Announcement: Networking and Job Search Seminar – Nov 17, 2014

Are you in a work search… or want to be looking for your next job?
Overwhelmed and not sure where to begin?
Been a long time since you’ve had to look for a job?
Wondering how to set yourself apart in a crowded job market?

This 2-hour “Networking and Job Searches” seminar will teach you useful, God-honoring, real life-proven approaches to:

  • The secrets of Networking, whether you are an Introvert or Extrovert
  • How to create a network
  • How to use effective networking techniques to get to the right person
  • How to create a resume that gets you an interview

Come join us for a fast-paced and interactive look at how networking will jump start or breathe new life into your work search!

When: Monday night, November 17th at 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Where: Life Center, Grace Community Church, 801 W Bardin Rd, Arlington TX, 76017

Seminar Presenter: Bryan Daniel

Register Here

Announcement:

Arlington Answers Career

We’re here to give support and encouragement to Arlington residents dealing with workplace and career issues. Here are some resources to help meet the needs of the jobless and vocationally challenged in practical ways such as résumé writing, completing job applications and career planning.


Fall 2014 Job Fair

ArlingtonAnswers.com Job Fair

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 9am – 2pm

Location: The Church on Rush Creek, 2350 SW Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76017 Our twice-per-year Job Fair is coming again! We anticipate providing:

  • 80 or more employers with currently open positions
  • over a dozen community resource agencies
  • workshops covering LinkedIn, Networking and Interviewing
  • one-on-one resume reviewing
  • computer workroom for submitting online applications

Registration

Job-seekers do not register in advance. There is no charge to attend and there is no advance registration for job seekers. Registration for job seekers takes place at the door to the event starting at 8am; doors open to meet employers at 9am. Employers must pre-register using the Employer Registration Form (employers only – job seekers register at the door). Resource Agencies must pre-register using the Resource Agency Registration Form Volunteers from Arlington Answers organizations who wish to serve at the Job Fair should fill out a Volunteer Application.

Be sure to PREPARE by following these Job Fair Tips
This ArlingtonAnswers.com Job Fair is brought to you by:
More than 89 Employers, Offering 2,940+ JOBS!

Job Fairs

Since Fall 2010, Arlington Answers and Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County , with the support of the City of Arlington, have been partnering to serve the Arlington region with two job fairs per year.

Last event: Spring 2014 – April 4 at Grace Community Church – see the list of employers

Next event: Fall 2014 – October 1, 2014 at The Church on Rush Creek

Previous:

  • Fall 2013 at The Church on Rush Creek
  • Spring 2013 at Bob Duncan Center
  • Fall 2012 at Grace Community Church
  • Spring 2012 at The Church on Rush Creek
  • Fall 2011 at at Grace Community Church
  • Spring 2011 at Grace Community Church
  • Fall 2010 at The Church on Rush Creek

 

Spring 2014 Job Fair Report

ArlingtonAnswers.com Job Fair

On Thursday, April 3, 2014 9am – 2pm, another success!

Held at: Grace Community Church, 801 W Bardin Rd, Arlington, TX 76017 another successful Job Fair brought 970 job seekers, even on a slightly rainy day!

  • 90 employers with currently open positions
  • 14 community resource agencies
  • workshops covering LinkedIn, Networking and Interviewing
  • one-on-one resume reviewing
  • 2 computer workrooms for submitting online applications or working on resumes

This ArlingtonAnswers.com Job Fair was brought to you by:

Employers at the Job Fair offering more than 2,875 jobs:

Spring 2013 Job Fair Report

Another Successful Event!

On Thursday, April 25, 2013 there were 960 job seekers who came to the Bob Duncan Center in Arlington, TX to meet with the 79 employers representing 3000+ jobs. There were also:

  • A dozen agencies offering their services
  • Hourly workshops on Interviewing, Networking, and formulating Impact Statements
  • Computers provided by Tarrant County Community College
  • Resume Coaching throughout the day

This ArlingtonAnswers.com Job Fair was brought to you by:

Employers: Around 80 Employers offered more than 3000 jobs

Fall 2012 Job Fair Report

The Fall 2012 ArlingtonAnswers.com & Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County Job Fair was a resounding success!

A big THANK YOU to Grace Community Church for hosting the event and to the multitude of volunteers and sponsors who made it possible!

1,168 job seekers took advantage of the event, making contact with almost 60 employers representing over 2,400 job openings!

The Star-Telegram captured well the reason we exist in this write-up on the Job Fair:
Star-Telegram Story – Sept 26, 2012

Fox 4 News presented the following news story about the needs addressed by the event:
Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

For those who attended and wish to follow-up further:

Registered Employers

Total open positions represented: 2,437+ (43 of 62 employers included in count)

Resource Agencies:

This ArlingtonAnswers.com Job Fair was brought to you by:

Fall 2013 Job Fair a Success!

ArlingtonAnswers.com Job Fair

Thank you to all who made it a great day!

Our sponsors, volunteers, and partners served over 1,050 job-seekers and 75 employers!

Thursday, September 26, 2013 9am – 2pm

Location: The Church on Rush Creek, 2350 SW Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76017

This ArlingtonAnswers.com Job Fair was brought to you by:

Employers: Around 73 Employers offering more than 5346 jobs

More Career Community Resources

Christian Women’s Jobs Corps of Greater Arlington
Twelve-week program offered twice a year which provides computer classes, career development, stress and time management, personal discovery, financial literacy, business English, Bible study and more. Each student has a mentor. Referrals for social services are made as needed. For more info, call 817-275-5600 or visit them online.

Workforce Solutions of Tarrant County
Administrative agency responsible for overseeing the employment and training funding and workforce development programs for businesses and citizens in Tarrant County. For more info, call 817-413-4400, email customer.service@workforcesolutions.net or visit them online.

Work in Texas
A comprehensive online job search resource and matching system developed and maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission and the state workforce network, Texas Workforce Solutions. Individuals seeking a new job, different job, or an additional job can post their resume, search job listings (including all Texas state agency jobs), obtain employer contact information to apply for jobs, get information about the job market, and receive a variety of other services also available via Workforce Solutions Offices throughout the state.