October 16 — Jackie Speier’s Job Hunters Boot Camp — Free Workshop!

Posted on October 11, 2012

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Rep Speier’s 9th Job Hunters Boot Camp To Feature 35 Employers With Job Openings

Congresswoman Jackie Speier announced that 35 Bay Area employers with job openings will participate in the 9th Job Hunters Boot Camp on Tuesday, October 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the San Mateo County Event Center, Fiesta Hall, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo. Job seekers are urged to register online at speier.house.gov for the free event.

Speier stated, “While the unemployment rate in San Mateo County dropped to 6.8 percent in September, the rate remains disproportionately high for recent college graduates at 53 percent. Our boot camp is a great step towards getting that first job after college.”
Each boot camp is sponsored by Rep. Speier and San Mateo County and features employers and workshops where experts explain how to excel in a job interview, craft a resume and use social media to land a dream job. Known as the “TOOLS tent,” job seekers receive invaluable one-on-one counseling on how to conduct a successful job search.
Some of the participating employers include Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Oracle, Kaiser Permanente and the San Francisco International Airport.

WHAT:  Job Hunters Boot Camp

WHEN: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

10 am- 2 pm

WHERE: San Mateo County Event Center

Fiesta Hall

1346 Saratoga Drive

San Mateo

WEBSITE and FREE REGISTRATION:
speier.house.gov

The following employers will be at JHBC on October 16:

  1. Allied Barton Security
  2. AT&T
  3. Bauers Transportation
  4. CBP/Dept. of Homeland Security/US Gov’t
  5. DeVry
  6. Edward Jones
  7. Franklin Templeton
  8. Goodwill Industries of San Francisco and San Mateo
  9. Gree
  10. Home Depot
  11. Kaiser Permanente
  12. Lab Support
  13. New York Life
  14. Oracle
  15. Oynx Pharmaceutical
  16. Overhead
  17. Patelco Credit Union
  18. Portola Pharmaceuticals
  19. Premier Staffing
  20. Primerica
  21. Putnam
  22. Robert Half International
  23. Safeway
  24. Salvation Army
  25. San Mateo Daily Journal
  26. See’s Candies
  27. Serramonte Ford
  28. SFMTA
  29. SFO
  30. Target
  31. Universal Protection
  32. Virgin American
  33. Wells Fargo
  34. Westin SFO
  35. Wollberg Michaelson Staffing Firm

We had a record turn out at the 8th Job Hunters Boot Camp: 800-900 job seekers and 37 employers. The local employers are actively hiring and were impressed with the quality of boot camp attendees.

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