The afternoon is dedicated to the Synergy Career Fair from Noon to 4 pm. The fair presents a unique opportunity for prospective employees to meet with employers and attend information sessions on the power of social media, interview skills and available career services from Baltimore, Anne Arundel and Prince George’s County. Maryland Aviation Administration, Maryland Workforce Exchange, and Fraport USA will be among the many employers on-site offering service, management and hospitality-based opportunities.
Maximizing Your Local Workforce System – Maryland Room
Did you know there are free employment support resources available for Maryland residents? This information session is an informative overview for Maryland job seekers. You will walk away with resource information on free job search assistance, free training grants, free federal bonding, job fair information and other free resources for Maryland job seekers.
Social Media: The Necessary Evil in Your Job Search – Delaware Room
How to Maximize Social Media and Avoid the Pitfalls? Many of us have a Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and/or Google account. But, do you know: “How to effectively utilize these accounts to help you land your next job?” or “How your social-media presence can weed you out of a desired job without you even knowing it?” Since social-media has become so prevalent in our lives and can be such a powerful tool (both good and bad) in our job search, it’s important to learn how to put your social media to work in helping you land that next job. This workshop will teach participants: 1. Why social-media is important to today’s job search; 2. How to create a positive social-media persona; 3. How to increase one’s internet visibility; 4. How to use social-media to network; 5. The unwritten rules of social-media; 6. What social-media dangers to avoid.
Effective Strategies for Resume Writing – Maryland Room
This information session walks you through effective resume writing strategies. Learn different resume formats and the advantages and disadvantages of each, learn how to write an effective objective, and discover how to use references to your advantage. Instructors will provide you with techniques to transform your resume into a powerful tool to get you interviews.
Keys to Successful Interviews – Delaware Room
You landed an interview. Now, Let’s Win the Job!
1. Have you walked out of a job interview feeling disappointed about your performance? OR
2. Have you ever thought you interviewed well, but did not receive a call back?
3. Do you want to greatly improve your interviewing skills to win the job?
This information session will teach you the five keys to successful interviewing: 1) understanding the goal of the interview, 2) know what to expect, 3) how to prepare for the interview, 4) how to communicate effectively, and 5) utilizing the key strategies to Win the Job!
Synergy Career Exhibit