Arming women for a successful job search
Updated: June 11, 2012 8:29AM
“How to Climb the Ladder of Success in a Skirt” on May 12 is a professional development seminar to help women powerfully launch their careers.
Co-sponsored by the Concordia University Chicago Business College and the Illinois Federation of Women’s Business Clubs/Downtown Chicago, the event will feature workshops and a panel discussion on subjects including résumé writing, networking, salary negotiations, getting the most from executive recruiters and job search strategies.
Presenters will include Wendy Lalli, career coach and a former columnist for the Chicago Tribune, Daily Southtown, and Star newspapers; Barbara Yong, partner in the law firm of Golan & Christie LLP and expert on the gender gap in compensation; Judi Wunderlich, President and co-founder of the Wunderland Group; and Melinda Holm of Melinda Holm and Associates.
The event is open to women and men in the community. The $15 registration fee (free for Concordia students and IFWBC members) includes a continental breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. Space is limited. For reservations, call 312-696-2034 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Find more details at www.cuchicago.edu/news-events.