Why is it that the best qualified person isn’t always the one who gets the job? What are companies looking for? This is the conundrum that has frustrated job seekers since the first Neanderthal tried to answer the question, “Tell me a little about yourself.” The applicant selection process often doesn’t seem fair, or logical, or sometimes even sane. Why would anyone want to know what kind of tree you would want to be? Or how many gas stations there are in the United States? Or how you would redesign an elephant?
Location: The meeting will take place at 10:00 a.m. at the Capital City Events Center, 6700 Middle Fiskville Road, suite 403, on the corner of MF and Huntland. The Events Center faces Huntland and is located next to the movie theatre.
3/21/2014: Brendan Sterne with Indeed.com
Date to be announced: Beth Tarbell – LinkedIn
Date to be announced: Terry O’Donnell – How I Landed My Dream Job
Launch Pad Job Club is a networking, support, and job lead sharing organization that aids and supports jobseekers in their search for The Perfect Job. A federally recognized nonprofit organization, LPJC presents free weekly meetings that provide job search information, motivation, programs, speakers, networking opportunities, door prizes, bananas, and grins. Looking for a job is way too scary to do by yourself. By joining LPJC, you will benefit from the combined resources of other interesting, intelligent, supportive, talented, and good looking professionals as everyone helps each other survive the challenges of the job hunt. In order to join, attend just one meeting and add your contact information to our membership directory.