May 21, 2009 0
Some good companies represented here. These articles from Dr. Sean Harry can help you if you plan on attending:
- How to “stay cool” on the job search.
- The BEST Job Boards to Use In Your Job Search
- The Hiring Game
- Getting the MOST Out of a Job Fair
From Press Release:
Oregon Marketing Association Connects New Grads with Hiring Managers from Starbucks to Nike at June 3 Conference in Portland
Prizes include personal brand development and interview coaching sessions
PORTLAND, Ore. – Thursday, May 21, 2009 – This June, new graduates from universities across the state will attempt to enter the workforce and flock to Portland in search of entry-level employment. These new grads – as well as other Portland metro area jobseekers – face some alarming statistics, including last year’s loss of 3,400 marketing, business and creative services jobs (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), and the Oregon Employment Department report that the state has a 10.8 percent unemployment rate (as of February 2009).
The Placement Project, part of the Oregon Chapter American Marketing Association’s (AMA) annual Forward conference, will provide new graduates and jobseekers with actionable advice on how to define, protect and market their personal brand in a world where an applicant’s Facebook profile is evaluated as carefully as their resume.
Speakers at the Placement Project have also donated their services for prizes that Read the rest of this entry »