Monday, April 19, 2010

NAACP Regional Diversity Job Fair

Atlanta, GA
Regional Diversity Job Fair
April 20, 2010
10:00am - 3:00pm
Georgia World Congress
285 Andrew Young International Blvd
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Foodservice & Hospitality, Government, Retail, IT & Software, Education, Health Care, Media & Entertainment, Administration, & more!
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Atlanta Job Fair Exhibitors:
This year's exhibitors include:
CBS Atlanta
Habitat For Humanity International
JBT Corporation
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Merrill Lynch
RBS WorldPay
Shane Co.
Sybase, Inc.
The Employment Guide
Transportation Security Administration
Wolters Kluwer
And more!

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Join the 2010 celebration of diversity and recruit some of Atlanta’s most qualified and diverse candidates at the Atlanta Job Fair. For over 16 years PSI Diversity Job Fair has been the “official” Diversity Job Fair of the NAACP National Convention and the National Urban League Conference.
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Event Overview:The Job Fair is FREE and OPEN to ANYONE regardless of ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, etc.Meet face-to-face with recruiters and hiring managers from local and national employers, and speak candidly with industry leaders about opportunities in your field.Whether you're an active job seeker or just curious, you may discover a career opportunity just right for you. Follow these tips to maximize your job fair success!
Bring resumes, as well as, a pen and a notepad.
Dress professionally (conservative business suit, comfortable dress shoes, etc.).
Your introduction is your initial interview.
When you meet a recruiter, be friendly, confident, and assertive. Give a firm handshake while introducing yourself.
Practice a 45-60 second personal advertisement to communicate your strengths and goals. Speak clearly and make eye contact.
The Job Fair is setup like an open house trade show. You may walk through and speak with the recruiters you choose.
Use the program guide you will receive at the event to learn more about the participating companies and job openings.
Ask for business cards when you speak with recruiters. Send personal thank you notes via email after the event, and make follow-up calls to schedule an interview.
Who can attend the Professional Diversity Job Fair?All our events are diverse and multicultural which means they are open to all. Employers are interested in your background and experience. By participating, employers are extending their welcome to candidates from all types of backgrounds. Most will require US Citizenship.
How is the Job Fair set up?The PSI Job Fair is an “open house” trade show environment. Each employer recruits from its own 8’ X 10’ booth space. As an “open house’ you can attend any time during the published hours and talk with only the employers you choose.
Don't keep this to yourself! Feel free to bring a friend!