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Career Development Interest Group - The Truth About Working with Recruiters
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*FREE to HRMAC Members* Good recruiters offer tremendous value and can easily help you propel your career to the next level.

When: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
7:45 - 8:30 am Registration & Networking; 8:30-10:00 am Program
Where: Advanced Resources
111 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois  60604
United States
Contact: Marguerite Allegretti

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Career Development Interest Group - The Truth About Working with Recruiters


The Bureau of Labor Statistics claims there are 6.2 million open jobs available in today’s business environment.  With that many openings how do you know….

 …if you are in the right role?
 …how to position yourself for the ideal career trajectory?
 …how do you get access to the “best” jobs available?
 …how do you advance your career at your current company? 
 …who has the most perspective on the market?

During this 90 minute session learn “the truth about working with recruiters”.  In today’s economy employees spend more time at work than we do with loved ones so why not maximize your efforts to obtain the success you deserve? Good recruiters offer tremendous value and can easily help you propel your career to the next level.



Rich Diaz, President, Advanced Resources


Rich is an experienced leader of a highly respected and results-driven staffing firm: Advanced Resources is a diversified professional staffing organization specializing in talent acquisition and workforce business solutions. For nearly 30 years we have been helping our prestigious clients acquire talented professionals. Advanced Resources is comprised of multiple specialty divisions:  Human Resources,Technology, Healthcare (non-clinical), Accounting & Finance and Office & Administration.

In recent years Staffing Industry Analysts'recognized Advanced with the Customer Care Excellence Gold Award. For the past eight years Advanced has earned "Best of Staffing"by Inavero by both our Clients and Associates. Only 3 other (less than .001%) firms in the country have earned this proud distinction. Advanced is also the only staffing firm in Chicago that has been named as one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune every year. In addition, Advanced was named as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to work for year after year and we were also named as one of the best places to work in the state of Illinois.

Prior to Advanced Resources, Rich was a Managing Director at SolomonEdwardsGroup (SEG), a CFO services firm offering consulting, staffing, and search services. While at SEG he was responsible for opening both the Chicago and Kansas City markets. Prior to joining SolomonEdwardsGroup, Rich was the Area Managing Director for MPS Group a $2 billion dollar professional services firm, where he oversaw the Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma markets. While at the MPS Group, Rich and his teams were recognized for being the most accomplished markets within North America.  Rich started his career with Century Personnel which was acquired by SOS Staffing a $250 million dollar staffing firm based in Utah. While at SOS Staffing he served as an Area Manager, and managed multiple branch offices throughout the Midwest.
Rich completed his BS Degree in Psychology from Northwest Missouri State University.

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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.