'40 Under 40' Entries: Print out the Online Nomination Form and include it in your package

January 28, 2013 |
Rob Cassidy

We're getting lots of interest - and questions - related to our 8th Annual "40 Under 40" Competition. Some last-minute tips:

1 - Print out the Online Nomination Form itself and make that the first item in your completed application.

2 - Suggested format "flow": Printed Online Nomination Form, Printed "Personal Statement," Resume or equivalent, Appendix with any supplementary materials (news clips, awards information, printouts of relevant online information, etc.). Include photo/s of the candidate if you wish, but not required.

3 - Only 1 copy of the complete application is needed. Mail or ship to me: Rob Cassidy, BD+C/SGC Horizon, 3030 W Salt Creek Lane, #201, Arlington Heights, IL 60005.

4 - Don't put any pages in mylar sleeves! We have to be able to write on the pages (wide margins and big type much appreciated).

5 - While we appreciate "professional-looking" presentations, don't go overboard: We're judging the candidate's career progress, not how fancy the presentation is.

QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR ENTRY? Email me at: rcassidy@sgcmail.com.

Good luck to all!

:rob

Rob Cassidy | Building Team Blog

Rob Cassidy (“ClimateGrouch”) is editorial director of Building Design+Construction. A city planner, he is the author of several books, including “Livable Cities,” and was a co-founder of the Friends of the Chicago River.

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