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Chad Eaves


Role and Company

President/Founder, Chad Eaves & Associates


17 years experience in small business


Lake Zurich, IL

About Chad

I have been a small business owner since 2003 and love it. My current business is one in which I coach technology professionals, business owners, and veterans. I also coach people to be effective at presentations and other forms of interpersonal communications. These are areas I coach in because of my work and life experience. Prior businesses were in IT consulting and a web software business.

I have written two books (An Entrepreneur's Carol & Achievement Alphabet), created a journal (Titan Goals Journal), speak professionally, and deliver workshops on a variety of topics. I also post articles on LinkedIn and my blog.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur I worked as a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers and several smaller firms. I am also a Navy veteran.

My wife and I enjoy Formula One auto racing, Gator athletics, and traveling. I am a Toastmaster in which I have won numerous club and area level competitions.

My undergraduate degree is in Agricultural & Biological Systems Engineering from the University of Florida. I have an MBA from University of Phoenix. I am also a Certified Scrum Master (Agile Project Management).

I look forward to hearing from you vets out there!

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Chad's Recent Answers

4 months ago

How long should I wait to hear from an organization after completing the various stages of the hiring/interviewing process?

Good morning Daniel, 1. Send a note card (preferable) or email immediately following your interview. 2. Send a contact once a week ...

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4 months ago

Does anyone have any connections in the publishing industry or retail stores that feature greeting cards?

Hi Theresa, I second June's advice. There are so many unknowns for the retail landscape. You may want to consider...

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4 months ago

Is is still possible to find a job during the economic shutdown?

Hello John, There is still opportunity out there, though it is much harder to find (especially when compared to three...

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7 months ago

Can I get guidance on pursuing a career in the IT field?

Hi John, Pick an area. Cybersecurity is in demand and pays well, but be sure you enjoy that type of...

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8 months ago

How do you connect with and network into companies when their recruiters are nonresponsive?

Hello Casper, As with any situation, it's a good idea to get in touch with the decision-maker(s). Most of...

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