Sep 22, 2014
Illinois HR professionals convened at Kraft Foods today to discuss the issue of long-term unemployment. The discussion focused around answering the following questions:
Why aren’t the “hireable” LTU Getting interviews or being hired?
What are all the GREAT reasons to hire the LTU?
What can be done to give LTU equal consideration?
What new innovative programs could we implement to help the LTU get hired?
Summary findings are being used by the U.S. Long-Term Unemployed Hiring Project, an initiative between Interview Savvy and Shaker Virtual Events, to enhance the Illinois Long-Term Unemployed Virtual Career Expo on January 14th, 2015.
Aug 21, 2014
Kraft Foods has stepped up to host an HR Think Tank spearheaded by Interview Savvy on September 22nd at Kraftown in Northfield, IL. Human Resource professionals from various industries of Illinois-based companies will be invited to participate in a discussion to identify the real and perceived barriers to reengagement of the long-term unemployed and to identify meaningful fixes. The results of the think tank discussion will be unveiled to CEOs of Illinois companies in mid-October.
Jul 22, 2014
Interview Savvy has joined forces with Shaker Recruitment Advertising & Communications in an effort to assist the 3.2 million Americans currently battling the plight of being long-term unemployed. A series of “Long-Term Unemployed Virtual Career Expos” are being planned, with Illinois being the pilot state. The chief objective of these events is to give qualified long-term unemployed job seekers a level playing field and the opportunity to have hiring companies take a deliberate look at their credentials. The Expos will take place in a secure, stable, and easy-to-navigate virtual environment, where job seekers can interact directly with recruiters of participating companies. Interview...
Apr 30, 2014
The Chicago Virtual Career Expo is a unique, comprehensive, professional online conference for those seeking fulfilling career opportunities. Local job seekers and employers can interact with each other in a live, 3-D virtual environment. Presented by the Daily Herald and Chicagojobs.com, and supported by Interview Savvy, this event will feature strong marketing and exposure to attract top candidates, as well as advice and information that candidates need to be fully prepared for all aspects of the job search.
Apr 30, 2014
Interview Savvy was pleased to return to the University of Chicago for our third engagement this year. Our flagship Interview Savvy Seminar was a resounding success.
Apr 30, 2014
Interview Savvy was delighted to, once again, return to Benedictine University as the featured speaker for two successful seminars catering to attendees at Lislepalooza Job Fair.
Sep 30, 2013
Interview Savvy will be presenting career fair tips to University of Chicago students on campus this Tuesday, October 1st. The seminar, Career Fair Savvy, focuses on tactics and strategies to prepare and present your best self at a career fair.
Sep 16, 2013
Interview Savvy will be on campus prepping undergrads for success at upcoming Career Fairs on Wednesday, September 19th. Tips include what to wear, bring, and prepare as well as how to dress and act like a professional.
Jul 29, 2013
Interview Savvy will be exhibiting at the Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers July 29th through July 31st. The Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers advances the
professional development of its members by connecting collegiate career
services and employer recruiters/staffing professionals, cultivating
best practices, and sharing knowledge. For more information visit: www.mwace.org
May 30, 2013
Watch Ann Marie's May 20th segment on WGN Midday News where she gives interview advice to college graduates and discusses how Interview Savvy can give college students a leg up on their competition: http://wgntv.com/2013/05/20/your-money-matters-job-interview-tips-for-grads/.