The Orlando Employment Guide is gearing up for our biggest event of the year taking place on April 17th, 2008 at the Amway Arena. This event of course is the ‘Getting U There Career Fair.’ The reason this event is so great and huge for us is that we have created an amazing partnership with the Orange County Public School System which ships out graduating seniors over to the arena to meet with all the great employers in
In order to gear up for the job fair I wanted to get into the brains of the guidance counselors, career resource experts and teachers that are preparing their students for the event. The questions will generally be the same, but the answers vary as to how each school is approaching this event. We are kicking off the series with Gary Miramonti, an English Honors and FCAT prep teacher at
Greg: For students that are looking to go to secondary education following high school, what have been some things that are helping to prepare them for that step?
Greg: With the cost of post high-school education rising are students concerned with finding part time positions?
Greg: Are the students you encounter prepared to join the workforce?
Greg: For students that are working, do you see any extra pressures or experiences that would leave you to believe that working while in high school is not an ideal solution?
Greg: On the other side, have you seen some positives of students working? (i.e. things that have built character, taught skills, etc.)
Greg: What are the greatest areas of interest with students at your school as far as career fields and industries?
Greg: What can students do to better prepare for life after graduation?
Greg: How is partnering with the Employment Guide for a career fair beneficial to the students’ preparation for life after graduation?
Thanks again for your time
If you have a question for Gary or our ‘Getting U There Career Fair,’ please leave them in the comments! Your opinions matter to us!