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FIND YOUR CAREER FIT – Registration Required

Wednesday, May 3 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Unsure about what you want to do? This is your chance to take the Strong Interest Inventory, one of the most widely respected and frequently used career planning tools. It provides individuals with information regarding the types of careers that will offer them the most satisfaction and potentially rewarding work environments. So if you are:

  • Reentering the workforce and looking for insights on possible careers options,
  • Exploring a career change or considering an encore career,
  • A recent college graduate wondering where to begin, or
  • Trying to figure out how to target your job search,

The Strong Interest Inventory will provide valuable insight into a career that will best fit you. Workshop participants will receive targeted strategies to help focus their career search – regardless of where they currently are.

Dr. Barbara Annin is an executive coach and workshop facilitator with over 30 years of professional experience. Since launching her coaching practice in 2003, she has worked with individuals and teams helping them enhance their overall career and personal success. Barbara has also facilitated workshops for organizations including: Astellas, Case New Holland, Chicago Urban League, the City of Lake Forest, National Association of Realtors, Right Management, Takeda, and University of Chicago Hospitals. Prior to working as an executive coach, she held senior-level positions with Baxter International and CNA Financial.

Dr. Annin received her Ph.D. and MA degree in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara. She holds an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago.

Registration Required; Please call 847-295-5626

$10 for CRC Members/$30 fee for non-members

Career Resource Center, Inc.® is the proven confidence-building, employment resource featuring individualized attention, education, training and coaching by industry professionals.Results-focused, CRC has assisted more than 12,000 job candidates during its 26 year history, with a success rate averaging 80%. Our strength is in energizing and empowering job seekers and helping candidates navigate the process with relevant, proven job search strategies.  Our professionals focus on helping job candidates optimize their search efforts and maximize their results. Modest fees are possible as this 501(c)(3) nonprofit is supported by donors and volunteers.


  • Job Search Coaching Sessions: Private, confidential sessions on identifying and articulating strengths, determining focus, search strategies and tactics; plus coaching throughout your search.
  • Interview Preparation: Private sessions prepare candidates for interviews via discussion on techniques/strategies and with mock interviews that may be digitally recorded and critiqued.
  • Job Search Roundtables: Informal small group strategy and tactic sessions facilitated by CRC advisor.
  • LinkedIn Tutoring:Individual, one hour consultations on how to take advantage of this professional network.
  • Educational & Training Programs: Professionals share their expertise with the goal of helping individuals enhance their professional toolkit and gain the knowledge and skills critical for conducting a successful job campaign.
  • Networking Sessions: Outside professionals facilitate an animated exchange of information between participants.  Open to the public at no charge.  Bring resumes, business cards and handbills.
  • Online Job & Research Specialist: Individual assistance on identifying effective job search websites, researching businesses, finding job opportunities, completing online applications, and more.


  • Office Away From Home:  Wi-Fi along with 5 computer workstations, 3 desks with laptop hook-ups, phones, printer, copier, and paper.
  • Reference Library: Employment directories, guides, newspapers, etc.
  • Online Employer Database: ReferenceUSAtm a premier       reference tool offering access to a proprietary database of 24 million U.S. businesses.
  • CRC LinkedIn Group:Engage in dialog regarding job search, expand connections, gather information, and receive job postings.

Stop in for a tour
during regular office hours.

We are always here to answer your questions.


M-W-Th: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

How to find us:

CRC is located in a residential neighborhood on the Grove Cultural Campus in southwest Lake Forest
40 E. Old Mill Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045



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