The job fair and the college fair

Geoff here – as Kelly posted earlier we had a pretty good experience at the National Urban League conference this weekend.  The career fair (as they called it) was quite good, and I managed to make some good contacts for some local jobs.  One HR manager we spoke to actually said she was going to hand carry my resume down to the head of the department.  I would say that is a good thing.  I also got some superb advice on my resume, and I am in the process of making those adjustments.

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Lemme ‘splain… no… lemme sum up

First of all, the fantastic folks at Gentle Giant put up a link on Facebook to our post from the other day and we got all kinds of traffic.  Thanks, guys!

Yesterday Geoff and I went to the 2011 National Urban League Conference Job Fair.  It was absolutely, hands down, the best job fair either of us has ever been to.  The job fair was all of Hall A at the Boston Convention Center and was about half and half interesting vendors and people looking to hire.  We had more interesting conversations with people from all over the country than I can remember having in a long, long time.  Also, I got a pony.

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