The WANT Job and Career Expo annually brings together employers, job seekers, and college students from the region. The event will be held at the Student Achievement Center, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA. At the Job Fair, employers can recruit prospective employees for full-time, part-time, summer, internship, and co-op positions. It provides a venue to collect resumes, conduct screening interviews and distribute company information. The WANT Consortium, sponsor of the event, is a unique collaboration between the colleges and universities, local employers, PA CareerLink and the economic development entities in Westmoreland County.
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There is no jobseeker registration fee. For detailed registration information, visit www.wantexpo.org. Registration is encouraged to provide you with valuable pre-event information.
All candidates should dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes to distribute to employers.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to make an "all out" effort to meet with every employer that has the potential to hire you. In order to make that happen you will need to be prepared. Preparation is the key to making a successful presentation at any job or career fair.
Prior to the Event (PREPARE!)
Listen to these job fair related podcasts:
Job Fairs: The Basics - Job fairs are an excellent opportunity to meet multiple employers in one convenient location. These face-to-face forums allow you to learn first hand about prospective employers and their hiring needs, and to present your credentials in person without a prior appointment. Here's how to meet recruiters who are ready and willing to speak with you at your convenience!
Job Fairs: A Day At the Fair - Job fairs can be crucial when it comes to finding employment opportunities. Here's how to successfully interact one-on-one with recruiters, gather details and leads firsthand, and present your résumé and credentials, all in one place!
Job Fairs: All the Wrong Moves - Recruiters scouting for the most qualified candidates are as intent on screening people out as they are in letting them in. Don't make the elimination process any easier by committing the following job fair mistakes.
To make the most of the event, we also recommend the following:
Day of the Event (PERFORM!)
After the Event (PERSIST!)
After the event, you should make it a point to follow up with a letter expressing your interest in the company and in what they have to offer. You may want to include an updated résumé, a link to an electronic portfolio, or provide better answers to specific questions asked during the event. Thank you/follow up letters should be received by the employer within 2-5 days after an event.
The registration fee for this event is $100 (For-Profit), $50 (Non-Profit) for 2 representatives.
Cancellations received prior to Friday, April 15, 2022 will be refunded minus a 5% processing fee. No refunds will be granted after that date.
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to personally meet with motivated and talented individuals.
Attending this event is an excellent way for your organization to gain visibility and maximize recruiting potential!
This event is now over.