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Feb 24, 2017

A Message from RVA Career Expo:

Dear Candidate,

Thank you for registering for the RVA Career Expo scheduled Friday, March 10.  Over 100 companies will recruit at our event. See the growing list of participating employers and their open jobs at www.richmondhokies.org. Please share this email with others who would benefit from the RVA Career Expo.

 

The following workshops and classes are offered free of charge to enhance your job search and help you prepare for the expo. 

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LinkedIn Profile
Friday, February 24

10:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Tuckahoe Library, computer lab
1901 Starling Drive, Henrico

 

This class is one in a series of three LinkedIn classes. This hands-on class will cover how to create a strong Profile and its value job seekers. Click here to register on Meetup, or contact instructor Paul Tiernan for more information.

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Google GMAIL

Friday, February 24

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Tuckahoe Library, computer lab
1901 Starling Drive, Henrico

 

What is Google GMAIL and why do you need to use it? Learn how to use this free Web-based application in which emails and calendar events and appointments can be created, edited and stored online. Click here to register on Meetup, or contact Margaret Sequeira.

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Volunteer Opportunities for the March 10 RVA Career Expo

Tuesday, February 28

7:30 Coffee and informal networking
8:00-9:45 a.m. Program

St. Michael Catholic Church

4491 Springfield Road, Glen Allen, VA

Rich Mulholland, Director of Volunteer Operations for the RVA Career Expo, will review "Day of the Event" volunteer opportunities and sign up instructions. There are over 100 volunteer positions available on March 10 that will provide opportunities to meet company recruiters "up close and personal". Click here to register on Meetup. Contact Rich Mulholland or Charlie Wood for more information.

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Making Employer Connections: Progress & Opportunities before Expo Deadline
Tuesday, February 28

10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

St. Michael Catholic Church

4491 Springfield Road, Glen Allen, VA

(Room 205 A/B)

 

We will review the final employer connections and last minute opportunities to recruit employer participation for the RVA Career Expo. Click here to register on Meetup.

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CP Orientation
Tuesday, February 28

10:15 a.m - 11:30 a.m.

St. Michael Catholic Church

4491 Springfield Road, Glen Allen, VA

(Room 201)

 

Just starting your search for employment?  Don't go it alone! Get acquainted with Career Prospectors (CP) and Job Assistance Ministry (JAM), and the valuable resources available for job seekers, free of charge. Click here to register on Meetup, or contact the instructor, Terry Hoga n for more information.

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LinkedIn Advanced

Tuesday, February 28

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

North Courthouse Public Library

325 Courthouse Rd, Richmond, VA 23236

  

Please bring a laptop, if possible. There will also be 6 laptops provided. This workshop is designed to help you utilize the more advanced LinkedIn features to leverage the power of LinkedIn in both your job search and professional development. This is the last class in a three-part series of LinkedIn classes.  Click here to register on Meetup or email the instructor, Paul Tiernan, for more information.

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LinkedIn Navigation

Thursday, March 2

10:00 - 12:00 p.m.

St. Michael Catholic Church

4491 Springfield Road, Glen Allen, VA

(room 201)

 

Please bring a laptop. This is the first of three workshops focused on using LinkedIn in your job search.  Topics include: why use LinkedIn, why and how to follow companies, and the best ways to connect with others.  Must have set up a LinkedIn account prior to attending. Click here to register on Meetup or email Mary linn Minor for more information.

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LinkedIn Profile

Friday, March 3

10:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Tuckahoe Library, computer lab
1901 Starling Drive, Henrico

 

This is the first of three workshops focused on using LinkedIn in your job search. This hands on class will help you create a strong LinkedIn Profile. Please bring a laptop, if possible. Click here to register on Meetup, or contact Paul Tiernan.

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Twitter Next Steps

Friday, March 3

2:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Tuckahoe Library, computer lab
1901 Starling Drive, Henrico

 

After taking Twitter 101, do you need a bit more encouragement or practice? Are you ready to learn more? This class will guide you through your next steps. Click here to register on Meetup or contact Leanne Raynor.

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Join Career Prospectors — visitors welcome!
Career Prospectors is a networking group comprised of individuals who support each other during job transition.  We meet every Tuesday morning at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 4491 Springfield Road. Coffee and networking begin at 7:30 a.m. and the weekly program starts at 8:00 a.m. Our Meetup calendar lists other opportunities beyond the core weekly events.  If you'd like to join our Meetup group in order to see our calendar and register for workshops and events, please email Charlie Wood.
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JAM (Job Assistance Ministry) — Newcomers welcome!
(Note: there will be no JAM Meeting on Wednesday, March 1 in observance of Ash Wednesday.)
 
JAM's services are available to all job seekers.  We host weekly meetings each Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall at St. Michael Catholic Church, 4491 Springfield Road, Glen Allen
JAM provides the following free services:
  • Luncheons and networking events
  • Job search skills workshops
  • Career coaching
  • Resume review (critique and feedback)
  • Mock interviews (coaching and feedback)
  • Available jobs coordination
  • Prayer support
Questions about JAM can be emailed to Ed Landry.

The RVA Career Expo is on social media! 

    

 

Happy Hunting!

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

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

 

 

 

 

Job Seeker Registration - RVA Career Expo Spring 2017

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Friday, March 10, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EST)
date The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
 
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