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Job Search Seminar Presented by Mary Beth Barrett-Newman of Career Resource Center

Mary Beth Barrett-Newman
Mary Beth Barrett-Newman

New Trier Township Sponsors Career Strategy Program

Managing Your Way to the Finish Line, a seminar for individuals in the job search process, will be presented by Career Resource Center, Inc. (CRC) with sponsorship by New Trier Township at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 23 at the Township Office, 739 Elm Street, Winnetka. The program will be conducted by Mary Beth Barrett-Newman, President of 2nd Career Consulting and a volunteer Career Advisor with CRC.

Ms. Barrett-Newman will focus her presentation on the process of conducting a job campaign. Her philosophy is that a job search needs to be treated like a job with the seeker managing his time, creating routines and setting goals. A job search is a marathon, not a sprint, and employment seekers need to develop the disciplines of planning, follow-up, tracking and patience in order to meet their career goals. As an experienced job search coach, Ms. Barrett-Newman can walk attendees through strategies that will help them to create structure and set priorities to result in improved productivity and enthusiasm.

Mary Beth Barrett-Newman spent the first 30 years of her first career in the financial services industry. She works with professional women who, after taking a career break, have decided to re-enter the workforce, and she coaches men and women looking to make career changes. Ms. Barrett-Newman also specializes in helping recent college grads to establish professional goals and find employment.

For more information on the Managing Your Way to the Finish Line program, please contact Kelly Clark, CRC Office Administrator at 847-295-5626 or info@CareerResourceCenter.org.

Career Resource Center, a non-profit organization established in 1990 and located in Lake Forest, is the proven confidence-building employment resource featuring individualized attention and coaching by industry professionals. Results-focused, CRC has assisted nearly 12,000 job candidates during its 24 year history. They serve job seekers from a wide range of disciplines, professions, experiences, age groups and compensation levels. They may be recent graduates, women returning to the work force, or those seeking to further their careers. Most are unemployed professionals affected by downsizing, mergers, company closings and relocations.

New Trier Township provides leadership, advocacy and resources to benefit the physical, mental and social well-being of Township residents. The Township grants funding for CRC to assist the agency in their mission as they provide much needed professional support for residents of the Township and the entire region.

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