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March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Posted by: Career Resource Center

Presented by: Jodi Coplan, Associate Director, Talent Management at Cognizant, and Wendy Hork, Wendy Hork Recruiting

You have worked tirelessly on your resume and it looks great, in fighting shape. All of your skills and experience are highlighted – you are the PERFECT match for the job. You sit down to your computer and start applying to the position on the company website. Of course, you are going to be contacted to set up an interview…right? But instead you get the dreaded email back, letting you know they appreciate your interest but they are looking at other candidates. Or, even worse, you don’t get any response at all.
What happened? How could you NOT get an email to set up an interview? The ATS (Applicant Tracking System) has knocked you out, that’s how. This session will give you the information you need to beat the ATS, to improve your chances of having your resume make it to the next step, the interview. With the tips you will learn from this session you will increase your chances of winning the fight and get noticed.
As a career coach and global HR leader, Jodi Coplan helps students, graduates and experienced professionals advance their careers. Jodi’s professional human resources experience spans over 25 years in various industries including commercial real estate, non-profit and technology consulting. Currently is an HR Director at a technology consulting firm. She is also an adjunct professor at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and Concordia University in River Forest. She teaches numerous human resources courses and has authored 7 courses to create a HR undergraduate major. Jodi is a mentor and serves on the board of College Bound Opportunities (CBO) which mentors, empowers and inspires low-income, first-generation scholars to overcome barriers, graduate college and achieve success in life.
Certified as a Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) and Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), Jodi earned her Master’s in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from Loyola University Chicago and a Bachelors’ of Arts from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Jodi has been the Northern Illinois SHRM chapter president for 2 years and dedicated to the human resources community. She is an active committee member with the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC) and recently completed her Veterans At Work certificate. Jodi is the co-founder of Career Track Coaching specializing in virtual and in person career coaching.

Registration is required to attend.  Please call 847-295-5626.

Free for CRC Members/$20 fee for non-members


March 31
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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