Written by, Corey Nash
ROCHESTER, NY- On January 8th, 2018, John Premo, Director of Community & Business Services & Rosa Montanaro, Workshop Specialist, both sat down with Channel 8 News to talk about the 11th Annual Career Conference & Job Fair. The Career Conference will be one of the biggest hiring events in Rochester during the year. With over 70 employers, job seekers can feel confident with the number of employment options they will have in front of them.
Tips from Rosa for Job Seekers:
-Look at what organizations are going to be there.
-Have a game plan of who you want to speak to.
-know a little bit about the company so you don’t ask them what they do, you know a little bit about what they do.
-Definitely update your resume so that it’s the most relevant and shows your most recent work experience.
Workshops @ the Conference:
10:30am WORKSHOP: Behind the Scenes with a Recruiter, Presented by John Logal with Apple One Employment Services
In this workshop you will learn from a Recruiter:
- How candidates are found using an Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) System
- The role LinkedIn plays in the process
- The difference between a job board and ATS from a recruiter’s perspective
- How you can stand out over others that have applied
12:30pm WORKSHOP: Optimize Your Mind, Maximize Your Outcomes, Presented by Rosa Smith-Montanaro
Learn to develop a positive mindset with coaching techniques to help you make a favorable impact.
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