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55+ in ATX Job Fair

February 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

AustinUP is hosting a free expo to match available job opportunities with workers who are 55 and older. It will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at Westminster Senior Living, 4100 Jackson Avenue in Austin. (Complimentary valet services provided.) It will be the first in a series of job fairs AustinUP is planning in 2017 to help potential employees connect with employers located in or close to their neighborhoods.

Exhibitors will include employers looking for talented full- and part-time workers or contractors. Attendees will include older adults eager to talk to potential employers, as well as knowledgeable speakers who will give presentations during the event. Employers attending the February event include UberEats, Right at Home, TMF Health Quality Institute, Peak Performers Recruiting and Staffing, HAND (a Division of Meals on Wheels Central Texas) – and more!

Speakers and presentations:

10:15 a.m. 
Antoinette Griffin, Owner, Griff Development
Interviewing Skills 
Antoinette’s company Griff Development provides customized workshops for organizations and coaches individuals in the areas of confidence, communication, networking, and professional and personal growth. She is an instructor for the University of Texas Informal Class program, where she teaches adults how to maximize their confidence in social and business settings.

11:00 a.m.
Mo Oduwole, Recruiting Department, Peak Performers
Résumé Do’s and Don’ts 
As a nonprofit recruiting and staffing firm, Peak Performers is setting a new employment standard for people with disabilities. We recruit for contract, temporary and temp-to-hire office professionals and IT positions for nearly 900 types of jobs in State of Texas and local government agencies.

11:30 a.m.
Candace Carver, Community Outreach Coordinator, Dress for Success Austin
Dress for Success
The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help them thrive in work and in life.

Important notes:

  • To help us plan, we would like to hear about your job-related needs. Please take a few minutes to complete our brief survey. Thanks in advance for your help!
  • Exhibitor registration is open. Sponsorship packages are available. For more information, please contact AustinUP Board Member Cyndi Cummings at cyndic@flash.net or 512-423-6782.
  • Attendance is free, but please RSVP via Eventbrite to let us know you’re coming. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Teresa Ferguson at teresa@austinup.org or 512-963-3191.

Our host for this event:westminster logoAdditional sponsors:

AARP logo     coming of age logo    cummings realty associates logo  workforce solutions capital area logo   senior resource guide logo

Details

Date:
February 21, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Organizer

AustinUP
Website:
https://austinup.org

Venue

Westminster Senior Living
4100 Jackson Ave.
Austin, TX 78731 United States
Website:
https://www.westminsteraustintx.org