Friday, Aug. 3, 2018
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Career Empowerment Fair

Meeting local employers, learning about job opportunities, and taking part in professional development workshops to advance your career.

Official event information

When

Friday, Aug. 3, 2018
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Where

Philadelphia Convention Center
1107 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The Career Fair is an annual event that aims to help more Philadelphians find and get good jobs. The event will:

  • Connect Philadelphia residents and employers.
  • Make information about jobs and workforce development services available to the unemployed and underemployed.
  • Provide tools and resources needed to pursue and achieve career goals.

Register

Register now

Registering for the Career Empowerment Fair makes the on-site registration process more efficient. You’ll also be admitted faster. And, if you want to attend any of the professional development workshops, you must register.

Register

Events

  • Jul
    23
    Time Management
    10:00 am to 11:00 am
    PA CareerLink® Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Time Management

    July 23, 2018
    10:00 am to 11:00 am, 1 hour
    PA CareerLink® Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    This workshop is designed to show how proper use of your time affects everything that you do and tips to make better use of your time to achieve goals.
  • Jul
    23
    Do’s and Don’ts of Resumes
    10:00 am to 11:00 am
    PA CareerLink® West, 3901 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    Do’s and Don’ts of Resumes

    July 23, 2018
    10:00 am to 11:00 am, 1 hour
    PA CareerLink® West, 3901 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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    This workshop reviews the process of building a marketable and effective resume, and how it translates to the job interview.
  • Jul
    23
    Time Management
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
    PA CareerLink® North, 4261 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

    Time Management

    July 23, 2018
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, 1 hour
    PA CareerLink® North, 4261 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140
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    This workshop is designed to show how proper use of your time affects everything that you do and tips to make better use of your time to achieve goals.

What to expect

Make personal connections at the fair

The Career Empowerment Fair is an excellent opportunity for you to make a personal connection that you can reference when you apply online. We also suggest that you follow up with employers you talk to on LinkedIn or by email.

Dress code

Although there’s no set dress code, we recommend business casual attire.

Do you need professional attire for the Career Empowerment Fair or an upcoming interview? Career Wardrobe is a local service that offers professional clothing and advice to men and women transitioning to work. For more information, visit the Career Wardrobe website.

Directions and parking

Get information on directions and parking.

Career Fair Plus app

Various devices with the Career Fair Plus app on the screens.Download the app to use before, during, and after the event.

The Career Fair Plus app has a host of features at your fingertips.

  • An interactive floor plan
  • A complete company listing
  • Event details

You can even create your preferred list of employers—so you don’t miss a thing.


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