Job Seekers


September 20, 2018
Valley-Wide Employment EXPO Job Fair
9am – 1:00pm
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Event Center


23rd Valley Wide Employment EXPO

Admission and parking to the EXPO are completely FREE and open to the general public. Application assistance will be available. Job Seekers DO NOT need to register to attend the Job Fair.

Tips for success

  1. Attend the FREE Pre EXPO Workshop the week before the EXPO (not mandatory to attend)
  2. Research companies and positions you are interested in prior to the EXPO. Apply on line before the EXPO.
  3. Have a plan. Check the web-site often to see which employers will be participating and what positions are available. Make a list of those employers you want to meet and visit their space first.
  4. Like our FB page ‘Valley-wide Employment EXPO and follow us on Twitter @DesertJobExpo for updates.
  5. Prepare a one minute introduction about yourself, as well as a customized resume. Bring plenty of copies of your resume. Think of your strong points, your goals and where you want to go in a company.
  6. Bring your employment history information, references, Driver’s License or ID, and social security card
  7. Wear professional attire! You may be interviewed on the spot.
  8. Please do not bring children. The EXPO will be crowded, and attending with children may prevent you from applying or interviewing
  9. Bring your POSITIVE ATTITUDE!
  10. Keep track of all potential leads. After your conversation, pick up business cards and write down notes on the back of the cards including the name of the position you applied for or are applying for.

Dress for Success Remember, you only have one opportunity to make a first impression.
Tips for making that great first impression.


  • Dress professionally
  • Men – Suits, dress pants and shirts, ties, polo shirts, dress shoes
  • Women – Business suits, dresses, skirts and blouses, dress slacks, dress shoes
  • Wear clean and pressed clothing
  • Turn off your cell phone


  • Heavy cologne or perfume
  • Heavy make-up
  • Excessive jewelry
  • Facial piercings
  • Multiple tattoos (cover them up)
  • Chewing gum
  • Hats, baseball caps or bandanas
  • Shorts, flip-flops, workout attire, or tank tops and spaghetti straps are not appropriate for job seeking.