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Northland Job Fair Set for May 7

Posted on April 09, 2014 at 2:36 PM
Tags: Northeast MN, job fair, job search

Connect with employers at the 5th Annual Northland Job Fair on Wednesday, May 7. The event is one of the largest in northern Minnesota. Job fair organizers expect about 1,000 attendees at the event. More than 70 employers from northern Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin will speak with job seekers about current and future job vacancies. 

The job fair offers you the chance to link up with businesses that are seeking to hire workers for entry-level to professional jobs.  Job openings are in an array of fields including IT, engineering, hospitality, health care, finance, utilities, mining, government, transportation and manufacturing.

Representatives from Lake Superior College and Duluth Business University will be available to talk with attendees about training and education options. In addition, job seekers can practice interviewing with employers and have career experts critique their resume in a resource area. Stop by the MinnesotaWorks.net booth to tell us about your experience using our job bank.  

The job fair will be open exclusively to veterans, students and interns from 10 to 11 a.m. and to all job seekers from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It will be held at the DECC Paulucci Hall, 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth. Parking is free , thanks to our Platinum Sponsor NORTHFORCE. For directions to the event, click here .

Here are our tips for gearing up for the job fair:

  • Be ready to briefly tell employers the benefits of hiring you. You could even be interviewed on the spot.

  • Attend a workshop about making the most of the job fair. Click here and select “Pre-Fair Workshops” to view the schedule. 

  • Look at our list of employers attending. Plan to visit the booths of employers that you wish to work for.

  • Post your resume on MinnesotaWorks.net.

  • Check out our list of job fair prep recommendations. 

For more information, email Rhonda Rutford , business services specialist at the WorkForce Center in Duluth, or call 218-302-8406

DEED, a WorkForce Center partner, is organizing the event.

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