OFTC to Host 2019 Career Fair & Job Expo in July
Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) will host the 2019 annual Career Fair and Job Expo in Sandersville on Tuesday, July 16 and in Dublin on Thursday, July 25 from 9 AM to 12 PM.
The Sandersville Career Fair and Job Expo will take place in the Ben J. Tarbutton Jr. Business Development Center and in Dublin at the DuBose Porter Business and Industry Training Center.
These events are open to the public and will provide job seekers with an opportunity to meet with numerous employers, learn of important community resources, and receive information on career training available through OFTC.
Each year a variety of employers attend both events, giving attendees access to numerous industries and employment opportunities.
“There are many local companies and organizations that are seeking employees, particularly those with the technical skills we teach at OFTC,” shared Saketta Brown, OFTC’s Career Services and Disabilities Coordinator. “The programs we offer at OFTC reflect the labor needs of our communities and during the career fair we’ll have College admissions and financial aid staff available to walk interested participants through the application or financial aid process if they’d like to enroll in one of our hands-on programs.”
Brown offers the following tips for career fair attendees:
- Dress professionally as first impressions are important.
- Bring several copies of your resume.
- There will be many applicants approaching employers at the same time—remain positive and be patient.
- Send a thank you note or email after the fair. Most candidates won’t follow up with employers afterwards and this will help make you stand out.
The career fairs are one-way OFTC links trained students with area employers. The career services department provides students with individualized career counseling, assessments, interviewing tips and resume writing assistance. For more information, visit the Career Services page on the College’s website, OFTC.edu or call 478-274–7643.
OFTC’s $25 Admissions Application Fee for Fall 2019 enrollment will be waived on July 16 and July 25 at all OFTC locations.