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5th Annual Hire Leeward Job & Career Fair

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UH West Oahu

1001 Farrington Hwy

Kapolei, HI 96707

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Aloha Jobseekers!

Mahalo for your interest in the 2017 5th Annual Hire Leeward Job and Career Fair which will be held on Saturday June 24th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at UH-West Oahu Campus—outdoors on the Great Lawn. This event is Free Admission and Open to the Public!

Please dress appropriately. Since the event will be on the Great Lawn and outside under a tent, flat shoes are recommended. Aloha attire is acceptable, suits not required. Applicants should not wear slippers or shorts. Parking is free in the main lot.

Access each employer’s company information, view their current job openings. We are updating the list which can also be found at http://www.hireleeward.com/participating-employers/


PARKING: Parking is located at the main campus entrance of UH west Oahu. It is recommended that you arrive at 8:50AM for the closest parking stall.


EXPRESS REGISTRATION: As a pre-registered attendee, you are able to show your registration reciept (or phone image) at the express registration booth which will be located at the entrance of the great lawn.


CAFETERIA: The UHWO Cafeteria will NOT be open during the summer session. Please plan for food accordingly.


RECOMMENDED ATTIRE: Business Casual. Ladies: A nice blouse & skirt/pant, dress, aloha attire is fine. NO spiked heels as this will be on the grassy lawn. Parking lot is gravel. Men: Aloha attire is fine, or a collared shirt & pants. Suit & tie is not needed.

REMINDER: Bring copies of your resume.

SEMINARS: Free Career Development Seminars presented by Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina Director of Human Resources Joseph Hodnette will take place on The Great Lawn.

Topics include:

Resume Writing (9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.) A Dynamic Resume Opens Doors! Learn How to Write a Dynamic Resume that’s Sure to Grab a Recruiter's Attention

Interview Skills (10:30 a.m .to 11:15 a.m.) Your First Impression is Key! Honing Your Interview Skills Could Help You Land Your Dream Job

Job Search (11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) Social Recruiting is all the Buzz! Learn How to Find the Perfect Job Using Today’s Technology


INTERNET ACCESS: There will not be a wifi connection at the fair. Please be aware that the coverage at UHWO can be spotty and intermittent depending on your provider. Please plan accordingly and have alternatives.


Connect with us on Social Media … before, during and after the event.

Official hashtag #hireleeward2017
Facebook www.facebook.com/hireleeward
Twitter www.twitter.com/hireleeward @hireleeward Pre-Register your friend now!


Honolulu Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine launched the “Hire Leeward” initiative 5 years ago, which has connected thousands of Leeward job-seekers with Leeward businesses & jobs.

“Hire Leeward” is about “Connecting Leeward Residents with Leeward Jobs” through a five year campaign to:
1. Encourage Leeward residents to seek Leeward jobs;
2. Reduce traffic congestion to town;
3. Encourage better coordination with Leeward job employers and job seekers;
4. Encourage Leeward residents to buy from Leeward companies;
5. Hold job training events;
6. Improve the quality of life for Leeward residents.

Any questions? Call the Office of Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine at (808) 768-5001.

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