Job Application Secrets from the Pros Who are Hiring

You’ve sent out application after application with no response, and you’re left wondering what’s missing. Learn what recruiters and managers are really looking for in applications and what it takes to snag that interview and get the job.


Amber Greviskes

SVP of Solutions
Amber Greviskes runs marketing, communications, and business development at Qnary, a digital identity optimization and reputation management startup. She is also the lead personal branding strategist for many top-tier clients including investors, celebrities, and C-level executives. She has also worked with top companies to improve their brands’ digital presence.

Ralph Nader

Talent Acquisition Manager
Ralph Nader joined Viacom/MTV Networks in 2013 to spearhead digital recruiting across Viacom’s large portfolio of brands including MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and Spike. Prior to joining Viacom Ralph spent a number at NBCUniversal where he was responsible for NBC News and NBC’s Digital properties; a portfolio that included MSNBC, CNBC,, and some of NBC’s flagship News properties such as The Today Show and Dateline. Ralph holds a degree from the University of Arizona in Sociology and Psychology. He later added graduate course work in organizational development and leadership coaching from NYU. He began his career in the advertising industry for one of Omnicom’s most successful advertising agencies in New York. Shortly thereafter, he joined Bench International, a boutique retained executive search firm, as their Director of recruitment. A position he held for 3 years before joining the NBC News Group. His passion has always been coaching and guiding new graduates in their quest to identify their passion and career paths. He continues to mentor and advise.

Michelle Corbett
Talent Development & Recruitment
Michelle Corbett is currently in charge of recruitment for all levels (including interns) of L’Oreal USA’s 11 global brand development teams. She graduated in 2007 from Vassar College with a double major in Psychology and Jewish Studies and spent her pre-L’Oreal life at a communication consultancy firm. She has been with L’Oreal since 2011 and has a passion for mentoring and helping great talent navigate the job search. Her other passions include cooking and baby animals.

Janel Abrahami

Professional Development Mentor
Wasserman Center for Career Development
Janel is a soon-to-be graduate of NYU Steinhardt’s Applied Psychology program. During her undergraduate career, she has found ways to blend her equal passions for counseling and career development through multiple internships and volunteer opportunities. Most recently, she has worked with NBCUniversal’s Campus 2 Career program as a liaison and mentor for the company’s 300+ east coast interns.

Janel is especially inspired by the career exploration of young adults- what they’ve been told about work; what attracts them to certain positions; and what drives them to excel in their careers.

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