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Next NSENG meeting is Mon Mar 2nd, 6:15-8:30pm at National Louis University , 5202 Old Orchard Rd - 3rd floor in Skokie, featuring Wayne Breitbarth's 1hr & 45min presentation on "CREATING AN EFFECTIVE LINKEDIN GAME PLAN TO YOUR NEXT JOB" .

This entire meeting will be devoted to a presentation conducted by Chicago's foremost authority on LinkedIn,  WAYNE BREITBARTH.   He also happens to be the author of the most widely read book on LinkedIn.  Wayne's entire presentation will be performed on the LinkedIn site and it will focus on  "Creating an Effective LinkedIn Game Plan to Your Next Job" . Many LinkedIn members have seen Wayne present 3 and 4 times because LinkedIn keeps changing and Wayne keeps uncovering new ways in which to use the platform more effectively for job seekers. Some of the topics that Wayne will cover include:
  • Discover what proactive steps you should be taking every day on LinkedIn. 
  • Learn how to use LinkedIn to be more effective in your job search.
  • Explore some of the new, hard-to-find LinkedIn job seeker features.
  • How to find influential connections in target companies and engage them.
  • See how recruiters are using Artificial Intelligence on LinkedIn.
  • Find out the simple LinkedIn steps to ask for career-related referrals. 
  • Wayne will also be reviewing many of the features on the free LinkedIn account that have been changed or eliminated.

Here's a bit of background about Wayne
Wayne Breitbarth  is the CEO of Power Formula LLC  ( ). He  has shared his LinkedIn expertise with more than 80,000 business professionals and he has been featured on  NBC Fox Business Forbes Wired Inc  magazine and the  America Express Open Forum . He has a very dynamic, hands-on presentation style that provides audiences with tremendous knowledge that can make a measurable difference in their job search efforts immediately. This will be a very lively presentation so come  prepared to take notes  and learn about the many LinkedIn capabilities that many job seekers haven't yet uncovered. Wayne is an expert at helping job seekers to expand their networks and, most importantly, how you can find and engage the right kind of people in companies you are targeting. Wayne's book,  The Power Formula for LinkedIn Success  is the #1 seller on the topic of LinkedIn.

Our meeting agenda will include:
6:15-6:30 Open networking
6:30-6:45 Meeting announcements
6:45-8:30 Wayne's presentation and Q&A
Here are a few additional upcoming events:
-- Mon Mar 16th, 6:15-8:30pm MEETING: Second City alum, Richard Oberbruner, will present on "How to Use IMPROV to Enhance Your Job Search" plus networking.

-- Mon Mar 23rd, 5:30-9:30pm WORKSHOP: NSENG Founder, Marty Gilbert, leads this session on "Resumes, LinkedIn Profiles & Cover Letters that Win You the Job".

-- Mon Apr 6th, 6:15-8:30pm MEETING: Executive Brain Coach, John Kennedy, presents on "How to Improve Your Brain's Performance Throughout Your Job Search" plus networking.

FREE Training Opportunity:
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Over the past 14 days,  18 NSENG members have landed new jobs . Congratulations to:
-- Scott Niswander, Supply Chain Manager for Tecomet
-- Matt Denny, Regional VP of Sales at True Influence
-- Lori Pearl, Director, Event Marketing at SAP
-- David Dye, Finance & Accounting Consultant at DLC Inc
-- Mark Hocuk, Executive Director at Inverness Health & Rehab
-- John Hayes, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones
-- Cathy Schaff, Assoc Director of Educator Licensure at Northern Ill Univ
-- Mark Searcy, Director, Operational Improvement at Argo Inc
-- Jim McBride, President at Digital Resource Group
-- Lisa Lew, Director of Adult Services at Keshet
-- Chris D’Alessandro, Sr VP at Heritage Travelware Ltd
-- Irina Moskaluk, Marketing Mgr at Maple Flooring Manufacturers Assoc
-- Sandra Nichols, Assoc Mgr at SC Johnson
-- Jonathan Staff, Sr Mgr at Reynolds Consumer Products
-- Sujaya Robin, Mgr Customer Excellence at Integral Ad Science
-- Brad Shaw, Sr VP, Sr Client Officer at Ipsos
-- Leann Frankel, Assoc Director Vendor Mgmt at bluebird bio
-- Dave Scheuerman, Technical Instructor at EVBox

Over the past 14 days,  57 new members have joined NSENG . Please feel free to reach out to them in an effort to help expand one another's networks:
Vishal Kashyap… Scott Green… Chris Hixon… Mike Davis… Melinda Wright… Shaun Gorman… John Fusilero… Yoshi Shibazaki… Jim Gilbert… Colin Weaver… Ray Roos…Albert Vidiella… Kathy Amro… Christine Majury… Kylene Canham… Denise Ruby… Saad Qureshi… Jeremiah Wyka… Steve Stelter… Carina Sarbaugh… Shea Lichtenstein… Jodi Kier… David Frey… Clifford Capone… Darius Nausedas… Iris Elkind… Mike Napier… Robert de Haan… Martha Fry… Bob Matteson… John Bucciarelli… Mark Ingwer… Monique Hubartt… Nicollette Wands… Shalom Klein… Lisa Baker… Christine Beattie… Hal Philipps… Nikhil Dhokale… Stephen Baeten… Michael Lind… Karen Keener… Darcy McGee… Steve Schept… Lynn Bolman… Shaun McGuire… Julie Scroggins-Bennett… Sandy Goldberg… Jim Sullivan… Michael Nadler… Chris Donnelly… Jim Brace… Gary Lenhoff… Patrick Shea... Ross Talbot… Daniel Briley… Victoria Sinon

There are no upfront fees to join NSENG and no need to pre-register-- just pay $20 at the check-in table at each meeting that you attend. If you know someone who would like to begin receiving these meeting notice newsletters and job leads , ask them to click  here  and complete the form.
  • To learn more about NSENG's job search coaching services, click here.
  • To see an overview document on NSENG, click here
  • To join our NSENG group on LinkedIn, click here. Great ideas are shared here.
  • To view a 3-min video on my "What the hell approach of job search", click here.
  • To listen to my interview with Northwestern University Radio, click here.

Marty Gilbert
NSENG Founder/CEO & Job Search Coach

Here are a few Chicago area opportunities that may be of interest to you:
Uline, Inc. | Pleasant Prairie WI
Honor Society Foundation • Chicago, IL
Nielsen • Chicago, IL
Valdez International Corporation • Chicago, IL 60290
AveXis Inc. | Deerfield IL
Ametek, Inc. | Mount Prospect IL
alight | Lincolnshire IL
US Cellular | Chicago IL
Kraft Heinz | Chicago IL
Infutor Data Solutions LLC | Villa Park IL
CDK | Hoffman Estates IL
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons | Chicago IL
BlueBolt | Chicago IL
Collabera | Chicago IL
Marty Gilbert
NSENG Founder/CEO & Job Search Coach
NSENG is an independent organization & not affiliated with any other networking groups. There are over 5,600 members & 10 members landing a new job each week.