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Fierce Woman Feature - Esiloza Omoh

This week our cofounder Candace Chow’s personal work has been around looking at her own "limiting be...

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Fierce Women Feature - Jolie Fleming

Meet Jolie Fleming (@joliefleming), this week's #FierceWomanFriday. Jolie is the Senior Vice Preside...

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Hiring Trends for 2023, Its Time to Embrace the "Gap” - Evanston Living Magazine - January 2023

HIRING TRENDS FOR 2023 IT’S TIME TO EMBRACE THE “GAP” By Candance Chow and Melanie Wright of NextGro...

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Fierce Women Feature - Jill Salzman

Yesterday, co-founder Candance Chow had the pleasure of meeting Jill Salzman (@FoundingMom) over zoo...

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Fierce Women Feature - Barbara Walters

My Childhood Role Model and Fierce Woman - Barbara Walters It's time to close out my final #fiercewo...

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Fierce Women Feature - Nicole Cole

This week NextGroup cofounder Candance Chow want to lift up a woman who she has known for more than ...

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Fierce Women Feature - Deborah Agrafojo

From middle school teacher to bakery business owner to M&A Investment Banker, Deborah Agrafojo put...

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Fierce Women Feature - Corinne Rice

It's #FierceWomanFriday and we want to spotlight a true leader of people in our friend and keynote s...

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Fierce Women Feature - Christine Stone

This #fiercewomanfriday is dedicated to Christine Stone! Christine is many levels of #fierce. She ha...

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Fierce Women Feature - Tracy Quattrocki

It's #FierceWomanFriday and we're spotlighting one amazingly fierce woman, Dr. Tracy Quattrocki. Tra...

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Fierce Women Feature - Evanston Community Foundation

It's all but impossible to narrow it down to just one great woman leader or advocate in Evanston for...

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Professional You 2.0 | November 10, 2022

PROFESSIONAL YOU 2.0 Making Your Way to What's Next THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2022 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. (CS...

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Fierce Women Feature - Cheryl Contee

Fierce Woman Feature - Meet Cheryl Contee This past weekend I had the honor to meet dozens of fierce...

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Next Group Partners with "Third Act" Quest Storytellers Event October 21 & 22

We are excited to announce that NextGroup is a Contributing Partner, and our co-founder, Candance Ch...

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Fierce Woman Fridays: September 23, 2022

Joan Sherman, Co-Director, Simmons Center for Global Chicago and Cofounder of NextGroup A Truly Fier...

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NextGroup Grows to Meet Demands of Evolving Workplace

PRESS RELEASE   NextGroup Grows to Meet Demands of an Evolving Workplace  NextGroup is excited to an...

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How They Did It: Candance Chow & Melanie Wright

Each month, EvolveMe features inspirational women who've made it to the other side of career change....

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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 com...

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