Making Connections Career Fair
presented by: Cumulus Media & Goodwill
Monday, October 6
11:00AM - 3:00PM
303 West Ave
Join Cumulus Media and Goodwill for the Making Connections Career Fair. There will be an array of employers from various industries looking to hire applicants for full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. There will also be FREE career workshops to help guide you in your career, as well as FREE resume review service to help ensure you are making the best impression with employers! Look back often for updates to employers joining us:
- Bankers Life
- Cumulus Media (WEBE108 / WICC600)
- Dr. Dental
- Garavel Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Dealership
- Goodwill of Western & Northern Connecticut
- Hawley Lane Shoes
- Jewish Senior Center
- Maplewood Assisted Living
- Marinello School of Beauty
- Northwestern Mutual
- Prestige Volkswagen of Stamford
- Spector Eye Care
- Stepping Stones Muesuem
- US Postal Service
Improve Job Search Methods with Personal Branding
Branding is a word that we often associate with marketing or product development. At this workshop, we will teach you how to utilize these marketing techniques to market your own skills in the job search. Switching Careers? No problem. Learn how to help your chances of finding your dream employment by using skills that you acquired in previous careers. Just starting out? Learn how to capitalize on your skills that can best assist the company reach their goals.
Job Seeking for Older Workers
Are you an older worker who is unemployed, underemployed or unhappy? Have you become frustrated with current hiring practices? Join us at this workshop where we will discuss how to develop a strong personal brand, a solid resume and how to address your age in interviews. Goodwill staff will be available to address common scenarios older workers face and how to overcome any concern about how your age will affect your job search.
Career-Coaching Starts at Home
Do you have a teen at home? If the answer is “yes”, now is the time to start talking about their future career choices at home. Save thousands in college tuition by helping your teen decide what majors are not a good fit for their career goals. Establishing a strong work ethic, resume and an interest in specific career fields can only help your teen develop a bright and successful career in the future. Learn how to take advantage of local internships and volunteer opportunities to help your teen decide what career fields interest them.
Meet with a Goodwill Career Coach to receive a free 15 minute review of your resume, and receive tips on to improve this important tool that is often the only and first impression employers have of your experience.
**Workshops and resume review service are on a first come first served basis and is not guaranteed for each job seeker. Job seekers are encouraged to pre-register to gurantee a space. Pre-register today!