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11th Annual Youth Job Fair Assists Youth & Employers With Summer Employment Opportunities

11th Annual Youth Job Fair Assists Youth & Employers With Summer Employment Opportunities

By Steve Collins - Business Resource Consultant- Texas Workforce Solutions

 

 

 

Abilene, Texas–In an effort to assist young job seekers in finding summer and part-time employment, Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas, and the Abilene Chamber of Commerce will sponsor “Hot Dog–I Got a Job!” Area Youth Job Fair on Thursday, April 4th, 2013 from 2:00-5:00p.m. at the Abilene Civic Center, 1100 N. 6th Street. Job seekers, age 16-21, are invited to attend, meet representatives from businesses and to complete applications for employment. Many Abilene businesses have registered to attend and have multiple job opportunities available. Job opportunities include, media, security, camp counselors, retail sales/customer service, cooks, and wait staff. Registration is FREE to all job seekers and employers seeking to hire for summer job openings. Applicants will receive assistance from professional staff in completing applications and marketing themselves to potential employers. In preparation for meeting employers and completing applications, job seekers should bring a list of references, dates and types of previous work history, their social security number, and dress appropriately for a possible interview. {{more}} Job seekers will receive a coupon for a hot dog, courtesy of Sonic Drive-In. “This event allows us to assist local employers in obtaining summer help and provides applicants the convenience of applying for a number of jobs in one location. It’s a win-win opportunity for employers and applicants,” states Mary Ross, Executive Director of the Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas. Job seekers may complete pre-registration forms by visiting the Workforce Solutions website at http://www.workforcesystem.org/. or by e-mail youthjobfair@workforcesystem.org For more information about the job fair or other services for job seekers, contact Workforce Solutions at 795-4397. Questions regarding this event may be directed to Steve Collins, Business Resources Consultant, for the West Central Texas Workforce Board, at 325-795-4304 or by e-mail to steve.collins@workforcesystem.org.