10 Job Search Actions to Take During COVID-19
December 2, 2020: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5-6 PM EST
Job seekers who don't let COVID-19 drag them down and instead accelerate their efforts are coming out way ahead!
Everyone within and outside the Booth Community is welcome!
Dealing with a job search during the coronavirus pandemic is not easy... but it IS surmountable. There are actually a lot of job seekers who have been landing new jobs as many companies need new and/or different talent resources to address dramatically shifting requirements due to the pandemic, but generating more interest and significantly improving candidacy for opportunities requires a new approach.
Whether you've been looking for two weeks or two years, this session will include recommendations that can help pump new life into your search efforts. The topics to discuss will include:
• Creating an effective job search plan
• Improving your messaging and how you bring value to prospective employers
• Launching a proactive marketing effort that drives awareness, interest and engagement with target audiences
• Optimizing your resume and LinkedIn profile
• Personal branding
This 60-minute webinar will be led by Marty Gilbert (www.linkedin.com/in/martygilbert/), Founder/CEO of the NorthShore Executive Networking Group (www.nsenginc.com), Chicago's largest job search networking and coaching organization with over 7,600 members, 10 of which are obtaining new jobs each week throughout COVID-19. During his presentation Marty will discuss 10 specific actions you should be taking now in order to enhance your job search activity during these challenging times.
Marty Gilbert (Speaker)
Founder/CEO, North Shore Executive Networking Group
Marty Gilbert is the Founder and CEO of the North Shore Executive Networking Group, Chicago's largest and fastest growing job search networking and coaching organization. Over the past 10 years Marty's networking meetings, coaching efforts, webinars and workshops have helped over 1,700 individuals land new career opportunities. His diverse marketing, sales and career insights background aides job seekers to more effectively position, package and market their value to prospective employers. Marty's experience also includes an extensive array of marketing, sales and general management roles across a broad range of industries. He spent 18 years with Motorola, where he helped launch several "industry first" wireless products along with being the general manager of 4 business units. Marty served as Chief Operating Officer for STATS Inc, the nation's leading sports data and analytics company that delivers real-time content to major TV networks, fantasy sports games and professional sports teams. His career is also highlighted by over 25 years of international experience that includes an assignment in Tokyo with Dentsu Inc., the world's largest advertising agency, where his writing regularly appeared in Time, Newsweek, Business Week and Fortune magazines. His two-minute interview on CBS Chicago News can be viewed here.
Mark Corusy, '94