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WRAL Capital Area Career Expo!

Over 80 employers with 3000 open jobs, not just “business opportunities” like some others. Speak with recruiters from companies like S.T. Wooten, Extron, Capital Broadcasting, Lowes Home Improvement, and so many more!  Want a job in marketing? Software development? Engineering? Retail Management? Law enforcement? Counseling? It’s all here! And don’t miss the feature workshop where you can ask recruiters and HR reps ANYTHING about hiring practices to help you get the job you want.

Visit Capitalareaexpo.com for the employer list and other useful information. Bring plenty of resumes and come on out!

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Workshop date: February 23rd – If you’re considering becoming a small business owner, you’ll want to attend this class to learn what it takes, what challenges and pitfalls you can expect, and what proven steps you can take to greatly increase your chance of success. In this course, you’ll explore how to test the feasibility of your idea to ensure it’s the RIGHT one. You’ll find tips for researching the market and your competitors, securing needed funds, and projecting your business results. Various legal business entities will be defined, and you’ll learn about resources that can help you with licenses, permits, and other registrations needed for your business. And hopefully, you’ll leave confident that you’re well positioned to take those critical first steps toward entrepreneurship.

Networking, Resources & Job Hunting

Workshop date: February 17th – In difficult times, job seekers sometimes need a new perspective to land a job.  This course explores both traditional and innovative job search methods.  Participants will understand how to create a pro-active job search plan that strategically maximizes their efforts and utilizes community resources and networking to their benefit.