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Events bringing Employers and Jobseekers together

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Post a Career Fair
Participate or organize a Job or Career Fair to recruit prospective employees. Find out what's happening in your area here.
Job Seekers
Keep these things in mind:
  • Put Your Best "Self" Forward!
  • Dress professionally - "be interview ready".
  • Bring plenty of resumes (carry in a folder or notebook to keep them looking good).
  • Leave children at home.

If you can, find out what employers will be at the Job Fair and do some research on the internet prior to the day of the Fair. If that is not possible, take some time to walk around the Job Fair and make note of the employers you are interested in. Then, visit the booths on your own, rather than with a group of friends - employers want to know that you take the opportunity seriously!

Plan what you are going to say. This is your chance to do a one minute "infommercial". Introduce yourself, have some good questions ready to ask, and be able to relate your background and experience to the positions the recruiter is seeking to fill. Be cautious about asking "what's in it for me" questions! At this point, you want to help the recruiter know how you can become an asset to them.

Gather materials that will help you follow up with employers - ask for a business card, pick up brochures they may have available, and/or ask for a contact name and information. Write a thank you note to the employers with whom you had a conversation. If you talk to several people, be prepared to send multiple thank you notes.

After the Fair, organize your contact information and keep track of employers you have visited - knowing who to call can make all the difference in getting your "Foot" in the door!



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The Good Life for Veterans
The Good Life for Veterans recruiting campaign is focused on meeting Nebraska's workforce needs through attracting military veterans and their families from other states to move to Nebraska.

2015 Tax Rates Available
The 2015 combined employer tax rates are now available at dol.nebraska.gov/UIConnect. Log in, go to Update Accounts, and click on Rate Info.

December Unemployment Rates
Nebraska: 2.9%
National: 5.6%

Next Release Date:
January March 17 at 9:00 AM

- JOB FAIR -
Union Pacific Hiring Fair
02/05/2015 - 02/07/2015
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Mid Plains Technical College
1101 Halligan Drive
North Platte, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Hiring Our Heroes
02/18/2015 - 02/18/2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Lied Activity Center
2700 Arboretum Drive
Bellevue, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Hiring Our Heroes
02/18/2015 - 02/18/2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Lied Activity Center
2700 Arboretum Drive
Bellevue, NE

- JOB FAIR -
JobsGuide JOB FAIR
02/18/2015 - 02/18/2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

United States
7007 Grover Street
Omaha, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Drive Thru OmahaJobs.com Job Fair
03/04/2015 - 03/04/2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Comfort Inn
7007 Grover St
Omaha, NE

- JOB FAIR -
JobsGuide JOB FAIR - March 11, 2015
03/11/2015 - 03/11/2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

United States
7007 Grover Street
Omaha, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Hiring Our Heroes
03/25/2015 - 03/25/2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Central Community College
3134 W. Highway 34
Grand Island, NE

- JOB FAIR -
UNL Institute for Ethnic Studies Community Connections
03/31/2015 - 03/31/2015
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

UNL City Campus - Gaughan Multicultural Center Ubuntu Room (Next to City Campus Union)
UNL-City Campus 1400 R Street (Next to City Campus Union)
Lincoln, NE

- JOB FAIR -
JobsGuide JOB FAIR - April 8, 2015
04/08/2015 - 04/08/2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

United States
7007 Grover Street
Omaha, NE

- JOB FAIR -
MSR Career Fair
04/11/2015 - 04/11/2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

United States
Harper Center at Creighton University (2500 California Plaza)
Omaha, NE



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