NET/WORK Philly 2018
The Fillmore Philadelphia
29 E Allen St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, USA
NET/WORK is a technology job fair showcasing vibrant companies seeking talent and talented people seeking work. Nothing stiff or stuffy about it. The companies at NET/WORK are psyched to show off their company culture—and get to know you outside of your resume.
WHAT TO EXPECT?
OVER 50 HIRING ORGANIZATIONS / EXHIBITORS (check back for confirmed companies)
eMoney Advisor, LLC
JPMorgan Chase & Co
OnCourse Systems for Education
Susquehanna International Group LLP
University of Pennsylvania
Wingspan a QuintilesIMS Company
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ATTEND IF YOU ARE:
Looking for full-time work with a company that fits your skills & personality
Seeking opportunities in Dev, Design, Engineering, UX, Programming, etc.
Recent grad looking for an apprenticeship
Interested in freelance gigs
Currently employed, but want to feel out future opportunities
Looking to network
Great technologists have options when it comes to finding a job. The employers at NET/WORK are looking to learn more than just what's on your resume. You'll still need chops to land your dream job, but at NET/WORK, your personality & "fit" carry real weight.
3:00 PM | EVENT START
4:00 - 6:50 PM | WORKSHOPS HAPPENING THROUGHOUT THE DAY
4:00 PM - 4:20 PM | Cutting Edge Technologies and How to Land that Job with Jermaine Brown, Vice President at JPMorgan Chase and Wendy Duckrey, VP, Global Technology Recruiting at JPMorgan Chase
4:30 - 4:50 PM | Demystifying the Elevator Pitch: It's Not as Scary as You Think with Beth Perkins, Senior Manager, Employee Experience, Emily Meekins, Talent Acquisition Specialist at Hero Digital If relationships are your best professional currency, think of your elevator pitch as the ATM card. This interactive workshop will help you unlock new ways to share what makes you unique as a candidate and make those awkward introductions just a little less awkward. In addition, Talia Gudelsky, an employee the Hero Digital team met at NET/WORK last year will close out this workshop by sharing her story and answer audience questions.
5:00 PM - 5:20 PM | Cutting through the red tape and getting hired. with Melissa Richardson, Hiring Manager at Deacom, Inc. Traditional approaches to getting an interview are becoming stale and those that solely rely on only these tactics are getting lost in the shuffle. To get noticed, applicants need to take extra initiative to cut through the red tape and position themselves as more than just a name on a resume. In this workshop, Deacom’s Hiring Manager will share tips and real-world examples of how you can get your foot in the door and differentiate yourself with modern techniques.
5:30 PM - 5:50 PM | Git your Github in Gear! with Ivana Veliskova, Front End Developer at Guru (Getguru.com) Did you just learn how to code and looking to get hired? Do jobs required you to add a link to your Github and you feel like it isn't up to par? In this workshop we will cover making your Github profile stand out to a hiring team. Tips and tricks for your Github profile.
6:00 PM - 6:20 PM | Mastering the Technical Interview with Kylee Acker, Software Developer & Experience Manager at Launch Academy
6:30 PM - 6:50 PM | Changing Careers: You Aren't Stuck. You Just Think You Are. with Rebecca Braglio, Senior Director Community Development at Health-Union, LLC Do you wake up with dread every morning? Loathe going in to work? Do you fill with anxiety when Sunday afternoon rolls around? You may think you're stuck with your profession, but there is a way out. This workshop will provide practical actions to help you switch your career focus or break into an entirely new profession.
7:00 - 8:00 PM | HAPPY HOUR
8:00 PM | EVENT CLOSE
If you are interested in doing so, please upload your resume here, and we can add you into our matchmaking program and potentially place you with one of our hiring companies.
Want to attend NET/WORK in our other markets? Check out the detes below:
NET/WORK DC: February 28, 2018
NET/WORK Delaware: March 8, 2018
NET/WORK Baltimore: March 15, 2018
Are you hiring? Click here if you are interested in exhibiting at NET/WORK 2018.
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