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April AustinUP 55+ in ATX Job Fair
Thu, April 20, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
A free expo to match available job opportunities with workers who are 55 and older will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Élan Southpark Meadows. It will be part of a series of job fairs AustinUP is planning for 2017 to help potential employees connect with employers located in or close to their neighborhoods.
Exhibitors will include employers looking for talented full- and part-time workers or contractors. Attendees will include older adults eager to talk to potential employers, as well as knowledgeable speakers who will give presentations during the event.
Speakers for this event:
10:15 a.m. -- Antoinette Griffin, Griff Development: "Interviewing With Confidence"
In the competitive job market, interviewing with confidence is essential. Learn specific ways that you can exhibit confidence both internally and externally.
Antoinette is a certified coach and speaker through the John Maxwell Team. She and her husband John own Griff Development, which provides customized keynotes and workshops for organizations. Antoinette’s areas of expertise include leadership, goal achievement, confidence, communication, sales, networking and professional and personal growth. Antoinette grew up in Austin, and is a graduate of UT. She has worked in both public and private sectors, and has been an entrepreneur for the past 18 years.
11:15 a.m. -- Chip Sampson, Allied Consultants, Inc.: “Align Your Résumé With Your Ideal Job”
In this presentation you will learn targeted tips for identifying your ideal job and then aligning your résumé in order to generate more interviews. Expect to leave with immediately actionable information that will transform your job search.
Chip has spent the past 18 years working in Technology Consulting Services, where his main focus has been identifying viable projects in the Austin market and then matching key personnel with positions on each project. He has reviewed and provided advice on over 10,000 candidate résumés throughout his career. His current focus is on recruiting improvement within his organization. Also, as an Industry Advisory Board member at ACC’s Continuing Education program, he helps college students prepare for entry into the job market.
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- To help us plan, we would like to hear about your job-related needs. Please take a few minutes to complete our brief survey. Thanks in advance for your help!
- Exhibitor registration is open. Sponsorship packages are available. For more information, please contact AustinUP Board Member Cyndi Cummings at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-423-6782.
- Attendance is free, but please register via this Eventbrite page to let us know you’re coming. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Teresa Ferguson at email@example.com or 512-963-3191.