Detroit Career Fair On Friday September 27th. At Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel In Novi

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Detroit Career Fair
Fri, September 27, 2019
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel
21111 Haggerty Road Novi, MI 48375
The Detroit Career Fair offers Michigan job applicants hundreds of full-time and part-time jobs, as well as internships and apprenticeships – for experienced candidates, military veterans, professionals, executives, college alumni and entry-level candidates. 50 companies will be hiring at the job fair with opportunities in Engineering, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Manufacturing, Blue-collar Labor, Production, Industrial, General Labor, Customer Services, Retail, Management, Restaurant, Accounting, Banking, Office Support, Clerical, Seasonal, Holiday Jobs, Data Entry, Call Center, Installation, Technical, Machining, Electrical, Mortgage, Financial Planning, Insurance, Education, Truck Driving, Real Estate, Nursing, Rehabilitation, Human Services, and other career fields. Well-paying, good jobs will be available, and most jobs will be in Metro Detroit, Macomb County, Oakland County, Wayne County and some national employers will be onsite with jobs located outside Michigan.
Job Fair participants can plan to attend several Virtual Career Seminars designed to help candidates with their resume, cover letter, job search techniques and interviewing.
• 9:30 a.m. – Job Fair Strategies
• 9: 45 a.m. – Career Success For People With Convictions.
• 10:30 a.m. – Job Interviewing
• 10:45 a.m. – Personal Career Branding
• 11:00 a.m. - Social Media and the Job Search
• 1:10 p.m. - Resume Writing
• 1:35 p.m. – New Job Salary Negotiation
• 2:00 p.m. – Cover Letter Writing
Event parking is free. Register in advance online on our website at or call 734-956-4550
Job Fair participants can plan to attend several Virtual Career Seminars designed to help candidates with their career goals. Candidates will receive an access code to watch the seminar on September 27, 2019.
9:30 a.m. – Job Fair Strategies: Tips for navigating a job fair, including strategies on what to do before, during, and after a networking event with employers.
9: 45 a.m. – Career Success For People With Convictions: The term "felony friendly" is not realistic in the real world; searching for a job can be less difficult using the strategies provided in this seminar. People with convictions need to know the do's and don'ts to reenter the job market and earn a viable income.
10:30 a.m. - Interviewing: Designed to help candidates learn how to prepare for the interview in terms of researching the employer, knowing what to expect in an interview, how to dress properly, how to combat anxiety, and more.
10:45 a.m. - Personal Branding: What makes a consumer buy one product over another — and makes one job-seeker much more sought after than others? This all has to do with your personal branding. Come out to this workshop and learn how to define who you are, how you are great, and why YOU should be sought out.
11:00 a.m. - Social Media and the Job Search: Optimize your job search by learning how to effectively use the most common social media channels utilized by recruiters.
1:10 p.m. - Resume Writing: Designed for candidates unsure of where to begin in writing a resume. We'll discuss the purpose of a resume, the various sections within a resume, different resume styles, and strategies for formatting.
1:35 p.m. - Salary Negotiation: This workshop provides candidates with the necessary skills to negotiate, research the market, and position themselves in the current job market.
2:00 p.m. – Cover Letter Writing: When you send a cover letter for a job, one of three things will happen: It will be ignored, quickly scanned, or shine as a winner—landing you the interview. To write a winning cover letter, you need to know the basic do's and don'ts (formatting, length, order of information, etc.) and you need to practice good business writing (being clear, concise, specific, etc.). But you also need something extra, a spark that shows employers you are the ONE!


Mark A. Meadows
Community Employment Coordinator
John D. Dingell VA Medical Center
4646 John R, Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 576 4950
Cell: (313) 608 7615
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Dine-to-Donate Program Update

Dine-to-Donate Program Update!
Dear Freedom Center Supporter,

Everybody has to eat...why not help the MI Freedom Center raise funds in the process? The Dine-to-Donate program is great way to combine eating with fundraising.

We've updated our list of Dine-to-Donate events in Southeast Michigan.

Booked thus far:
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  • 10/2: VFW Post 2645, Southfield
  • 10/9: Granite City, Northville

In the works:
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  • Tony Sacco's Pizza
  • Mission BBQ

You can always get the latest information on Dine-to-Donate on our homepage.
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