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JCLF 2009: In a League of its Own

With new features, a bigger marketing budget, and a refreshing approach to publicity, the JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair 2009 is truly in a league of its own.

In its fourth year running, the annual fair, brainchild of online career portal JobsCentral, has gained increasing recognition from both employers and jobseekers since its inaugural launch three years ago. One might expect such events to be fairly quiet of late, considering that the economy is still recuperating from the aftermath of last year’s financial crisis. However, the JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair tells a different story.

This year, despite a placid job market, the event has successfully garnered the participation of more than 70 leading employers and education providers, and expects to receive at least 50,000 visitors across the two-day event.

New features
This year, the JobsCentral Fair is excited to introduce three new elements to the event – a by-invitation-only networking session, seminars conducted by industry professionals, and a new engine on the event website.

Held on the morning of the first day, the networking session is a closed-door event, exclusively for a selected pool of JobsCentral portal users. The invitation criteria are set based on the exhibitors’ general recruitment criteria. In addition to the opportunity to network with recruiters before the event is officially opened to the general public, networking session attendees’ resumes (for those who RSVP online before July 31st) are compiled and given to the exhibitors to facilitate further career discussion between the parties.

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Photos from the JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair!

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There were long queues to enter the hall before the doors were open at this year's JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair. Over two days, more than 50,000 visitors attended the event, which had a record of 110 exhibitors, including employers and education providers.

Click here to see photos from both days of this year's JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair!

Apply for jobs offered by exhibitors at this year's JobsCentral Fair!

The overwhelming response we got at the JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair over the weekend is a hopeful sign that most of you managed to find what you’re looking for!

However, if you weren’t so lucky, don’t worry just yet! For those who didn’t manage to land a job at the fair, you can now go online to apply for the jobs offered by the exhibitors at this year’s JCLF.

Just head to this page, and click on “Search Jobs” after logging in with your jobseeker accounts. Closing date for job applications is the end of October, so hurry! Good luck!

The 2009 JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair is now over!

We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who came down to this year's JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair! Without your support, this event would not have been such a huge success!

Thank you to all our exhibitors, partners and sponsors for helping to make this year's fair possible too!

Stay tuned for more post-event updates and photos!

And if you have any feedback for us regarding this year's fair, feel free to let us know on this thread of the JobsCentral Forum!

The JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair is almost here!

The JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair online registration has officially closed! If you haven’t already pre-registered, not to worry: you can do so at the event itself taking place this weekend.

We are also very pleased to announce that we have a record of 110 exhibitors taking part in the fair this year! The latest exhibitors include Linden Lab (creators of Second Life) and Asian Food Channel, and many more.

For more details on the fair, see below:

22 August 2009:
10am - 1pm (Closed door event)
1pm – 7pm (Open to all Singaporeans, PRs and foreigners with valid work permits/ EPEC)

23 August 2009:
10am – 7pm (Open to general public)
Hall 404, Suntec City Exhibition Centre

We hope you’ll find what you’re looking for at the fair – see you there this weekend!

3 days to the JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair!

The weekend is nearing and so is the JobsCentral Career and Learning Fair! A grand opportunity for you to learn more about our reputable exhibitors in the workforce and education, this fair is more than helpful if you're hoping to land your dream job or pursue only the best educational programmes.

For some tips on how to utilize this fair, take a look at some of our Community articles. Make sure that you have these earmarked for prospective interviews and details on job-hunting!

Making the best use of a career fair

10 Tips for an Impressive Résumé

The art of selling yourself at job interviews

A Survival Guide for Born-again Students

If you haven’t registered for the fair yet, don’t miss out. Do so right here!

JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair 2009 - Interactive Event Floor Plan

The highly-anticipated JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair takes place at Hall 404 of Suntec Singapore on 22nd and 23rd August!

If you're attending the event this weekend, do check out our new interactive event floor plan to see where your favourite employers or education providers will be located! http://jobscentral.com.sg/careerfair/main/eventInfo

And if you have yet to pre-register online for the fair, hurry! Online registration will close at 12 noon this Friday (21st August), so you only have a few days left to do so!

9 days to the JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair!

The JobsCentral Career and Learning Fair 2009 is right around the corner! If you're a jobseeker or keen on furthering your education, head down the the Suntec Convention Centre on 22 and 23 August.

If you need more reasons to attend this largely anticipated event, read what our exhibitors and visitors had to say about the past years’ fairs:

“It was very well organized. The registration was very fast. When a large group of crowd came in, you have the stamping system which was very effective. Inside the job fair there was enough amount of space for so many people to move around freely without much of a hindrance." - Jobseeker

"There are many different kinds of sources and jobs for me to look through to see which job I'm suitable to go into. There are also many upgrading course and also sources for further studies that i am greatly interested in." - Jobseeker

"The event was very well organized and executed." - Ms Shannon Bravenec, eBay and Paypal

If that isn’t incentive enough, see the full list of what those involved had to say right here.

Haven't registered for the fair yet? Why wait? Do so here - you wouldn’t want to give this great event a miss!

JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair 2009 - Unofficial Promo Video!

Here's a video we filmed in the office for the upcoming JobsCentral Career & Learning Fair 2009!

If you liked our previous videos featuring the adorable JobsCentral bear, you'll like this one too!



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