Kentucky
University of Miami

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Member Benefits

Your membership includes:Networking

--Networking Meetings
--Career Workshops
--Social Networking Mixers
--Referrals Groups
--Discounts on Local and National Services & Products

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Increase your exposure by reaching over 12,000 professionals!  We can customize a sponsorship package to meet your marketing needs and budget.

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Speaking Engagements

Debbie Rodkin, Executive Director of RE:FOCUS ON CAREERS, has spoken to dozens of corporations, associations, organizations, and schools, presenting seminars to help professionals increase their networking skills and grow their businesses.

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Coaching with Debbie

Business / Career Coaching is vital--whether you wish to expand your current business or are looking for a new position or career. Do you have an actionable business / marketing / career plan? Do you know how to find and use online resources properly? Let's discuss your career objectives and the challenges you face which may prevent you from meeting your goals, and design a plan of action to return you to the path of success! Contact Debbie Rodkin at today to schedule an appointment.


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