Residents seeking a job or career change are encouraged to register online for a job fair being held on Tuesday, March 26, being organized by Clark County Commissioner Jim Gibson, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, and Workforce Connections One-Stop Career Centers.
Tuesday's fair is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Enclave, 5810 S Eastern Ave, at the corner of Eastern Avenue and Russell Road. Job seekers are encouraged to register online through the Workforce Connections website at http://www.nvcareercenter.org/springjobfair/. Registration is not a requirement but is helpful to organizers. Job seekers also can call (702) 822-4229 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
As of today, 70 employers and eight training providers are registered to participate in the event, including retailers, hotels and casinos, security companies, health care providers, area police fire departments and local government agencies. Job seekers are encouraged to dress for success and to bring at least 30 copies of their current resumes to give to employers participating in the fair. The fair will offer job seekers opportunities to interview with representatives from multiple companies. The Enclave, which hosts a variety of conferences, trade shows and receptions, has donated their facility at no cost, for the job fair.
"We have had tremendous response from local businesses and organizations interested in participating in this event, and we encourage job seekers to make the most of the opportunity to meet face to face with employers," said Commissioner Gibson. "We also want to thank The Enclave and are other partners for helping us make this event possible."
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Department's Southeast Area Command STOP Program, (Safety Through Outreach and Prevention) is also a partner.
"We are delighted to see the response from our local businesses in support of this unique and worthwhile event and look forward to participating with our community partners in affording the crucial services for job-seekers and employers alike," said Ron Fletcher, JobConnect Chief of Field Operations for the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation's Employment Security Division.
"By working together, we can bring employers and employment resources directly into the communities we serve," said Jaime Cruz, Workforce Connections Executive Director. "This event is a great opportunity for anyone looking for a new job or career opportunity."