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Come meet the experts and learn how to leverage your unique experiences and skills, break into demand industries, navigate corporate America, or build your business for success.
ROCX is proud to partner with the Romanian Consulate General, Upwardly Global, Ericson Consulting Group, Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies - University of Illinois at Chicago, and the City of Chicago, Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) and offer topics most relevant to the Romanian community. Sign up for the session that is most relevant for you!
Interview Skills to Succeed – 10:00 to11:00
Presented by: Allie Levinsky, with Upwardly Global
Today there are more than 1.5 million immigrants in the U.S. who are college-educated, have the legal right to work, but are unemployed or significantly underemployed. This session provides participants with the tips and resources they need to leverage their unique skills and experiences and land the job of their dreams. This session is a must for all job-seekers looking to break into the job market. Click here to learn more.
Business Etiquette: The How To's on Navigating Corporate America –11:00 to 12:00
Presented by: Ellen Ericson, Principal of Ericson Consulting Group - a global etiquette & protocol solutions firm.
Are you wondering about your next career move? How to move up in your current corporation, best maneuver your corporate culture, or better communicate with your boss and colleagues? Join Ellen Ericson as she offers career coaching tips on navigating corporate America at all levels in your career. This session is a must for up-and-coming professionals, so be sure to register! Click here to learn more.
Lunch & Learn –12:00 to 1:30 (lunch will be provided)
Join us for the networking portion of our workshop where guest speakers and panelists discuss career and industry insights, skills needed most in their role, how to connect, and resources available to get the job!
Industry Highlights Include: Health Care, Government, Consulting, HR Management, Recruitment, Information Technology, and more.
Starting & Staying in Business --1:30 to 2:30
Presented by: Denise Ching the Associate Director, Illinois SBDC at the Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies - University of Illinois at Chicago
The Illinois SBDC at UIC works closely with students, faculty and the community to assist entrepreneurs with market analysis, business planning, securing business loans, and obtaining outside equity investment.
Join Denise as she shares how to improve your business model generation and utilize lean-start-up practices. This session is a must for small business owners, so be sure to register! Click here to learn more.
Workshop Wrap-Up, Q&A, and Networking – 2:30 to 3:00
Discount parking is available in the building, ask us to validate your ticket!
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Romanian Cultural Exchange (ROCX)
The Romanian Cultural Exchange is an all volunteer, 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, dedicated to promoting creative programs and projects focused on intercultural and educational exchange. Our mission is to collaborate with other Romanian-American organizations to promote Romanian cultural values and to help create a stronger, more unified community. Contact us, to learn more.