October 13, 2014

Hampton City Mayor Partner with Bryant & Stratton College to Host City-Wide Career Fair and Employability Summit

By B&SC News Team

Hampton City Mayor Partner with Bryant & Stratton College to Host City-Wide Career Fair and Employability Summit

Hampton, VA (October 13, 2014) – The Mayor George Wallace Peninsula Career Fair & Employability Summit will take place on October 29th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Some of the local employers already registered to attend are:

Together Lives Change Faneuil, Inc.
Liberty Tax United States Air Force
4CDL City of Hampton Police Dept.
Hampton Probation & Parole City of Virginia Beach
One Life, One Love Visiting Angels
Orkin Sears, Inc.
World Financial Group OPN-Door Communications, LLC
Newport News Sherriff’s Office True Beginnings, Inc.
Newport News CASA The Lee Group, Inc.
New Horizons Lowe’s
Accountemps Peninsula Worklink
Fairfax County Police Department Wells Fargo Bank
Shamin Hotels Goodwill Virginia
Chesterfield Police

Bryant & Stratton College will also host a live online event featuring nationally renowned HR experts from CareerBuilder, the HR Policy Foundation, ManpowerGroup and Mainstreet in an open forum to discuss solutions to narrow the skills gap that exists in today’s workforce. This live stream panel symposium will take place from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

“We are excited to be hosting this Employability Summit for the 2nd year in a row”, says Chris Sawyer, Hampton Campus Director, “it is a great opportunity to bring both employers and job seekers together to discuss trends in the current job market.”

The event will be live streamed for free on October 29 from the Bryant & Stratton College campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin between 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET. For more information about the “Bridging the Skills Gap?” speaker discussion and what employers are looking for in job candidates, visit https://www.bryantstratton.edu/employability-summit. Individuals interested in attending any of the events above should RSVP by contacting Angela Haywood (HP) at [email protected] (757) 896-6001.

To register to participate in any of these events, please register at:

Employers: www.PeninsulaSummit.eventbrite.com

Job Seekers: www.PeninsulaSummitRSVP.eventbrite.com