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New York Career Expo – March 28, 2012

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Hilton New York

1335 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10019

Important Details

  • Free Admission
  • Register On-Site
  • Resumes Required for Admittance
  • Business Attire Required
  • As a reminder, you are responsible for your parking fees. Valet parking available at the hotel for a minimum of 6 hours for $48.

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 she held on Thursday, March 8.

In just 20 minutes, we 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.

Sponsored by:

Coffee & Career Chat with us

Register for Our Popular Early Morning Seminar

Is your job search stalled? Have you been thinking about starting your own business but aren’t sure what steps to take? Sign up now for Women For Hire’s popular early morning seminar.

Jump start your success by registering for this special session prior to the career expo from 8:30am-10:00am. You’ll also receive priority admittance into the career expo.

Bonus: Starting this spring, Good Morning America’s workplace experts share details on how you can use your talent and expertise to start a small business.

New York Life Seminar
Jennifer Halpern
Do you have the skills and the qualities to make a six-figure income but the environment in which you work doesn’t allow for it? Join Jennifer Halpern, Sr. Director of Recruiting from New York Life, as she discusses an opportunity that could change your life. If you want to make a substantial income while making a difference; if you’re looking to improve yourself without losing yourself; if you believe you should be rewarded and compensated based on your efforts and not on politics, then this session is for you.

Space is limited. Reserve your space now.

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Power Seminars in New York:

Dani Ticktin Koplik

Why Women Are Good for Business — and Why We Should Be Confident

How Women Can Project Our Value

A 2011 Catalyst study found companies with a high percentage of women board members outperformed those that didn’t. In fact, having women onboard overall is simply good for business. Find out why you should be confident in your job search and how to project your value in two sessions hosted by career strategist and executive coach Dani Ticktin Koplik. Dani speaks to, coaches and mentors women at every stage of their careers to ensure they have the skills, resilience and fortitude to succeed.

Melanie Szlucha

Networking Doesn’t Have to Be Work

Smile and Be Friendly: Taking the WORK out of Networking

One of the key rules of job searching is to get off the computer, get of the house and meet with people who can help you find a job. Put for many of us, networking seems like work. Ditto for marketing ourselves. Join Melanie for tips on how to make both tasks seamless and fun. Melanie has more than 15 years of experience as a hiring manager, and started Red Inc. six years ago to help candidates better understand the process of getting a job from an employer’s point of view. Her motto, “Let’s Get Your A** a JOB!” speaks to job seekers who are frustrated, overwhelmed and need solid how-to advice to land their next great opportunity.

Benefit from Perfect Pitch/The Interview/Building a Digital Presence

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 Experts:

Terry Yoffe
For more than a decade, certified coach Terry Yoffe has guided clients to greater success personally and in their careers. She is a successful entrepreneur who left the security of the corporate world to start her own firm. Drawing from her personal and professional experience, Terry helps clients maximize their talents and achieve their potential by focusing from the inside out. Her clients include business professionals, executives and entrepreneurs.

Angela Schutz
Angela Schutz is managing director/founder of Driven To Succeed Consulting LLC, a career development/executive coaching and public speaking service that empowers people to find their ultimate career potential.

Gretchen Gunn
Colleagues say the “G” in Gretchen stands for “Go.” At MGD Services Inc., a certified woman owned business, Gunn has helped place more than 100 highly qualified professionals in publishing, pharmaceutical and manufacturing.


The Interview Experts:

Tasneem Lakkadghat
Tasneem Lakkadghat is a human resources consultant who is passionate about the field and HR trends. She has hosted many workshops on how to create strong resume, find a job and improve your interview skills.

Melanie Szlucha
Melanie has more than 15 years of experience as a hiring manager, and started Red Inc. six years ago to help candidates better understand the process of getting a job from an employer’s point of view. Her motto, “Let’s Get Your A** a JOB!” speaks to job seekers who are frustrated, overwhelmed and need solid how-to advice to land their next great opportunity.

Laura Rivchun
Laura Rivchun speacializes in career transition –helping people identify and achieve their ideal career goals. Her proven coaching technique prepares clients for today’s highly competitive market and has helped them win jobs at Fortune 500 companies. She heads the mentorship committee at The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), where she holds workshops on resume development, interview preparation and networking.

Personal Branding Online: Building a Digital Presence:

Michelle Friedman
Michelle Friedman is a professional development coach, organizational consultant and speaker who helps mid-career women shine professionally and lead balanced lives. She also specializes in guiding mothers back to the workforce after a career break.

Participating Exhibitors

Citizens Bank
Con Edison
Drug Enforcement Administration
Enterprise Holdings
Federal Home Loan Bank of New York
First Empire Securities
Girl Scouts of the USA
The Home Depot
Johnson & Johnson
Mass. Electric Construction Co. Industrial
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
MTA-Long Island Rail Road
New York Institute of Technology
New York Life
NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT)
NYU Langone Medical Center
Personal Shopper by SHOP YOUR WAYSM
The Port Authority of NY & NJ
Real Estate Education Center (REEDC)
The Rockefeller University
United States Tennis Association
US Customs & Border Protection
US Marine Corps
Whole Foods Market

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Event Sponsors

Check back one month prior to see a list of participating sponsors.

Directions to the Event

On Avenue of the Americas (6th Ave.) between West 53rd and West 54th Streets. 53rd street is west bound and 54th street is east bound. Laguardia is 8 miles, JFK is 17 miles, Newark is 15 miles, Grand Central station is 15 minutes across town, Penn Station is 15 minutes downtown and Port Authority is 10 minutes downtown.