FAQs – Visitors

June 3, 2016

Here are some frequently asked questions regarding the Vancouver Mega Job Fair 2018 . If you cannot find the answers to your questions here, feel free to inquire at sunil.rawat@pics.bc.ca or at 604-596-7722 ext. 126.

Is this a free event?

Yes, this is a free event to the general public.

Do I need to register to attend the event?

The Mega Job Fair does have an online registration option. By registering online, visitors will we able to get into the job fair quicker through an express line. Online registration is not mandatory and tickets are available at the door. However, it is recommended that you do so and can through the following link:

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How do I get to the event?

The event is located at Vancouver Community College. The address is:

250 W  Pender Street
Vancouver, BC  V6B 1S9

What are my transportation/ parking options available for getting to and from the event?

The Vancouver Community College downtown location is a short walking distance from the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain station. This would be the most convenient route for visitors to easily reach the event and save time.

Paid street parking is also available and varies from street to street. However, the standard rate for West Pender Steet parking is $6/hr.

What is the dress code for the event?

While there is no specific dress code required, we suggest that you would dress as you would for a formal interview.

What kinds of businesses would I expect to see?

Job seekers will get an opportunity to explore industries such as banking, healthcare, credit unions, insurance, government organizations and branches, career placement agencies, restaurants, retailers,  security groups and more.

For the full list of currently registered exhibitors, please visit: http://megajobfair.pics.bc.ca/exhibitors/.

What kinds of positions will organizations be hiring?

The list of available job positions will be posted on the organization’s individual feature page. Please visit http://megajobfair.pics.bc.ca/exhibitors/ and click on the organization name/logo to visit their feature page*.

*Feature pages are being updated and if the names are not in red this indicates that a feature page has yet to be made

What do I need to bring to the event?

If you are seeking employment, make sure to bring your resume. Since there are many organizations hiring, it would give you a competitive advantage to tailor your resume to specific jobs and organizations attending the fair. It is always a good idea to take notes, so bringing stationary such as pens and paper is advised. You will also have plenty of opportunities to network with exhibitors, so bring your business cards if you have them.

How should I prepare for the event?

If you are seeking a job, we highly recommend preparing ahead of time by researching the organizations that are hiring. Doing so will enable you to tailor your resumes to the jobs offered by the organizations. Also, be ready to be interviewed on the spot. Know about the organization, what they represent, and how you can individually benefit them.

Will Wi-Fi be provided at the event?

Yes, free Wi-Fi will be available at the event

What kinds of food and beverages can we expect to see?

Unfortunately, there will be no food and beverages served or sold at the event for visitors. There is however, a cafeteria and restaurant on site and you may also bring your own snacks.