By Angela Cain, WTHR Community Affairs Director - email
If you are looking for a job, dress for success and attend the WTHR Employment Opportunity Fair. It takes place on Thursday, July 17, 2014, from 12 to 5 p.m. in the 500 Ballroom of the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. This is one of the largest job fairs in Indiana where you will have an opportunity to meet employers face-to-face. Come prepared as you could be talking to your future employer! While you are there, be sure to check out the Employment Opportunity Fair workshops on timely topics such as social media, interviewing tips, networking, and self-branding.
There is no cost to attend the job fair and the workshops, but registration is required. Register now!
WTHR Employment Opportunity Fair presented by Indiana Black Expo Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12 – 5pm Indiana Convention Center 500 Ballroom
EOF Workshop Schedule: July 17, 2014
How to Maximize your Job Search in the New Tech Age Maximize your online profile to locate jobs through LinkedIn; increase your online presence beyond Monster and CareerBuilder. Location: Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom Reception Room Time: 12:30pm & 2:00pm Cost: Free
How to Connect with the Person Who Will Hire You How to network with the employers you will meet at the job fair and how to utilize and maintain those connections. How to start building a network. Location: Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom Reception Room Time: 12:55pm & 2:25pm Cost: Free
Is What You're Doing Costing You the Job? Tips on dressing for success, proper attire, Professional vs. Business Casual, and nonverbal cues. Location: Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom Reception Room Time: 1:20pm & 3:15pm Cost: Free
A Successful Interview: Beginning to End Interview preparation, what to bring, and attitude prior to arrival. How to successfully answer interview questions with the C.A.R. and S.T.A.R. method. What to do after the interview, and learn how soon is “too soon” to follow up. Location: Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom Reception Room Time: 1:45pm & 3:40pm Cost: Free
Marketing Your Professional Assets What should be in a resume? What do recruiters look for in a resume? How much time is my resume really getting in front of a recruiter? Location: Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom Reception Room Time: 2:10pm & 4:05pm Cost: Free
Before coming to the job fair, prepare yourself by watching the learning videos from WorkOne.
Learn from real Indianapolis employers how they find their employees; what they prefer to see on a resume; what makes a positive impression during the interview process; and how to apply this inside information to your job search! Resume Development, Finding a Job and Successful Interviewing are just a few of the videos you can access online in the Video Gallery when you register at WorkOneIndy.com.
Remember, you have only one chance to impress your potential employer. Dress for success and come prepared. See you on July 17th!