Are you searching for a job, a new local career or seeking employees? Then don’t miss the San Benito County “Building Business” Community Job Fair on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 4-7 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 649 San Benito St. in downtown Hollister.
“America’s Job Center of California is your one-stop shop for workforce services, like this Job Fair, for employers and job seekers alike,” said San Benito County Employment and Training Services Counselor, Megan Crable. “If you have job openings, our staff can assist you at this event by receiving applications so that you can focus on promoting your company and talking to potential employees at your booth during the event.”
This event will host more than 23 employers and agencies promoting their job openings and career opportunities in a variety of fields. Local employers are scheduled to attend and job seekers will have the opportunity to meet employers from all industries. Veterans and military spouses are also encouraged to attend. Veterans with Military ID have the option to participate in the job fair in a special, Veterans only session from 3-4 p.m.
The San Benito County America’s Job Center will have staff members on hand at the event to provide resume, application and on-site interview assistance. Applicants are asked to come prepared, professionally “dressed for success” and to bring copies of their resume complete with their latest contact information.
Assistance for job seekers is also being provided in advance of the event 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Job Center located at 1111 San Felipe Rd., Suite 107 in Hollister. Employment readiness workshops are also held at the Center from 8:30 a.m.to noon every Thursday and Friday.
The event is sponsored by Pacific Scientific, Teknova, Plumbers, Steamfitters & Refrigeration Fitters Local Union 393 and Infinity Staffing. Businesses are currently still being recruited to sponsor and participate in the event. It’s not too late to secure your spot for participation.
The Community Job Fair is sponsored by San Benito County America’s Job Center of California and the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. For more information, see sbcjobs.org, sanbenitocountychamber.com or contact Megan Crable at (831) 638-3323 or [email protected]. Spanish speakers may contact Pedro Ornelas at (831) 638-3317 or [email protected].
The San Benito County America’s Job Center of California is part of a state wide network of conveniently located centers providing employment and training services all in one place. Center programs include: job services, unemployment insurance, vocational education, vocational rehabilitation, veterans services, welfare to work transitioning and youth services. The center is funded by the Department of Labor under the Workforce Investment Act. Its goal is to make the recruitment, hiring, and training process easier, faster, and more efficient for both job seekers and employers.