Tuesday, January 29, 2008

"The Legal Alien's Guide" is coming to your local book store!


"The Legal Alien's Guide" is coming to your local book store!

From February 26, 2008 the Guide will be available for purchase at Barnes & Noble store located at Lincoln Park , 659 West Diversey, Chicago, IL 60614, tel: 773-871-9004.

BTW, if you are driving this store has a parking space for customers.

I am also planning to have a book signing event at this store so STAY TUNED!

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Monday, January 28, 2008

FREE tele-class for job seekers

John Hadley Associates, LLC, career search counselling company offers a FREE 50 minute tele-class "5 Secrets to Getting a Job You'll Love!" on Wednesday, February 6th at: Noon Eastern / 9AM Pacific, or 6PM Eastern / 3PM Pacific

During this tele-class you will discover:
- How to set a clear, focused target, and avoid wasting time on blind alleys
- How to uncover the unique value you bring to the table
- Common errors in presentation that can undermine your search
- Techniques for creating an exceptional marketing message
- Why so many interviewers fail to impress the hiring manager

You can participate from the convenience of your home or office wherever you are!

Questions? Contact John West Hadley, Principal John Hadley Associates, LLC 8 Lori Drive,
Somerville, NJ 08876 Phone: (908) 725-2437 John@JHACareers.com
Fore more info and to REGISTER, please, visit http://www.jhacareers.com/DreamJob.htm

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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Networking event for singles

Host: Hope Bertram, Kae Scott and Mike Larks
Location: Take 53747 North Southport, Chicago IL, IL 60613 US
When: Saturday, February 9, 7:00 PM
Phone: (773) 871-5555

It's time to come in from the cold and warm up with an impressive list of adult beverages, hang out with friends and meet some new ones. If one of your New Years resolutions was to get out and meet new people, then this is a party you wont want to miss! We are hosting the first of many singles events where Chicago professionals in their 30s and 40s can connect on a social and professional level.

$40 cash at the door will get you:
- Great music
- A fun venue where you can mix with other professional singles
- Appetizers
- Open bar from 7:00pm to 11pm.

Please RSVP to ensure you spot: e-mail at http://us.f539.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=hope.bertram%40gmail.com or give Hope a call at 773 528- 4673 with any questions.

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Sunday, January 20, 2008

Networking seminars

Here is some good news: from this week I also started a series of presentations/seminars I conduct at various networking groups.

The topics are varied and are adjusted to the needs of the group: form beginners to advanced. These presentations are designed to help job seekers and small business owners to achieve their respective goals through networking.

If you would like me to come and make a presentation in your job support group, job ministry, networking circle or college/university AND/OR have a book signing event I would be happy to do so.

Please, send your request to info@emadvice.com

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Thursday, January 17, 2008

Gotta relocate?

Today I want to share with you some useful relocation information: www.gottarelocate.com provides "local, human-edited and actively maintained directory of relocation and travel information, listings and resources for people traveling or relocating to the United States. Whether you are traveling or relocating to a new city, this site will serve as a great starting point. "

While many sites have good travel information Gottarelocate.com is specifically great in terms of relocation information. It provides data not only for major cities but all small towns and suburbs in each state. Some of the topics they cover are:

-Apartments for rent
-Car rentals
-Commercial real estate
-Corporate relocation
-Homes for sale
-Hotels and short term
-Job listings
-Moving companies
-Travel guides
-AMTRAK Stations
-Colleges and universities

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Sunday, January 13, 2008

Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

IHCC is a great resource for all Hispanic small business owners and the ones who are just thinking of starting a business. IHCC is dedicated to provide FREE services to entrepreneurs through such programs as: Illinois Hispanic Entrepreneurship Center and Small Business Development Center.

Some of the services are:
- Individual counseling
- Business licensing and formation assistance
- Loan packaging
- Business Education and Workshops
- Business Plan Assistance

HICC also organizes various events (Business expos, networking events, etc.) for entrepreneurs.

For more info, please, visit: http://www.ihccbusiness.net/

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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

University of Chicago Career Fair

The University of Chicago is hosting a Career Fair!!!

Day: Friday, January 11, 2008
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Graduate School of Business, 5807 S. Woodlawn Ave, Room 104

What to Bring: Please bring a current resume

What to Expect: Meet with University of Chicago Recruiters, HR Administrators and Hiring Managers from various departments to discuss open positions

Parking: Limited street parking available; pay-parking structure located at 55th and Ellis Ave

If you know anyone interested in temporary assignments with the University of Chicago, they can apply online to Requisition 077863:

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Saturday, January 5, 2008

Networking event for professionals in Tech and Internet industry

WHAT: Silicon Prairie Social - Suburban tech and Internet industry mixer
WHEN: Thursday, January 24, 20086:30-10:00pm
WHERE: Mullen's Bar & Grill 3080 Warrenville Rd., Lisle, IL 60532

This is an opportunity to connect in an informal setting with like-mindedpeople in technology; Silicon Prairie Social is specifically forupwardly mobile tech professionals, tech executives, techentrepreneurs, technology service providers, Internet professionals,Web 2.0 and startup companies, and the mobile industry.

(Note: No professional recruiters, staffing agencies, or active jobseekers permitted).

The event is FREE to attend, free drinks and food will be provided.
RSVP is required at http://siliconprair%20iesocial2.%20eventbrite.%20com./

For more information see http://www.siliconprairiesocial.com/ or contact TimCourtney at tim@siliconprairiesocial.com

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Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Chicago Entrepreneurial Networking Event

Host: Marci Chapman (RSVP http://us.f539.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=marci_chapman%40yahoo.com. )
Location: Red Ivy, 3525 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657
When: Wednesday, January 16, 6:00PM to 9:00PM Phone: 773- 472-0900

This will be a FREE networking event for entrepreneurs or people who want to network with entrepreneurs. Please RSVP so we can make sure the bar has enough staff to assist the event and invite others who you think would be a good addition to the group.

It is a great event to go back to networking after the holidays!

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