Thomas Nelson Hosts Annual Spring Job Fair

April 19, 2017
Thomas Nelson Community College is connecting recent graduates, veterans, students, alumni and members of the community with more than 40 employers at the Spring Job Fair on Thursday, April 20, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center (PWDC), 600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton.
 
The job fair, which is open to all, features representatives from the region’s top business and finance, government, government contractors, healthcare, hospitality, law enforcement, security, manufacturing, retail, customer service, and transportation organizations. 
 
These organizations include the Port of Virginia, Canon, Riverside, Diamond Resorts, Continental,  the United Parcel Service (UPS) and more. 
 
In addition, Thomas Nelson’s Career Services and Workforce Transitions team will host four different workshops throughout the day in partnership with local companies to help job Fair attendees prepare for the workforce. 
  • 10 a.m. - Certification to Employment with Thomas Nelson and Shelters to Shutters
  • 11 a.m. - How Your Professional Image Impacts What Employers Think of You with a Certified Professional Photographer
  • Noon - #PhoneScreenReady (or Not!) with the Port of Virginia 
  • 1 p.m. - Entrepreneurs Wanted: Starting your own business with the Small Business Development Center
Job fair attendees are encouraged to dress professionally and bring copies of their resumes as some employers will conduct on-site interviews.
For more information about the fair call (757) 865-5882.