Career Expo to be Held Feb. 23, 2011

LAA Invites Companies and Professionals to Discover New Opportunities

WHAT:

The Latin American Association (LAA) invites companies and bilingual professionals to discover ways to form diverse, multilingual and multicultural teams during the 29th Annual Career Expo, to be held Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Latin American Association. The annual event draws more than 400 job seekers
and over 30 companies from different industries. Funds raised at Career Expo directly benefit children and families that participate in LAA programs and services.

This year, the LAA will offer candidates a new opportunity to participate in three career building workshops for only $25 including: How to Ace the Interview; Job Hunting Strategies Using Social Media; and Power Networking. Candidates can click here to register online or register on the day-of for the workshops.

WHO:

Companies seeking to build a bench of talented professionals will meet quality multilingual professionals, who will impact bottom lines by offering the unique skills needed for organizations reaching global and Hispanic markets. A Diversity & Inclusion Workshop will also be available to companies. To register as a participating company, click here. For more information about becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, contact Myrna Clemmons at mclemmons@thelaa.org or 404-638-1836.

Prescreened candidates will benefit by discovering new opportunities and networking with employers of choice in the Atlanta area. To register as a candidate, email your resume to jyactayo@thelaa.org.

WHEN:

Feb. 23, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Latin American Association, 2750 Buford Highway Atlanta, GA 30324

SPONSORS:

Presented by: State Farm Insurance; Media Presenting Sponsor: Univision 34 Atlanta; Silver Level Sponsors: Emory Healthcare, Fifth Third Bank, Southern Company, SunTrust Bank, Verizon Wireless, Wells Fargo

Contact for job seekers: Jesús Yactayo, jyactayo@thelaa.org, 404-638-1837

Contact for sponsors and exhibitors: Myrna Clemmons, mclemmons@thelaa.org, 404-638-1836.

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About The Latin American Association:
The Latin American Association helps Latino families achieve their aspirations for their academic, social and economic advancement. We accomplish this through direct programs and integrated community partnerships that focus on youth academic achievement, education and prevention, and services to families with urgent needs. The LAA offers employment, immigration and translation services, as well as programs for youth, computer classes, parenting classes, and English and Spanish language classes. Visit www.thelaa.org for more information.

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