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  • HR Think Tank on the Long-Term Unemployed at Kraft Foods

    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.

  • Interview Savvy spearheads HR Think Tank on Long-Term Unemployment...

    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.

  • Interview Savvy focuses on helping the long-term unemployed...

    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...

  • Interview Savvy featured in the Chicago Virtual Career Expo presented by the Daily Herald and on June 25th

    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, 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.

  • University of Chicago Seminar a Huge Success!

    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.

  • Interview Savvy featured speaker at Lislepalooza

    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.

  • University of Chicago learns to be Career Fair Savvy

    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.

  • Interview Savvy at University of Illinois at Chicago

    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.

  • Interview Savvy exhibiting at Midwest ACE 7/29-7/31

    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:  

  • Managing Director, Ann Marie Peters appears on WGN Middday News!

     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:

As a recent college grad, I was surprised how much I had to learn about the interview process. The expert advice and training from Interview Savvy saved me hours of interview prep. I am now a more knowledgeable and confident interviewee.

– Brendan W., Boston University '11

This is the best interview prep workshop I have attended… I have attended at least eight.

– Lydia G., University of Chicago '14

Walking into the seminar, I had very little confidence in my ability to give a solid interview. After the seminar, I’m feeling super-confident and excited at the prospect of my next interview!

– Clarissa M., University of Chicago '15

As a recruiter, I would say that the material is right on! An Interview Savvy candidate will be leaps and bounds ahead of the competition!

– Jaclyn L.

I'm confident Interview Savvy will give me an edge above others because I have never heard of any of my friends doing something like this. It was extremely helpful.

– Meghan S., Miami of Ohio '14

I would encourage anyone who is in the market or who will be in the market again for a job to take this class.

– Kaitlyn P., Monmouth College '14