Five Job Fairs To Check Out in and Around Brampton

Career fairs are an excellent free resource to learn about different employers, jobs, careers, and industries, as well as continuing education. They can help you connect your skill sets or interests to a career, help you learn about trends in the current job market, and provide you with vital networking opportunities.

In addition, career fairs often provide workshops on resume writing, interview skills, mentoring, and career sessions. Companies also commonly host on-the-spot interviews and hire same day. Further, there will be excellent speakers on stage throughout the day for different topic sessions. Invest in your career and spend a couple hours at one of these upcoming specialized job fairs in Brampton and the GTA:


1) Annual Road Today Show & Job Fair

Date/Time: May 27, 2017, 10am-5pm

Location: Brampton Soccer Centre, 1495 Sandalwood Parkway East, Brampton

Website: RoadToday.com

This multicultural job fair will include an indoor trade show, and outdoor display, and a full job fair for AZ drivers, owner-operators, mechanics, technicians, dispatchers, school bus drivers, truck drivers, and other road-related jobs. In addition, there will be information on MTO road safety, a driving simulator, all-day entertainment. The event is hosted by Road Today Media Group which serves the trucking industry with a focus on new Canadian and immigrant communities. If you are interested in road-related jobs, this is the job fair for you.


2. Youth Connected Job Fair

Date/Time: May 11 and 12, 2017, 10am-4pm

Location: Region of Peel, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton

Website: PeelRegion.ca

This job fair caters to youth aged 15-29 to get involved with a day of job interaction. Those with resumes can have them critiqued at clinics and those without can get help starting one anew. Coaches will be available teaching interview skills and performing mock interviews. Various Brampton employers and providers will be on site for networking sessions, live interviews, and job and company information. Both part-time and full-time work offers will be available, along with seasonal shift work. This event is an excellent opportunity for youth to gain and practice job skills and learn about the job market.


3. We Are Trades Career Advancement Fair

Date/Time: May 11, 2017, 10am-3pm
Location: National Event Venue, 1000 Finch Avenue West, Scarborough
Website: WeAreTrades.com

This semi-annual career advancement fair combines both trade show and job fair into one industrious event. This job fair caters specifically to the trades and labour industries including construction, automotive, industrial, and services. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced professional seeking full-time, part-time, apprenticeship, or contract work, employers will be available seeking to hire for various positions and work styles. Resume review sessions will be hosted by HR Connexions Canada. You are welcome to bring, if available, a portfolio of completed projects to be prepared for potential interviews with employers. As a bonus, there will be contests, prizes, and giveaways.


4. Not Your Average Career Fair

Date/Time: May 13, 2017, 9am-4pm
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, Toronto
Website: EmbraceUrDestiny.com

Explore options outside of the traditional college or university path at this unique career fair. Here you can discover how you can earn a living doing what you love. Learn about different jobs such as skilled trades, homeopathic and naturopathic professions, entrepreneurship, and arts. There will be exhibitors, guest speakers and panelists including:

  • Sun Life Financial
  • Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
  • The Institute of Holistic Nutrition
  • triOS College
  • North American Business College of Sciences and Languages
  • Teach Me Social
  • Canadian Small Business Women

5. Career, Education and Settlement Fair

Date/Time: June 3, 2017, 10am-4:30pm
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, Toronto
Website: CanadianImmigrant.ca

This annual national career fair is in its seventh year with its Toronto stop scheduled for June. Hosted by Canadian Immigrant magazine and in association with Centennial College, this event is focussed on helping Canadian immigrants settle successfully into Canada with job satisfaction. This event will provide the tools, resources, and strategies required for personal growth and success in the Canadian economy and society. The event features:

  • Diverse exhibitors (including employers hiring on site), education institutes and social service agencies
  • Resume clinic
  • Speed mentoring
  • Networking sessions
  • Inspirational speakers
  • Accent reduction clinic
  • Social media boot camp workshop

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