Rasmussen College Career and Networking Expo in Rockford Aug. 16
Online Staff Report
Rasmussen College Rockford Campus will host its 2012 Summer Career and Networking Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Clock Tower Resort and Conference Center, 7801 E. State St., Rockford, as part of the college’s annual nationwide Summer Career Expo.
The event is offered at no cost to all students, alumni, community members and employers, and is part of a series of simultaneous workshops, webinars and networking events taking place at all 22 Rasmussen locations around the country.
Designed to give current Rasmussen College students and recent graduates a distinct advantage over other candidates in their career search, the Summer Expo will focus primarily on improving job search success.
Workshops, webinars and other events will provide tips to help participants “wow” potential employers by putting their best face forward, on paper, online and in person.
Rasmussen College career services professionals, as well as local business partners, will assist participants in refining their résumé, researching potential employers, improving their online and in-person professional networking skills, and honing their interviewing techniques to improve their professional potential.
Local participating companies at the Rockford Campus include AAA Chicago, Advantage Sales and Marketing, Aerotek, AFLAC, Associated Bank, Bankers Life and Casualty, Boys and Girls Club, CherryVale Mall — owned by CBL and Associates, Cumulus Broadcasting, DRM, Inc., Fat Wallet, Field Fastener, Financial Management Systems and I3 Group, Game Stop, H&R Block, Home Instead Senior Care, IGNITE, InSphere Insurance Solutions, Lifescape Community Services, Mastercraft Exteriors, Menard’s-Freeport, Mercy Health Systems, NCO, Northwestern Mutual, Peak Medical Home Care, Per Mar, Practice Velocity, Rockford Police Department, Securitas Security Professionals, Security Professionals of Illinois, Servicom, LLC., Staff On Site, Stateline Staffing Services, Inc, Swinton Financial Group, The Workforce Connection, Tradehome Shoes, UPS and Verizon Wireless.
In addition to webinars and seminars covering success tips in specific industries, participants will have the opportunity to network with local professionals working in key career fields who will offer participants real-world tips for landing a job in their chosen industry.
As part of the nationwide expo, dozens of companies in the health care, retail, business services, insurance and other industries will participate at Rasmussen College campus locations across the country.
For a complete list and details of Career Expo events going on at a Rasmussen campus near you, visit www.Rasmussen.edu/CareerExpo.
For additional information about Rasmussen College, visit www.Rasmussen.edu.
Posted Aug. 15, 2012
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