LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Job seekers and employers are filling the Statehouse Convention Center for a job fair on Tuesday.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and the Central Arkansas Human Resources Association are teaming up to host a job fair that is free and open to the public. The Fall Job Fair runs from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the convention center in Little Rock.
Approximately 50 businesses will be represented at the fair. The expected attendance for the Job Fair is 2,000 job seekers. Those looking for a job should bring at least 50 copies of their resume and dress professionally.
The Job Fair features seminars to help job seekers, including a presentation by award-winning au-thor Scott Tolled. His latest book, "Bounce Forward: Face Your Career Crisis With a Plan," was released on Oct. 1, 2012 and he is in Arkansas on a book tour.
Tolled, a native Arkansan and University of Ar¬kansas graduate, will speak to the audience about his own experiences in the job market. Tolled has worked as a host for the Fox Sports Network and was an executive at Alltel, Verizon and T-Mobile before becoming an author.
In addition, two panel discussions and one presentation will educate job seekers and help them be-come employed or help in their search for better employment.
Following is a schedule of all the events:
10:30-11:30: "The Art of Finding a Job" - panel discussion
11:45-12:15: "Insuring the Uninsured of Arkansas" - A discussion about the program Take Care Ark.
12:30-1:15: "Face Your Career Crisis with a Plan" - with best-selling author Scott Tolled
1:30-2:30: "Why You Didn't Get the Job" - panel discussion
(Information from: The Arkansas-Democrat Gazette)