Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Mature and Older Workers Survival Guide: Courtesy of the Employment Guide and the AARP

Greetings Orlando! It is midweek and things are hectic here in the Employment Guide office. I have just finished setting up our sister blog the Tampa JobSpot, which has all the great features of this blog and will focus on all the great happenings, openings and employers in the Tampa and St Petersburg region.

One quick note: the Tampa Job Fair, in conjunction with the AARP is coming up quickly. If you are relocating or know someone in the Tampa, FL area tell them that this is a can't miss event. It will take place on September 26th at Raymond James Stadium in the heart of Tampa from 10am-3pm. Visit their blog or the Tampa Employment Guide for more info!

Now back to your regularly scheduled program!

Okay, back here in Orlando things are heating up as we get ready for our Summer's Over and AARP Job Fair. Our event will be October 4th at Valencia Community College(East Campus) and will feature an amazing blend of job seekers. We will have the college crowd, our job seekers and loyal Employment Guide readers as well as members of the AARP. These job fairs have started with amazing praise all across the county with over 2,000 attendees at the Atlanta Event.

To gear up for these events the Employment Guide has created an amazing eBook titled 'The Mature Worker Survival Guide.' I just ran through my copy and I must say that it is an amazing resource for anyone that is feeling a little older (or mature) and looking to start a new career or job opportunity.

The guide covers topics ranging from:
-Preparation: Where to look for a new job or career
-Cover letters and Resumes for the Older Worker
-What to do at a job fair and how to get the most from your valuable time there!
-Acing the Interview Tips and follow up procedures
-How to keep the job! Great for Older Workers who are looking to fit in and make the most of their new and exciting opportunity!

To get your very own FREE copy of the Older Worker Survival Guide please visit The Older Worker section of the Employment Guide online! This guide is 56 pages of jam packed information and insight to the life of a job seeking Mature or Older Worker.

Happy hunting Orlando. We look forward to seeing you shortly at our next event and be sure to say hello to our friends over in Tampa!

-Greg Rollett


Patrick September 13, 2007 at 2:32 PM  

The Orlando Employment Guide is proud to be partnering with the AARP Foundation and the Department of Labor for our Fall Career Fair. The Orlando Older Worker and Fall Career Expo is an amazing opportunity for job seekers to meet face-to-face with employers and recruiters.

We have a great opportunity for job seekers that cannot attend the event as well. We understand that you may have a busy schedule, who doesn't. Knowing this we offer you a chance to take part in this job fair as well. Simply email your resume as an attachment to or and we will be sure to pass it along to all of the attending employers and recruiters.

Join us:
Thursday, October 4th
10am - 2pm
Valencia Community College - East Campus
701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail
Orlando, FL 32825

ANYONE can attend! This event will be Older Worker friendly and sponsored by the AARP Foundation.

But no matter who you are there will be a job waiting for you! Both full and part-time work available!

Don't get lost in the Crowd! Meet face-to-face with recruiters from: (updated 9/13/07)

Americall Group, Inc.
Celebrity Resorts
Central Florida Educator's Credit Union
Circle K
Florida National Guard
U.S. Army
Hilton Grand Vacations Club
John Casablancas Modeling and Career Center
Kelly Services
Marriott Vacation Club
Nike Factory Store
Orange County Fire Department
Orange Lake Resort and Country Club
Southern Technical College
Southwest Airlines
The Insurance Connexion
Walt Disney World
Wet n' Wild
And many more...

For More Information and Updates Please Visit The Orlando JobSpot - Join the Conversation Online with Orlando's Recruitment Blog

** Please support Rock For Hunger by bringing unopened jars of Peanut Butter and Jelly to the event and receive free passes to Bonkerz Comedy Club for you and a friend!!! **

Those of you looking to boost your career, now is the time to plan to attend the Orlando Older Worker & Fall Career Expo! We're expecting 40+ employers, that's 40 or more opportunities to meet hiring managers and get a job THAT DAY!

There will be various entry level to management positions in multiple industries such as retail, restaurant, warehouse, manufacturing, hospitality, skilled trades and crafts, construction, insurance, customer service and more!

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