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GOVLOOP: Virtual Government Career Fair

Are you trying to break into government for the first time or make your leap to the next level in government? Do you want to move from industry or state and local government to the federal level (or vice versa)?

If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then save the date for GovLoop’s Virtual Career Fair on February 28, 2013. At this free online event, you will:

  • Hear best practice strategies from experts that know how to navigate the government application process
  • Cut through the cluster of resumes by submitting yours directly to agencies who are actively seeking to fill vacancies
  • Interact with agency representatives and learn more about participating organizations

11:00 – 11:30AM: Registration

11:30 – 12:15PM: Keynote – From Job Search to Salary Negotiation: Navigating the Government Application Process
The government hiring process can be daunting. While it may be a bit more cumbersome than other application processes, it is possible to understand the nuances and tweak your resume to better position yourself for success. In this session, you will:

  • Understand how to truncate results in USAJOBS and other government job search sites to narrow down the most relevant opportunities
  • Adjust your resume so it captures the attention of hiring managers.
  • Learn how to handle everything from interviews to savvy salary negotiation.

12:30 -2:00PM: Ask the Experts
At 12:30, join Andrew Krzmarzick, GovLoop Director of Community Engagement for a live chat as he discusses GovLoop Mentors and Rock Your Resume Programs. At 1:30, tune in as Steve Ressler, Founder and President of GovLoop, shares the ins and outs of professional networking.

2:00 – 2:45PM: Keynote- Secrets of the C Suite: Senior Execs Reveal Top Steps to Success
Many of us marvel at the folks who climbed the leadership ladder and made it to the top of our organizations. We wonder “What can I do to follow in their footsteps?” This session will feature a panel discussion with people who’ve risen through the ranks quickly and with extraordinary integrity. Tune in to hear the panelists’ thoughts on:

  • The perfect blend of education and experience that got them to the top
  • How they decided to stay put, step up and stand out at strategic moments in their career
    …plus an interactive Q&A where our experts will answer your questions.

11:00 – 3:30PM – Exhibit Hall Resume “Challenge”
Throughout the day you can move from booth to booth- pick up information, drop off your resume, and talk with representatives about how you might fit at a particular agency.

When: February 28, 2013
Time: 11:00AM-3:30PM ET

Please register for this event at : http://www.govloop.com/events