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Rand Haas

Rand Haas

Business and Career Services, Inc.

Wheeling, IL USA

"Start asking questions, speak more, and don't be scared to do what you believe in."

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Rand's work combines: Travel, Art, and Helping People

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Day In The Life

MCIP Program Manager

I help people finding jobs.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Lyons Township High School, LaGrange, IL

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a MCIP Program Manager:

Bachelor's Degree: Helping others

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Life & Career Milestones

I've taken a lot of twists and turns

  • 1.

    My first job did not pay much, but it allowed me to demonstrate my skills in public relations, photography, and taking initiative.

  • 2.

    Left first job to take a job with a nationally-known company one hour from my home to build my resume.

  • 3.

    Took a marketing job in Chicago because I wanted to work in the city.

  • 4.

    Hated the city job, took a job as an industrial consultant.

  • 5.

    Loved consulting job, but tired of the constant travel around the nation to help manufacturing companies. Wanted to find a job in Chicago.

  • 6.

    Found a great job doing public relations and marketing for a major manufacturing company headquartered in Chicago.

  • 7.

    Got laid off, started my own public relations and marketing company and had great clients.

  • 8.

    Made many great contacts as a consultant, finally hired to a full-time position by a client.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Peers:

    No one has done this before.

  • How I responded:

    I did not listen to them.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • Went to college to be a writer

  • Had to work part time while in college to pay for tuition and room and board.