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 located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.