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Thursday, February 21 10:15 am - 11:45 am

Presented by: John Strauss, former Senior Principal at Accenture

Have you been putting off updating your resume because you just do not know where to start? Join John Strauss as he walks you through the steps to get started. After attending this session you will be on your way to creating a resume that gets results.

Your resume must be targeted to the position for which you are applying, highlight your accomplishments and show the unique value you bring to the table. Learn oh wot produce an effective resume that will get the attention of employers and accelerate your job search.

Individual follow-up sessions for resume review will be available by appointment for CRC Members on a later date after attending this session.

John Strauss, very recently retired as a Senior Principal in Accenture’s Strategy Practice based out of Chicago. John has assisted provider clients for more than 25 years with the development of growth strategies and performance improvement initiatives to strengthen their market, operating , and financial position. John was very active in supporting Accenture’s recruitment and development process.  John has a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Grinnell College and earned an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED – Please call 847-295-5626

Free for CRC Members

$20 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.

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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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