Here are some frequently asked questions regarding the Mega Job Fair & Business Expo 2017. If you cannot find the answers to your questions here, feel free to inquire at Katarina.Low@pics.bc.ca or at 604-596-7722 ext. 150.
Do I need to register to attend the event?
There is no pre-registration necessary. The event is free to the general public.
How do I get to the event?
The event location is at North Surrey Recreation Centre. The address is:
10275 City Parkway
Surrey, BC V3T 4C3
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 the opportunity to explore industries such as banking, healthcare, credit unions, insurance, schools and colleges, government organizations and branches, career placement agencies, 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 on a regular basis.
What do I need to bring to the event?
If you are seeking employment, make sure to bring your résumé. Since there are many organizations hiring, it would give you a competitive advantage to tailor your résumé to specific jobs and organizations attending the fair. It is always a good idea to take notes, so bring pen and paper. You will also have plenty of opportunities to network with exhibitors, so bring your business cards if you have them. Also, feel free to bring some snacks, as there will not be any food and beverages served or sold at the event.
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 résumés 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 there be parking available?
Free parking is available on University Drive.
Paid parking is available beneath the new city hall plaza @ $1.50 per hour.
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.
Will Wi-Fi be provided for the event?
The City of Surrey provides 1 hour of free Wi-Fi to each exhibitor attending that must be refreshed at the end of the cycle. Any additional Wi-Fi required must be at one’s own expense.