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Hummm

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Lee said, "I think the fact our numbers are a little lower shows that people are getting jobs or maybe they've gotten jobs from past events we've had."

Or maybe it's because historically people come out to job fairs and it's more advertising for the company than jobs being offered...
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Apr 25, 2012
 
Heck. Would have been nice to know about it.
Charlottesville resident

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Apr 25, 2012
 
Lowe's is hiring
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Hummm wrote:
Lee said, "I think the fact our numbers are a little lower shows that people are getting jobs or maybe they've gotten jobs from past events we've had."
Or maybe it's because historically people come out to job fairs and it's more advertising for the company than jobs being offered...
EXACTLY ! These Job Fairs are total BS; especially the ones at JPJ.
Between the tax breaks and self serving advertising for the "employer", these job fairs are a huge waste of time for the unemployed attending. If you don't believe me, then go, and then report back to this forum and tell me what your experience was.
reality bites

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Apr 25, 2012
 
zZz wrote:
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EXACTLY ! These Job Fairs are total BS; especially the ones at JPJ.
Between the tax breaks and self serving advertising for the "employer", these job fairs are a huge waste of time for the unemployed attending. If you don't believe me, then go, and then report back to this forum and tell me what your experience was.
Not really up on job fairs, I guess I'm lucky but thanks for the info, didn't know.
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reality bites wrote:
<quoted text>Not really up on job fairs, I guess I'm lucky but thanks for the info, didn't know.
Are you a 99'er? You need to be up on job fairs .... we can't carry your a** forever.
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zZz wrote:
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Are you a 99'er? You need to be up on job fairs .... we can't carry your **** forever.
Can you not interpret the English language or are you just dumb. I've never had to go to job fair cause I always had a job Einstein. Keep sleepin, your better off.
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Apr 25, 2012
 
zZz wrote:
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EXACTLY ! These Job Fairs are total BS; especially the ones at JPJ.
Between the tax breaks and self serving advertising for the "employer", these job fairs are a huge waste of time for the unemployed attending. If you don't believe me, then go, and then report back to this forum and tell me what your experience was.
Not so, tried to get into a particuler company vie phone and email with out success. Went to the job fair many months past at JPJ and talked to the company HR rep. Landed an interview several weeks later fowwole by a job offer. Might alos add that it is the dream job.
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Apr 26, 2012
 
starting from the bottom and WORKING what a concept....So many people feel entitled....I am sick and tired of carrying all you lazy unmotivated people..Go to the job fair and TALK to someone don't sit behind your PC and think you are going to get hired...hit the pavement and WORK!!!
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Apr 26, 2012
 
reality bites wrote:
<quoted text>Can you not interpret the English language or are you just dumb. I've never had to go to job fair cause I always had a job Einstein. Keep sleepin, your better off.
I guess your job at Burger King qualifies ....I'm talking about a real job.
Don't let not owning a suit stop you; K-Mart is running a blue light
special on 100% rayon executive suits.
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employed wrote:
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Not so, tried to get into a particuler company vie phone and email with out success. Went to the job fair many months past at JPJ and talked to the company HR rep. Landed an interview several weeks later fowwole by a job offer. Might alos add that it is the dream job.
OK -- an exception. Didn't know that 7-11 was at these events.
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Apr 26, 2012
 
i went to one of these 2 years ago and left after 7 companies in a row told me they werent actualy hiring they were just there to get applications in. total waste of time.

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