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Atlanta Career Expo – March 20, 2012

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Cobb Galleria
Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339 (directions) 

Important Details

  • Free Admission
  • Register On-Site
  • Resumes Required for Admittance
  • Business Attire Required
  • Free parking is available at the Cobb Galleria
  • Included in this free four-hour event

    *Power Seminars: Top tips and tricks on acing a challenging job search
    *Perfect Pitch: Nail your quick intro to wow everyone you meet
    *Resume Reviews: Instant feedback on this all-important document
    *The Interview: Experts will evaluate job seeker’s interview skills
    *Engaging Employers: Access to the people who’ll get you in the door
    *Exceptional Connections: Phenomenal talent to trade ideas and leads

    Listen to Tory Johnson’s Free Teleclass that she held on Thursday, March 8.

    In just 20 minutes, Tory will tackle a range of job search advice to help reenergize yoursearch — and land the position you want.  Get insider tips on how to ace the upcoming Women For Hire expo.

    Listen here: 






    Coffee & Career Chat

    Register for Our Popular Early Morning Seminar

    Job Search stalled? Confidence ebbing? Thinking about starting your own business, but aren’t sure what steps to take? Wondering how social media could up your chances of getting hired? Sign up now for Women For Hire’s Early Morning Seminar. In this pre-expo season, our hand-picked experts energize you with fresh tips and tactics on how to get what you want – whether you’re a recent college grad, a mom thinking about returning to work or mid-career veteran. We announce speakers in advance of each expo. Jump start your success by registering for this special session, prior to each expo, from 8:30am-10:00am. You’ll also receive priority admittance into the career expo. Space is limited. Reserve your space now.

    Register Now

    Early Morning Seminars:

    Tierra Destiny Reid
    Starting A Business: Five Ways to  Bootstrap Your Startup
    Wondering if the 9 to 5 world is really for you? Having second thoughts about working for someone else? Thinking about going out on your own? Tierra Destiny Reid had been there/done that. This military wife and mother of two took a tiny severance package from her corporate job and opened a boutique called Stylish Consignments in Lilburn. In less than two years, she was making six figures and today, Stylish Consignments is one of Atlanta’s fastest growing businesses. Learn how you can turn a passion into profit.


    Monique Eddleton
    Career Alignment: How to Find A Job That Aligns With Your Passions and Values
    Is your job search stalled? Wondering how you’re going to get back on track after downsizing — or years of being “just” a mom? Join Monique Eddleton for tips on how to create the right mindset and plot strategy to get the job you want – and deserve. Monique is CEO of Golden Parachutes and has been a career strategist for more than a decade. She coaches and guides professionals to identify and pursue career opportunities that best represent their passions, strengths and goals.

    Power Seminars in Atlanta

    Robin Schlinger
    How to Prepare to Create a Great Resume
    Sure, you can create a resume in a few minutes. Maybe it’ll shine. Maybe it won’t. The key to creating a great resume lies in the preparation, says resume queen Robin Schlinger, a veteran Women For Hire speaker. Join her for targeted tips and tactics.

    Miriam Salpeter
    How Social Media Can Help You Find a Job
    Join social media coach Miriam Salpeter as she hosts two sessions on how to use social media to get ahead. Her first talk will deal with Twitter and Facebook, the second with LinkedIn and Google+. Miriam is the author of Social Networking for Career Success and owner of Keppie Careers. She teaches job seekers and entrepreneurs how to leverage social media to further their goals. CNN calls her a “top 10 job tweeter you should be following.”

    Monique Eddleton
    Earn What You’re Worth – Five Commandments of Salary Negotiation
    Men look at salary negotiation as a given – why not negotiate? But women are much more reluctant – and as a result they leave thousands of dollars on the table over the course of their careers. Join Monique as she teaches you how to ask what you’re worth via her Five Commandments.

    Take Part in our Mentor Match Program

    Sponsored by:




    All career expo attendees are invited to benefit from a complimentary, one-on-one “speed mentoring” session with accomplished professionals from a wide range of positions within the Best Buy Mobile family. This is your chance to ask questions about balancing work and family, figuring out how to switch careers, and finding the Aha! moment in your job search and career advancement. Ask anything you want during your mini-mentor session! It’s another FREE benefit of attending the New York Career Expo. (No pre-registration necessary.)

    Benefit from Perfect Pitch/The Interview

    Master your all-important one sentence to sell yourself and get valuable feedback after a mock interview. Our experts will leave you feeling empowered and confident.

    Perfect Pitch Expert:

    Thommi Odom
    Thommi Odom is a career coach who excels at helping people connect the dots in their personal and professional lives. Using her natural ability to instantly engage people, Thommi provides clients an individualized approach to accessing what is stunting their growth professionally. She is a certified human resources professional, group coach and project manager.

    Stephanie M. Clark
    Stephanie M. Clark has advised more than 2,000 working moms as a career and small business coach. Stephanie is the founder and n ational director of Project Single Moms Worldwide, Inc. which creates opportunities to enhance and empower single mothers. and


    The Interview Experts:

    Monique Eddleton
    Monique is CEO of Golden Parachutes and has been a career strategist for more than a decade. She coaches and guides professionals to identify and pursue career opportunities that best represent their passions, strengths and goals.


    Patrina King
    Patrina King is a human resources expert, entrepreneur and co-founder of Career Branding University. She focuses on talent management, recruiting and back office support. Patrina teaches clients that what they do now impacts their futures — and that all employees are well-served to “think like the employer.”

    Participating Exhibitors

    American Family Insurance
    The Boeing Company
    Charter Communications
    Cooper Industries
    Enterprise Rent A Car
    Federal Bureau of Prisons
    Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
    The Kroger Company
    LeasePlan USA
    Lennox International
    New York life
    Thirty-One Gifts
    United States Capitol Police
    US Customs & Border Protection


    Keep checking back as we add to the list of participating exhibitors!

    Want to volunteer at our expos?

    One of the many reasons women like joining us at Women For Hire expos is that our staff members are friendly, helpful and always willing to lend an ear. If you’re interested in seeing what a career expo looks like from the inside, we hope you’ll consider volunteering with us for the day. We pay a small stipend to cover your expenses, so it’s a chance to make a little pocket money and experience what we do. Email your resume and cover letter to to be considered for the expo in your area.

    Planning to attend this event?

    Sign up for this special e-blast to receive up-to-the-minute details on this particular event. CEO Tory Johnson will alert you to exclusive drawings, advice on connecting effectively with the participating employers, and tips for having success at this career expo. (Note: Even if you’re already registered for our national enewsletter, you should sign up for this event-specific email.)

    Event Sponsors

    Check back one month prior to the event for a list of sponsors.


    Directions to the Event

    If Traveling Northbound on I-75 (or coming from Atlanta Airport):
    If traveling north or south on I-75 take Exit 258/Cumberland Boulevard. Go west on Cumberland Boulevard and proceed to Cobb Parkway/US 41. Turn right on Cobb Parkway and go 7/10ths of a mile to Galleria Drive. Turn right onto Galleria Drive and right again into the Cobb Galleria Centre parking deck.

    North/East Directions from I-285:
    If traveling north or east on I-285 take Exit 19/Cobb Parkway/US 41. Turn right onto Cobb Parkway and move into the left -hand turning lane. Turn left onto Galleria Drive and right into the Cobb Galleria Centre parking deck.

    South/West Directions from I-285 (Stone Mountain/Athens):If traveling south or west on I-285 take Exit 20/Cobb Parkway/US 41. Turn left onto Cobb Parkway and go under I-285. Make a left hand turn at the second traffic light onto Galleria Drive and turn right into the Cobb Galleria Centre parking deck.

    Nextera Energy
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection
    Drug Enforcement Administration
    3000 BC Home
    Enterprise Rent A Car
    New York Life
    Bridgestone Retail Operations
    Baker Hughes
    US Fish & Wildlife Service
    Bright Horizons
    Cox Communications
    Internal Revenue Service
    Essential Bodywear
    City of Durham Police Department