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Member Benefits

Our mission is to facilitate networking effectiveness among members, share job leads and information resources, enhance member job search productivity, provide support services and provide meeting speakers on pertinent topics.

ENG provides information and support services for ENG members in their career search activities. Members connect with other members through their industry knowledge, support needs and shared values. We promote reciprocity and the unselfish sharing of information by our membership as a means to reach specific objectives in our networking sessions.

 

 

Membership provides the following benefits:

  • Members-only web site at www.engchgo.org
  • ENG Lanyard and Printed Name Tag
  • Database of members and alumni
  • Listing of networking groups in the Chicago area
  • Resource Materials Available
  • 70% Discount on Crain's Chicago Business and Book of Lists
  • World class speakers each month
  • ENG Linked-In site for real time communications
  • Skills Workshops monthly for members only
  • Networking events monthly

All members benefit from attendance and participation at the regularly scheduled general meetings with distinguished authors, speakers and programs on topics such as:

  • Power Networking
  • Professional Resume Writing
  • Laws of Networking
  • Negotiating Your Salary
  • Working with Recruiters
  • Transferable Skills

Members also participate in regular networking meetings by functional categories or industry niches, e.g., healthcare, consulting, entrepreneurship.

 
 
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Upcoming Events

MONTHLY MEETING: The next ENG meeting is TUESDAY,  June 6. The keynote speaker is Tom Southall, VP-Global Innovation for ITW,  who will talk about, "What Executives Look for When Interviewing Executives".  ENG members are $5.  Guests are $20. Dress is business casual. Please bring 25 one-page handbills or business cards for networking. UPCOMING ENG DATES: Future dates of meetings are July 13 and August 10.

SKILLS WORKSHOPS: Note: The next Skills Workshop is Thursday, June 15 at the Schaumburg Library (130 South Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193, 847/985-4000) from 9:00-12:00.  Our presenter is Abby Kohut, an executive recruiter and career coach, who will conduct a workshop called "The Benefits of Being Overqualified".   Workshops are open to ENG members only and are free of charge. UPCOMING WORKSHOP DATES: July 20 and August 17.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: ENG is proud of its skills based volunteer program, recipient of the 2011 Volunteer Program of the Year Award from HandsOn Suburban Chicago, that matches your professional skills to non-profit organizations with defined projects that can utilize your specific skills.  It is a great way to add project based consulting to a resume and to pay it forward.  For more information email www.handsonsuburbanchicago.org/Volunteers_Skills_Based