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Press Release (September 8, 2017)

VIU to host the Greater Fairfax Community Job Fair

Fairfax, VA – Virginia International University (VIU) is hosting the Greater Fairfax Community Job Fair, in collaboration with Reliant. One of this year’s largest job fairs will take place on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 1 pm to 4 pm. The location of the event is 4401 Village Drive, Fairfax, VA.

This half-day event gives prospective job seekers opportunities to find out about available employment openings in the area from hiring managers and offer career development activities. The fair is free for job seekers who would like to shake hands with dozens of employers including Fairfax County Government, Target, ServiceSource, Language Doctors, Wells Fargo, Bowlero-Centreville, to name a few.  The full list of employers will be listed on the Virginia Employment Commission’s website, under The Greater Fairfax Community Job Fair. Employers will offer full time and seasonal openings in the fields of computing, technology, business, management, hospitality, retail, construction, education, sales, communications, and other sectors. Special opportunities are available for veterans in addition to community resources for all job seekers.

This hiring event will also feature two career development workshops conducted by public speaking and career coach, Ms. Meena Bhinge, Founder of the Speaker Academy in Fairfax, Virginia. Ms. Bhinge holds a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certificate, an MBA in Human Resources and Masters in Economics. She is also a Commissioner on the Fairfax County Board of Human Rights. To make the best first impression, job seekers have the chance to polish their résumés at the résumé review station and take a professional headshot for their LinkedIn profile.

Job seekers may pre-register online: http://www.relianthiring.com/greater-fairfax-community-job-fair.html to take advantage of the online resources or walk in on the day of the event.  For additional information about the Greater Fairfax Community Job Fair, please contact the organizer at info@relianthiring.com or 1-800-572-9041. You may also visit the website http://www.vec.virginia.gov/node/4462 or Facebook event page: https://goo.gl/TBTUU1.

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Virginia International University (VIU) is a non-profit institution in Fairfax, Virginia that intends to make quality education affordable to students with diverse backgrounds. VIU offers over 20 innovative degree and certificate programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels on campus and online. VIU also offers non-degree programs, including English as a Second Language (ESL), continuing education, and test preparation. For more information about VIU, call (703) 591-7042 or (800) 514-6848 or visit the University website, www.viu.edu.

VIU Media Contact:
Jane Bondarenko, PR Specialist
jane@viu.edu