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Career Fair Preparedness

Posted on August 04, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Tags: job fair

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Here are nine things you can do to prepare for the Diversity Career Fair on Thurs., Aug. 6:

1. Read Things to Do to Get Ready for Career Fairs.

2. Search for tips about job fairs on the archive for MinnesotaWorks.net blog by selecting the job fair tag (right side of the webpage).

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Diversity Career Fair Set for August 6

Posted on July 29, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Tags: job fair, job search

St. Paul-Ramsey County WorkForce CenterThe Ramsey County St. Paul WorkForce Center and about 100 employers will welcome job seekers to the WorkForce Center, located in the Hamline Midway neighborhood at 540 N. Fairview Ave. The event is free to job seekers.

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Job search workshops at the Veterans Career Fair

Posted on July 08, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Tags: veterans, job fair

Image of American flagIn between visits to a record number of 170 employer exhibits at the Veterans Career Fair, here’s how to make your job search even more effective. 

Try a workshop. Three are scheduled. Take them all in before the Career Fair is over.

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Get ready for MN Vets Career Fair – July 15

Posted on June 03, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Tags: veterans, job fair, job search

The Minnesota Veterans Career Fair, the largest event of its kind in the state, is on deck for Wed., July 15. And if you’re a U.S. military veteran seeking a job or career, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with employers and educational institutions and attend job search workshops.

But it’s not enough to just show up if you’re seriously looking for a new position.

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Health Care Hiring Event Set for May 12

Posted on May 06, 2015 at 2:35 PM
Author: Workforce Development Representative Irene Connors Tags: Twin Cities, job fair

If you’re a job seeker interested in learning more about the health care field, mark your calendar for a health care on-site hiring event in Bloomington on Tuesday.

The event features a panel of experts who will discuss health care careers and a job fair featuring more than 20 employers.

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Could broadband open the door in Mille Lacs County?

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 3:07 PM
Tags: job fair, workforce, education

Last week in this blog we looked at Mille Lacs County – and asked whether broadband could lift up the community. Broadband could help with education and open the door to new employment opportunities.

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Lake Mille Lacs Area Job Fair

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 11:23 AM
Tags: job fair, jobs, Central MN

If you live in the Lake Mille Lacs area -- and are looking for a job or a better job -- be sure to schedule in Tues., April 7 for the Lake Mille Lacs Area Job Fair.

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Things to Do to Get Ready for Career Fairs

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 9:16 AM
Tags: job fair, job search

Participating in career fairs may have been one of your resolutions for your job search in 2015. And if not, it probably should be. While meeting with employers at a career fair might not lead to an interview and job offer on the spot, it could get you into a company for further networking or interviewing. That could lead to your next good job.

Career fairs might serve different groups or industries or be for specific occupations. For example, Mining Industry Day in Chisholm on Friday will connect businesses and job seekers looking for positions within that industry. To help you choose which job fairs to attend, we offer a calendar of events for job seekers.

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Dos and Don’ts for Job Fairs

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 12:36 PM
Tags: job fair, interviewing, networking, job search

You need to go to job fairs with the right attitude, right materials and professional image to be successful. Sure, you hope to go in, get interviewed on site and land a job. And that’s great if it happens, but if not, don’t be discouraged. The focus of job fairs is to come away with job leads. Getting at least a few good job leads is time well spent.

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Attend Diversity Career Fair on August 7

Posted on August 05, 2014 at 9:19 AM
Tags: job fair, education, career planning, job search

Job and career seekers can meet with potential employers and college representatives during the Diversity Career Fair: A World of Opportunities on Thursday, August 7 in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Employers will be recruiting for hundreds of jobs, from entry-level to managerial positions in industries including manufacturing, health care and transportation.

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