March 24, 2019
By Anthony Punt, Editorial, Publications
CORROSION 2019 offers a wealth of opportunities for companies seeking to add new employees.One of the more invaluable avenues for finding qualified job candidates is an industry job fair that attracts hundreds of experienced professionals, up-and-coming talents, and graduate or post-doc candidates hitting the job market for the first time.
The NACE Career Fair is slated for Tuesday, March 26, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. local time. The fair will be held in Grand Ballroom A2 at the Nashville Music City Center.
There are several benefits for participation in the Career Fair: it provides a showcase for companies to display products, personnel, and other assets; it enables networking between current and prospective corrosion professionals; and informs people who do not attend the event about participating companies via web links from the CORROSION 2019 site. This year’s roster of participating companies includes Aegion, Citgo Refining & Chemicals, Haynes International,Integrated Corrosion Companies Inc, International Paint, LLC, KEC Services, Mears Group, Inc., MobilTex, Northern Inspection Services, The Mannik &Smith Group Inc., and True Inspection Services.
The Career Fair also benefits job seekers of various abilities experience levels. Raw and seasoned corrosion professionals alike can take advantage of a variety of resources to help them in their career development. One of those resources is a Headshot Station open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Convention Center Level 2. This station, which is free to all NACE members, allows job seekers to take professional head shots that can be used for everything from a resume to a LinkedIn profile.
On behalf of NACE International’s leadership and staff, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Nashville and CORROSION 2019. We are proud to be hosting the world’s largest corrosion control event and hope you will take advantage of the numerous opportunities to learn, network, and do business while you’re here.
The 15th Annual Silent Auction will be held in the CORROSION 2019 Exhibit Hall beginning today, March 25 at 5 p.m., and will run through Wednesday, March 27 at 4 p.m.A wide variety of items and collectibles provided by Grandstand Sports & Memorabilia will be on display and open for bidding during NACE Expo hours. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and visit the auction to bid on authentic, high-quality sports and entertainment memorabilia.
For the second year, NACE International will host an interactive Leadership Forum during CORROSION 2019. Scheduled for Monday, March 25 from 8 to 11:30 a.m., followed by a luncheon, Bridging the Gap with Effective Leadership will provide the opportunity for attendees to learn from those who set the direction of their businesses and use their management skills to effectively guide teams to reach organizational goals. Participants will gain valuable insights and leadership skills that will enhance their personal and professional lives.