Job Search Resources

Chad CoeI encourage you to utilize this collection of links and resources to make your search more effective.  And check back as we add more resources every week.

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Open Door Career Transition Sites

LinkedIn The Premier Professional Network.  Connect with Chad Coe (chad@mastermindconnections.com). His 4,500 connections will expand your network tremendously.

Best Jobs in the USA Today: A large site with lots of career exploration information as well as job listings. However, also advertises many for-profit services.

InDeed.com Consolidated Job Postings

Careerealism Career Advice For Inquiring Minds

Beyond.com – A better way to manage your career

Career One Stop:  A publicly funded meta-site for all kinds of career information from wages and employment trends, state labor market conditions, career exploration, and job listings.

CarouselExpo.com:  A listing of career fairs and company open houses in the Illinois area. This list is not comprehensive but it gives you more options.

ChicagoJobs.Com:   Covering the employment scene across 11 counties in and around Chicago.

ChicagoJobTalk.org The Definitive Chicago Area Job Guide

CareerJet  Employment Search Engine

Find My Perfect Job: The Find My Perfect Job Formula is a step-by-step process to finding not just any job, but your perfect job.

Jibber Jobber  – Career Management 2.0

The Muse offers exciting job opportunities, expert advice, and a peek behind the scenes into fantastic companies and career paths.

Recruiting Blogs  See what is going on inside the industry.

Glass Door  Provides current salaries, common interview questions, and research on companies nationwide.

Crain’s Chicago Business  Tremendous Chicago business resources with up-to-date activity.

Dice Career Hub for Tech Talent

Directory of Chicagoland’s Best Specialized Recruiters

Executives Only   – Listing of quality jobs.

ExecUNet – $150k plus networking.

Job Hunters Bible resources from the Author of What Color is Your Parachute?

Jobster Job Search Portal

Spoke  Provides executive names and contacts

Hunter Search Site  – Good job search site

The Ladders – Job Matching for $100 K + Positions

MetroChicagoJobs.com

Lumity Non Profit Opportunities  – Job Postings for Not-For-Profits

Recruiter.com – Connecting Recruiters and Job Seekers

SparkHire:  SparkHire provides a new way for job seekers and consultants to present themselves more completely to companies. Coupling innovative video technologies with traditional online job board features, Spark Hire revolutionizes the application, screening and interviewing process for job seekers, consultants and companies.

Chicago AMA:  The Chicago Chapter of the American Marketing Association provides job listings as well as networking and volunteering opportunities.

For Financial Executives

 

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Services & Products Services and Products

Resume Strategy Resume Writing, Interview Coaching and LinkedIn Profile Writing from Sheldon Helfgot

Career Direction Coaching – Systematic approach to answer the question: “What is the best and highest use of this talent?” from Chicago Executive Coaching

Coe Financial Group – 401K Rollovers, IRAs, Health Insurance

The Careers College – Self-Paced, Online Job Search Training and Career Resource Center

CPaths  – Doug Seville – Executive Search. Has a great newsletter.

Duke Careers: Use their Candidate Registration for customized email updates for high level opportunities.

Hoovers  – Subscription based service for corporate contacts and more. Access available for MasterMind Connectors Members.

Consultant Boot Camp helps new/start-up consultants to Fast Track their practices and improve their chances for success.

Inspired Choice Executive Search  – Transition Coaching by Gail Sussman-Miller

Improve-ization – Executive & Career Coaching by Rosemary Monahan

The Mentor Group   – Job Transition Services –  The Mentor Group assists individuals, especially managers and executives to effectively uncover and land their next job or business opportunity.


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Owlish Communications  – Linkedin Profiles by national keynote authority JD Gershbein

Vista Print  Great business card resource- utilize both front and back sides.

Your Life Counselor   – Robin Mitzen is great for reality check and motivation.

Realize Your Light – Betsy Rooth, Reiki practitioner

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Job Transition Groups Groups and Organizations

BNC Chicago  – Business Network Chicago

Career Transitions Center – Chicago

Career Place – Previously Barrington Career Center – Barrington, IL

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Events

Community Career Center of Naperville provides a supportive and professional setting where job seekers can conduct an effective and successful job search.

E.L.I.T LinkedIn Group for senior level Financial and HR people in search of their next career path. ELIT membership is comprised of Candidates, Sponsors and Alumni.

Executive Networking Group Local Group with 200 people per month participating.

Executive Leadership Alliance – An affiliation of individual seasoned leaders with C-Level business expertise who are available for traditional employment, interim roles and project assignments

Jewish Vocational Center  JVS Chicago – Working to transform lives, providing career coaching guidance, job training and crucial support to more than 10,000 people annually.

Job Search Circle  Networking groups meeting weekly in Lake Forest and Palatine

Jewish B2B Networking  Jewish Business Networking for the Midwest

Society for Human Resource Management:  Includes information on a wide range of human resources areas. Job postings are listed by location, job title and posting date.

Technology Executives Club Dedicated to the success of IT professionals

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BooksRecommended Reads (&/or Listens)


Articles

70+ Best Interviewing Tips is a 25 page, PDF E-Book

Ann Bachrach articles for all specific communication and life issues.

Resume Samples – from the For Dummies series, a bank of resume formats

MasterMind Connections Blog – Last but not least

 

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