Employment & Career Fair 2017

SBCS Global Learning Institute invites our current and past students to our 2017 Employment and Career Fair.

This annual fair is a one-day event designed to connect job seekers with employers. More to this, it grants you the opportunity to gain information and guidance on academic and professional development pursuits, aimed at improving your employment prospects. No matter the stage of your career – recent graduate or current students seeking job placement; professional desirous of a career change; employee looking at personal and professional growth opportunities – the Fair seeks to help you orient yourself to effectively engage the current changing job market.

 

Registration Fee: Free to SBCS students and alumni; TT$200 to the public.


2017 PARTICIPANTS:

BDO International   Eve Anderson Recruitment Ltd.PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited
Guardian GroupIQOR INVESTT Trinidad & Tobago Ltd. Unit Trust Corporation
Choice HR LimitedDeloitte and Touche TrinidadTrinidad & Tobago International Financial Centre
ScotiabankRBC Royal BankASETT Technologies Ltd
jobsTT.comSagicor Life Inc.Regency Recruitment & Resources Ltd
YourLifePurpose LimitedEastern Credit UnionNEDCO
Unicomer (Trinidad) Ltd               Value Optical                                                     Trinidad & Tobago Chapter of International Facility Management Association
  Supply Management Association of Trinidad &Tobago

 


Why attend?:

The Fair opens a host of possibilities in terms of professional advice and potential / alternative careers to you:

  • Minimum cost (free!) for maximum return (job opportunities!);
  • Meet and interact with a wide range of companies and industries;
  • Build and/or broaden your network of professional contacts;
  • Gain valuable interview experience and job search advice from seasoned professionals;
  • Find out about available positions and submit your résumé in person to company recruiters;
  • Receive advice on what qualifications or programmes to pursue to enhance your career prospects.

 

Contact Student Services for further details.


Tips to get the most out of attending the Fair: 

BEFORE THE FAIR

 

Be prepared! Research the companies that you are most interested in at the Fair.

Dress appropriately; first impressions last.

Prepare and print multiple copies of your résumé.

Have a well-prepared elevator pitch.

Review your notes from the Maximise Your Career workshop (Résumé tips; Interview techniques).


AT THE FAIR

 

Bring the printed copies of your résumé.

Approach employers with confidence, a smile and make eye contact.

Deliver your elevator pitch (after all, this is what you prepared it for).

Ask for a business card and remember to take notes.


AFTER THE FAIR

 

 

Send thank you notes to the recruiters of the companies you were most interested in within a few days.

Continue to review SBCE e-learning or contact Student Services for job and internship listings.