Job Fair Coming to Cerritos College on October 18

Resume workshops and job prep sessions offered

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 4, 2016

Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878 

WHAT: As Los Angeles County’s unemployment rate increased to 4.9% and approximately 248,000 people remain unemployed, job seekers will have an opportunity to speak with more than 40 employers at Cerritos College's semi-annual Job Fair.

The free Fair will be held at the College on Tuesday, October 18, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Library/Falcon Square sidewalk.

Attendees can explore current job opportunities, apply for some positions on site, and network with employers from several industries including healthcare, sales, retail, and government/public sectors.

Job seekers should dress in business attire and bring copies of their resumes. A list of participating employers is available: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1sbdfWaDKiWVvUr6VdzF1Q7ABIEiY_oj7A9GHTtgCdbU/edit#gid=0

Various workshops will also be offered around the Job Fair:

Resume Basics
Workshop covering basics of resume structure and content
Tuesday, October 4, 11 a.m. -  12 p.m. in BE 106
Thursday, October 6, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in MP203
Tuesday, October 11, 6 – 7 p.m. in BE 106
Monday, October 17, 1 – 2 p.m. in BE 116
Tuesday, November 8, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in BE 106

Interview Techniques
Discover tips and techniques to prepare for job interviews
Tuesday, October 25, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in BE 106

Prepping for the Job Fair
Workshop explores how to market yourself to employers
Tuesday, October 11, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in BE 106

Workshops are open to all. For more information, visit: www.cerritos.edu/career-services/_includes/docs/Job_Fair_Fall_2016.pdf

WHEN: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Cerritos College
Wilford Michael Library/Falcon Square sidewalk
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650

Campus Map: www.cerritos.edu/guide or www.cerritos.edu/google-map.

CONTACT: For more information, email job-placement-info@cerritos.edu, or contact the Job Placement staff at (562) 860-2451, X2366.

COST: Free to attendees. Parking for the event is free in lot C-10 in white stalls ONLY.
 
 

About Cerritos College: Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at www.cerritos.edu.

 

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