Planning Underway for 2017 JobLINC Career Fair and More!


Take the next step in your career Thursday, July 27, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. during the 2017 JobLINC Career Fair. The event, which welcomes thousands of job seekers each year, will be held at the Pipkin Building (940 Early Maxwell Blvd) on Tiger Lane. A list of hiring companies will attend the fair and will offer customers a chance to give their resumes and land on-the-spot interviews.

Prior to the event, job seekers can polish their skills at several Summer Job & Career Readiness Sessions planned at Memphis Public Library locations citywide, starting in June. A few of these free sessions are listed below.

Resume Lab with JobLINC
Thursday, June 8, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
South Library (1929 S. Third St.)

 

Computer and Job Readiness Class
Monday, June 12, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cordova Library (8457 Trinity Road)

 

Resume Tuesday
Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
South Library (1929 S. Third St.)

 

Job Preparation and Interview Skills
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 10 a.m. – noon
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Ave., room L-56)
Presented by Danielle Hobbs of Green Dot Public Schools

 

Upgrade Your LinkedIn
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Ave., room L-50)
Presented by Angela Copeland of Copeland Coaching

 

Job Search Help
Thursday, July 6, 2017, noon – 2 p.m.
Frayser Library (3712 Argonne St.)

 

Building Your Personal Brand
Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Ave., room L-50)
Presented by Angela Copeland of Copeland Coaching

 

JobLINC Workshop
Monday, July 17, 2017, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Cordova Library (8457 Trinity Road)

 

Job Interview Skills
Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Frayser Library (3712 Argonne St.)

 

More than a dozen other job readiness sessions are also planned. For a complete list, call JobLINC at (901) 415-2863.

 

Story/Photo By: Marcey Wright, public relations supervisor