6 Thousand Job Openings to be Offered at Career Fair

6 Thousand Job Openings to be Offered at Career Fair
Friday, September 21, 2012 - 12:19pm

El Pasoans looking to find a job will have at least 6 thousand opportunities at the Workforce Solutions Job Fair. 

In it's 10th anniversary, the event will host 250 employer booths for an anticipated 8,000 job seekers. 

“This is our biggest event of the year, and one of which we are very proud. We are committed to help lower El Paso’s high unemployment rate,” said Lorenzo Reyes, Jr., Workforce Solutions Chief Executive Officer.

Some of the employers who will be there include University Medical Center, Hewlett-Packard,
Wal-Mart, and the City of El Paso.

Organizers said this is the first year the day will also feature an educational expo with nearly 50 colleges, universities, and training providers in attendance as well. High school from around the region will be bussed in to explore all future higher education possibilities.

Free on-site parking will be available for all job-seekers the day of the job fair.  

Event details are as follows:

WHEN: Tuesday, September 25th, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Judson F. Williams Convention Center

Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande will be holding their 10th annual job fair this coming Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 at the Judson. F. Williams Convention Center.

Over 250 employers from around the region will be there, who will have 6,000 job openings the day of the expo.


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