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December 20, 2017 11:16am

Get Engaged! New Opportunities to Find Top Talent in 2018

As we move into the New Year, we hear that a lot of local companies are ready to hire and are active looking for the best of the best. Our Talent Development team has multiple opportunities for your company to find the perfect match.

Recruit top talent from regional universities!

Great talent is being produced right in our backyard, but we must take action to attract them to our job opportunities and our city! There are a number of upcoming career fairs at colleges/universities in our region where you can engage with hundreds of soon-to-be graduates eager to fill your open positions. Take advantage of these hiring events by registering to attend using the links below or contact Catherine Greenwell to learn about additional ways to connect with universities in our area.

January 23, 2018 – Indiana University Career & Internship Fair – REGISTER

February 7, 2018 – UofL Health Career Fair – REGISTER

February 12, 2018 – University of Dayton Career & Internship Fair –  REGISTER

February 14, 2018 – WKU Health & Human Services Career Fair – REGISTER

February 15, 2018 – Bellarmine University Communications Career Fair – REGISTER

February 16, 2018 – WKU Nursing Career Fair – REGISTER

February 20, 2018 – UK Engineering & Computer Science – REGISTER

February 21, 2018 – UK Business Internship & Career Fair – REGISTER

February 21, 2018 – WKU STEM Career Fair – REGISTER

February 21, 2018 – UofL Computer Engineering & Computer Info Systems – REGISTER

February 22, 2018 – UofL Engineering (Bio, Electrical, Industrial, Civil, Chemical, Mechanical) – REGISTER

February 23, 2018 – UofL Business Career Fair – REGISTER

February 28, 2018 – UofL Diversity Career Fair – REGISTER

February 28, 2018 – WKU Business Career Fair – REGISTER

March 1, 2018 – UK All Majors Job & Internship Fair – REGISTER

March 22, 2018 – Bellarmine University Education & Justice Career Fair – REGISTER

March 27, 2018 – UK Education Career Fair – REGISTER

April 11, 2018 – UofL Spring Career Fair – REGISTER

April 19, 2018 – Bellarmine University Summer Job Fair – REGISTER

Build our Future Workforce!

SummerWorks has started accepting job descriptions for 2018 summer positions. By opening opportunities in your company to young people(16-21 years old), you are not just filling an open job, but strengthening the foundation of our region’s workforce and giving youth a vision for how they can build a bright and prosperous future right here in Greater Louisville. 90 percent of SummerWorks employers would recommend this program and report that their SummerWorks hires bring a wealth of new ideas and opportunities to their business. If you would like to hire, fill out this short form with your job details. Contact Catherine Greenwell with any questions.

Strengthen Louisville’s Talent Pipeline!

The Academies of Louisville are up and running and you can read a little about them here. The goal of the Academies is to create a pipeline of qualified, entry level employees for our business community by aligning industry and education. Students will graduate high school ready for college AND career with college credit, industry recognized certifications, real-world job experience, and a direction for their future careers. We are calling upon the business community to invest your time and expertise to ensure students are being taught relevant skills, to expose students to your industry through job shadows and field trips, to mentor students, to hire them to work for your company, and more. Become an Academy Partner today by contacting Catherine Greenwell.