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Mar 9, 2017

A Message from RVA Career Expo:

Dear Candidate,

We look forward to seeing you Friday, March 10, at the RVA Career Expo! We are located at the Cultural Arts Center, 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Candidates will be admitted between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PMWe expect the largest numbers at9:00 AM, so please plan your visit accordingly.


FREE PARKING is available at TWO LOCATIONS:
    1. The Cultural Arts Center at 2880 Mountain Rd., Glen Allen, VA 23060. (Open at 8:30 AM, with reserved spaces for employers and limited parking for job seekers filled on a first come, first served basis).   
    2. Satellite Parking nearby with FREE Shuttle Service at Virginia Randolph Park/Glen Allen Softball Complex, 2206 Mountain Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060  Plenty of parking with free shuttles to the Cultural Arts Center. Shuttle pickup area is marked by RVA Career Expo signs.
 

BRING YOUR TICKET (either paper or electronic). This will streamline your admission, and you can avoid long lines.  (Link to your ticket is at the bottom of this email). 

 

TIPS TO MAKE YOUR VISIT A SUCCESS

 

1. RESEARCH

102 companies willl be on hand to recruit for jobs, internships, business and educational opportunities. To make the most of your visit we advise you to study the following information:

2. PLAN

Develop a game plan to maximize your time at the expo. Make a list of target companies and map out your visit. Plan to visit with companies of interest even if they aren't recruiting for jobs in your field. Allow time to network and for unexpected opportunities and conversations. 

 

3. PREPARE
Be prepared with questions for each recruiter. Expect to be asked, “Why do you want to work for our company?" Here are some other suggestions to help you stand out and be memorable:

4. DO

Dress professionally. Use a firm handshake, a warm smile, good eye contact, and a strong voice. Gather business cards or contact information from each person of interest. Network with recruiters, volunteer staff and fellow job seekers in attendance to learn about other possibilities in your field.

 

5. POST YOUR RESUME

At http://www.vtcareerfair-resumes.com/. You may upload and refresh your resume as many times as you wish until midnightMarch 10. Your resume will be stored in our searchable database from which employers are already screening - and will continue to use after the event is over.

 

On behalf of the Richmond Virginia Tech Alumni Association, in partnership with Career Prospectors and JAM, thank you for participating in the RVA Career Expo! We wish you much success in your career endeavors.

 

The RVA Career Expo is on social media! 

    

 

See you Friday!

Patrice Strachan 
Chair, RVA Career Expo
Sponsored by
Virginia Tech Alumni Association of Richmond

804-313-7041 | patrice.strachan@richmondhokies.org 

    

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Job Seeker Registration - RVA Career Expo Spring 2017

 

Friday, March 10, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EST)

  The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
 

Organized by RVA Career Expo

 
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