Career Navigator LIVE!

Three days full of networking, skill-building, and professional development! Career Navigator LIVE! is open to all ACS Fall 2022 attendees.


McCormick Place Convention Center (MPCC) Hall F1 in the Expo

Monday, August 22

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Tuesday, August 23

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday, August 24

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Job Seekers

Benefits

  • Receive personalized career advice
  • Attend a career development workshop
  • Apply and interview for jobs (MEMBERS ONLY)

Personal Career Consultations

Schedule a one-on-one appointment  with an ACS Career Consultant.  Receive general career guidance, have your resume and/or LinkedIn profile reviewed, or improve your interviewing skills through a mock interview.

Attend a Career Development Workshop

ACS is offering a variety of in-person workshops on Professional Education, Leadership Development, and Career Guidance. Learn more and register here.  

Receive a free professional headshot

Swing by the Career Navigator Live! booth and update your professional headshot. No appointment necessary, but we encourage you to register in advance and upload your resume on C&ENjobs. 

Meet with an immigration attorney

Receive a free consultation on transitioning into the US workforce with an immigration attorney. Schedule your appointment today

Job Database

Create an account if you are an ACS Member who is interested in searching the Career Navigator LIVE! jobs database and having exclusive access to on-site interviews with recruiters.

  1. ACS members create or log in to your Job Seeker account and update your profile.

  2. No time to create an account? Visit the Expo featuring Career Navigator LIVE! in the MPCC Hall F1 to speak with recruiters and drop-off your résumé. Please bring hard copies of your résumé.

* When you create an account, you will be asked to upload a résumé and complete an online profile (membership number required)

Confirmation Email
You will receive an email after you create an account in the Jobseeker database confirming your login information.  

Cancellations
No longer attending ACS Fall? Log into your ACS Fall Meeting account and click the (no longer attending) link to cancel your participation. This prevents recruiters assumption of a "no show". 

Employers

Booth and Office Options

Private Office Package 
Investment: $2,250
 
  • A quiet space ideal for conducing on-site interviews 
  • Interview top candidates 
  • Access resumes for thirty days
  • Post five positions in the ACS Career Navigator Live! Database 
Recruiter's Booth Package
Investment: $1,950
 
  • Experience a high volume of job-seeker traffic 
  • Given a prime location to network with attendees 
  • Distribute recuritment materials
  • Access resumes for thirty days 

Registration

  1. Secure a CNL Private Office or Recruiter’s Booth online here, or reach out to Exhibit@acs.org to explore your options. 

  2. Career Navigator LIVE! staff will provide instructions by email to update your profile, post your jobs, search the database and schedule interviews.

Questions?

Please email Expo@acs.org so that we can assist you with your CNL Private Office or Recruiter’s Booth needs.

How to Prepare?

Tips for making the most out of your Career Navigator LIVE! experience before you arrive.

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Make Note of Your ACS Member Number

If you don't have your member number, please contact ACS Membership Services
in advance or onsite in the Chicago McCormick Place Convention Center (MPCC). 

prepare resume

Prepare Your Résumé

Bring at least 20 hard copies of your resume and business cards, plus a portable device or flash drive with your resume, references, and any supporting materials.

interview preparation

Get Interview-Ready

Prepare key responses to typical interview questions. Be prepared to participate in a mock interview and receive one-on-one feedback from an ACS Career Consultant.

job seekers

Check The Employers 

See which employers will be attending and participating in the Career Navigator LIVE!

Note: You must register for Career Navigator LIVE! through the jobs database. New employers and jobs are constantly added, so check in regularly.

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Schedule Workshops 

Review the descriptions of ACS Career Pathways and workshops. Select the ones you plan to attend.

dress to impress

Prepare for a Professional Headshot

Plan your wardrobe so you can dress professionally throughout the Career Navigator LIVE!, as well as visiting the Headshot Studio for a photo you can use to professionalize your LinkedIn profile.

At the Meeting

Tips for making the most out of your Career Navigator LIVE! experience. 

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Create An Agenda 

Review the schedule of activities and workshops, and identify when ACS Career Consultants are available (limited availability is on a first-come, first-served basis.)  

In the Job Seeker Area - you'll have easy access to computers where you can search job postings, request interviews, stay current on new appointments, and update your schedule.

first impressions

Make A Great Impression

We have all heard that you only have one chance to make a great first impression. Career Navigator LIVE! offers many opportunities to meet employers and network with peers and colleagues. You’ll want to be ready to make that great first impression — so they will want to learn more about your experience and capabilities.

networking

Network, Network, Network

Be on the alert for opportunities throughout the entire ACS Spring Meeting. Take the time to introduce yourself to representatives of organizations where you may want to work. Network, get contact information, and follow-up during or immediately after the Spring Meeting.

Can't attend LIVE?

ACS Career Navigator™ offers a tremendous array of resources and tools to support your career goals.
Don't wait for the next Career Navigator LIVE! — open a free job seeker account and get started on your job search!

Take advantage of the tools below to fully prepare yourself to make a great first impression at Career Navigator LIVE!

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