expo1The first ever spring Industry/Career Expo was held on Wednesday, March 1. The Daytona Beach Career Services Office hosted over 109 companies exhibiting at the event. Right under 3,000 students, alumni, and guests attended the event.

The Daytona Beach Career Services Office asked employers attending the Daytona Beach Industry/Career Expo to provide us with specific advice that we could share with students and alumni as well as compliments, comments, or suggestions.   Below is some of the insights they were happy to share.

  • Student attending event all seem very prepared and professional- FAA Office of Commercial Space
  • Know specific openings we have, check website beforehand and ask about specific jobs that then general questions.  Very good candidates- Panasonic Avionics
  • Good pool of candidates- JSSI
  • Well prepared, good presentation skills- Delta Airlines
  • Lots of nice students- U.S Bureau of Diplomatic Security
  • Candidates were very well prepared.  Everyone had resumes! Students were dressed and very professional- Technetics Group
  • Appearance means so much and ERAU students looked amazing!- Technetics Group
  • Take a minute and research the company before talking to them by going on your phone and looking at the website.  Be a bit more prepared with a short blurb on your degree, graduation, and what you want to do.- PAI Consulting
  • Great caliber students- Qatar Airways
  • Well prepared.  Lots of interest.  Well diversified group of individuals.- Spirit Airlines
  • We were impressed with their dress, decorum, and presentation skills.- Avenge Inc.
  • Students were well prepared.  Great turnout.- Huf North America
  • Great experience and met highly qualified students.- AirIT
  • Students are prepared and professional.- Florida Department of Transportation
  • All the students were very respectful.  We would love to work with them.  Very good candidates- Envoy Air
  • Resumes need to tell their story in full as short as possible.- E-One Inc.
  • More students came prepared and researched company.  Very professional.- Phoenix Air Group Inc.
  • The candidates were excellent and very professional.- Executive Airshare
  • Some of the candidates had no idea about what the company did, please do research before approaching companies. Try keeping resume to 1 page and diversify resume with academic and extracurricular balance.- Southwest Airlines
  • Very impressive candidate pool.  Students were generally very well prepared.- Emergency Communication Network
  • Students were well dressed and prepared.- Republic Airline

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