Job Searching During a Recession?
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When: Thursday, April 9
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Meeting ID: 900 456 799 Password: 928367
United States
Contact: Chicago SHRM Headquarters
(312) 368-0188

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Job Searching During a Recession?




With unemployment claims hitting a record setting high at 6.6 million claims this week, many candidates in transition are focused on securing a role, and fast. 


In our webinar, Job Searching During a Recession, we will cover:

  • How a job search in a recession is different than in a growing economy 
  • Realistic expectations during a job search 
  • What you can do during unemployment to make yourself more marketable 
  • How candidates can stand out from the competition 


Chicago SHRM Board Members and Presenters 

Jessica Schaeffer is Senior Director at LaSalle Network, a national staffing, recruiting and culture firm honored with more than 100 culture and revenue-based awards including being named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies for 12 years, Fortune’s “Best Medium Workplaces,” Forbes’ “Best Professional Recruiting Firms’” and to Inc. Magazine’s “Best Workplaces” list. Schaeffer has been quoted in Fast Company, Forbes, Marketing News magazine, and has been featured on FOX Good Day Chicago, ABC Chicago and WGN.




Amy Shivvers is Regional Manager of Strategic Partnerships at Western Governors University, an  affordable higher education, online, nonprofit university serving more than 124,000 students nationwide. Shivvers leads a team and works to expand WGU’s partnership network across Illinois and eight other states throughout the Midwest. An effort to increase awareness and student access, improve affordability and enhance student experience and form meaningful workforce development partnerships with businesses throughout the region.