Career workshop offers tips on proactive job search strategies

Career workshop offers tips on proactive job search strategies
September 17, 2009

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

Human resource professionals and career counselors will offer tips for job seekers at “Developing Your Employment Toolbox” on Wednesday, September 30 in the Krasa Student Center on the campus of Benedictine University. The panel discussion is sponsored by Benedictine University’s Office of Career Development and Alumni Relations. Registration will be held from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Speed networking will be held from 6:00-7:00 p.m. The panel discussion will begin at 7:00 p.m. Among the topics that will be discussed are: networking with professionals; marketing oneself effectively; proactive job search strategies; researching companies and organizations; making connections in your field of interest; and innovative resume writing and interviewing techniques. Pre-registration is available at www.ben.edu/employmenttoolbox. The deadline to pre-register is September 23. You can also pay on the day of the event. For more information, contact Lindsey Fritz in the Office of Career Development by calling (630) 829-6040 or by e-mail at lfritz@ben.edu.


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.