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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, October 5 (First Thursday). The keynote speaker is Jody Eriksen, a well known career coach and speaker, who will talk about, "Prepping Like a PRO for Interviews".  ENG members are $5.  Guests are $20. Membership is $100 for one year.  Dress is business casual. Please bring 25 one-page handbills or business cards for networking. UPCOMING ENG DATES: Future dates of meetings are November 9 and December 15 (Friday).

SKILLS WORKSHOPS: Note: The next Skills Workshop is FRIDAY (AS IN NOT THURSDAY), September 22 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 Chris Nadherny, a 30 year C level recruiter at Spencer Stuart, will conduct a workshop called "Executive Recruiters - An Insiders Perspective".   Workshops are open to ENG members only and are free of charge. UPCOMING WORKSHOP DATES: October19 and November 16.