Career workshop offers advice on how to network for results

Career workshop offers advice on how to network for results
December 16, 2009

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

The Office of Career Development at Benedictine University will present a “Developing Your Employment Toolbox” workshop for jobseekers at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27 on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center. Vickie Austin, founder of CHOICES Worldwide, a company that offers career coaching to entrepreneurs, executives and mid-career professionals including attorneys, health care practitioners, accountants and financial planners, real estate executives and other professionals, will present “Your Golden Rolodex: How to Network for Results.” A passionate and prolific writer, Austin has contributed to the career publications of the Wall Street Journal, including “Managing Your Career” and “The National Business Employment Weekly.” She has also contributed to their interactive editions, CareerJournal.com, StartupJournal.com and CollegeJournal.com. Registration will be held from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. The event is open to the community. The cost is $10 for community members and $5 for Benedictine alumni. Benedictine students are free. Please R.S.V.P. at www.ben.edu/EmploymentToolbox or call (630) 829-6040 before January 20, 2010.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.