2012 Conference

Schedule

Career & Networking Fair

Wednesday, July 24
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday, July 25: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, July 26: 10:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday, July 27: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Click here to register for this FREE event: www.nulvcf.org

Get ready for your next opportunity with workshops, networking, activities, and the ability to connect with Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and nonprofit institutions at the Career and Networking Fair!  Don’t miss the chance to meet and create your next opportunity.  Upload your resume and register TODAY! www.nulvcf.org

VETERANS HIRING DAY

Calling all veterans and your spouses:  Corporate America WANTS YOU!  Opening day Thursday, July 25 is Veterans Hiring Day at the Fair.  If you have served our country, this is your chance to prepare for and explore new opportunities.  TJX Companies (TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods) will be sponsoring activities tailored for Vets to identify transferable skills and get back to work.

BRAND U STUDIO

Looking to enhance your career development? Stop by the Brand U Studio for FREE tools and tips to strengthen your professional brand.Career Coaches will be onsite providing 30-minute one-on-one sessions to help strategize your professional goals. Take advantage of Resume Critiques and Mock Interviews to help you highlight and communicate your best skillsets and attributes.

CAREER BRIEFS

The Brand U Studio also features quick 30-minute professional development sessions to learn effective tips and best practices when on the job, changing careers, interviewing, or looking for that next career opportunity

Thursday, 7/25 12:00 PM - 1:00PM Acing the Interview - Sponsored by Edward Jones
Thursday, 7/25 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Veterans' Workshop - Sponsored by TJX
Thursday, 7/25 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM How to Get Back in the Game - Presented by AmeriHealth Caritas
Has it been a long time since you looked for a new gig? Join our experts and learn how to jumpstart your search with new strategies and techniques.
Friday, 7/26 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where Can My Experience Take Me?- Sponsored by Adecco Group, North America
Friday, 7/26 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Perfect Pitch - Sponsored by CVS
An interactive workshop where you can learn how to structure and communicate your brand in a succinct and impactful way.
Friday, 7/26 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Ask the Recruiter - Presented by Enterprise Holdings
Ever wished you could ask a recruiter what you needed to do to land a new job? Well get your questions ready and take advantage of the opportunity to talk face-to-face with recruiter who can steer you to interview success.
Saturday, 7/27 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM This is Your Now: No Excuses! -
Gone are the days where we can afford to wait for things to happen, personally or career-wise. Join Jim Smith from JIMPACT Enterprises and develop a call to action mindset to live your life with urgency and purpose.
Saturday, 7/27 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM The Business of Health - Sponsored by Centene
Saturday, 7/27 12:00 PM - 1:00PM The Wings of a Career - Sponsored by US Airways
Saturday, 7/27 2:15 PM - 2:45 PM Backpacks to Briefcase - Presented by Comcast -
Fresh out of school and new to the workforce? Learn how to navigate your new role and strategize your future goals.

MAIN STAGE CAREER WORKSHOPS

Behind the Scenes in Entertainment

Ever wonder how your favorite TV show or movie gets developed, written, produced and/or cast?  Do you want to find out what it takes to make it in “Hollywood”? Join NBC Entertainment Vice President, Karen Horne, Roger Bobb, President & CEO of Bobbcat Films for a lively discussion of what happens behind the scenes in the entertainment.

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013
Location: PA Convention Center – Career Expo Floor – Main Stage
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00PM

Strategies for Developing, Aligning and Delivering a Strong Personal Brand

Everyone has a personal brand and it is more important than ever if you want to compete in today’s marketplace that you learn how to strategically develop, align and deliver it so that you stand out, get noticed and successfully advance your life and career. Join us for a "Life Class" style session with local corporate executives that will educate, equip and empower your life, career and business with strategies you can use now to advance your tomorrow

Moderator: Darnyelle A. Jervey, professional speaker and executive coach
Date: Friday, July 26, 2013
Location: PA Convention Center – Expo Hall – Main Stage
Time:  Noon – 1:00 PM

 

IMAGE OF SUCCESS SUITE

Join Macy’s on the floor for professional touch-ups, tips and make-overs to learn more about the latest trends in corporate apparel and how to make your best first impression. This is a one-stop shop for jobseekers to add final touches to their professional brand and develop your personal presence. Stop by to:

  • Meet with a Macy’s personal shopper to receive personal branding advice
  • Receive a make-up consultation and make-overs
  • See clothing selections of the latest professional trends
  • And much more!

NETWORKING EVENTS

Meet up and engage with recruiters and fellow professionals in your industry from the local region and across the country on the Career Fair Floor in the Networking Lounge.  (This event is limited to Exhibitors, Recruiters, and Registered attendees of the Conference).

  • Thursday, July 25, 11:15am – 11:45am
    Industry Meetup sponsored by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    Take a networking break in the Networking Lounge in the Career Fair and meet other professionals in your industry. Energy, Nonprofit, Healthcare, Banking, Education, Sales, Technology.
  • Thursday, July 25, 1:15pm – 1:45pm
    Divine Nine Meetup sponsored by Main Line Health
    Calling all Greeks to the floor! Relax and connect with other members of the 9 oldest black greek letter organizations while enjoying tasty treats and coffee.
  • Friday, July 26, 10:15am – 10:45am
    Urban Meetup sponsored by Yum! Brands
    Come network with professionals from some of America’s biggest cities. If you are from New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Dallas, Houston, New Orleans or Philadelphia, meetup on the Career Fair floor.
  • Friday, July 26, 1:15pm – 1:45pm
    Divine Nine Meetup sponsored by Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG)

VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR

Can’t make to the Convention Center? Join us online. Live recruiters will be online Thursday, July 25 from 12pm – 4pm ET to meet and talk with jobseekers from across the country. Our virtual career fair provides the opportunity for:
  • Live conversations between recruiters and candidates via instant chat and/or webcam
  • The uploading and submission of candidate resumes for various job listings
  • Interaction with fellow attendees in the Networking Lounge
  • Viewing of informational videos in the Auditorium
  • Integration with Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn: search for connections and update your status within the event

Register TODAY! www.nulvcf.org

Participating Companies

Adecco Group, North America AmeriHealth Caritas
Amica Mutual Insurance
Amtrak
Aramark
Avis
Boeing Company
Bottom Dollar
Campbell Soup
Centene
Chesapeake Energy
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Chrysler
Cigna
Comcast
CVS Caremark
Day & Zimmerman
Defense Contract Management
Edward Jones
Enterprise Holdings
Equal Opportunity Publications
Exelon Corporation
FDIC – Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Gannett
GEICO
Human Rights Campaign
JCPenney
Kroger Manufacturing
Macy's
Main Line Health
March of Dimes Foundation
Mastery Charter Schools
MGM Resorts International
Nationwide Insurance
New York Life
NextEra Energy
NSBE - National Society of Black Engineers
Philadelphia Gas Works
Pitney Bowes
Prudential
PSEG - Public Service Enterprise Group
Sunoco
TJX Companies
U.S. Postal Service
US Airways
VHA, Inc.
Volkswagen Group of America
Wal-Mart
Wells Fargo
Yum! Brands