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Posted on: December 9, 2015

[ARCHIVED] The City of Fort Pierce and CareerSource Research Coast Host Joint Job Fair for Area Career Seekers

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The City of Fort Pierce and CareerSource Research Coast have teamed up to provide a job fair event to help kick off hiring in our local area after the New Year. The Fort Pierce Job Fair will be held on January 14, 2016 at Percy Peek Gymnasium located at 2902 Avenue D from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

With limited space, employers interested in marketing their job openings to career seekers are encouraged to register today. Registration is open for any for profit businesses, government agencies and non-profit organizations who have open and available jobs now.

“CareerSource Research Coast is excited to partner with the City of Fort Pierce and provide this hiring event for our businesses and career seekers,” said Marcelo Dossantos, Director of Business Services. “As we begin our tourism season, this is a great opportunity for businesses to showcase their company and for career seekers to network on a larger scale.”
All registered employers will receive one 6-foot table, two chairs and lunch for two attendees. There is no cost to register, however, space is limited and provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Employers who are youth (16+) friendly as well as have veteran preference will be noted as such.

“We are very excited to partner with Career Source Research Coast for this job fair and are hopeful this will evolve into an annual event,” explained Linda Hudson, Mayor of the City of Fort Pierce.

Employers interested in learning more about this event or to register can contact the Employer Services department at (866) 482-4483 option 2 or email recruitment@careersourcerc.com.

CareerSource Research Coast also encourages all career seekers to begin preparing for the event now. Career seekers interested in attending the event are urged to contact CareerSource Research Coast for pre-registration and a thorough review of their resume and interviewing skills. For career seekers who do not have a resume, CareerSource Research Coast can help them develop one. Career seekers should also make sure they dress in business professional attire and find alternate arrangements for children.

Career seekers wanting to learn more about the services offered by CareerSource Research Coast can visit their website at www.careersourcerc.com or their local Career Center located in Indian River, Martin or St. Lucie Counties.

About CareerSource:
CareerSource Research Coast is a private, non-profit, Florida corporation with a Board of Directors consisting of private business, economic development and education representatives, community and state agencies, and elected officials. Members of the Board represent the diversity of businesses, organizations and trades that operate in the Research Coast Region, including Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie County. Chartered by the State of Florida to create and manage a workforce development service delivery system responsive to the needs of businesses and job seekers, CareerSource Research Coast offers award-winning complimentary programs and partnerships recognized locally, statewide, and nationally. Our staff members are certified workforce professionals often recognized by their peers as leaders in workforce development and can be reached by calling 1-866-4U2-HIRE or 1-866-482-4473 or learn more about us on the web by logging on to www.careersourcerc.com. An equal opportunity employer/program. TTY/TDD use Florida Relay Service 711.

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