NSHP and LatPro Expand Nationwide Job Fair Series for Bilingual and Hispanic Professionals

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Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, New York, San Jose and Washington, DC have been selected as the host cities for nine upcoming career events connecting companies with professional-level multicultural and multilingual job candidates.

The National Society for Hispanic Professionals (NSHP), in conjunction with diversity job board LatPro.com, is expanding its successful job fair series to meet the needs of even more jobseekers and companies searching for professional candidates with language and cultural skills.

Almost doubling the number of job fairs held last year, NSHP's 2008 career events will be held in the eight cities most requested by employers and jobseekers, also considering job seeker demographics and past attendee feedback.

2008 NSHP Career Fair Schedule

  •     February 28, 2008     - Westin Galleria, Houston, TX
  •     March 27, 2008     - Navy Pier (Lakeview Terrace), Chicago, IL
  •     April 24, 2008     - Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY
  •     May 21, 2008     - Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, MA
  •     June 10, 2008     - Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, GA
  •     August 21, 2008     - Trinity Center at Trinity College, Washington, D.C.
  •     September 4, 2008     - Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY
  •     October 23, 2008     - Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, TX
  •     November 6, 2008     - San Jose Doubletree Hotel, San Jose, CA

Admission is free for all job seekers.

Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet fellow Latino professionals, network with prominent Hispanic organizations and interview with top companies seeking employees with diverse backgrounds and language skills.

Attending organizations will meet hundreds of bilingual and multicultural professional candidates in an efficient format that maximizes recruiting efficiency.
Over 200 employers with a commitment to diversity were represented at NSHP's 2007 Career Fair events, including Aetna, Bloomberg, Cisco Systems, eBay, JP Morgan Chase, Verizon Wireless and the U.S. Department of State.

"With the rapidly-expanding Hispanic market and its increased buying power, companies are expanding their search for professionals with the language and cultural skills to serve this segment," said NSHP's Communications Director Sandra Roffo. "NSHP is proud to provide a venue to help Latino professionals advance their careers and allow organizations to connect with a diverse talent pool in a time-efficient manner."

For more details visit nshp.org or call (954) 727-3863 for exhibitor information.

About The National Society for Hispanic Professionals
The National Society for Hispanic Professionals (NSHP), a non-profit organization with more than 19,700 registered members, works to empower Hispanic professionals with connections, networking and leadership opportunities, as well as information on education, scholarships, careers and entrepreneurship. NSHP seeks to ensure the inclusion of Hispanics in corporate America at a level commensurate with the representation of Hispanic Americans within our communities.

NSHP Contact:
Sandra Roffo
sroffo(at)nshp.org
http://www.nshp.org

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