FAQ's

What employers will be there?
You can view the list of attending employers here. The list changes weekly so check back often.
What kind of jobs are available?
Get Hired CT has over 4,000 positions available from various industries. It is strongly recommended that you take the time to view the employer listing to see what employers you are interested in. You can then visit the career page on their website to view the positions available.
How do I get to the expo?
Directions to the CT Convention Center can be found on their website
Where do I park and how much is it?
The CT Convention Center has an attached covered eight-floor parking garage. Rates are as follows: $3 for the 1st hour and $2 for each additional hour. Discounts and validation are not available.
Do I have to register for the event and is there a fee to attend?
Registration is not required, and there is no fee for job seekers to attend Get Hired CT.
Do I need a resume?

We strongly recommended that you bring one. If you want to spruce up your resume or create a new one, visit a Goodwill Career Center prior to the event. Find your nearest Career Center here.

We will also have a “Pop-up” Career Center on the day of the event if you would like a professional critique of your resume.

Do you have any tips to get hired?
Check out our “Top Tips to Crush the Career Expo” on our website so you can feel ready to take on the day:
How many job seekers come to the event?
Get Hired CT averages over 2,000 job seekers annually.
What geographic areas are job seekers coming from?
The event draws in job seekers from nearly every Connecticut town as well as neighbor states like Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and even Vermont.
What is the skill level of the job seekers that attend?
The expo attendance represents a dynamic mix of job seekers. From skilled laborers and recent college graduates to Mid-level management and Master level engineers - all walks of life and experience. View our 2019 demographics for more information.
Where do I park? And is the cost included in my package?
The CT Convention Center has an attached covered eight-floor parking garage. Parking passes are included in all three booth packages. The number of passes varies on the package purchased. Each package receives at minimum 2 passes. Due to the high demand for garage parking in downtown Hartford, we strongly encourage carpooling.
What is the deadline for purchasing a booth?
Registration closes on September 7th. Based on prior year data, 80% of booths are purchased by 8/1, so be sure to purchase your booth early on.
Can I request a specific booth location when purchasing a booth?
Unfortunately, specific locations cannot be requested. For those who purchase a Capitol or Central booth, you will be placed in a highly visible location. Please see the event map to understand the layout.
What time can I start setting up my booth?
Employers are invited to set-up beginning at 9am. All booth set-ups must be completed by 10am. Join us for Recruiter hour from 10am-11am, where you can network with over 300 fellow recruiters, enjoy breakfast, get a free professional portrait and enter to win a free booth for Get Hired CT 2020.
What time is booth breakdown?
Due to Convention Center safety policies, booths cannot be broken down before the end of the expo at 3pm.
Can I request additions (chairs, food, and parking) the day of the expo?
Unfortunately, adjustments cannot be made the day of the event. Any additions in the number of representatives attending needs to be submitted and paid for by September 7th.
What is the cancellation and refund policies?
Cancellations can be made until 8/15/2019 with a 50% refund of payment. After 8/15/2019, there are no refunds. No-shows to the event forfeit payment.
Will food and drink be provided?
Breakfast and lunch are provided for each paid representative. Breakfast will be available in the Ballroom from 9am to 10:45. Lunch will be available from Noon to 2:00 in the Employer Lounger.
Can I bring additional items (banners, signs, giveaway, balloons.) to dress up our area?
Feel free to dress up your area! You may bring props, provided that you can carry or wheel them into the venue with no assistance and that they are contained in your booth area. No outside food, food samplings or drinks are allowed in the venue. The use of helium balloons is prohibited in the Convention Center.
How do I request electricity?
You can request electricity during registration, and the details will be emailed to you. Electricity starts at $80. It is best to purchase prior to the event as the fee will be higher on the day of the event. If you request electricity, be sure to bring your own extension cord/surge protector to plug into the outlet.

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