Better job hunting using a hacker mentality with Jason and Jacquelyn Blanchard

An infosec practitioner and content & community director share advice on social engineering your way to a new job.

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Jason and Jacquelyn Blanchard complement each other not only as husband and wife, but through the combination of their unique skill sets. They bring together their talents - Jason as a marketer, and Jacque as an infosec professional - in a twice-weekly livestream to help the community find jobs, an especially important mission in today's market. In this episode, they talk with host Jason Nickola about the steps you need to take to find the right job, the importance of courage and pushing through imposter syndrome, and how to continually maintain your resume and network whether you're job hunting or not.

Jacquelyn Blanchard is an Information Technology professional with 15 years of IT experience including 2.5 years as a DoD Certified Computer Forensics Examiner, 2 years as a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, 4 years as an IT Auditor and 4 years as a SAP Application Security Administrator. Jacquelyn earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Sullivan University and her M.A. in Business and Organizational Security Management from Webster University. She holds the GREM, GPEN, GCFE, GCIH, CISSP, and CRISC certifications. Jacquelyn is also an organizer for BSides Charm (Baltimore).

Jason Blanchard has been happily adopted into the hacker community even though he, "works in marketing." He's had every dream job imaginable: teaching film making, owning the world's most famous comic book store, and fostering the infosec community efforts for SANS. Now he humbly brings his particular set of skills to Black Hills as the Content and Community Director. Twice a week, he and his wife, Jacquelyn, share advice on hacking your way into your dream job on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/banjocrashland

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