by Rachel Vilsack
The Big Tent Career Fair, the summer’s biggest community job fair in the Twin Cities, will be held from 10 AM to 3 PM on Thursday, August 8 at the Hennepin South WorkForce Center in Bloomington.
The Big Tent Career Fair is free and open to all. The event features:
- More than 50 employers hiring for a wide variety of positions. Many will conduct on-the-spot interviews.
- Job seeker workshops available throughout the day.
- Meaningful way for job seekers of diverse backgrounds to meet with employers especially interested in recruiting their talents.
- Spanish, Hmong and Somali language translators and American Sign Language interpreters will be on hand.
Exhibitors at the Big Tent Career Fair represent a variety of private companies, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, service providers and government agencies. Most have job vacancies to fill and will be accepting resumes or directing job seekers to the proper channels to apply. A complete list of exhibitors is available online.
To make the most of any job or career fair, it’s best to begin preparing yourself, your resume, and your personal sales pitch well in advance of the event. Success begins with a plan. Start your plan with these handy tips to be ready on the day of the Big Tent Career Fair.
I'll see you at the Big Tent Career Fair!