The Rockland County Career Center is hosting a series of Virtual Job Fairs for indiviudals seeking employment in Rockland County, NY.
Below are several steps to getting ready for your first Virtual Job Fair.
Please first watch this video, then scroll down for further instructions:
1. Download the know.careers app.
The iOS app is available at the Apple App Store. The Android app is available from Google Play.
2. Sign up.
Once the know.careers app is downloaded on your phone, open the app and … touch the [Sign Up] button and then select your School.
3. Create Your Profile.
On the following screens, from the dropdown lists:
• Select your Degree
• Select your Major
• Select your Skills
On the next screen, enter your First name, Last name, and Graduation Date. Hit next.
Optional Information – You can enter a URL to add information to your profile that you’d like to share with employers. Hit next.
Add your Email and create your password then click [Sign Up].
Review the know.careers Terms and Conditions and Hit next to agree.
4. Add your picture.
Touch the [Home] button on the lower left-hand corner of the screen, and then touch the pencil and pad icon in the upper left hand corner. To add your picture touch the small camera icon and load your pic. Once you are done, touch the [Update] button on your smart device, and then click Resume tab on the bottom of your screen.
5. Upload your resume.
Name your resume and click [Add Resume] You will see two options:
- FROM YOUR COMPUTER – an email is sent to you with upload instructions … you can upload a PDF or a Word file. Preferred!
- SCAN MANUALLY – upload your resume by taking a pic of your paper resume using the camera on your phone.
6. Add your Video Profile
Touch Add Video Profile under your picture and use your phone to record your “elevator speech” for recruiters.
Now that you have completed your profile, click the Events tab at the bottom of the page to view and join events that have been created by your school. See the participating employers, research the companies, take notes and let them know of your interest. They can reach out to you directly to start a dialogue. All of this done using the know.careers app.
After a profile is created, clients should Click on EMS virtual job fair and [Join].
Note: The Workforce Development Board of Rockland (WDB) provides no guarantees for the employment or eligibility of any job applicants.