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Thursday, March 31, 2016
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eagan Civic Arena
3870 Pilot Knob Road
Eagan, MN


See map and driving directions

Get Ready ... Get Set ... Get Jobs at the 16th Annual Get Jobs Job Fair!

Polish up your resume, tune up your elevator speech, put your best foot forward and join us for one of the Twin Cities' premier hiring and recruiting events.

Overview

The Get Jobs Job Fair brings job seekers together with employers recruiting for hundreds of open jobs, everything from entry level to professional positions. 

Employers, register today

No registration needed for job seekers. 

When: Thursday, March 31, 2016
Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Eagan Civic Arena
(map and directions)

Don’t miss this great opportunity to get some face time with employers, build your network of contacts, and maybe find your next job. The event also showcases exhibitors from educational institutions and features other business and entrepreneurial opportunities. 

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event please call 952-703-3100 by March 24th.

Exhibitor Info

Join us in Eagan for this popular job fair!  In 2015 we hosted more than 1,200 job seekers for this one-day event.

Exhibitor fee: $99 (special 2016 price)

Registration includes 8x10 space with skirted table, two chairs and lunch for two participants. 

Register here

Participating Companies

These are the participating companies. Check back frequently to see new companies that will be participating.

Accessible Space
Part Time - Direct Support Professionals
Accurate Home Care LLC.
Full/Part Time
ACR Homes
Full and Part-time positions including: Program Counselors, Floats, Residential Supervisors, and Nurses (LPNs and RNs) with occasional openings in HR, Finance, IT, and Maintenance.
Aeon
Full Time Maintenance & Building Technicians, Front Desk Security, Property Managers, Leasing Agents
AllianceOne
full and part time positions available
Amazon
Part Time Fulfillment Center
Analog Technologies Corp
Electronic Assemblers, Inspectors, SMT Operators, Test Technicians. We also have openings for Software Developer, Model Shop Machinist, Process Engineer
Andersen Corporation
FT/PT Manufacturing, Production, Sales
Anderson Merchandisers
Part-Time Sales Merchandisers
Augustana Care
Full Time, Part Time, Permanent, all shifts, Weekends
Avis Budget Group
Rental Sales Associate, Vehicle Service Attendant, Vehicle Return Associate, Readyliner Representative
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Full time
Caring Professionals Homecare, LLC
Hiring full and part time PCA's and Homemakers
Catallia Mexican Foods, LLC
FT Production (Packaging/Machine Operators/Mixing
Cerenity Senior Care
Full time, part time healthcare jobs
Charter Communications
Retail Associates, Outside Sales, Business Account Executives
Cintas Corporation
Full time production and service positions are available.  Assistant Service Sales Representatives, Route Service Sales Representatives, Garment Sorter, Garment Hanging Inspector, Loader/Unloader
Coca-Cola Refreshments
Full-time, part-time and seasonal in sales, warehouse and distribution
Cochran Recovery Services, Inc.
Part-time LPN, Part-time Detox Technician, Part-time Chemical Health Technician
Coldwell Banker Burnet
Real Estate Sales Professionals, Full and Part Time.
CrossCountry Freight Solutions
Full-time; Class A Drivers
Dakota County
Numerous FT/PT/Temp www.co.dakota.mn.us/jobs
Dakota County CDA
Full time, Maintenance, Office Support Assistant
DEED
full time
DEED-MN WorkForce Centers/Dakota County
Job Training & Job Seeker Services
Delaware North Sportservice Target Field
Part Time, Seasonal:  Interns, Supervisors, Leads, Culinary, Dishwashers, Food Service workers, Cashiers, Retail Sales, In-Seat Vendors, Suite Attendants, Dessert Cart Attendants, Servers, Server Assistants, Host, Runners,
Delta Global Services
full time/ part time
Doherty: The Employment Experts
Direct Hire, Temporary, Temp-to-Hire; Machine Operators, Food Production, Warehouse Associates, Assembly, Administrative Assistant, Customer Service/Call Center Representative; Human Resources; Mortgage Specialist; Inside Sales; Payroll; Data Entry
Dungarvin
Permanent full time and part time direct support staff, full time residential program coordinators
Durham School Services
School Bus Drivers for Home to School Routes
Edina Care and Rehabilitation Center
full and part time, LPN, RN, Nursing Assistant, Dietary, Therapy Recreation
Endeavor Air
Full Time -  Flight Attendant, Crew Scheduler, First Officer, Aircraft Maintenance Technician, plus office-based positions in Minneapolis, MN
Express Employment Professionals
Drivers, Assembly, Machine Operators, Customer Service, Administrative, General Labor
FedEx Ground
PT and FT Package Handlers
Fedtech Inc.
full/part time
Firefly Credit Union
Full-time and Part-time positions; Teller, Member Relationship Advisor (Personal Banker), Consumer Loan Processor, Accounting/Payments Representative, Member Relationship Officer (Phone Banker), Commercial Loan Officer, Business Intelligence Analyst
First Student
School Bus Drivers - part time, Bus Monitors - part time, Fleet Diesel Mechanic - full time
First Transit Minneapolis
full time/part time positions available, permanent work, looking for drivers and mechanics
First Transit
Full or part time bus driver
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Lunch and Dinner service 8am to 11pm
Flint Hills Resources
FT Instrument Technicians, Mechanic Reliability Technician, Labor Relations Manager, Electrical Reliability Planner
G4S Secure Solutions USA
FT/PT Permanent Security Officers
General Marketing Solutions
Full time, permanent, production positions
General Security Services Corp
Security Officer, Installation Technicians FT & PT positions available
Goodwill-Easters Seals
full and part time
H&R Block
Seasonal - tax professionals, office managers and receptionists
Hedberg Supply
FT numerous customer positions
Hennepin County
Full-time, part-time, permanent, limited duration
Hilton Garden Inn
Full-Time, Part-Time, Temporary and Permanent Guest Service Agents, Room Attendants, Courtesy Drivers, Security and Entry Level Management
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Full Time or Part Time, particularly weekends. Housekeepers, Laundry Person, and Guest Service Representatives.
Huot Manufacturing Company
Full time job openings for Powder Coater, Warehouse receiving and fork lift, Shipping Clerk
Hy-Vee, Inc
FT & PT numerous positions - www.hy-vee.com/careers
Jennie-O Turkey Store
Plant location - Maintenance Tech, Refrigeration, Boiler Operators, production workers.   Farms and Farm Support Feedmill operators and CDL Drivers.  Farm Foremen, Farm Managers and Assistants.Barn Wash Crews, Poultry Transfer Workers and CDL Driver
Learning Care Group
Full Time and Part Time Teachers and Assistant Teacher
Living Well Disability Services
Permanent full time and part time Direct Support Professional/Advocate positions available
Lowe's
Full-Time, Part-Time, Temporary/Seasonal, and Permanent positions
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
PT Entry level, healthcare, perm. FT professional
Lyman Companies
Full- time position available for Administrative, Assemblers, Class A & B Drivers, Forklift Operators, and Sales Representatives. Full-time and seasonal summer positions available for Carpenter positions.
Masterson Staffing Solutions
Full time and part time opportunities.  Temp, temp-to-hire, and direct hire placement opportunities.  Customer Service, Call Center, Data Entry, Administrative Assistant, Executive Assistant, Sales, Quality Control Specialists, HR Representative, ect
Mediacom Communications Corp
Technical Operations, Commercial/Business Sales, Direct Sales.
Metropolitan Council
FT Bus drivers, environmental and a Wide variety-please refer to employment page.
Minnesota Department of Disability Determination Services
Full time permanent
Minnesota Department of Revenue
Revenue Tax Specialist/Full-Time
Minnesota Gastroenterology, P.A.
Full time, permanent, Registered Nurse, Endoscopy Technician, Patient Coordinator
Minnesota Grinding, Inc.
Full time, permanent
MN Dept of Commerce
FT/PT/Temp/Permanent - Financial Institution Assistant Examiners, Student Workers/Paraprofessionals and numerous other positions.
MN Dept of Human Services
numerous positions
MTM, Inc.
Customer Service Representatives
Mystic Lake Casino/Hotel
FT/PT/Temp/Permanent
New York Life
full-time sales and sales management
Nystrom & Associates, Ltd.
Full/part time, permanent, support and administrative staff, billing & insurance, counselors, mental health practitioners, RNs, LPNs
Opal Services
TBD
Opportunity Partners
Full/Part Time, On-Call, Internships
Panera Bread
Full Time. Part Time. Permanent.
Papa John's International
Manager/Shift Lead/Instore Pizza Maker/Delivery Driver. Part or Full time
Personnel Plus
full time, part time, temp to hire, direct hire
Personnel Resources
Full Time, temp-perm, long term.  Warehouse, Bilingual Customer Service, Gen Labor, Forklift, Machine Op, Tech Support Spec., Electronics Tester, Maintenance Mechanic and much more
Plus Relocation Services
Full Time
Post Consumer Brands
Full Time/ Permanent
PRIMERICA
Part Time or Full Time Careers in Sales, Marketing, Management, Ownership,
Questar Assessment, Inc.
Temporary, Seasonal and Full Time
Regions Hospital
Hiring for multiple positions, both full time and part time
REM Minnesota, A Partner of The Mentor Network
Full and Part Time Employment Opportunities
ResCare, Inc.
Full-time & part-time jobs available, Direct Support Professionals, Live-in positions, Home Health-Aides, Case Managers
Rudolph Community and Care
Part Time/Full Time Psych Tech; Awake Overnight; Asleep Overnight
Schmitty and Sons Bus Company
TBD
South Of The River Education Center
None-Educational
SPIRE Credit Union
Teller, Commercial Loan Administrator, C
State of MN
None-Job Databank/Service Provider
State of MN - MN.IT Services
Full-time Information Technology: Programmers, Business Analyst, Project Management, Help Desk, and Database Administrator
Styer Transportation
Full Time, Over the road truck driver
Synergy HomeCare
Caregivers, CNAs, LPNs, PCAs FT/PT
TAK Communications
Full time Installation Technician's
Teachers On Call
Full time, part time
The Goodman Group
Full/part-time, Nurse, Caregiver, CNA, Waitstaff, Housekeeping
THE RIGHT STAFF
Accounting, Administrative, Call Center, Customer Service, Data Entry, Engineering, IT, Manufacturing and Sales
Thomas Allen
Full Time, Part Time, On Call Permanent Positions. Program Counselor, Awake Night Counselor, Sleepover Counselor, Support Services Counselor, Community Living Advisor, LPN
Tree Trust
Landscape Lawn Maintenance Technician-Full time, Seasonal; Young Adult Conservation Crew Leader- Full time, Year round; Youth Conservation Crew Leader- Full time, Seasonal; Employment Skills Instructor, Full time, Seasonal; Counselor-Full time, Seasonal
Two Men and a Truck
Full/Part Time.  Movers/Drivers
United States Postal Service
City & Rural Carrier Associates, Postal Support Employees, Tractor Trailer Operators
Universal Forest Products
Full Time
Uponor
Full time - Machine Operators, Sales, Designers, IT, Maintenance
UPS
Part-time Package Handlers, Seasonal Opportunities
Full time - Machine Operators, Sales, Designers, IT, Maintenance
Valley Staffing
Light industrial and office support
Valvoline Instant Oil Change
FT and PT positions available.  Auto Technicians (WE Train)  and Asst. Managers
Vertical Limit Construction
Full Time; Tower Technician, Accounting Assistant, Civil Technician
Vivint Inc
FT & PT Monitoring Representatives-Permanent
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Full-time, permanent, Collections, Customer Service
World Duty Free Group
Full and Part time, retail sales associates


How to Prepare

A little preparation can help you make the best of the Get Jobs Job Fair. Use these helpful tips for a successful job fair.

Take Your Time

The job fair is an rare opportunity to meet people face-to-face without an appointment. Take full advantage. Plan to stick around. Talk to as many company representatives as possible. Collect information on every employer that interests you.

Make a Good First Impression

  • Dress as you would for an interview. 
  • Display a positive, can-do attitude
  • Smile, make eye contact, and give a firm handshake.
  • Be courteous, polite and likable.
  • Show that your are willing and motivated to learn and grow

Know Yourself and Your Skills

  • Develop a 20-second elevator speech that includes your work background, related skills and training and areas of interest
  • End your introduction with a question for the recruiter, to help start a conversation
  • Practice delivering your introduction slowly and clearly, with enthusiasm and a smile
  • Offer a copy of your resume or business card
  • Research your targeted companies and apply online before you attend the fair
  • Know the schedules that you're able to work

Ask Questions

  • About prospective jobs
  • About the application processes
  • Get the names of key contact personnel within targeted companies
  • Take notes
  • Offer to complete an application during the fair OR ask when you could return a completed application in person
  • Ask when an interview might be possible
  • Establish a followup time to contact employers of interest

Don't Ask About Salary or Benefits at the Fair

  • Focus on finding out more about the company and prospective jobs
  • Establish how you would be an asset to the company

Follow Up with Companies

  • Send a cover letter and another copy of your resume
  • Tailor the documents to reflect your conversation with the recruiter
  • Double-check spelling, especially of names
  • Being organized, prepared, personable and confident help you be memorable for all the right reasons.

Transportation

Shuttle Bus Service

Free shuttle buses from the Minnesota WorkForce Centers in Burnsville, Shakopee and West Saint Paul will be provided. Buses will wait five minutes at each stop.

Parking

Free parking will be available at the Eagan Civic Arena

See Map and Driving Directions


Pre-Job Fair Workshops

Pre-Job Fair Workshop - Tuesday, March 15

Make sure you are prepared to take full advantage of the job fair by attending our workshop before the actual job fair. Registration is required for this workshop. Select the workshop title for more information and to register. 

Get Ready for a Job Fair

When: Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 10am-12-m

Description: Prepare for your next job fair at this workshop! We'll review what to expect, what to wear, what to bring, and what not to bring.

Held at: 2800 W County Rd 42. Burnsville, MN 55337-6933

Offered by: Minnesota WorkForce Center - Dakota County-Burnsville

Register via MinnesotaWorks.net

Note: Visit our calendar of WorkForce Center workshops for several classes to help prepare you for this and every job fair. WorkForce Centers offer classes and assistance on resume writing, interviewing, networking, job search and more! Go to www.mn.gov/deed/metroworkshops to register today!