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Get your Career Advice PLUS from Karen Battoe on WDBO

PROFILE: Karen Battoe, host of the new WDBO radio show “Career Advice Plus.”

We talked with Karen Battoe recently to congratulate her on her new radio show and ask her to fill us in on what’s been going on with her lately.

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“Well, May was a great month for me. I achieved my dream… Launching my own radio show. When the announcement went out to my network, it generated a lot of emails and telephone calls. Some congratulating me and others questioning my decision.”
Said Battoe.

“Everyone had the same questions… ‘Why?’ and ‘Why now?’ The why was easy… It was my dream and it was on my “Bucket List”. The ‘why now?’ was harder. Most of my family and friends said ‘I thought you were going to slow down and take it easy. You are working 6 days a week and have a full coaching practice. Why on earth would you give up a Saturday afternoon?’

Well, here is the “Why” for my radio show… I have been involved with the job market for over 3o years. I have been through three recessions, but I have never seen one that is as devastating as this one. My goal is to use the radio show to reach as many people as possible. To build their self confidence, be their sounding board and be their partner in achieving their career and life goals. This is a very difficult job market. We have more supply than demand. People are faced with a lot of rejection resulting in self-doubt.”

As you see, Career Advice Plus focuses on much more than just the job search process, though, it’s main thrust IS to help listeners in that quest and it's sponsored by "6 Figure Jobs." Whether someone is looking to “step up” in the corporate world, land their first big job, or simply get back into the corporate world, Career Advice Plus is designed to guide listeners through the proper steps while Karen acts as your personal coach and, what I like to call, a “career therapist.”

It’s a call in show… so you, and other listeners, have the opportunity to ask specific questions and initiate topics by, well… CALLING IN!

Karen says…

“My belief is you can achieve any goal you want if you have six things: Positive Mental Attitude, State of Mind, Focus, Emotional Intelligence, Confidence and an Action Plan. The show focuses on the positive. If I have to say something negative, I always leave the caller on a positive. I get a lot of satisfaction when I help people in the job market or life redesign.”

To understand Karen’s passion, you need to know who she is.

Karen C. Battoe is a Certified Professional Coach as well as President and Founder of Personal Success Systems, Inc., a corporate and individual coaching and consulting firm in Orlando, Florida.

Her clients are individuals who want to breakthrough barriers and clear the path, in effect, turning career stumbling blocks into stepping stones. Ms. Battoe specializes in working with managers and executives who are stuck, and want to learn a more creative approach to being successful in the job market and their career.

Karen is a recognized seminar facilitator, workshop leader and speaker and her programs include “Create Your Ideal Job in 90 Days” and the “Full Circle Makeover.” These programs have assisted individuals in pursuing their goals and working and living at optimum levels. Karen’s specialty is teaching candidates how to “stretch in their thinking and learning.”

Before founding Personal Success Systems, Ms. Battoe was an executive for several multinational corporations. As a former Sales/Marketing executive and consultant to Fortune 500 companies, Karen coached senior management and their teams on innovative business practices, managing change and career development. Additionally, she has owned a retained search firm, and been associated with the executive marketing / corporate outplacement industry for over 10 years.

Along with her coaching practice, has been regularly featured in major newspapers and has authored and collaborated on numerous articles and books. Ms. Battoe conducts nationwide public seminars and workshops on topics related to career management and leadership. She is a Founding Member of the IAC (International Association of Coaches) and served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Women Business Owners.

Connections Groups members (this means you) are especially invited to tune in and CALL in to Karen’s weekly radio show 'Career Advice Plus' LIVE from Orlando, FL. Karen welcomes your contributions to the show… and if you feel you would be a good featured guest… please contact Karen at the email below.

The show is on Saturdays at 1:00 PM EDT and is simulcast on both and AM 580 (FL). She takes your calls and offers tools, tips and techniques that will make you more successful when it comes to the job market, your career and life in general.

Career Advice Plus: WDBO - AM 580
Listen on your radio OR online at:
Saturdays @ 1:00 PM Eastern time.

Call in toll-free at 800-329-5858
Local (Orlando) number: 407-290-0058

Listen to the last show right now: CLICK for archived show!

Ms. Battoe’s email:
Sponsored by 6 Figure Jobs:

Since 1999,, a Workstream Company, has been offering the largest active recruitment database of pre-screened executives and senior-level professionals on the Internet. 6FigureJobs is unique for its focus on employment opportunities that pay over $100,000 per annum. The 6FigureJobs database includes more than 600,000 pre-screened members and is used by hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies and seven of the top ten retained executive search firms. All executives' resumes are reviewed by hand to ensure every member meets the work experience and compensation requirements employers expect to see when using 6FigureJobs. To learn more, visit


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