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We work to keep you informed about trends, tips and resources to make your re-entry as seamless as possible.

Our weekly postings will keep you up-to-date on all things reentry-related!

Fierce Woman Fridays: September 23, 2022

Joan Sherman, Co-Director, Simmons Center for Global Chicago and Cofounder of NextGroup A Truly Fierce Woman  Joan K. Sherman epitomizes a woman’s ability to shift and grow profess...

NextGroup Grows to Meet Demands of Evolving Workplace

PRESS RELEASE   NextGroup Grows to Meet Demands of an Evolving Workplace  NextGroup is excited to announce an expansion of the firm to meet the needs of professional women in trans...

Fierce Woman Fridays: September 2, 2022

It's Fierce Woman Friday and Girl do I have One for You! Patty Barbato has joined NextGroup as a Search Associate and we couldn't be more thrilled. Patty is a force in everything ...

Fierce Woman Fridays: August 19, 2022

This week, we are excited to share the fierce background of one of our newest team members, Kimberly Glover , CCSP, SHRM-CP, who has joined NextGroup as a Search Associate.   Kim ...

Fierce Women Fridays: August 12, 2022

Over the next several weeks, we want to use the Fierce Woman platform to spotlight members of NextGroup's growing team of professionals who are dedicated to our vision of a more di...

Fierce Woman Friday: August 5, 2022

Meet the Fierce Women of the Chicago Innovation Women's Mentoring Co-op NextGroup is honored to be able to contribute to and learn from women in the innovation ecosystem in Chicago...

Fierce Woman Friday: July 26, 2022

Fierce Woman Monday (missed Friday). Meet Shari Greco Reiches! Today I reflected on how little I knew about finances, budget or economics when I was young. My learning was all "on ...

Fierce Women Friday: June 24, 2022

Melissa Rabin Lederer , Chief Experience Officer at mHub This week I had a chance to both flashback and flex forward on female colleagues who have helped shape my career and hopef...

Fierce Women Friday: June 17, 2022

Fierce Women Fridays continues. However, it seems extremely fitting to honor this Fierce Woman, a pastor, mother, executive, community leader and superior human on Juneteenth. Dr. ...

Fierce Women Friday: June 10, 2022

I have decided to close out each week with "Fierce Women Friday". This week I share a photo of the very fiercest woman I know - My mother. At 18, she "graduated" from an orphanage ...

NextGroup Pilots Career Success Circles with Coaching Expert Kate Neal

NextGroup is pleased to partner with Kate Neal, a former corporate recruiter and career coach, to offer our three-month long Career Success Circles for women ready to dive into the...

NextGroup Partners with HER (Heal, Empower, Reclaim) to Support

NextGroup is proud to announce a growing partnership with HER (Heal, Empower, Reclaim) which is a Chicago-based nonprofit devoted to increasing leadership opportunities for women o...

NextGroup Launches Career2021: Ready. Set. Go. Webinar Series

NextGroup is excited to announce our webinar series focused on supporting women in their journey to pivot, transition or relaunch their careers in 2021.

NextGroup Hosts Virtual Panel: The Impact of COVID on Hiring Trends

The Impact of COVID on Hiring Trends | Join our Free Webinar! On November 12th, join our virtual community for a conversation with seasoned recruiters and hiring managers to hear h...

NextGroup Article in Make it Better Magazine E-Newsletter

I'm extremely excited to share this article published by Make It Better magazine that spotlights NextGroup and our work on behalf of women in the community.   I am supremely fortun...

Slack, Teams, Zoom

What will communication look like as you re-enter the workplace? As we continue to navigate through life in a pandemic – the new normal – remote communication and collaboration bec...

5 Tips to Beat the Quarantine Blues

Being flexible and open to change can be a great asset when it comes to keeping a healthy mind and body while stuck at home. Now more than ever, it’s important to remind ourselves ...