4 things to know about the One Fourteen Job Fair in Southlake on Friday

Employers will interact with job seekers on Friday at the PathLynks One Fourteen Job Fair.

Employers will interact with job seekers on Friday at the PathLynks One Fourteen Job Fair.

PathLynks LLC has partnered with local chambers of commerce to host the first One Fourteen Job Fair.

Organizers said the job fair is specific to the demand for employees in the cities of Southlake, Westlake, Trophy Club and other western cities, and will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9, at the Marq Southlake's Legends Hall, 285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake.

The job fair features more than 2,500 job openings from employers, including Fidelity Investments, Amazon, Market Street, Carroll ISD and many others.

Workshops will be provided to offer tips for using Linked In, as well as tips for interviews and resumes. A professional photographer will also be at the event to take professional headshots of job seekers to add to their social profiles.

Job seekers can register online here.

For those looking to come away from the event with strong leads for jobs, here are some things to know:

1. Research the companies


Event organizer Fanny Dunagan suggested that job seekers find the One Fourteen Job Fair's website and social media, and to research which employers are coming to the event and what positions they are hiring for as well as learning more about the company in general. Job seekers should modify their resume and pitches based on the research they do.

2. Update resumes


Dunagan also said job seekers need to have their resumes updated before attending the job fair. She said potential employers could collect resumes in person at the job fair, or will have the job seeker apply online. Either way, it is best to be prepared, she said.

3. Plan to attend the whole day


Dunagan said staying the whole day will give job seekers the benefit of not only meeting all potential employers but also the opportunity to attend the different workshops that will be available.

4. Dress for success


Finally, Dunagan said the types of positions available at the job fair will vary, but the best way to make a good impression, regardless of the position one is applying for, is to dress professionally.
By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.



MOST RECENT

Stumpy's Hatchet House offers ax throwing for groups of any size. (Courtesy Stumpy's Hatchet House)
Ax-throwing venue comes to Frisco; Plano ISD to offer back-to-school fair and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including an Aug. 3 event Plano ISD is hosting to give away backpacks.

Tarrant County data shows that, as of July 28, 55% of residents age 12 and older have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 48% percent of those residents are fully vaccinated.(Courtesy Texas Children's Hospital)
As July draws to close, Tarrant County nears 550 COVID-19 hospitalizations

Tarrant County data shows that, as of July 28, 55% of residents age 12 and older have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 48% percent of those residents are fully vaccinated.

student writing on paper
Texas Legislature allows parents to opt for students to repeat grade levels or courses

Senate Bill 1697 is effective for the 2021-22 school year.

Oni Ramen plans to open a location in Richardson's CityLine development later this year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Oni Ramen coming to Richardson; American-Italian restaurant Sfereco set to open in Lewisville and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including a new bakery coming to McKinney.

Mad for Chicken opened July 23 at 216 W. Virginia St., Ste. 102, in downtown McKinney. (Courtesy Mad for Chicken)
Mad for Chicken opens; work on container homes community begins and more top news from DFW

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

The martial arts school offers a variety of programs for youth, teens and more. (Courtesy J Tiger Martial Arts)
J Tiger Martial Arts reaches 10-year anniversary in Southlake

The Southlake-based dojo specializes in the World Taekwondo Federation style of martial arts and has classes that teach technique as well as character-building.

Chris Gilliam recently relocated his Farmers Insurance office to Cheek-Sparger Road in Colleyville. (Steven Ryzewski/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chris Gilliam relocates Farmers Insurance office in Colleyville

The office on Cheek-Sparger Road offers auto, home, renters and business insurance.

School supplies will be exempt from the 8.25% sales tax Aug. 6-8. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
What to know before the statewide tax-free weekend Aug. 6-8

Customers will not have to pay the standard 8.25% sales tax on select clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks under $100.

Dutch Bros Coffee opened a new drive-thru location July 26 in Plano. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
Dutch Bros Coffee comes to Plano; meat market, butcher shop opens in Richardson and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including a meat market and butcher shop that offers authentic Middle Eastern-style grilled meats that are halal and locally sourced.

Connections Wellness Group has existing locations in Denton (pictured) and McKinney. The group offers therapy and psychiatric services. (Courtesy Connections Wellness Group)
Connections Wellness Group eyes September opening for Southlake location

Connections Wellness Group will offer therapy and psychiatric services with an emphasis on care that is cost effective.

Boxes, moving supplies and locks are also available for purchase at the location. (Steven Ryzewski/Community Impact Newspaper)
Smart Space Self Storage now open in Colleyville

The location offers a variety of climate-controlled storage spaces.

A chiropractor appointment
Alpha Wellness Center relocates within Grapevine

Chiropractor Janelle Whitehead also opened Dr. J's Wholistic Farmacy at the same location.