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Multicultural Career Expo -3/17/17



Dozens of Memphis employers looking for multicultural talent at the Mid-South

For the fourth year in the row, professionals and job seekers of the Mid-South will be able to meet with over thirty Memphis Companies and employers on Monday, March 13th at Memphis Multicultural Career Expo. This event will be held from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Memphis Hilton. 939 Ridge Lake Blvd Memphis, TN 38120. Admission to this expo is free and open to all job seekers but online registration is encouraged at http://www.multiculturalcareerexpo.com/.

Memphis Multicultural Career Expo will bring together at a single location mid-south professionals from different backgrounds and communities to connect with HR managers from 30 Memphis top employers with quality jobs that they are hoping to fill in healthcare, management, manufacturing, non-profit and logistics.

For this year, The Presenting Sponsors are FedEx, First Tennessee Bank, AutoZone and Hilton Memphis. The list of exhibitors also includes Coca Cola Refreshments, City of Memphis, MLGW, Memphis Shelby County Airport Authority, Methodist Healthcare, Regional One Health, Iheart Media Memphis, Homecare by Wesley, Jani King of Memphis, Kroger Corporation, Mass Mutual Financial, amoung many more.

***Professional business attire, copies of Resumes and Business Cards are strongly recommended for all job seekers who plan to attend the event.

For 2017 Multicultural Career Expo edition expects to receive many qualified candidates. Full list of participating employers, plus more details about the event please visit http://www.multiculturalcareerexpo.com/or download the app ‘Multicultural Career Expo’




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Women & Minorities Online Career Fair 3/14/13 11-2 CST


Best in class women and minorities

DATE: March 14, 2013
TIME: 11:00pm Central to 2:00pm Central 

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About the Event

The National Labor Exchange Women & Minorities Online Career Fair is a nationwide online career fair focusing on Women & Minorities that includes a broad spectrum of career opportunities in multiple industries! Join hundreds of other successful women and minorities for this exciting online experience that will connect you directly with employers seeking top talent nationwide.

DirectEmployers & the National Labor Exchange have invited Members from Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies, all looking to meet talented, career-driven professional women and minorities.

At the event, you’ll be able to browse information about each company in attendance, and engage directly in one-on-one online chats with employers to talk about your background, experience, and the exciting opportunities that exist at their company or organization. All chats are purely text-based, so you’ll be able to connect with potential future employers all online.


Why Attend This Event?

Skip the “Apply Now” button and head straight to the conversation.

Chat one-on-one directly and candidly with representatives about each company’s opportunities.

Connect with multiple companies in an efficient, online environment.

About DirectEmployers Association

DirectEmployers Association is a leading nonprofit HR consortium of global employers that was formed to assist in the sharing of ideas, incorporating of best practices, and research and development of technology where labor practices are concerned. Through this consortium, business standards are shaped and technology is used with respect to the diversity that is reflected in the various cultures embodied in a global workforce. Our recognized expertise in compliance, recruitment and cost effective technology enables our members to reach the largest, most diverse pool of quality job seekers worldwide.

About NASWA (National Association of State Workforce Agencies)

NASWA was founded in the depths of the Great Depression, in the early years of unemployment insurance and employment service programs. It is an organization of state administrators of unemployment insurance laws, employment services, training programs, employment statistics and labor market information. Throughout its more than 75-year history, NASWA has strengthened the workforce system through information exchange, liaison, and advocacy. NASWA’s guiding principles are: Advance the state role in the workforce system; Invest in training and professional development; and Lead in coordinating local, state, and federal roles.


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Job Searching using Social Media

Another tool for job searching is Social Media.  Are you using LinkedIn and Facebook to your advantage?  Here are some articles that touch on this topic.  There is much more to learn about leveraging Social Media in the job search.  We will continue to post more on this topic as time goes on.

***Remember: Keep your online life professional.  Especially, while you are in the job market.  This includes comments and pictures on what you may consider a “private or hidden” page.***

LinkedIn for Job Seekers

5 Dos for Online Networking

5 Clever Ways to Get a Job Using Social Media

10 Tips for Integrating Social Media and LinkedIn into your Job Search in 2011

Using Twitter and Facebook to Find a Job

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Career Power Workshop @ Strayer 6/16/11

Ready to Take Charge of Your Career?
Want to Energize Your Job Search?
Award-Winning Author Neal Schaffer Will Demonstrate
the Power of Social Media in the Professional World
Career Power Workshop
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Maximizing Social Media in the Professional World
Thursday, June 16
Noon to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m.


Join us to learn how to use social networking for job searches, networking, and personal branding. Award-winning author of Windmill Networking: Maximizing LinkedIn and nationally recognized social media strategy consultant, Neal Schaffer, of Windmills Marketing, will present a hands-on workshop about the benefits of a daily commitment to social networking to your career development and job searching.

There are two convenient sessions available: noon to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 16.

About Our Speaker
Neal Schaffer is recognized as a leader in helping businesses and professionals embrace and strategically leverage the potential of social media. An award-winning author and frequent social media conference speaker, Neal is President of Windmills Marketing, a social media strategy consulting practice that has led social media strategy creation and educational programs for more than a dozen companies ranging from Fortune 500 to Web 2.0 startups.

The workshop is FREE but you must pre-register for your timeslot.
Participants can enter to win an Apple® iPad™ (data plan not included) at a drawing at the end of the workshop.

IMPORTANT:  Childcare will not be provided. No one under the age of 18 permitted.

This workshop is offered as a community service event by Strayer University.


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