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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 Thursday,  August 10. The keynote speaker is Sima Dahl, an internationally known speaker on social media, who will talk about, "Using Your Digital Footprint to Land a Job Faster!".  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 September 14 and October 5 (First Thursday!).

SKILLS WORKSHOPS: Note: The next Skills Workshop is Thursday, August 17 at the Schaumburg Library (130 South Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193, 847/985-4000) from 9:30-12:00 (please be there by 9:15).  Our presenter is David Scurlock, who will conduct a workshop called "Acing the Behavioral Interview".   Workshops are open to ENG members only and are free of charge. UPCOMING WORKSHOP DATES: September 21 and October19.

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