NoCoNet's Premier Job Fair in Northern Colorado October 16, 2017

 A good crowd attended our Fall Job Fair on October 16. 
Thanks to our hosts (Faith Church),employers,  job seekers, and volunteers who made it possible.  
 
 See the list of our participating employers below.
 
 Interested Employers & Recruiters:  email us at employerliaison@noconet.org  Participation is free.
                               

  • Exhibitors set-up at 9:00
  • Active* members and Veterans (with ID) gain exclusive access from 9:30 - 10:30
  • The general public are welcome to enter starting at 10:30 a.m. 
  • Exhibitors will be available for contact until 12:30 p.m. 

*Active member status requires your attendance at one or more NoCoNet Monday meetings within six weeks before the Job Fair. This includes attending Orientation.
                                            

 NEW Members: To join NoCoNet you must attend a short orientation meeting on your first visit. New member orientation starts at 9:00 am each Monday.  New member introductions and our general session follows orientation. (NO Orientation on the day of the job fair). 

LOCATION:  Fort Collins Faith Church, 3920 South Shields Street (between Horsetooth & Harmony).

 
Here's What Some Of Our Employers & Recruiters Say About Our Job Fair:

  • Great event. I think next time I will bring one of our corporate recruiters as well. Event was very well organized & everyone was very friendly.
  • Thank you for offering this jobfair to job seekers and employers!
  • Great attendance and prepared participants.  Thank you for inviting us!
  • Well run and good variety of potential hires.
  • I attend several career fairs and this is the best one!
  • Outstanding! Thank you!
  • Great candidates and attendance!

 

How to prepare for a job fair:

  •   Research the positions offered by your target companies - click on their name to go to Career pages
  •   Modify your resume to highlight your exisiting experience for each position of interest (you may prepare more than one resume for more than one position)
  •  Practice your introduction ("elevator speech")
  •  Sleep well the night before
  •  Dress professionally (better to be more professional than too casual)
  •  Bring your resumes, customized for the positions/companies you seek
  •  Keep mints on hand and go light on the cologne or after-shave 
  • Understand that company practices usually require online applications - job fairs are introductions

 

Q: Why so many Recruiters? A: Recruiters are hired by many of your target companies to find people like you. If you have a specific company in mind (especially a large one), ask your recruiter if they screen for your target company.  Recruiters represent 10-20 (or more) companies and as many different industries.  They get paid by the company when you get hired, and you don't pay anything.  Learn more on how to work with Recruiters from the links below the company list, but make sure you ask each recruiter how best to work with them.

 

Participating companies for October 2017 Job Fair (so far):

Click on the company name to open a new window to their Careers page (if any). Prepare your resume for positions that interest you.

This list is constantly updated for each job fair. Please continue to check back for the most current additions.

  • Adecco Staffing - RECRUITER: Engineering, information technology, marketing, clerical/administrative, customer service, industrial, manufacturing, warehouse, hospitality.
  • Aerotek - RECRUITER: Engineering, aerospace, accounting, energy, scientific, manufacturing, assembly, administrative, call center, construction.
  • AppleOne - RECRUITER: Engineering, construction, administrative, and more.
  • Banner Health - EMPLOYER (Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley):  Registered Nurses (RN) of all kinds, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), occupational therapist (OT), medical assistants, mammography techs, phlebotomists, surgical technologists, Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT), MRI & CT techs, surgical techs, patient financial services, cook, security, housekeeping/janitorial, food services.
  • Blue Federal Credit Union - EMPLOYER:  Financial Specialist, compliance, loan officers, tellers.
  • Bounce Software - EMPLOYER: Custom-crafted technology solutions, programming, customer service.
  • Canyon Bakehouse - EMPLOYER: Large, local organic/gluten-free bakery. Food Safety Compliance/Regulatory Coordinator, Senior Food Scientist, machine tech, production, packaging, shipping.
  • Career Solutions Group - SERVICE PROVIDER: Career counseling. Picture yourself in a job you love. How to focus. How to get noticed. How to get hired.
  • Christ Medical Clinic - SERVICE PROVIDER:  FREE HEALTH CARE for those in need.
  • City of Fort Collins - EMPLOYER: City government & services positions: law enforcement, information technology, administrative, human resources, roads, utilities, customer service, parks, etc.
  • City of Loveland - EMPLOYER: City government & services positions: law enforcement, information technology, administrative, human resources, customer service, parks, etc.
  • City of Longmont - EMPLOYER: City government & services positions: Public works, supervisory, executive assistant, construction inspection, transportation, flood recovery, recreation, etc. 
  • Comcast - EMPLOYER: Sr. Director of client services, HR manager, customer account executives, supervisors, retail sales, call center agents.
  • Digital Workshop Center - EMPLOYER: Seeking instructors to deliver training and certification in Microsoft Office & Adobe tools, web design, graphic arts, business administration, digital marketing, photography and videography.
  • Front Range Community College (FRCC) - EMPLOYER: academic/administrative, faculty, accounting, professional/technical, state classified, human resources, nursing, food service, part-time, more.
  • Hach - EMPLOYER: analytical instruments & reagents to test water quality; engineers, scientists, accounting, learning & development, more.
  • Home Instead Senior Care - EMPLOYER: administrative roles, home health care; personal care, meal preparation, transportation, companionship, dementia care, more.
  • I Heart Media - EMPLOYER: News co-host, account executives, board operators, promotions.
  • Innosphere - INCUBATOR: Accelerating the success of high-impact science and technology start-ups in Colorado. Finds investors so these companies can grow and hire.
  • JBS Corporate - EMPLOYER: 2nd largest food company in the world. Greeley positions: accounting & finance; IT management, Sharepoint, IT security, enterprise applications; sales, forecasting, supply chain, business development;  human resources; industrial engineer, analytics, and more.
  • Larimer County - EMPLOYER: Government positions, including seasonal and part-time. Business analyst, appraisers, accounting & taxes, project manager, social workers, Human Svs manager, custodial.
  • Larimer County Sheriff - EMPLOYER: Law enforcement.  Emergency communication, deputy Sheriff, more.
  • Larimer County Workforce Center (LCWC) - SERVICE PROVIDER: job skills training, workshops for job seekers, paid internships, business development classes, career transition services.
  • Leidos/Lockheed Martin - EMPLOYER: Innovative technology in defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. Engineering: software, mechanical, chemical, network, IT, construction, solar, electrical, QA, environmental, information security; technicians, training, scientific research, analysts, and more. 
  • Medtronic - EMPLOYER: Design, manufacture, and distribution of medical devices. Finance manager, multiple engineers, project managers, QA, compliance, HR, technical support, manufacturing, machinist, more.
  • Noosa - EMPLOYER: Inventory, purchasing, shipping, warehouse, production.
  • Platte River Power Authority (PRPA) - EMPLOYER: Facilities/fleet Mgr, IT systems, engineer, energy efficiency program mgr., energy efficiency program coordinator, contract administrator, interns: legal, communications, IT, and more.
  • Robert Half - RECRUITER/EMPLOYER: Accounting, finance, administrative, legal, technical & IT (information technology), creative & marketing, temporary & permanent positions.
  • Silverline Services - EMPLOYER:  An oil and gas service company specializing in automation, electrical, pressure testing, and fabrication.Contact Eli Hopkins directly: eli@silverlne-services.com.
  • Small Business Development Council (SBDC) - SERVICE PROVIDER: Supporting the growth and development of small businesses in Larimer County so they can hire people.
  • Spitfire Group - Force Multiplier - EMPLOYER: .NET developer, Sr. QA analyst, salesforce SW developer, integration architect.
  • State of Wyoming - EMPLOYER: 180 government positions. Admin assistants & office support, accounting/economic, multiple legal, IT Prog. Mgr, Business applications analyst, programming, civil engineers, research, natural resources/wildlife, health & social services, media/communication, mechanics & electricians, Dept. of Transportation, law enforcement, food service & custodial. 
  • TEKsystems - RECRUITER: Information technology, communication, energy financial services, healthcare, government.
  • Tolmar - EMPLOYER: Development of specialty pharmaceutical products. QA, material handling, medical device engineers, scientists, research associates, packaging, lab techs, paralegals. Fort Collins & Windsor.
  • U.S. ARMY -  RECRUITER: Join the team that makes a difference. See the web page for numerous options.
  • Vestas Blades America, Inc.EMPLOYER: Wind energy equipment manufacturer. Production workers, production support, etc.
  • Visiting Angels - EMPLOYER: In-home personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, transportation, companionship.
  • Vistronix - EMPLOYER: Engineering, advanced analytics, cloud computing, signal processing, large scale data management, national security information services, testing, scrum, Federal contracts.
  • Volt Workforce Solutions - RECRUITER: Engineering, information technology, human resources, accounting & finance, account management, administrative and clerical.
  • Xpeerant - RECRUITER- Engineers :  ATE Test , JAVA, design, electrical, SoC validation, embedded SW & customer support, and more.

 

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Recruiters -- another way to search for work

 Recruiters are often hired to do the first level of screening candidates for employers' open positions.  Depending on what kinds of positions and industries in which you want to work, recruiters who specialize in those areas may be helpful to you; most serve several industries and levels, from CEOs to entry-level, from IT, programmers, engineers and scientists, to accountants, administrative assistants, HVAC, drafters, and data entry, to warehouse, manufacturing, janitorial, and food service. External recruiters often have 10 or more companies for whom they are trying to find good candidates; your resume could go to more than one company. Frequently, the recruiting company gets paid by the company who hires their candidate (rather than by the job-seeker). 

 Here is some information on how to benefit from working with recruiters:

 http://www.job-hunt.org/findingjobs/findingjobs_recruiters.shtml

 http://www.workcoachcafe.com/2012/03/19/how-to-work-with-external-recrui...

 


 

 


 
 

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