Event Detail

Career Management: 9th Annual CFA Chicago Career Fair (Members Only, Limted Space) (Ended)

Career Crossroads: A Showcase of Opportunities

Date, Time, and Location:
Friday, March 21, 2014 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
11:00 am
The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Program Description:
Meet with representatives from Chicago's top investment firms at one of our most popular career development events of the year. Representatives from Kaplan Schweser will also be present to provide candidates with information on their CFA review courses and services.

Whether you are looking for a new job or just curious to explore options, don't miss this exclusive members-only chance to meet and greet.

Speed Resume Critiques
Come to our on-site resume critiques. Have a quick visit with a career consultant to get the help you need to make your resume shine.

NEW - Speed LinkedIn Profile Critiques
Meet with a LinkedIn specialist for a quick review of your LinkedIn profile. Get tips to maximize your profile.

NEW - CFA Chicago eMentor Program
Visit our on-site eMentor table to boost your professional relationships. Learn about the CFA Chicago mentoring program, become a mentor, or find a mentor.

Target Audience: Employed, unemployed, self-employed, and underemployed professionals

Exhibitors (as of 3/11/14):

Event Partner:
Kaplan Schweser

Members - $35 FREE
Student-Members - $35 FREE
(member pricing underwritten by CFA Chicago)

Attire: Business Casual

Registration: Online

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Career Fair


40/86 Advisors

Exhibitor and Sponsorships - Showcase Your Firm
Limited exhibitor and/or sponsorship opportunities available - View the 2014 Career Fair Sponsorship Packages or contact Kim Augustyn at kaugustyn@cfachicago.org.

Career Consultants offering Speed Resume Critiques:
Joy Maguire-Dooley has been featured in USA Today, The Chicago Tribune and on NBC News as a knowledgeable professional in the field of Career Transition. Recently she participated with national leaders in a Washington think tank roundtable at the White House regarding employment issues. Maguire-Dooley is the founder and former cohost of a weekly radio show JOB TALK. It ran successfully for eight years. Maguire-Dooley co-authored a book on career transition called A Taste for Work now in its second printing. Presently Maguire-Dooley is the Director of Family Services for Lisle Township where she pioneered the concept of support networking clubs now known as Job Clubs. She hosts two weekly meetings at the Community Career Center where she also serves on the Board of Directors. As an educator and therapist Maguire-Dooley is passionate about helping people and families who find themselves “between successes”. Maguire-Dooley has helped 2,000 plus people secure meaningful employment.

Marcia McMahon is the principal of a Chicago-based career management firm. She works as an Adjunct Career Consultant with various executive career management organizations. She is an Adjunct Faculty at various colleges and universities, where she teaches Human Resource Management and Career Management. She has an extensive Human Resource background including employee development, conflict management and change management. McMahon is a certified career counselor and a frequent speaker on career-related topics for community and professional groups. McMahon works with clients in defining career direction and stepping up their job search efforts. She provides expertise coaching around how to manage a career, researching job targets, preparing a focus resume, successful networking and interviews. McMahon earned a Master of Organization Management from the University of Phoenix and a BA in Organizational Behavior from Northwestern University.

Steven Provenzano, CPRW/CEIP is President of ECS: Executive Career Services & DTP, Inc. The ECS team writes expert, high-impact resumes and career marketing materials, often resulting in recruiter/employer response rates of up to 30%. ECS can also target recruiters in your field at your request, and perform personal coaching in networking and interviewing techniques. Provenzano is a former corporate recruiter and author of nine career books, most recently Top Secret Resumes & Cover Letters, the 2nd. Edition Career Ebook for 2013, and Top Secret Executive Resumes, 2nd. Edition. He and his staff of CPRWs have written more than 5000 resumes, and will analyze your resume free of charge and provide feedback. He has appeared numerous times on CNBC, CNN, WGN, ABC/NBC in Chicago, FOX News Chicago, on numerous radio programs, and in major newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The Daily Herald and Crain's. Provenzano's work is endorsed by Chicago Tribune Career Columnist Lindsey Novak, and top executives at such firms as State Farm, Coca-Cola and Motorola, Inc. For a free resume analysis, send direct to the author at Careers1@Execareers.com, or call toll free, 877-610-6810. Site: https://Execareers.com.

LinkedIn Specialist offering Speed LinkedIn Critiques:
JD Gershbein, CEO of Owlish Communications, has helped advance the collective awareness of LinkedIn and inspired opportunity-oriented professionals in all walks of business to step up and achieve on the site. Gershbein is considered one of the world's top thought leaders on LinkedIn, and a pioneer in the design and delivery of LinkedIn education. He is also a globally acclaimed speaker and frequent broadcast media contributor on social business strategy. Gershbein’s platform fuses LinkedIn profile optimization, personal branding, respect-based social networking, marketing communication strategy, and classical business development techniques with neuroscience and psychology. Additionally, Gershbein is adjunct professor of marketing communications at the Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart Graduate School of Business, where he is advancing social media marketing as an academic discipline. His first book, The LinkedIn Edge: Creating a Psychological Advantage in Social Business, is due out in summer 2014.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, March 18. If guests fail to cancel before the deadline and/or fail to attend the event they will be charged a $20 fee.

Passport Program
This is a "Passport Program." Members of any CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

Content shared during CFA Society Chicago programs is not, and nothing in it should be construed as, an offer, invitation or recommendation of any specific financial services company or professional, or an offer, invitation or recommendation to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in any jurisdiction. By registering for and attending this event, you acknowledge that any photographs that may be taken are the property of CFA Society Chicago and give your consent to their use in CFA Society Chicago's online and print business communications and marketing.