2016-3-4: Leap Forward Into Action

Lynn Hazan and Associates E-Jobs listings, Events & Conferences, and Free Webinars
Ongoing Searches – Job Openings
Office Administrator – Advertising Agency (Revised)
Interested in working in a high-energy, creative environment? Have a positive attitude and ability to create a welcoming atmosphere? Are you customer-service oriented, organized and able to work well with staff, clients and vendors? Do you have strong computer skills? Able to project positive energy in person and by phone? Want a regular work schedule from 8:30 am-5:00 pm?
Well-known downtown Chicago ad agency seeks poised Office Administrator to present highest professional standards at front desk and via phone. Positive demeanor is key because this person is the front-line for the agency, staff, vendors and clients. Will also support the account staff with proofreading and research – curiosity is a plus! Candidates with prior administrative/office experience, parents returning to work and actors are welcome to apply!

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Business Development Manager-Meeting Planning-Third-Party Provider
Are you an experienced sales pro with outside sales experience? Are you a visionary? Like to help shape a company’s culture by the types of clients you bring in? Are you hard working, enthusiastic, and results driven? Great communicator?
Chicago meeting planning and incentive company seeks experienced Business Development Manager to contribute to the growth of the meeting planning company. Candidate will prospect, present, close and grow key accounts from Fortune 500 and 1000 companies throughout the U.S. Niche is in the midsize market.
Our client is an established meeting planning company that provides global and full service logistics planning along with operating expertise. These include off-site meeting/events, sales/incentive programs, big pharma-meetings and product launches. Events and programs are located both indomestic and international locations. Some potential domestic and international travel including travel over weekends may be required.
 
Program Manager- Corp. Meeting Planning-Chicago 
(2 positions, 1 filled! Will also consider candidate with less experience for Program Coordinator)
Are a guru status Meeting Planner? Have corporate or incentive travel expertise?  Love to plan big meetings and events from concept to completion? Problem solver? Consultative mindset? Can do attitude? Available for travel, both domestic & international, including weekends? What separates you from your competition? Tell us why our client should hire you. Chicago meeting planning and incentive company seeks experienced Program Manager to help fuel corporate growth. Client recognized for excellence in meeting planning & exceeding customer expectations, creativity & maximizing budget dollars.
Filled Jobs
PR Agency- Maternity Leave Assignment 
Are you an experienced PR pro with a track record of media placements in the Greater Chicago market? Like to write, pitch and place stories? Have well- established relationships with media?
PR agency client needs candidate to work full time onsite from mid March to mid July 2016. Training and orientation with client and current staff person to take place in early March. Training period will last 2-3 days/week. Position will transition to full time temp once maternity leave starts. Candidate must be able to commit to this schedule.
Potential opportunity to continue working relationship with agency.

See Job Specs Here

Upcoming FREE Webinars

Energize Your Job Search:Pro Tips On Writing Your Resume|CV
Tuesday, March. 8th @ 11:00 am EST (8:00 pm PST, 9:00 pm MST, 10:00 pm CST)
In this job seeker seminar, attendees will be provided with expert insight into the resume | CV writing process. With easy-to-apply guidance, job seekers of all levels will receive advice on what should be on their resume | CV, and what should be eliminated.

Re-Think! What You Don’t Know Could Hurt Your Next Career Move. Don’t Make These 10 Common Mistakes!
Thursday, March. 17th @ 2:00 pm EST (11:00 am PST, 12:00 pm MST, 1:00 pm CST)
As a results coach working with thousands of job seekers, I’ve learned it’s not always the most qualified person who gets the job.
In this webinar, we are going to break it down so you can learn the common mistakes made by job seekers and more importantly how to get it right so you are a top candidate.
How well do you think you are doing on your job search?
Come ready to learn and be inspired as this will give you the confidence you need to kick your job search into “high gear”.

Directly Market Yourself To Employers
Monday, March. 21st @ 12:00 pm EST (9:00 am PST, 10:00 am MST, 11:00 am CST)
If you are spending most of your time behind your computer, this could be the reason you have not found a job. Over 50% of the job seekers are landing a new opportunity as the result of their networking efforts. During this session we will discuss the following:
* How to identify the correct person to target

* Steps to approach this target both written and verbal
* Appropriate follow up process

* Why this method is so effective to schedule interviews


How To Get Hired When You Are Not Currently Employed
Tuesday, March. 29th @ 2:00 pm EST (11:00 am PST, 12:00 pm MST, 1:00 pm CST)
Many employers will only interview individuals who are currently working. Many automated systems screen out Resumes or CVs that don’t list current experience. These two obstacles can prevent you from scheduling interviews. During this session you will learn the following:
* How to overcome these two obstacles
* How to effectively address the length of your unemployment
* How to handle other red flags on your Resume or CV

Register first for the Webinars in Lynn Hazan & Associates’ Career Portal. After that, click on the WEBINAR Tab. Then click on the event and register by clicking the webinar registration link for each event listed. You can find all past webinars under LIBRARY Tab as well.
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Must Read – Your Resume
 

Your resume represents who you are as a professional to your potential employers! Our Career Portal offers the following Resume Rewriting services:

Entry Level Resume Rewrite:
The Entry Level Resume Rewrite Service is ideal for you if you are attempting to land your first job, but don’t have extensive experience to market to a prospective employer.
For an investment of only $119.00 you will enjoy the following benefits:
  • Personal One-on-One consultation with one of our Experts to ensure that your resume is focused on YOUR priorities and goals
  • A Career Summary or Objective rich in keywords that also radiates confidence in your areas of expertise
  • A resume that highlights your accomplishments and the impact of those accomplishments, making you desirable to future employers
  • Powerful and descriptive summaries of your expertise and areas of responsibilities
  • Differentiators that will help you ace out your competition
Advanced Resume Rewrite:
Our Professional Resume Rewrite Service is for the experienced professional with a minimum of 2+ years of professional work experience. This service was designed to highlight your wide range of skills, experience and accomplishments. We then match your credentials to the needs of the hiring authorities in your marketplace.
We have compiled a team of outstanding Professional Resume Writers who have reviewed, revised and written hundreds of resumes that have resulted in job interviews! They will rewrite your existing resume and restructure it so your resume is included in the 25% of resumes that are actually read vs. being screened out!
For an investment of only $159.00 you will enjoy the following benefits:
  • Personal one-on-one consultation with one of our Experts to ensure that your resume is focused on YOUR priorities and goals
  • A Career Summary or Objective rich in keywords that also radiates confidence in your areas of expertise
  • A keyword rich resume ensuring your resume will obtain maximum coverage in your area of expertise. This will help you get in front of hiring authorities leading to more interviews and job offers
  • A resume that highlights your accomplishments and the impact of those accomplishments on past employers, making you desirable to future employers
  • Powerful and descriptive summaries of your expertise and areas of responsibilities
  • Differentiators that will help you ace out your competition
Senior Executive Resume Rewrite:
If you’re a Senior Executive who is looking for that extra edge in today’s challenging marketplace, it’s important to differentiate yourself from your competition.
Are you finding the higher level opportunities that match your qualifications and salary requirements are few and far between? Imagine how your results would change, if you drastically increased the number of call backs you received and interviews you booked as a result of submitting your resume.
For an investment of only $199.00 you will enjoy the following benefits:
  • Direct contact with a high level resume rewriting “concierge” who will work with you one-on-one to ensure that your resume is focused on YOUR priorities and goals
  • A Career Summary or Objective rich in keywords that also radiates confidence in your areas of expertise
  • A keyword rich resume ensuring your resume will obtain maximum coverage in your area of expertise. This will help you get in front of hiring authorities leading to more interviews and job offers
  • A resume that highlights your accomplishments and the impact of those accomplishments on past employers, making you desirable to future employers
  • Powerful and descriptive summaries of your expertise and areas of responsibilities
  • Differentiators that will help you ace out your competition

Log into the Career Portal to order your Resume Rewrite:

*On the Home Page, scroll down to the resume rewrite banners that are on the right hand side of the page.  You can choose the banner that best fits your years of experience.
Your Login Information is:
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Events
 
Women Insiders: Marketing
Tuesday, March 8 2016
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm|DePaul Center| 1 East Jackson Boulevard RM 8014
 
 
Marketing Leaders Luncheon Series: Lori Healy, CEO, The Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority
Thursday, March 10 2016
11:00 am – 1:30 pm|The Standard Club| 320 South Plymouth Court
 
 
NSENG (No.Shore Exec. Networking Gr) Meeting: Using improv to be a spontaneous, more effective candidate
Monday, March 14 2016
6:15 pm – 8:30 pm| Glenview Library| 1930 Glenview Road
Lynn Hazan & Associates is happy to endorse the NSENG. Lynn will be speaking at its June 6. Meeting
Articles
 
Check out this excellent article brought to you by Booth Professor Linda Ginze
 
Leadership is a choice!  Read Here!
Video
Reaching Across the Aisle Takes on New Meaning! Don’t you wish you were on this flight? Watch this video!