01-20-20: New Jobs- PR Agency & Tech Advisor- Law Firm

Good news. Our clients are hiring. Do you have public affairs, community engagement and public policy experience? Real estate would be great too. Our PR agency client wants to see your resume.

We have another new job opening! A  Chicago patent law firm seeks Tech Advisor for its engineering and health care practices. Work in team environment to help  patent new products, inventions and services. Growing field & career advancement.

Table of Contents:
1) Job Openings-
  • PR Sr. Account Manager – Immediate Hire: NEW!
    Award winning PR Agency near North Chicago Suburbs: Real Estate. Special need for public affairs, community building etc. Specs: here
  • Technical Advisor -New! Top ranked Patent Law firm, downtown Chicago. Specs: here
  • PR Account Supervisor – Full time & Freelance positions: Boutique PR Agency. Specs: here
  • Medical Writer – Immediate Hire: MedCom Agency Chicago, IL: Our client keeps winning new business, hence this new job. Specs: here
2) Candidate Consulting Services – Resume Review & Empowered Job 
3) Upcoming Events – See more info below.
  • Larry Kaufman presents on “How to Network, Connect & Gain Introductions to Your Next Job” plus networking. Mon, Jan 20 6:15-8:30 pm at the Glenview Library
  • A C2ST event – Chicago Premiere: We Believe In Dinosaurs. Mon, Jan 27 6 pm (CST) at Gene Siskel Film Center
  • The Innovator’s Guide to Chicago: Hear about the State of Innovation. Wed, Feb 26, 6 pm – 8:30 pm.
  • HubSpot Academy offers free courses on lead generation, building marketing campaigns, SEO training, content marketing, Facebook advertising, and so much more.
4) Featured Article: How to future-proof your career path in 2020 (and beyond): There’s plenty of uncertainty these days about how to figure out what skills will be in demand in the future. Here’s how to stay relevant, no matter your job. Read full article here
 Our Current Openings
PR – Sr. Account Manager – Immediate Hire 
Public Relations Agency – Near North Chicago Suburbs.
Are you an experienced PR professional, passionate about writing & pitching media? Have experience in the Real Estate industry? Worked within public affairs, community engagement and/or public policy side? Able to identify compelling stories & pitch media? A solid foundation of working with clients? Track record of successful placements?

Our favorite real estate PR agency client seeks a Sr. Account Manager to join their team. An award winning, boutique, family-friendly agency with flexible hours. Strong emphasis on creativity, integrity, determination & fun. Learn more HERE

Technical Advisor – Patent Law firm – downtown Chicago

A top ranked, award winning Patent Law firm seeks Technical Advisors for

their downtown Chicago location. Firm specializes in Intellectual Property practice including litigation, prosecution, and general client counseling. Are you a motivated PhD in Life sciences or Engineering or a MS in biomedical sciences? Do you have strong technical/medical writing experience? Interested in supporting scientists and engineers to protect their innovations in a collegial work environment? Want an alternative career path in the law without law school training? Do you thrive on diversity? Learn more HERE

PR agency – Account Supervisor – Full time and Freelance positions

Growing PR agency is winning new business. Seeks an ambitious, well-rounded PR professional with PR agency or PR consultancy experience. Openings for full time and freelance positions. Freelance assignments up to 20 hours/week. Freelancer can work virtually or onsite. Flextime possible for full time role. Do you have successful stories to tell in the B2B space? Are you a strategic thinker with excellent writing skills? Have strong pitching experience to local + national media? Learn more HERE. Local talent please.
Medical Writer – Downtown Chicago – Immediate Hire 

Medical Writer or aspirational Medical Writer needed to simplify medical science. Translate

medical concepts into marketing/sales language. Does your content inform and educate within a variety of therapeutic areas? Do you have strong abilities to liaise with medical directors directly? Able to collaborate in deadline-oriented business setting? Want to join growing medical communications agency in Chicago? Do you live in the Chicago area? Local talent please. Client wants to hire ASAP! 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…
Consulting Services
– 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: $150 One hour. 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
Price: $300 total (2 sessions, each 1.5 hours). $400 value in total.
1. Presentation on “How to Network, Connect & Gain Introductions to Your Next Job”” plus networking with Larry Kaufman.
It’s a known fact that at least 75% of job seekers over 40 will find their next job

through a networking encounter. And for many people, networking can be a tough challenge. But, with the right attitude and the right technique, you can significantly shorten your search.

During this meeting, business leader, public speaker, trainer and author, Larry Kaufman , will show you specific ways to improve your job search efforts through his novel approach to N etworking, C onnecting and G iving (the NCG Factor).
  • What the NCG Factor is and how the formula can accelerate your job search.
  • How to improve the process of getting connected to hiring managers.
  • Examples of how more effective introductions will better outcomes.
  • How building relationships can be life-changing and result in more productive networking meetings.
  • How LinkedIn ties into the human networking experience.
Date:  Monday, January 20, 2020
Time:  6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
Venue: Glenview Library (1930 Glenview Rd)

Read more here

2. Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST) event – Chicago Premiere: We Believe In Dinosaurs

Join C2ST for the Chicago premiere of We Believe in Dinosaurs, followed by a discussion and reception with the directors, Clayton Brown and Monica Long Ross.
We Believe in Dinosaurs is a documentary film about creationism, Noah’s Ark, and America’s troubled relationship with science.
Date:  Thurs, January 27, 2020   

Time:  6 pm (CST)
Venue: Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago

Purchase ticketshere

3. The Innovator’s Guide to Chicago: Rising together in 2020.
Hear about the State of Innovation. Chicago’s innovation ecosystem is on the rise, thanks to the ever-growing network of corporations, startups, investors, universities, non-profits and the government collaborating to take Chicago to the next tier as a global hub of innovation.

Join us to celebrate Chicago’s innovation strengths and learn how we can better drive collaboration across our ecosystem to ensure that Chicago not only stays on the rise, but leads the charge on innovation.
Date:  Wednesday, February 26, 2020   

Time:  6 pm – 8:30 pm
Venue: Museum of Contemporary Arts (220 E Chicago Ave)
Purchase ticketshere

4. HubSpot Academy offers free courses on lead generation, building marketing campaigns, SEO training, content marketing, Facebook advertising, and so much more. Get the details here