JOB FAIR TIPS by uzy51822


									                                          JOINT JOB FAIR
                                   WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2010
                                        10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
                                   EDUCATION CENTRE GYMNASIUM

Be prepared:

1. Bring plenty of copies of your updated resumés on good quality paper.

2. Highlight key skills and experience you have that match the employer’s needs. Have several different
   versions of your resumé to give out depending on the employer.

3. Consider taking supporting documents such as reference letters, your professional portfolio, copies of your

4. Dress appropriately. Jeans and ball caps are not recommended.

5. Prepare a brief, 30-second introduction of yourself including your name, institution, year of study and

6. Be confident and shake hands firmly. Make eye contact.

7. Show interest – engage in conversation.

8.   Exude enthusiasm and self confidence. Stay positive!

9. Take a notepad and pen to write down any information the employer may give you.

10. Do not monopolize a recruiter’s time.

11. Research the companies that are attending the fair – web sites.

12. Write down any questions before hand.

13. Ask questions about positions available and the hiring process.
     – The employers are here for you!

14. If an employer is not hiring at present, ask when positions may be available.

15. When you are about to end a conversation remember to ask about the follow-up procedure.

16. Have your own networking business cards.

17. Ask for business cards.
Listed below are organizations that are attending the fair:

                   Company Name                               Type of Business              Accepting
Algonquin Regiment                                                   Military                   No
Bayshore Home Health                                   In-Home Health Care Provider            Yes
Blind River District Health Centre                                 Healthcare                  Yes
The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound Inc.           Business (Self Help Office)           Yes
Camp Kodiak                                            Special Needs Summer Camp               Yes
Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)                     Government                    No
Clublink Corporation                                  Golf Course, Hospitality, Culinary       Yes
Collins Barrow Sudbury Nipissing                         Chartered Accounting Firm             Yes
Community Living North Bay                             Developmental Service Sector            Yes
Correctional Service Canada                            Federal Correctional Facilities          No
Crossroads Restaurant                                              Restaurant                  Yes
Delta Muskoka Resorts                                         Resort – Hospitality             Yes
Enterprise Rent A Car                                      Management/Car Rental                No
Good Life Fitness                                                Fitness Centre                Yes
                                                        Health Services – Long Term
Jarlette Health Services                                                                       Yes
KOM Consultants – Study in Australia & U.K.                 International Education            No
Ministry of Education                                          Odyssey Program                 No
Ministry of Northern Development, Mines & Forestry          Provincial Government              Yes
Ministry of Transportation                                       Public Service                Yes
Nipissing University – Conference Services            University – Summer Employment           Yes
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service                         Policing – Nishnawbe-Aski Nation         Yes
North Bay and District Hospital                                      Hospital                  Yes
North Bay Police                                                 Police Service                No
Ontario Provincial Police                                             Police                   No
Ontario Public Service                                            Government                   No
Paramed Home Health Care                                       Home Healthcare                 Yes
Primerica Financial Services                                   Financial Services              Yes
Ridge at Manitou Golf Club                                  Semi Private Golf Club             Yes
River Run Whitewater Resort                                      Rafting Resort                Yes
Scotiabank                                                     Financial Services              No
Simcoe Community Services                                  Social Services Agency              Yes
Sun Life Financial                                                   Finance                   Yes
Sykes Assistance Services Corporation                              Healthcare                  Yes
VON – Victorian Order of Nurses                         Community Healthcare Org.              Yes
York Regional Police                                           Law Enforcement                 No

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