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19th Annual Employment Opportunity fair today with Black Expo

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INDIANAPOLIS -

If you're looking for a new job, you can get some important help today until 5 p.m. at the Indiana Convention Center's 500 Ballroom.

WTHR is sponsoring the 19th Annual Employment Opportunity Fair hosted by the Indiana Black Expo as part of its summer celebration.

80 employers will be on hand from various professions, trades and industries. Many of them are hiring.

Duke Energy, a presenting sponsor, is hiring for 50-100 positions.

You can register for the Job Fair and its free Career Workshops on WTHR's homepage.

Job Fair sessions include:

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, andlearn 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

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