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    PRODUCED BY: Professional Diversity Network
    Time to find your next career. Professional Diversity Network, PDN-E 2014 MLK Jr. Minneapolis Career Fair. Minneapolis, Jan. 20, 2014, Convention Center, 9:00-2:00pm

    NOW IS THE TIME FOR YOU TO CONNECT WITH EMPLOYERS WHO CARE

    At Professional Diversity Network, we know that career advancement directly relates to the professional network that you cultivate. Join us for a unique complimentary event designed to give diverse professionals a chance to network, socialize and accelerate your path to success. Engage with corporate leaders and make quality connections that will help you build a solid network of professionals who value diversity.

    There is no cost to attend this event and early registration offers perks that give you a competitive edge, including an opportunity to pre-interview with potential employers.

    Employers Register Here

    Career Fair Agenda

    9:00 - 10:00 AM
    Employer / Candidate Hospitality & Networking
    Everyone is invited to the Candidate Breakfast with employers. Enjoy casual conversations, beverage and continental style brunch with local and national employers. Have better conversations and meet hiring managers in this casual atmosphere. Exchange contact information to build your own network to find more and better opportunities.
    10:00 - 2:00 PM
    MLK Jr. Holiday Networking Career Fair (open to public)
    Start the new year with a better career. Visit with employers in a new more casual environment. Bring your resume and be sure to pre-register so employers can find you before the Fair.
    10:30 - 11:00 AM
    Seminar I: How to Network your Candidate Brand
    Learn from experts how to compete and use a network for your next job. Get resources that can help market you.
    12:30 - 1:00 PM
    Seminar II: Interviewing to get the job
    Learn what employers are really after. Presented by Bill Wells former Head of Diversity for Fortune 500 company.

    Job Seeker Information

    This event is FREE and open to ALL candidates. Bring your resume.

    Come prepared to put your best foot forward! Be sure to update your resume and bring extra copies to the event. Visit employer websites in advance of the conference to educate yourself about available positions and submit applications. Being well versed in a company’s available positions will help you with discussions. Prepare a brief “elevator pitch” about yourself that you can share with recruiters. Make sure that you clearly and concisely communicate your strengths, skills and interests. Most of all, take advantage of this valuable opportunity to connect with employers who are looking for qualified diverse professionals just like you!

    A Success Story

    Francisco Villafuerte

    “Professional Diversity Network’s Chicago career event was really valuable. Not only did I make a ton of connections to build my professional network, I found a great job!”

    • Francisco Villafuerte
      Business Development Representative
      at Fleetmatics
    Minneapolis Convention Center
    Minneapolis Convention Center
    1301 Second Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN
    Monday January 20, 2014
    9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    For Employer/Sponsorship
    information please contact us at: Events@prodivnet.com
    800-390-5561 ext. 105

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