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Brainerd Lakes Community Job Fair Happening Wednesday, April 3rd


The Brainerd Lakes Community Job Fair is happening on Wednesday, April 3rd at Central Lakes College.

If you are looking for a job in the Brainerd Lakes Area, there’s no better place to be on Wednesday than Central Lakes College. The event is happening from 10 am – 2 pm and is open to anyone needing a job or a job change. Over 60 businesses will be in attendance. 

Some tips to get the most out of job fairs include: 

  • Be Prepared – Research the companies that will be at the job fair so you know what they do and where you might want to work
  • Dress for Success – Dress for a job fair as you would for a job interview
  • Introduce yourself and be prepared to give your “Career Pitch” – Summarize in a few sentences what skills you can bring to the employer and what experience you have
  • Bring Copies of your Resume – You can bring multiple resumes that are custom tailored to different positions that you are interested in
  • Be Enthusiastic – Even if you are nervous, remember to smile and keep a positive attitude
  • Ask Questions – Employers are looking for candidates who are truly interested in their company
  • Collect Business Cards – As you wrap up the interview with the recruiter, thanking them for their time, ask for a business card so you have the recruiter’s full name and contact information