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September 23rd, 2010
04:35 PM ET

:30 Second Pitch

You might be familiar with Cheryl Pavlacka's story. She had a job with the same company for 35 years. Then early this year, her job was outsourced to Mexico and Singapore. For the first time since the 1970's she's looking for work! This mother of two and grandmother of three joined us from Orlando and gave CNN’s Kyra Phillips her :30 second pitch. Take a look.

Hey, if you're interested in hiring Cheryl Pavlacka you can reach her at She'd love to hear from you.

And, if you're out of work and want to sell yourself to prospective employers…let us know. Send your resume and a letter to 30-second pitch at Also, if you want to hire our 30-second pitchers, go to our blog,!!!!

April 9th, 2010
10:25 AM ET

:30 Second Pitch

Our :30-Second Pitch is a chance for job seekers to make their case to any employers who are watching. Thursday, Kyra Phillips introduced us to Zina Everett of Warner Robins, Georgia. For the past three-and-a-half years, she has served in the Air National Guard. She's a single mom with two kids… a 15-year-old son and nine-year-old daughter. She has a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Fort Valley State University. If you’re interested in talking with Zina Everett about a job you can contact her at

You can watch :30 Second Pitch every Thursday during the 10 o'clock hour of CNN Newsroom.

April 2nd, 2010
09:54 AM ET

:30 Second Pitch

Time to find somebody a paycheck! We try to do it every Thursday with our :30 Second Pitch. Meet John Banks of Baltimore. He's looking for another job in information technology. He has extensive experience as a project manager. John Banks has been unemployed more than a year and looking for work has become his current full-time job.

And remember, you can be part of the pitch. Would love to help ya out! Send us an e-mail at