August 8, 2007 – Help is on the way for job-seekers in the Chattahoochee Valley. On Wednesday, August 22, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Columbus Technical College’s Patrick Hall will set the stage for 50-plus employers who want to meet potential employees face-to-face. Career Launch is more than a job fair. It’s a chance for Columbus Technical College students, as well as members of the general public, to mix and mingle with some of the best companies the Columbus, Georgia area has to offer. Those companies include: Aflac, Columbus Regional, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Georgia, Pratt & Whitney, The Hughston Clinic, The Home Depot and Pratt & Whitney and many more.
Those attending Career Launch are encouraged to be prepared for on-the-spot interviews. This means having an up-to-date resume’ in hand and being dressed appropriately. Besides the opportunity to meet potential employers, participants are also invited to attend breakout sessions aimed at helping prepare them for the workforce. See the Schedule of Events below:
Schedule of Events
|Wednesday, August 15, 2007|
|9:30 & 10:30||Getting the Most from a Career Fair. Two sessions offered, at 9:30 and 10:30, in P-100|
|Wednesday, August 22, 2007|
|7:00-8:30||Registration and set up for exhibitors|
|7:30-8:45||Continental breakfast for exhibitors and
Welcome by Columbus Technical College & GA. Dept. of Labor
|9:00-12:00||Career Launch opens in the Student Center – Patrick Hall|
|9:30-10:00||Breakout Session: Resume Writing in P-100|
|10:15-10:45||Breakout Session: Tips for Success in P-100|
|11:00-11:30||Breakout Session: Interviewing Techniques in P-100|
|12:00||Career Launch closes|
For questions or to coordinate an interview at the event, feel free to contact Cheryl Myers/Director of Communications at (706) 649-1290 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks and we hope to see you on the 22nd!
Local Media Coverage:
- Area job possibilities coming, from the Ledger-Enquirer, August 14, 2007 (archive, pdf)
- Columbus Tech Hosts Career Launch, from the Ledger-Enquirer, August 13, 2007 (archive, pdf)
Last updated September 10, 2007.