Participate in an Upcoming Job Fair!
Sign up for these fantastic networking opportunities for Members of Selected to find their next employees! For more information, contact Bea Pedersen.
Note: Non-Selected-Member firms interested in attending Virtual Job Fairs sponsored by the Selected Educational Trust please contact Bea Pedersen directly for more information about available opportunities.
“When we visited Worsham College of Mortuary Science in early 2018, that was the first Educational Trust Job Fair that we participated in, and it was very fruitful. We met and spoke with a candidate that we felt was “Speaks Quality”! Her name is Brittaney Branch, and she made a definite impression, so we decided to pursue Brittaney becoming a part of Team Speaks. Fast forward—Brittaney is currently working at Speaks full-time while serving her apprenticeship, and I will tell you that she has made big impact, not just on the families we serve but also on our internal family! This past week, Brittaney was voted “Most Valuable Player” by our staff, who are never wrong when they choose who receives this award! She also earned the “Exceptional Merit Award” by Brad Speaks, who recognizes those who go above and beyond in the past quarter. She is a superstar, and we feel blessed to have her as a part of our team and family!”
— David Speaks Speaks Chapels, Independence, MO
“Job Fairs are exclusively for Selected-member firms, and the candidates are expected to attend as part of their curriculum requirements. Even if your firm does not currently have an opening, it is important to proactively seek the best potential candidates when an opening does arise. Take advantage of these unique opportunities to meet qualified employee candidates face-to-face. The Selected Educational Trust can help you find the best and brightest coming into the industry. In the last three years we have hired six students, three just this fall. Job Fairs are a terrific opportunity to get face-to-face with a large number of candidates, and in a matter of minutes you’ll know if they are a good fit for your firm. It’s a huge time saver for both us and the students. I’m creating employment opportunities for the mortuary schools, and the schools provide added exposure for our firm beyond just the Madison area, It’s a win-win situation.”
— Michael Smits, Gunderson Funeral Home in Madison, WI
“Attending a Job Fair is an opportunity to get your name and brand out to the students and also to the college. For that reason, I encourage Selected members to attend at least one of these events.”
— Bob Smith Jr., Smith-Corcoran Funeral Homes, Chicago, IL