Author Archives: TAP-Chicago
Kick off the summer with the TAP-Chicago community service team and lend a helping hand/paw to man’s best friends at Chicago Canine Rescue! We will be walking dogs and enjoying the outdoors around the Forest Glen Woods preserve. Space is limited! . First timers and experts are welcome.
TAP-Chicago has procured DISCOUNTED tickets at $35 (REG. $44) with LIMITED tickets available and on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis. Get your ticket on Eventbrite before Monday, May 15th!
Cynthia Yeh, Principal Percussionist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, received a Bachelor of Music Performance degree from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Music performance degree from Temple University. Cynthia joined the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as principal percussionist in June 2007. She previously served as principal percussionist for the San Diego Symphony Orchestra from 2004 to 2007.
TAP-Chicago first met Cynthia in early-March when she was one of five panelists who participated in the “The Road Less Traveled” panel program featuring prominent Chicagoland Asian Americans in careers not generally associated with Asian Americans such as careers in the field of performing arts.
Join TAP for a special event as we invite you for a night out at the symphony with Cynthia featuring Haydn’s Symphony No. 85, a favorite of Queen Marie Antoinette, and Szymanowski’s First Violin Concerto. After the concert, Cynthia gives a sneak peak behind the scenes with a backstage tour, followed by a meet and greet at Tesori!
PLEASE NOTE THAT BY PURCHASING YOUR TICKET ON EVENTBRITE, YOU ARE PURCHASING A DISCOUNTED TICKET THAT IS PRE-PAID BY TAP-CHICAGO WHO WILL BE ISSUING YOU YOUR PAID TICKET FOR THE CONCERT.
INVITEES HAVE THE OPTION TO VENMO $35 TO TAP TO AVOID PAYING THE REGISTRATION FEE ($2.92) ON EVENTBRITE. THIS METHOD OF PAYMENT IS PREFERRED.TAP’S VENMO IS “TAP-Chicago” OR “@tapchicago.” PLEASE BE SURE TO INDICATE THAT YOUR PAYMENT IS FOR THE FOLLOWING: “CSO EVENT”
SHOULD YOU OPT TO VENMO YOUR PAYMENT, PLEASE ENSURE TO SELECT THE “FREE TICKET” UPON REGISTERING ON EVENTBRITE THAT CONFIRMS YOU PAID VIA VENMO.
Mock interviews will be scheduled based on first-come, first serve. We encourage you to register soon as space is limited.
A job interview does not have to be daunting once you know what to expect. Join TAP-Chicago for a mock interview session with experienced professionals from a variety of fields including accounting, computer science, consulting, and marketing. Give yourself the opportunity to interview with an experienced professional from your intended career who can provide you with insider knowledge of what to expect and how to best present yourself for your ideal job.
Interviewers and interviewees will be paired up according to the background and interest. The event will be two-fold: first, recruiters will help interviewees prepare for the mock interview and then the interviewers will conduct the mock interview. After the mock interview session there will be a networking session for everyone at the event.
We cordially invite you to our April Networking at AceBounce Ping Pong. AceBounce is a new concept venue in the heart of West Loop featuring amazing cocktails and ping pong tables!
Make sure you RSVP via Eventbrite by Thursday April 20th with the FREE Early Bird ticket. General Admission at the door is $5. Contact Tuyet Ngo | Tuyet@tapchicago.org Contact Jack Lian | Jack@tapchicago.org
Complimentary hot food and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be served.
Join TAP-Chicago for a Social Media Professional Skills Module in downtown Chicago on April 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Our two speakers, Katie Molchan and Rachel L. Schaller, will discuss ways to manage your social media presence as a job seeker and an employee, and what employers can consider when making employment decisions. Ms. Molchan will also provide tips and advice on how to improve your social media footprint (e.g. Linkedin, the modern resume) in order to get the coveted job that you want.
Rachel L. Schaller is an attorney at Taft, Stettinius & Hollister with extensive employment litigation and counseling expertise, includes but not limited to employment disputes, class actions, and breach of contract. Ms. Schaller is also a legal author, having frequently published employment articles for Workforce Magazine and the 2013 through 2016 supplements to Chapter 13 (Disability) of the Employment Discrimination Law treatise. Ms. Schaller received her Juris Doctorate from the Chicago-Kent College of Law and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Katie Molchan is a Senior Consultant with the Beacon Hill Staffing Group with nearly seven years of experience in helping applicants find the right jobs across many industries. Prior to Beacon Hill, Ms. Molchan also placed candidates in Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles and Anaheim while at Action Figures Convention Staffing. Ms. Molchan is also an expert on Linkedin Profile management, having presented at universities in the Chicagoland area on the topic. Ms. Molchan received her BA from Columbia College Chicago.
Join TAP as we go to the King of the Yees at the Goodman Theatre on April 29th (2pm Sat) ! Learn more about King of the Yees, please visit:https://
We have 15 seats reserved at a group discounted rate of $25 each for the main floor ($5 OFF the original ticket). You are welcome to join us for drinks/snacks after the show!
Please RSVP via eventbrite:
Contact Matt Maa at firstname.lastname@example.org
TAP-Chicago’s Leadership & Professional Development Committee presents, “The Road Less Traveled” on the evening of March 2, a panel program featuring prominent Chicagoland Asian Americans in the fields of performing arts, law enforcement, politics, and the culinary arts. The program will focus on the individual and personal stories of each of the speakers through a vibrant discussion and Q&A session where audience members will have the opportunity to further engage with guest speakers.
Moderated by 1871’s own Vanessa Yeh (Manager, Brand Experience), panelists of this program include:
Stephen Chung – Commander, 9th District, Chicago Police Department
Theresa Mah – Illinois State Representative, 2nd District, Illinois House of Representatives
William Song – Chef/Restaurateur, bopNgrill
Norman Yap – Actor, Chimerica
Cynthia Yeh – Percussionist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
This event is sponsored by 1871, Clarity Partners, and Mr. Pak’s.
REGISTER BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW:
EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS ON FEBRUARY 24TH! GET YOUR TICKET TODAY!
Email them to Connie Yip at email@example.com.
Join TAP-Chicago to learn the history and significance of the Chinese dumpling and how to prepare the dumplings at Lao Beijing Restaurant in Chinatown! The best part? You get to eat what you make! After which all guests will be served a full meal may including the following:
• Beijing Shredded Pork (with Pancakes)
• Cumin Lamb Satay Beijing Style
• Moo Shu Chicken
• Hot Plate Beef with Black Pepper Sauce
• Fried Rice Noodles
• Sauteed String Beans with Garlic
• Mapo Tofu
All materials will be prepared, so all you need to do is to show up and have fun! Cost per person will be around $15 (tax and tips included). Make sure you RSVP by Sunday March 5th!
For more information contact:
Ada He | firstname.lastname@example.org