ENG provides a support system to help mid-level managers and above find their ideal next step or update their skills through workshops and networking opportunities. This program offers an incredible pool of proven management talent in all functional disciplines. Individual coaching/consultation is available for those interested.


Annual Membership Fee: $100.00, Visitor Pass(Pay as you Go): $20.00




Thursday, September 19

Informal Networking/Announcements - 6:00-6:30pm

"The Mindful Job Search" - 6:30-8:00pm

Career & Networking Center, 1815 W  Diehl Rd Ste 900, Naperville

Mindfulness is an age-old practice that is scientifically validated to increase personal well being and resiliency. Its benefits include stress reduction, mental clarity and improved problem-solving, as well as increased energy and confidence, mood regulation and relaxation. Can you imagine what this could mean to your job search? This experiential workshop will introduce you to different mindful techniques that you can apply to your personal and professional life, and even within interviews.


Sarah Breithaupt is a licensed professional and nationally certified counselor with a Master of Science in Education Degree in Community Agency Counseling with a Graduate Certificate in Career Development from Northern Illinois University. She facilitates the township’s weekly Resume Group on Mondays and Job Club on Wednesdays and specializes in helping clients find meaningful work as well coping with the impacts of living and working with mental illness and other chronic conditions. Sarah is on the board of the Association of Illinois Township Committees on Youth and chairs the Client Needs Committee of the West Suburban Jobs Council. Sarah has previously worked as a counselor for Northern Illinois University and career advisor at Illinois workNet.


Wednesday, October 9th

Informal Networking/Announcements - 11:30-12:00pm


Networking- 1:15-2:00pm

"The 5 Most Important Steps to Success in Job Search & a Fulfilling Career" 

Arlington Heights Library, 500 N. Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights

Hendrickson Room


What are the basic steps in the job search process?  Walter Reilly, an independent management consultant with executive level human resources subject matter expertise and frequent speaker in the Chicagoland job search networking arena, will share his insights that has proven successful for those in transition and enhancing their careers going forward.


Presented by Walter Reilly

Independent Management Consultant

Co-Facilitator, St. Thomas the Apostle Jobs Ministry (Naperville)

Retired Senior Officer, Elkay Manufacturing

Former Human Resources Vice President, Van Leer Industries

Board Member of a Number of Non-Profit Organizations

MSIR, Labor Relations, Loyola University of Chicago

BS, Labor Economics, University of Wisconsin


Key takeaways will include developing his five ‘C’s’:

Comprehensive network;
Commanding resume;
Compelling introduction;
Clear and certain knowledge of a company and its open position; and,
Charismatic interview presence.

His formal remarks will be followed an ‘open mike’ session where Walt will take and answer all questions as time permits.



All participants in ENG meetings must be an ENG member or purchase an ENG visitor pass. 

ENG Meetings are held January - November, December Meeting will be a Networking Social (Location TBD)