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Career Development Interest Group - Corporate Culture, Identifying the Right Fit
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**FREE** This session will focus on how to identify whether a company culture is right for you.

When: Monday, September 21, 2015
2:30 - 3:00 PM Registration & Networking; 3:00 - 4:30 PM Program
Where: Tech Nexus
20 N. Wacker Drive, #1200
Chicago, IL  60606
Contact: Lyndy Nierman

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A job is more than just a place you go and get things done for 8+ hours a day. You also have to interact with coworkers, bosses, office politics, and top-down corporate culture that we too often forget about until it rubs us the wrong way.  If you don't thrive in that culture, the job can get intolerable quickly.  Cultural fit can trump skills from an interviewer's perspective. Further, it is important to ensure you take into account the corporate culture prior to accepting a job offer.  This presentation will walk you through how to identify corporate culture and what culture your values best align with.


Tom Gimbel, Founder and CEO of LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is a staffing and recruiting firm headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 1998, LaSalle has served thousands of clients and candidates, placing job seekers in temporary, temporary-to-permanent and permanent positions. Gimbel is an expert on organizational development and securing a job, as well as how to hire successfully. He has been featured on CNBC, The Today Show, Fox and Friends, Fox Business Network, Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, Fortune Small Business and Crain's Chicago Business. Gimbel holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado and is on the Board of Directors of Ounce of Prevention. He is an active member in the Young Presidents' Organization, Economic Club of Chicago, and American Staffing Association and Entrepreneurs' Organization.

 The Career Development Interest Group is sponsored by


This program in pending approval for 1.5 credit hours toward PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) as well as 1.5 professional development credits (PDC's) toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification.