25th September, 2017 - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
How to Work the Room at a Networking Event or Career Fair
Networking is one of the most important job-search tools! To derive the most benefit from a professional networking event, a career fair, or even a social gathering, you will need to do some preparation before you go. Learn how to develop an overall strategy before attending events and about the essential steps that will maximize your experience.
Facilitated by Bob Barry, TBJL Career Strategist
WHAT IS LINKS: LINKS is an acronym for Leads, Information, Networking, Know-how, and Strategies. It is an educational and motivational program designed to help candidates prepare for the week ahead and to share conversation, contacts, and job-search information in a relaxed, friendly environment. For the unemployed professional, LINKS is a “place to go” to focus on the job search when others go to work on Monday Mornings. LINKS sessions are free and open to the public. Reservations are required.
Supported by the Vinik Family Foundation, Jeff and Penny Vinik, Trustees
- Kick-start the week with renewed energy and focus
- Learn career transition tips from career strategists and industry experts
- Practice a 30-second commercial in a relaxed, safe environment
- Exchange ideas, information, and experiences with participants
- Create an action plan for the week
What We Will Cover:
- 30-Second commercials
- The topic of the week
- Candidate successes and challenges
- Individual action plans for the week
No materials are needed.
1½ hours. Plan to arrive 15 minutes early.
Who Should Attend:
Unemployed and underemployed professionals, recent college grads, women re-entering the workforce after a hiatus, military veterans transitioning to civilian workforce, retired professionals needing to go back to work; candidates in career transition who want to prepare and focus their job-search plan for the week.
Cost to Attend:
Free for TBJL Full Program Participants and guests.
Jack Roth Center for Career Development
4100 West Kennedy Blvd. Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609
Register below, or call (813) 344-0200.