AD Job Fair: Nov. 14-15
The first event of its scope and breadth, the inaugural Asian Diversity Job Fair and Conference this week will provide an unprecedented opportunity for job seekers to meet with recruiters looking to tap into the Asian-American talent pool.
Organizations from the private and public sectors will connect with the more than 20,000 expected attendees at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City Nov. 14-15.
A partial list of exhibitors includes: the Coca Cola Company, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Engery, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, GE Commercial Finance, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Marriott International, Mercedez-Benz, MetLife, NY1 News, Verizon, Viacom and Walt Disney World. A full list of exhibitors can be viewed here.
Asian Diversity, Inc., (ADI) established in 1987 to empower Asian Americans in the workplace, has been a pioneer in placing Asian Americans in key positions throughout the corporate world for more than a decade.
ADI will host a Job Fair in San Francisco this spring.
To equip attendees with practical tools they need to succeed, workshops will cover topics including 'Assertive Interviewing' and 'Powerful and Persuasive Presentations'. These instructive workshops were designed to speak to the issues Asian Americans currently face.
Other workshops include 'Asian Pacific Americans Groups: The Business Advantage', which will discuss the changing role of affinity groups in the business world.
Panelists will provide the invaluable experience they have gained through years of work in corporate diversity. Ted Childs, IBM's vice president of Workforce Diversity is one of the many speakers scheduled to share his advice and experiences with attendees.
Other notable panelists include, Jeannie Park, executive editor of People Magazine, Helen Zia, author of Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People, and J.D. Hokoyama, president and CEO of LEAP.
To learn more about the event, please visit the Events homepage.