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09-08-20: Get The Load Off Your Back. 2 Job Openings

Too many people are carrying heavy burdens - finding a new job during the pandemic, balancing work-life commitments, networking and keeping up-to-date on market trends. Let us help you get the load off your back! 

We can help you find the next step in your career path. With a little humor, a little support & guidance a lot can be achieved. 

"It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it." 
-Lena Horne.  

Let's talk. We continue to recruit. Look at the job openings below. We are committed to your success.

09/08/20 - In This Edition:
  • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) - IT Consulting Firm - Chicago Area - Virtual, eventually on site 
  • Medical Writer - Medical Communication Agency - Chicago - Virtual, eventually on site
  • Patent Agent - IP Law firm - Interviews to be conducted when their offices fully reopen. 
  • Marketing/PR/Recruiting Intern - LH&A - Virtual Position 
  • Freelance Content Writer - Virtual - Filled 
2) Candidate Consulting Services Virtual Resume Review & Empowered Job Seeker. Summer discount offered!
3) Featured Article - Why You Should "Brag Better" to Help Your Career-and How You Can Get Started Today

4) Upcoming Events - Free webinar on "Debrief Yourself After Every Conversation and Interview", the NSENG workshop and more. Details below.

 Our Current Openings 
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) - IT Consulting Firm Virtual, eventually on site

Are you an analytical & creative B2B marketing leader? Have a diverse background working with tech products and services? 10-15 years of marketing experience, including 10 years in management? Want to lead a rapidly growing team by becoming this company's first CMO? Local talent only. Position is currently virtual, eventually onsite. Learn more here

Medical Writer - Medical Communication Agency 
Virtual, eventually on site

Are you a Medical Writer with 2-3 years of relevant experience? Able to communicate science with integrity in concise & accurate manner to variety of target audiences?  Work well in team & collaborative environment? Want to join agency that provides growth opportunities? Local talent preferred. Will provide relocation support to out of town candidate. Position is currently virtual, eventually onsite. Learn more here

Patent Agent- IP (Intellectual Property) Law Firm 
Interviews to be conducted when their offices fully reopen.

Are you a certified Patent Agent with 2-5 years of experience in biotech, biochemistry, pharmacology, biology or molecular biology in a legal setting or industry? Have admission to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark office? Have a PhD with at least a 3.0 GPA? Enjoy being challenged to work on breakthrough products and inventions? Learn more here
Marketing/PR/Recruiting INTERN- Downtown Chicago 
Our internship program is unique in that we share knowledge: we teach and learn from each other. Flexible hours; can receive college credit. Work side-by-side with president and other interns in an energetic environment. A definite career builder for a student or new grad interested in marketing, communications, human resources or recruiting.  Click here to keep reading...  
 Candidate Consulting Services-Virtual 

Resume Review & Empowered Job Seeker services. $25 SUMMER DISCOUNT OFFERED!
- The Resume Review 
In this session, Lynn Hazan will help you to break through the clutter of similar, boring resumes. You will receive practical suggestions and tips on how to revamp your resume. Complimentary follow-up phone session to assess revised resume is included. Time permitting, LinkedIn profiles will also be evaluated. 
Price: $125 One hour - with discount. Includes complimentary Resource Kit, for a total $200 value.
- Empowered Job Seeker
"Empowered Job Seeker™" is a program that helps candidates undergo effective job searches in the ever-changing marketplace. In this 3-hour (1.5 hours each session), one-on-one or group consultation, participants learn proven techniques to more successfully market themselves as the candidates of choice. 
Learn How To:
  • Find jobs in the hidden job market
  • Improve your networking, social media, and LinkedIn skills
  • Refine your interviewing and negotiating expertise
  • Position yourself in the marketplace for advancement and promotion
  • Seek out niches where you can add value
  • Strengthen your resume and LinkedIn profile
  • Work effectively with a recruiter
Pricing: $225 total (2 sessions, each 1.5 hours) with discount. 
$300 value in total.
 Featured Article 
Why You Should "Brag Better" to Help Your Career-and How You Can Get Started Today

If you, like me, grew up thinking that you should focus on quietly doing a good job and everything else would take care of itself, you probably had a rude awakening when you realized that's not how the world works. Definitely not the workplace. And if you, like me, feel slightly nauseous at the thought of touting your own achievements, Meredith Fineman wants to help you change your mindset.

The founder and CEO of FinePoint, a leadership and professional development company, Fineman is also the author of Brag Better: Master the Art of Fearless Self-Promotion. And she wants to teach you to do just that: brag better.
Read more here

 Upcoming Events 

1. A 3-hour Online Workshop by Marty Gilbert on "What the Hell Approach to Job Search"™

Many job seekers take a passive approach to their job search that includes several hours a day sitting behind their computer answering online ads. It's not real productive & that's why a "what the hell do you have to lose" approach typically creates more interest & more interviews. 

This workshop focuses on 13 WHAT THE HELL MARKETING MOVES that engage your audience. This workshop is led by NSENG Founder, Marty Gilbert. Some of his topics include:
· Where many job seekers fail in their search & why
· The "what the hell approach" & how it works
· 13 "what the hell" moves that accelerate your activity
· How to break down a job description & write effective cover letters
· Accessing the "hidden job market"
· Driving more attention to your background & connecting with key influencers.
· Proactive online & offline networking

Date: Wednesday, September 9th
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CDT)
Register: here

2. Free Webinar - Debrief Yourself After Every Conversation and Interview

Throughout your job search, you will have conversations with individuals in your network, as well as hiring authorities.  You will schedule informational and job interviews.  Every conversation or interview is an opportunity for you to fine-tune your ability to sell yourself.  During this session, you will learn the following:
  • Importance of documenting information
  • See your interview through the eyes of the employer
  • See your conversations through the eyes of others
  • Six things you must stress during every conversation
Date: Thursday, September 10th
Time: 12:00 PM (CDT)
Register: here

3. Brandeis Chicago Business and Career Networking Night

You are invited to join fellow Brandeis alumni and current students from across the Greater Chicago area for an evening of business and career networking and learning on Thursday, September 10. This event will have a panel discussion on the ways in which COVID-19 has impacted various fields in the Chicago area and breakout rooms where alumni can connect across sectors such as education, business, law, science and technology, the arts and entertainment, and more. Lynn Hazan, MA 1980, will be a presenter. 

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM (CDT)

4. Free Webinar - How to Handle Problem Areas

Are there problem areas in your work history or on your Resume or CV that you feel may be preventing you from getting hired?  No one has a perfect resume, and there are ways you can present any problem area that will help you get hired. During this session, we will address the following:
  • Gaps of Employment
  • Bad Credit
  • Negative References
  • Unstable Work History
  • Unemployed for Months
Date: Tuesday, September 15th
Time: 2:00 PM (CDT)
Register: here

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