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*FREE* This is a good refresher and brush up on your networking skills before the HRMAC Centennial Celebration!

When: Tuesday, June 14, 2016
2:30 - 3:00 PM Registration & Networking; 3:00-4:30 PM Program
Where: Ajilon Professional Staffing
200 S. Michigan Avenue, #200
Chicago, Illinois  60604
United States
Contact: Lyndy Nierman

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Ajilon is a short walk to the Palmer House, where HRMAC's Centennial Celebration

is taking place at from 5:00 - 7:30. 


Be sure to sign up for the HRMAC Centennial Celebration after this meeting.  

Click here for more information and to register.  





Want to kick your job search networking campaign into high gear and capture the leads you want and need? Do you want to learn about practical strategies that have helped clients expand their networking contacts exponentially and land interesting opportunities?

Participants will benefit from this high-powered, highly interactive, and fun session and will learn how to:

  • Uncover barriers and myths of effective networking and how to overcome them·        
  •  Identify key preparation steps        
  • Get organized and establish your “Prime Time”       
  • Identify networking objectives for each call and meeting
  • Realize the importance of face to face meetings
  • Identify potential networking contacts and how to get connected
  • Handle objections
  • Determine networking agendas and gain follow up tips
  • Prepare a verbal resume, “elevator speech”, and resume
  • Uncover the “hidden job market” 


Paul Duski, Senior Vice President, Outplacement & Executive Development, Robertson Lowstuter

Paul is an experienced business management, business development and human resources executive with more than 30 years’ experience.  Previously, while holding senior level Human Resource positions with Baxter International, Signode Corporation, and Motorola.  Paul’s responsibilities include employee relations, staffing, EEO, training & development, compensation, and benefits.  He managed company re-engineering activities, divisional divestures, and facility relocations and closings. Paul is a consummate networker, “connector”, and has shared his networking expertise with many individuals from diverse industries during their career transition.  A native of Chicago, Paul earned a BS in Human Resources and an MBA from DePaul University.  He is a member of the DePaul University Athletic Hall of Fame.  

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