Awards & Honors


Speaking Honors

  • Presented a keynote at a Veterans Resource Fair in Atlantic City, while sharing the stage with Mayor Guardian & Miss America 2015.
  • Presented with a “Statement of Support for the Guard & Reserve” by the Department of Defense
  • Invited to present at a Department of Labor Conference on Job Placement Strategies for Job Clubs around the USA
  • At the Southern Regional Workshop of the California Placement Agency, Abby was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation “in recognition of valuable contributions” and was invited back to keynote for the National Conference
  • Speaker at Lead Your Career, one of 13 programs mentioned in a White House report
  • Accepted into the National Speakers Association


Human Resources Awards

  • Winner of The Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) Pinnacle Award for a presentation delivered to veterans


Online Awards

  • was selected as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career” by Forbes in 2013
  • Fast Company Magazine rated Abby as one of the top 100 influential people online
  • Recognized as one of “The Monster 11 for 2011: Career Experts Who Can Help Your Job Search” by Monster
  • is listed on the Department of Labor’s website as a top rated site


College Speaking Awards

  • Rutgers University Business School Alumni Association won the Ernest E. McMahon award for webinars delivered by Absolutely Abby
  • The University of Rochester won a Bronze Award for the Absolutely Abby’s Job Search Success Teleseminar Series in the Alumni Relations Programming Category – CASE District II Accolades Awards.


Social Media Honors

  • Selected to write an “Ask Abby” column on the LinkedIn premium site in 2014
  • Named one of “Top 25 Women To Follow On Twitter For Your Job Search” by CEOWORLD Magazine in 2014
  • Named a Top Twitter Career Search Expert by Daily Muse, YouTern, CareerCopilot,, & Under30Careers
  • Strong networker with 9,500 LinkedIn connections, 20,000 Twitter followers, and 4,000 Facebook friends and fans
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  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • YouTube