AIHACONNECT | Career Advantage Fair
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Career Advantage Fair

May 20-22, 2024 | 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Greater Columbus Convention Center

The AIHA Connect Career Advantage Fair is the perfect opportunity for you to advance your career and make important contacts – whether you are an OEHS professional or an employer looking for top talent.

Career Advantage Fair Schedule

Get the tools you need to take your career to the next level with free counseling, resumé critiquing, access to job listings, interviewing, and networking.

Resume Critiquing
You’ll get helpful feedback from experienced hiring managers related to style, length, focus, use of accomplishments, keywords, and more.

Mock Interviewing
Tuesday, May 21 |
10:00 a.m.-Noon

Learn the most effective ways to present your skills and abilities with professionalism.

Career Connections Networking Event
Tuesday, May 21 |
3:15 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.

Connect with top employers and other OEHS professionals during this fun-filled networking event.

You can also attend these informative workshops at the AIHA Booth in the Exhibit Hall to sharpen your skills:

How to Succeed in Your First Job
Monday, May 20 |
1:45 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Presented by: Franky Spangler, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; William Nichols, CIH, CHMM, CSP

In this session, we’ll explore real-world topics, such as effective communication with colleagues and supervisors, understanding workplace dynamics, time management, problem-solving, and the art of self-promotion, i.e., negotiating your pay and getting a better title. You’ll discover the unwritten rules, practical tips, and interpersonal skills that can make a significant difference in your early career experiences.

Be Connected - Getting the Most Out of Your Career
Monday, May 20 |
2:30 p.m.–3:15 p.m.
Presented by: Melissa Smith, MPH; William Nichols, CIH, CHMM, CSP; Carl Sall, CIH, CSP; Douglas Pastore, CIH

A panel of experienced professionals will provide their take on what you can do to get the most out of your career in OEHS, be it continuing education, networking, developing relationships, or connecting outside of the office. Each member will provide their opinions and will permit for questions and answers among the attendees. This is intended to be an interactive session.

Employers and Recruiters​

Find qualified candidates to fill your valuable positions with the AIHA Connect Career Advantage Fair Package. This exclusive package is only offered once a year and allows you to get in front of thousands of IH/OEHS professionals.

The 2024 Connect Career Advantage Fair Package includes:

  • A 30-day job listing
  • Your listing emailed to thousands of IH/OEHS professionals
  • Access to the entire Career Advantage IH/OEHS resume bank
  • The ability to invite candidates for interviews on-site
  • NEW: Table and signage at the Career Connections networking event on-site (Tuesday, May 21)

Rates and package purchases will be available in March 2024.


For more information, contact Wanda Barbour, Senior Manager of Member and Customer Relations, at 703-846-0782.

Thank you to our AIHA Connect 2024 Sponsors