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Atlanta Career Expo – April 14, 2011

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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
    *Mentor Match: Candid advice from another professional in the trenches
    *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

    Atlanta Speakers

    Kim N. Carswell, Persona Affairs
    Social Media: Tools to Accelerate Your Employment Results
    Resume Branding 101: Strategies for Getting Noticed in 10 Seconds or Less

    As chief executive consultant at Persona Affairs, a comprehensive branding firm, Carswell helps clients boost their market value through social media. As a consultant, she has advised a number of organizations and companies including the American Society of Civil Engineers, Delta Airlines and the Georgia Institute of Technology Human-Computer Interface Advisory Board.

    Robin Schlinger
    How to Select the Job You Want
    How to Prepare to Create a Great Resume

    Robin Schlinger has been helping clients perfect their resumes since 2001. In 2006, she started her own company, Robin’s Resumes® ( specializing in executive, technical, student and federal resumes.

    Coffee & Career Chat

    Register for the 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.

    Space is limited.  Reserve your space now.

    Register Now

    Take Part in our Mentor Match Program Sponsored by Walmart

    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 Atlanta Career Expo. (No pre-registration necessary.)

    Participating Exhibitors

    This is a partial list of the participating exhibitors. This list is updated regularly, so please check back each week. Click on the name to view a profile.

    Cambridge Institute of Allied Health & Technology
    Charter Communications
    Cintas Corporation
    Colonial Pipeline Company
    Drug Enforcement Agency
    Enterprise Rent-A-Car
    Home Depot
    Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
    The Kroger Company
    MetLife/New England Financial
    NexTera Energy
    Raytheon Polar
    U.S. Department of State/Diplomatic Security
    U.S. Secret Service

    Don’t Miss Our Perfect Pitch Program

    In this session you’ll work with coaches to master that all-important one sentence to sell yourself.

    Whether you’re a seasoned executive, a recent college grad or an entrepreneur, we all must know how to introduce ourselves in a way that’s clear, concise and compelling. Yet most people don’t have that opening sentence down.

    This session will help change that and leave you feeling empowered and confident. Get the boost you need!

    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.)

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    Event Sponsors

    Check back one month prior to see a list of partcipating exhibitors.

    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.