Friday, November 16, 2012

7th Annual Lakeland Career Expo results

Nancy White, director of Career Services at Lakeland Community College, emailed The News-Herald the results of the Lakeland career expo on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Here's what she had to say:

  •  More than 400 job seekers attended, which was less than the usual total but the flow was steady.
  • Employers plan to off er at least 618 interviews, which is a higher ratio of job seekers to interviews than previous years.
  • Ninety-nine percent of employers and job seekers rated the event good to excellent on individual evaluations handed out at the event.Job seekers who may have missed the expo should

Job seekers who may have missed the expo shouldn't worry, Lakeland hosts five job fairs a year that are open to the public. Four "mini" job fairs averaging 25 employers each: Sept. 2012, February 6, March 27 and April 14, 2013; and a Health Careers Job Fair: March 4, 2013.

--Elizabeth Lundblad, western Lake County reporter


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