ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6
- The Free Event will Help Professionals Regroup, Refresh and Rebuild
their Careers -
PROBLEM - With the unemployment rate in Charlotte currently
reported at 11.6 percent today, there is an existing need for out-of-
work professionals to hone their skills in order to find a new job in
the increasingly competitive job market.
SOLUTION - The U.S.'s largest online job site and the largest
private university in North America have teamed up to bring Charlotte
job seekers a career fair that goes above and beyond just offering job
opportunities. CareerBuilder and University of Phoenix are putting
local job seekers in touch with professional resume writers, image
consultants and networking experts to help them retool their job-
hunting approach and make themselves more marketable to employers.
Leading local employers such as Bank of America, TIAA-CREF, Charlotte-
Mecklenburg Police, Robert Half, The Westin and more will be on hand
to recruit candidates for current job openings. While attendees make
the rounds to meet with potential employers, they can also visit
career makeover stations for one-on-one advice.
In addition to job opportunities and career retooling sessions, best-
selling author, educator and businessman Stedman Graham will offer a
keynote address to attendees. Graham will share how his systematic
approach to success, based on advancing life goals and aspirations,
can help people become leaders of their own lives.
- Stedman Graham is available for in-person interviews at the
event (9:30 a.m. to noon)
- Jason Ferrara, VP of Corporate Marketing for CareerBuilder, is
available to speak to this effort.
- Shannon Eckard, campus director of University of Phoenix in
Charlotte, is available to discuss why the University is dedicated to
supporting the local community as it endures uncertain economic times.
- Additionally, speak with job fair employers and participants
about the value of this experience and the current landscape of
WHEN - Friday, November 6
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE - The Westin Charlotte
601 S College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
WHO - University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to
help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world.
Through flexible schedules, challenging courses and interactive
learning, students achieve personal and career aspirations without
putting their lives on hold. During the quarter ending August 31,
2009, 443,000 students were enrolled at University of Phoenix, the
largest private university in North America. University of Phoenix
serves a diverse student population, offering associate's, bachelor's,
master's, and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning
centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world.