Midge Reichert, Northwood University Florida's Director of Career Services recently shared top tips for job seekers with all South Florida television affiliates as the campus hosted the Palm Beach Outlet Mall Career Fair.
With retailers on hand to interview candidates seeking positions ranging from sales associates to managers, Reichert advised job seekers to:
Drawing over 6000 job seekers vying for approximately 1500 full and part-time jobs, the event offered opportunities for Northwood University leaders to share expertise with media relating to top tips for job seekers, the economic effects of mall, and more.
Said Palm Beach Outlets General Manager Jim Roberts, “With Palm Beach Outlets creating over a thousand jobs in the local market, the New Year will bring new opportunity for so many in our community.”
Over 100 stores are hiring at the new outlet center. Some of the stores participating in the job fair included Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, J.Crew | Crewcuts Factory, Tommy Hilfiger Company Store, Aerosoles, Gap Factory Store, Rawlings Sporting Goods, Destination Maternity and more.
Located directly off Interstate 95 on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Outlets is being developed by a partnership of New England Development and Eastern Real Estate. Redevelopment of the property began in January 2013 and is expected to be completed on schedule for grand opening activities starting February 14, 2014. The investment by New England Development and Eastern Real Estate will make Palm Beach Outlets the premier outlet shopping attraction in the Palm Beach market. An estimated 1,500 full and part time permanent positions in retail management and sales are projected to be created as a result of the redevelopment of Palm Beach Outlets which will consist of brand favorites including: Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, J. Crew | Crewcuts Factory, Ann Taylor Factory Store, Banana Republic Factory Store, Kenneth Cole, Talbots, Under Armour Factory Store and White House | Black Market.
Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.
Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in seven states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers accelerated, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.