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Los Angeles Career Expo – April 17, 2012

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Four Points by Sheraton
Los Angeles International Airport
9750 Airport Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90045

Important Details

  • Free Admission
  • Register On-Site
  • Resumes Required for Admittance
  • Business Attire Required
  • Everyone is responsible for their own parking fees. $12 per vehicle per day

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 a Free Teleclass that will be held on Thursday, March 8.

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

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.

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Early Morning Seminars:

Daisy Swan
Enjoyable and Effective Networking– Breaking Through Worries
Are you shy? Afraid to get off the computer, out of the house and meet with people who can help you find a job? For many of us, networking is tough. Learn how to network effectively and make it fun from career coach Daisy Swan. Daisy has spent 20 years supporting people in their job searches. Her book, Making Work Work: Secrets from a Career Coach’s Office, was published in January.

Vivian VanLier
Personal Branding: How to Outshine Your Competition and Convey Your Value
Coke’s got it. So does Pepsi: they’re both strong brands. What’s your personal brand? How do you use it to get what you want? Vivian, a personal branding specialist, has the answers. A certified coach, she has be recognized as a career expert by dozens of media outlets and featured on sites such as,, The, and

Karin Lehmann
Finding Your Gift: Spotting What You Like To Do – Then Going After It
Do you have trouble articulating to others – perhaps even to yourself – what it is that you like to do? Then taking your interests and matching them with a career? Join Karin Lehman, who helps women create passionate lifestyles and careers. Recognized as an expert in her field for her ability to laser in on a person’s unique qualities, she has helped thousands of women in finding fulfilling careers or creating lucrative businesses they love.

Melissa Lanz
Making the Shift: How to Fight Doubts About Career Change
Thinking of a major career change, but unsure of yourself? Melissa Lanz has been there. A former internet marketing executive, she quit her day job to promote good eating habits in the midst of a national health crisis. As founder of The Fresh 20, Melissa strives to bring fresh food back to the family dinner table and reduce the amount of processed ingredients used by American households.

Power Seminars in LA:

Vivian VanLier
Setting Goals for Career Success

Keeping your eye on the prize is key in any job search. Knowing exactly what you want – and where you want to do it — helps keep you focused. Join Vivian for valuable tips and tactics on how to keep your goals top of mind.
Is the Resume Dead? No, It has Just Moved Online

No matter how hi-tech the job search process has become, anyone hiring you will ask to see your resume at some point. But social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter are also new career frontiers. Learn how the old and new co-exist from Vivian, a longtime resume writer and online identity strategist.

Karin Lehmann
Seven Positive Communication Tools: Secrets to Attracting Job Opportunities

Change your language, change your life. Karin’s positive communication tips will help you get your way in your career, job search and life. Karin has worked as a career coach and lifestyle expert for more than 17 years. Recognized as an expert in her field for her ability to laser in on a person’s unique qualities, she has helped thousands of women create lucrative careers and businesses they love.


Benefit from Perfect Pitch/The Interview

The Interview Expert:

Christine Moore
Christine Moore is founder of Camden Heights Career Services, a career management consulting firm.  She had more than eight years of brand marketing experience with companies like E&J Gallo Winery and Dow Jones and leverages her brand building background to help clients successfully position and promote themselves during their job search. Christine is a certified professional resume writer who coaches students and alumni of Pepperdine University’s Graziadio Business School.

Janet Lavender
Janet Lavender is founder of Well-Suited for the Job, which features its signature Well-Suited Women’s Network Program which helps women in their careers through mentoring and career coaching programs.

Take Part in our Mentor Match Program, proudly sponsored by Best Buy Mobile

All career expo attendees are invited to benefit from a complimentary, one-on-one “speed mentoring” session with accomplished professionals from a range of leading employers. 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 Los Angeles Career Expo. (No pre-registration necessary.)

Participating Exhibitors

Avery Dennison
Bed Bath & Beyond
California Clinical Trials
Enterprise Holdings
The Home Depot
Iron Mountain
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
MetLife Of Southern California
University of California, Riverside
U.S. Customs & Border Protection
Zenith Insurance Company

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 [email protected] to be considered for the expo in your area.

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