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If you are writing about careers, recruitment, education policy, small business, women’s leadership, work/life integration or related subjects, CEO Tracy Brisson is happy to speak with you and help you with your article or blog post.

You can read Tracy’s bio for more information about her expertise. Our key accomplishments are listed on Our Story page. Please contact us via our website (preferred) or at info [at] oppsproject.com or (347) 987-1490.

A new media kit will be posted soon. In the meantime, please check out our press appearances across different media channels. You can also view our speaking and workshops page for more audio and video of Tracy in action.


Featured Press

 

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10 Creative Social Media Resumes to Learn From

How to Find a Fulfilling Career Path

How to answer ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years?’

Read Tracy’s advice on how you can demonstrate results to land your next client or job
(May 2011)
Learn about Tracy’s suggestions on how to use social media and your past to find future direction
(January 2012)
See what Tracy recommends for answering this dreaded interview question
(August 2013)

Press Appearances

The Opportunities Project and Founder & CEO Tracy Brisson have received nationwide recognition across a variety of media. Review our 50+ appearances to date.

Print

The Modesto Bee, “WorkWise: Hit a brick wall in your job search?”
June 2013

U.S. News & World Report, “More M.B.A.’s Pursue Education-Related Jobs”
February 2012

TimeOut New York, “Which Industries are Hiring?
August 2011

The Star Ledger, “When Applying for Jobs Online, Be a Standout”
November 2010

Los Angeles Times, “The Curly-Hair Conundrum”
November 2010

New York Post, “Wrong Answer: Interviewers’ Tales of Chats Gone Off the Rails”
September 2010

Online National Media

CBS MoneyWatch, “How to answer ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years?'”
September 2013

Yahoo, “How to get back in your field if you were laid off”
August 2013

Yahoo, “What You Actually Need For A High-Paying Career”
May 2013

CBS MoneyWatch, “3 job interview mistakes Gen Yers make”
April 2013

CBS MoneyWatch, “Help! My work goes unnoticed at the office”
March 2013

CBS MoneyWatch, “Class of 2013? How to get a job — NOW”
March 2013

MSNBC Today News, “Two Years After Zuckerberg’s $100 million gift, Newark Schools Have ‘a Long Way to Go‘” (Teach Newark was a project launched and managed by The Opportunities Project)
October 2012

My FoxNY, “What have Newark schools done with Zuckerberg’s millions?” (Teach Newark was a project launched and managed by The Opportunities Project)
September 2012

CBS MoneyWatch, “Job Interviews: 5 Ways to Leave a Good Impression”
June 2012

WSAV, “‘Coworking’ is the New Way to Work in Savannah” (video)
June 2012

CBS MoneyWatch, “7 Ways Undergrads Can Build Their Resumes”
June 2012

CBS MoneyWatch, “9 Tips to Prepare for a Job Interview” 
June 2012

The Daily Muse, “10 Internship Experts to Follow on Twitter”
March 2012

PsychCentral, “How to Find a Fulfilling Career Path”
January 2012

PsychCentral, “Career Coaching 101: Finding a Professional to Help You Find Your Fulfilling Career”
January 2012

Schools.com, “Busting 7 Resume Blunders”
December 2011

The Glass Hammer, “How to Navigate the Niceness Paradox, Part I”
December 2011

Mashable, “4 Tips for Landing a Job in Social Media”
December 2011

Mashable, “5 Tips for Onboarding Remote Workers”
November 2011

CBS MoneyWatch, “JobHunting: 7 Things Every 20-Something Needs to Know
October 2011

CareerBuilder, “Jobs You Had in Your 20s: What They Taught You”
September 2011

Mashable, “10 Creative Social Media Resumes to Learn From
May 2011

CBS MoneyWatch, “The Informational Interview: 7 Easy Steps To Success”
April 2011

PayScale, “5 New Year’s Career Resolutions for 2011″
November 2010

MediaBistro, “8 Ways To Land A Job Using LinkedIn”
October 2010

Blogs

Peoplegogy TV, “Interview with Tracy Brisson” (video)
August 2013

The Creative Coast, “The Front Porch with Tracy Brisson” (audio)
April 2013

Career-Intelligence.com, “How to Get Started on the Right Foot in Your New Job”
April 2013

Workopolis, “The Qualities that Make Hiring Managers Take Notice”
March 2013

YouTern, “Top 100 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow: 2012″
December 2011

My Colleges and Careers, “Ask the Career Experts: What is the Best Piece of Career Advice You Ever Received?”
December 2011

Starting an Ed School, “College: A Lifetime of Debt with Diminishing ROI”
November 2011

My Colleges and Careers, “Classes Every College Student Should Take, Part 1″
October 2011

YouTern, “Top 50 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow!”
July 2011

CMO.com, “When Recruiting, What Kind of Resume Do You Look for?”
June 2011

Professional Services Journal, “How to Build a Better Hiring Process”
April 2011

Brazen Careerist/Whitney May Parker, “The Secret to Climbing the Career Ladder”
April 2011

Blog Talk Job Search Radio, “Finding Employment in the 21st Century” (audio)
March 2011

The Creative Group eZine, “Creative a Striking Social Media Profile”
February 2011

YouTern, “Five Top Five for Serious Job Seekers: Career Mentors and Coaches”
January 2011

The Ladders, “Fool the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
January 2011

Guest Posts and Other Appearances

Entrepreneur Podcast Network, “Create Your Own Opportunities with Tracy Brisson” (audio)
July 2013

MyEdMatch, “Is Your Resume Helping You Get Hired?
May 2013

Brooklyn Academy Roots, “Three Actions for Career Success”
June 2013

The Story Exchange, “1,000 Stories: Tracy Brisson”
October 2012

Hungry Entrepreneurs, “Two Girls, One Tip with Tracy Brisson” (video)
September 2012

By a Group of Internship Advocates, “Why Internships Are Good: The Best Education Money Can’t Buy” (paperback/eBook)
May 2012

No2 Pen, “Sharp Blog Content” (eBook)
May 2012

GTD Virtual Study Group, “Seeking Self-Employment Using GTD with Special Guest, Tracy Brisson” (audio)
April 2012

YouTern, “Use Research to Drive Your Success”
September 2011

My Colleges and Careers, “Four Economic Tools for Deciding on Your Next Internship”
July 2011

Martin McDonald, Don’t be Scared…be Prepared (eBook)
May 2011

Job Hunt Chat, “How I Hired Someone Through Job Hunt Chat”
May 2011

Girl Meets Geek, “Empowerment through Social Media”
April 2011

Millennial Coach, “You’re Not Alone” (part of Reverb blogging campaign)
April 2011

eBranding Me, “Does Your Blog Make You Likable?”
November 2010

Press Releases

Please review our latest and past press releases.

Career and Recruitment Expert Tracy Brisson’s Book Helps Teachers Navigate School Hiring, PR Web
September 2013

The Opportunities Project Announces its Second Annual Scholarship Program Winners, PRLOG
September 2012


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