The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail, the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, the Elizabethtown chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (ESHRM) and KYJOBS.net will host the 17th Annual Regional Job and Career Fair Expo on April 20. The fair is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.
“Finding qualified talent is a top priority for all businesses, and the Regional Job and Career Fair Expo continues to be an excellent opportunity for the business community to connect with job seekers,” said Hardin County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Brad Richardson.
More than 50 employers in a variety of job sectors as well as multiple education and training providers will be on hand to discuss career opportunities with job seekers.
“This event is all about helping people find the right career and helping businesses find the talent they need to succeed and grow in our region,” said Carter Dyson, One Stop Director of the Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail, which provides no-cost services to job seekers and employers. “We’re seeing many new opportunities in manufacturing, healthcare, customer service and more, and the fair is a great place for job seekers to learn more about multiple employers.”
Dyson added that job seekers should dress for success and be prepared for potential on-site interviews.
At the fair, which is free and open for all job seekers, ESHRM will be available to help prepare and review resumes and to offer interview tips and other job search assistance.
Plus, job seekers are eligible for hourly drawings for gift cards from area restaurants.
KYJOBS.net also will be represented at the fair. An interactive website, accessible through The News- Enterprise’s website, KYJOBS.net matches job seekers and employers and gives them the added reach of 18 other Kentucky newspapers.
Employers still can register to attend by calling 270-765-4334. The employer registration fee is $250.