This Week's Job Hunting Guide

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Some not-to-be-missed events going on this week and next week that will make you the envy of job seekers everywhere.

Free Stuff

Human resources representatives offering jobs in engineering, technology and security clearance, nursing, allied health, life sciences and general professional work. Bring your resume, your best handshake and dress to impress.
Thursday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Soldier Field
Cost: Free

Workshops

Networking for a cause. Folks interested in tweeting and social media can get together to talk about how to change the world (or their employment status) in 140 characters or less. 
Thursday, Sept. 10, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Catalyst Ranch, 656 W. Randolph Drive
Cost: $10 at the door, to go to OptINow, an organization dedicated to ending global poverty (we could all use that). 

A networking event aimed at staying emotionally fit and enthusiastic in the face of joblessness. Featured speakers are Mike Mataraza, head trainer for the Anthony Robbins Companies and Lauren Milligan, who will be teaching a few exercises. Oh, and Yvonne Schiffer from r.u.b. will be giving FREE massages and Monica Butler from Arbonne will be giving free hand massages.
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 5 - 9 p.m.
Pazzo's, 311 S. Wacker Drive
Cost: $20 registered, $30 at the door

Social Lubricants Included

Networking for networking's sake - with wine. One complimentary glass of wine, flat bread pizza and cash bar.
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 6:30 - 9 p.m
D.O.C. Wine Bar, 2602 N. Clark Street
Cost: $15 registered, $20 at the door

A networking group for young professionals. Meets at all the best bards and clubs to network, socialize and enjoy a complimentary cocktail and appetizers.
Wednesday, Sept. 16
Lux Bar, 18 E. Bellevue Place
Cost: $10

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