The Career & Networking Center (CNC) offers a variety of diverse resources for individuals in career transition or looking for professional development. CNC's robust program is inclusive of coaching, workshops, networking and accountability groups, needed for job search and career success.  Join us for an interactive Orientation to learn how CNC can assist you as you create and navigate your plan for fulfilling and lasting employment.  


 

ORIENTATION SCHEDULE

Are you in a job search? Are you looking to make a career change? Looking to expand your professional network?

If so, visit the Career & Networking Center (CNC) to learn about the services and resources available including one-on-one appointments with human resource and business professionals covering career exploration, job search strategy, networking, resume review, interviewing, and LinkedIn. In addition, the CCC offers job search and career-related workshops, Job Search Work Team Accountability Group meetings, networking groups, use of workstations and support from the staff.  No need to RSVP. 

If you are not able to attend on-site, a Virtual Orientation is available every Wednesday at 10:00 am by clicking the link https://zoom.us/s/903984937

Naperville Orientation 

Palatine Orientation 


 

 BECOME A MEMBER

**Your investment of $100.00, includes unlimited coaching appointments, workshops (Boot Camp excluded), Job Search Work Team Accountability Group meetings and a professional setting to use as your office away from home.  

If you prefer to utilize CCC's service as a non-member. you will be prompted to pay per individual coaching appointment or workshop. 

 

SCHEDULE COACHING APPOINTMENTS

**Membership is required to schedule a coaching appointment.  If you are unsure of membership, please call or email CNC for confirmation**

ONE APPOINTMENT may be scheduled at one time and your first appointment to schedule is an INTAKE.

Naperville Coaching Appointments 

Palatine Coaching Appointments 

 

REGISTERING FOR WORKSHOPS

RSVP to workshops you are attending - all first-time users must create a LOGIN in order to RSVP.  

RSVP directly on the Workshop Link on the CALENDAR.

**Workshops (Boot Camp excluded) are included with membership**

Naperville Workshop Calendar 

 Palatine Workshop Calendar 


 

BOOT CAMP CLASS

The CNC realizes there is a growing demand by those who are currently employed and interested in making a job change but are unable to attend our weekly daytime workshops. In response to this growing need, we are pleased to announce our new Boot Camp classes.  

Boot Camp will be a half-day Saturday class designed to provide tangible takeaways for job seekers, career changes and those seeking professional development.  Lunch is provided.  Fee: $25. 

Naperville Workshop Calendar 


 

CNC RESOURCES

COACHING 

With varied backgrounds, diverse work experiences, and a wealth of knowledge, CNC's committed and talented team of volunteer career coaches provide the personalized attention one needs for a successful job search, career change or professional development.   

WORKSHOPS

Career enhancing, confidence-building and skill-based workshops are beneficial to those looking to grow professionally, extend their reach and learn new skills.  Visit CNC Naperville Calendar or CNC Palatine Calendar to RSVP for workshops.

WORKSTATIONS

Members are able to utilize the Center's Wi-Fi,  workstations and other resources as their office away from home.  

JOB SEARCH WORK TEAM

Studies show job transition time reduces by 1/3 when individuals participate in a JOB SEARCH WORK TEAM. Team members commit to helping one another in job search stay focused on key tasks and are held accountable for getting them the work done!   Attending this group makes the sometimes-difficult job of job searching, easier and more manageable. Visit CNC Naperville Calenda for weekly meeting dates and times or ask a CNC staff member.  CNC Membership is required and you must RSVP.


 

NETWORKING GROUPS (Membership is not required to participate in networking groups)

Job Club Networking Group - provides a welcoming place where individuals come together to share resources and job search information, learn network strategies/interview techniques, along with with with encouraging each other no matter where they are in their search.  Individuals have the opportunity to give a brief two-minute verbal elevator pitch about their job position and target companies. Bring copies of resume, handbill, and/or business cards to share with others. Wednesdays 10:30-12:30, Naperville.   

Lean In for Women Networking Group - is a group, inspired by the book "Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, where women come together to find encouragement, share ideas, learn/grow together, show solidarity and help each other become their best selves. If you are reentering the workforce, in job transition, starting a business or working toward a promotion, this group is for you!  Visit CNC Naperville Calendar for the monthly meeting date and time. 


 

PROFESSIONAL WRITING SERVICE 

The Career & Networking Center offers writing services for individuals interested in having a resume, cover letter, or LinkedIn profile created by a certified, professional coach. Speak to a staff member if you are interested in this service.