2010 OpportunityFest Job Fair and Volunteers Wanted

Posted on January 5, 2010

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OpportunityFest

OpportunityFest

From a Facebook invite from Alice Zhou. This looks like a good opportunity and good practice for interviewing, and if you get there early there are goody bags. And who among jobseekers cannot use a sack full of free stuff? Best of all, it’s in the afternoon, so if you’re on vampire hours, you won’t be half-asleep for the interviews.

2010 Opportunityfest

Are you getting cross eyed from looking at online job boards? Are your fingers tired from sending out hundreds of your resumes? Are you frustrated that you can’t seem to get your foot in the door in front of the “Good Employers” in town? Well, this is your big chance to be interviewed by one of the recruiting managers from the companies like Telus, Teresan Gas, RBC, etc.

• Speed Interviews (RSVP with your resume)
• Recruiting booth from big companies
• Dress professionally
• Useful information and resources for freelancing, contract work, starting your own business
• Goodie bag for the first 300 attendees

Hosted by: Multicultural Helping House Society Bamboo Network Fast Track to Employment
Date: Tuesday, Jan 26, 2009
Time: 1-5pm
Location: J Lounge, 1216 Bute Street, Vancouver BC.

Event Schedule:
1:00-5:00 pm Tradeshow, 11 employers booth (Teresan Gas, Telus , Nurses Next Door, RBC Insurance, Wal-Mart, BCAA, Pulse Energy, Counting On Us Bookkeeping, TSI, TD Canada Trust, Goal Holdings) There will also be 5 resource based organizations (Vancity/Mosaic micro-lending program, Small Business BC, Women’s Enterprise Forum, Dress for Success, Toastmasters International, Multicultural Helping House Society) providing information and resources to attendees.
2:00-3:00 pm
Keynote Speaker: Lee Beran, Recruiting Manager from Teresan Gas will give an 1 hour presentation about winning secrets to bypass difficult interviews 3:00-5:00 Speed Interview: Teresan Gas, Telus , Nurses Next Door, RBC Insurance, Wal-Mart, Pulse Energy, Counting On Us Bookkeeping, TSI, Klondike Contracting, Goal Holdings, J-Ross Hospitality Recruiters, Sun Life Financial.
Sponsors: J Lounge, Living Blueprint, 3rd Eye Productions, Ultra Express Printing, Langara College, Moritasse Coffee.
Cost: Complimentary

Includes: First 300 attendees will receive a goodie bag! Prizes announced throughout the event, so you must be present to win.

RSVP: Victoria C at Tel 604 568-8552
email: victoriac AT helpinghouse DOT org
Website: www.2010opportunityfest.com

NEED: WE NEED 13 STRONG, CAPABLE VOLUNTEERS THAT DAY FROM 11AM-5:30PM, if you would like to volunteer, please get in touch with Victoria. Thank you!

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