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Get2Work: Employment Expo Offers Free Advice for Getting Noticed at Job Fairs

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 22, 2019) - Job fairs can be an excellent way of quickly getting your resume into the hands of many company recruiters. But how do you stand out in a crowd of hundreds of job seekers who all have the same goal? Find out at the Get2Work: Employment Expo on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 Central Ave. in Tampa.

September is one of the busiest times of the year for job fairs. But there's more to landing a follow-up interview than handing out your resume and shaking hands.

Take advantage of these free resources at the expo and learn how to stand out among the competition:

  • A panel presentation by experts in the job recruiting and hiring fields
  • One-on-one mock interviews
  • Resume review
  • Green screen photo booth for resume/career profile headshots
  • Workshops on getting your resume and cover letter noticed, what to wear to a job fair, how to use LinkedIn and other online tools for your job search, and more.

For the complete Get2Work event schedule, as well as to discover other free resources available from Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Libraries to help you prepare for the job hunt, go to HCPLC.org or call (813) 273-3652.

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