Job Fair / Tech Expo Open House 2013

Put your best foot forward.

You and your friends are invited to the

Job Fair/Tech Expo Open House

 

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (Expo until 7 p.m.)

Bridgerland Applied Technology College

1301 North 600 West, Logan UT

Last year over 1,200 job seekers and 30 top employers attended this FREE community event sponsored by The Department of Workforce Services and Bridgerland Applied Technology College. You won't want to miss it!

Do you need a job, have the skills you need to secure a better paying job or new career? Explore career options and training opportunities, test your skills, participate in interactive activities and demonstrations, attend workshops, tour the campus, and win prizes. Need money for schooling? Scholarship and Financial Aid information also available.

See below for a full list of employers attending the Job Fair. (Continually updating)

 

Job Fair Participants

 

Art Institute of Salt Lake

Autonomous Solutions Inc.

Box Elder County Sheriff's Dept.

Cache County Sheriff's Office

Call Assistant

Campbell Scientific

Century Link

Convergys

Department of Workforce Services

Deseret Industries

Direct Financial Solutions

Icon Fitness

IMDS

Information Alliance

JBS

Logan City Police Department

MBI Energy Services

Nexeo HR

Opinionology

Presto Products

Sam's Club

Space Dynamics Lab

Transamerica Financial

United States Air Force

Washakie Renewable Energy

West Liberty Foods

West Point Dairy

WM Transportation

Your Employment Solutions

 

and more coming....

 

Bridgerland ATC Departments

Cache Business Resource Center

Intermountain Healthcare

 

Workshops

 

Employer Panel Q & A - Be the Best Candidate: 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. in Room 840

 

Facilitated by the SHRM Bridgerland Board

Wes Godfrey, VP of Operations, Sara Lee

Juli Weber, HR Generalist, YESCO Electronics

Sheridan Peck, Owner TeamWorks! Therapy, LLC

Danene Dustin, Employer Outreach Specialist, USU

 

 

Employer & Participating Businesses Information


The Job Fair portion of the event gives employers an opportunity to accept applications, meet and recruit potential employees.

The Tech Expo is an open house type forum located throughout the campus. Staff and students from our 29 programs will provide demonstrations, hands-on activities, highlight student projects, explain career opportunities, and answer questions. Financial Aid and Scholarship information will be available at the BATC booth.

Comments from Participants:

"This event just gets better and better each year. Great turnout!"

"Thank you for putting this on. It is so helpful for our company and the community."

"Great community event! We would love to attend next year!"

"Such a well organized event and the staff and volunteers are exceptionally helpful and friendly."

"Great event. Thank you for allowing us to come and participate."

 

FAQs for Employers & Businesses


What is the cost?

This is a public service event and no fee is charged to participating businesses.

How is the event advertised to the public?

This event is extensively marketed to ensure that job seekers from through the Cache, Rich, Box Elder counties learn about it. Marketing activities include:

  • Hundreds of flyers posted throughout the communities and in churches
  • Thousands of emails sent to sponsoring agency clients, members, and employment lists
  • Advertised in the Herald Journal, CacheValleyDaily.com, Chamber Community Calendar & newsletter
  • Community Service Announcements, DWS bi-weekly job report
  • Announcements in the high schools
  • Announcements and mailers to BATC students, families, and friends
  • BATC advisory committees

 

What time is the Job Fair/Tech Expo?

Set up is between 12:30 and 1:30. The fair is from 2:00 to 6:00, and tear down is from 6:00 to 6:30, directly following the event.

 

Job Seeker Information & FAQs


Tips for Job Seekers:

Working a Job Fair - Job fairs give you opportunities to meet with representatives from many employers. The purpose of going to a job fair is not to ask for a job but to develop relationships that might lead to a job.

Click here for the DWS workshop schedule for classes BEFORE the Job Fair/Tech Expo. (Workshops in both Logan and Brigham City.)

View tips for before, during, and after the Job Fair by downloading the following file:


Who attends this Job Fair?

Last year over 1,500 community people attended the Job Fair/Tech Expo. This fair is co-sponsored in partnership with BATC, DWS, the Chamber of Commerce, and LDS ERS. Attendees include current BATC students, recent graduates, people from throughout the community, high school students, and parents of high school students. People who are seeking jobs, people who are employed but are seeking better jobs, and people needing skills to increase their value in the workplace are encouraged to attend.

What is the Cost?

This event is free to the public as well as participating businesses.

Where Can I Park?

Parking is available in the north and south parking lots. Signs will direct you to available parking.

Should I Bring a Resume?

Yes, bring your resume as many employers will be accepting them from potential employees. See courses offered through DWS and LDS ERS for assistance with resume preparation prior to attending the event.

Should I Dress Up?

Since first impressions are important, look your best. If you are in need of a haircut or a more professional look, visit our Cosmetology Salon at the Brigham City Campus prior to the event.

Where Should I Start?

Registration for prize drawings are available at both the north and south entrances, or you may have already been given one by a current BATC student, or through a sponsoring agency. To be eligible to win, you must be 16 years of age, and visit at least three of BATC’S departments. (Be sure to have your card stamped in each dept.)

Will I Be Able to Meet with More Than One Employer?

Yes, but arrive early and allow plenty of time to visit multiple employers in the Job Fair and program areas in the Tech Expo.

What Other Services and Activities Will Be Available During the Fair?

Sponsoring agencies will be available to tell you about all the services they provide for you. BATC Registrar and Financial Aid Counselors will be available to answer questions regarding individual programs of interest, scholarships, and financial laid. You may also sign up for an individual tour, which will be arranged for a later date.

What If I Still Have Questions?

E-mail them to: Gloria Peterson at gpeterson@batc.edu

 


Win Prizes

Prizes in every department. Grand Prize: iPad Mini!

 

 

 

 

Downloads



Unable to attend the Tech Expo Open House? Schedule a tour: tour@batc.edu