Southern Arizona Hiring Conference

  • Job Fair Bot
  • Sierra Vista, AZ
  • Feb 03, 2018
Multi-Employer General Business

Event Description

This year Arizona@Work, along with our partnering sponsors, are changing the game and expanding our annual Spring Career Fair! Plan to attend the Southern Arizona Hiring Conference at UA South on Wednesday, March 28th! This Hiring Conference will feature: Power Sessions geared toward helping you make your best first impression on employers (Job Seeker and Veteran Tracks) On-site Career Fair with employers HIRING from all industries Nationally known motivational guest speaker AND a Networking Lunch The Southern Arizona Hiring Conference is FREE to the public. The first 50 participants who register will receive a Professional Power Pack filled with goodies to help you stay focused during your job search. Pre-register for FREE.Employers who are interested in attending must have current openings. Employers who are interested in HIRING should contact Angelica Hernandez from Arizona@Work at or 520-236-2844 to register.Schedule of Events:-9:30am: Registration Opens to the public-10:00: Opening Ceremony with *Vada Phelps,Arizona At Work-Southeastern ArizonaDirector *Dr. Melody Buckner, Interim Dean,UA South *Mary Tieman,Sierra Vista Area Chamber of CommerceExecutive Director *Dan Valle, MBA,Sierra Vista Hispanic Chamber of CommerceInternational Director -10:15am: Job Fair Opens to the public remains open throughout the Conference -10:20am: 1st Power Session-10:20am: 1st Veteran Track Power Session-10:50am: 2nd Power Session-11:20am: 3rd Power Sessios-11:20am: 2nd Veteran Track Power Session-12:00pm: Job Fair still open-1:00 pm Networking Lunch-2:00pm - Job Fair Closes-2:10pm - Motivational Speaker - Dan ZavisPower Sessions - Job Seeker Track-1st Power Session - Networking (20 minutes); 10:20amLearn how to develop an elevator speech, build your approaching skills, and tips on selling yourself to a potential employer.Presented by Dan Valle, MBA, Sierra Vista Hispanic Chamber of Commerce International Director -2nd Power Session - Job Applications (20 minutes); 10:50amLearn tips to make your application stand out, how to pick your references, and social media awareness.Presented by Arizona@Work. -3rd Power Session - Interviewing (20 minutes); 11:20amFind ways to be a standout candidate such as dress for success, research the company, effectively closing the interview, and key dos and donts.Presenter: TBA Power Sessions - Veterans Track-1st Power Session - Job Searching Resources; 1020 - 1110Anne Marshall fromFort Huachuca Army Community Service (ACS)will share pointers for a Federal Resume, tips on translating your resume into Civilian language, key steps to take on job applications, and mention job assistance programs available in Southern Arizona.Maybe you want to jump start your Civilian career by going to school first. Clara Gonzalez fromUA Southwill cover how to use your GI Bill.-2nd Power Session - Defense Contractor Panel; 1120 - 1150Recruiters from several key contracts in Sierra Vista will have an open discussion on what they are looking for when hiring a candidate.*Panel includes: Rex Maghan, Booz Allen Hamilton; David Oathout, I3T, LLC; TBA; TBA*Sponsors:UA South;Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce;Sierra Vista Hispanic Chamber of Commerce;Fort Huachuca Army Community Service (ACS);Fort Huachuca Army Community Service (ACS)

Event Date

Mar 28, 2018