Friday, February 26, 2010

Learn to work with recruiters

Would you like to work more effectively with recruiters this year? Learn how at the BNC Human Resources Group Meeting
Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 8 am - 9:30 am

Location: Wells Fargo Advisors, 222 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 300, Chicago,IL 60606 at Union Station

What to expect:

8:00– 8:15 Welcome & Networking

8:15– 9 :00 "How to Work Effectively with Recruiters to Achieve Your 2010 Objectives" Presentationand Discussion by recruiters Shabeena Khan, Thomson Reuters Legal Recruiting,and Michelle Carl Rizal, Accenture SAP Recruiting.

Join us for an insider's view of recruiting and learn

  • How to effectively incorporate recruiters in your job search strategy if you are looking for a new position
  • How to choose recruiters and determine the costs associated with search and staffing if you are a hiring manager or HRprofessional
Plus, hear specific recruiter tips for

  • Interview questionsthat evaluate candidate's most critical skills and capabilities, and interviewdo' s and don'ts
  • Current resume "must haves" and insights for format and content to stand out from the crowd
  • Interview do's and don'ts.

Our speakers offer a broad range of experiences from theircorporate and recruiting firm backgrounds.

  • Shabeena Khan is a recruiting professional with 14 years ofstaffing and corporate recruiting experience. She delivers strategic and tactical recruiting solutions to high performing corporate clients. Shabeena is currently recruiting for Thomson Reuters in their Legal division, Intellectual Property Solutions. Past notable clients are HubbardOne, a division of Thomson Reuters, Booz Allen, LexisNexis InterAction, Citadel Investment Group, Accenture, and Draft Worldwide. Shabeena started her careerin staffing as a Staffing Manager with Robert Half International. Shehas a BS degree in Marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her professional interests are Global HR, Talent Management, and career coaching.
  • Michelle Carl Rizal has 12 years of recruiting and human resourcesexperience in global and client-driven environments. Michelle has almost 6 years of recruiting experience at Accenture and is currently focused ontechnology positions within the SAP practice. Prior to Accenture, she worked as an HR Generalist for Cardinal Health (formerly Syncor) in areasencompassing employee relations, compensation, and training. Michelleearned her BS degree from the Marshall School of Business at University of Southern California. She is passionate about career services anddiversity. Michelle currently volunteers and shares her knowledge onresume development, interviewing, and job search for a non for profit organization.

Bringyour questions and experiences to add to the discussion.

9:00 – 9:30 Networking and SpecialRequests

Following thepresentation you'll have time to network and make specific requests to otherparticipants for information, introductions, and problem-solving suggestions. Practice sharing your knowledge, connections, and compassion to the extent you feel comfortable, to help others achieve their dreams, as Tim Sandersrecommends in "Love is the Killer App."


Pre Registration is Required Seating is limited – Please register by Weds, March 17 10 am at http://bnchr03182010.eventbrite. com

On the morning of the meeting, enter 222 S Riverside from Adams Street –please have your ID ready for the security desk and give the desk attendant thename of our Wells Fargo Sponsor, Bill Reap, or mention "Wells FargoAdvisors. "

Please check the BNC website events calendar regularly for information on our group's activities. If you have continuing interest in theHR group, please come to a meeting and then join the new BNC-HR Linked Ingroup.

If you have any questions please contact Marcy Jenkins at
mjenkins@bnchicago. org.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Ladies, don't miss this event!

CW-Network's "Spa Pampering & Networking Night Put"

Join CW-Network (Chicago Women Network) & Mario Tricoci Oak Brook on Wednesday, February 24th for an incredible night of mega-networking, pampering, making invaluable business contacts and meeting new friends!

Network while getting your hair cut and styled, your makeup done and your winter-weary spirits lifted! It’s an incredible way to get a jump start on Spring, get a new look, meet prospective clients and employers and expand your networking circle!

This event is limited to the first 75 people who register. (Spa Night networking events have always sold-out within a couple of weeks or earlier so reserve your spot today!) Just $40 in advance for members for and $45 for non-members for mega networking, food, wine and the royal treatment fit for a queen or industry icon at Mario Tricoci Salon! Of course, men need a little pampering too so they are most welcome to attend!

To Register and Prepay go to

In order for your registration to be finalized pre-payment must be made at the time of registration. Registration will close once capacity is reached.

We'll meet in the spa cafe for networking. Services start at 6 pm so be sure to arrive at 5:30 pm to sign up for the following First-Come/First-Serve complimentary services:

  • Haircut with Blow Dry or
  • Hair Color (single process/significant change only)
  • Makeup application
  • Mini-facial with skin consultation
  • Mini manicure
  • Mini massage
  • Goody Bags for Everyone!
  • Raffle

Decadent Food and Refreshments all included in price of registration.

Event Sponsors: Mario Tricoci Oak Brook, Chicago Women Network and CareerWalk CG (Wine)

Register now for only $40 for members and $45 for non-members and remember...registration is limited to the first 75, so sign up now! Gratuities NOT Included; please remember to tip your service provider as they are offering their services for free.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Mario Tricoci Salon & Day Spa
284 Oak Brook Center
Oak Brook, Illinois

The salon is located in the Oak Brook shopping mall next to Bloomingdale's.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Chicago Career Fair

Chicago Career Fair

Thursday, February 25, 2010
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza
350 West Mart Center Drive
Chicago, IL 60654

This is a FREE event.


Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Career event at Federal Reserve Bank

Here is a FREE event you must not miss if you are looking for a job in the following fields:
  • Analysts
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Technology - Project Managers
  • Internships (University)
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement and Federal Reserve Bank are organizing a recruitment event at the Bank's facility in Chicago:

WHEN: March 18, 2010

Dale Carnegie Training Session
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Federal Reserve Bank Latino Recruitment Series
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Federal Reserve Bank, 230 South LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60604

For security reasons, we strongly recommend registering and arriving 15 minutes early to ensure a smooth entrance. All candidates planning to attend MUST
bring a state photo ID. No exceptions.

To register go to:

Please, don't be discouraged that this event is organized by a Hispanic Alliance. If they only wanted Latinos at this event the post on their website would have been in Spanish! I have been to several HACE events and they have a diverse mixture of attendees there. And it is FREE- what do you stand to loose???
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