MONROE - Northeast Louisiana employers who are searching for good employees can find
them at the 2014 Northeast Louisiana Career Fair. The event is being held today from
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Monroe Civic Center. Admission to the event is free and open to
The Monroe Chamber of Commerce, Atmos, Glenwood Regional Medical Center, KARD Fox 14,
Region 8 Career Solutions Center, OPUS, NOVA, The Radio People, The City of Monroe, the
Northeast Louisiana Society of Human Resource Managers, the Monroe Chamber of Commerce,
The News-Star and Delta Style are hosting the Career Fair to help connect local businesses with
people looking for jobs.
"This career fair is a wonderful opportunity because there are many quality jobs available in
northeast Louisiana. I encourage citizens who are serious about becoming gainfully employed to
participate in this event. Our economy becomes stronger every time someone gets hired,” said
Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo.
“In the past, this type of Career Fair has proven to be an excellent opportunity for applicants
to connect with several employers at a single location, said Sue Nicholson, President of the
Monroe Chamber of Commerce. “It can be a win-win situation for both applicants and employers.”
Staff members with the local Workforce Boards and the Louisiana Workforce Commission will be
available to help job applicants register with the Workforce Commission’s job bank for work search
assistance. Registration is recommended but not required. In addition, Workforce staff members will
be on hand to assist with on line job searches, job counseling and resume preparation. Several area
training providers will also be on hand to provide information for people who want to upgrade their
skills and training.
The event is free for anyone looking for a job. The fee for employers who would like to have a
booth is $100, which includes a skirted table and lunch for two exhibitors. Information is
available by calling Sue Nicholson at 318-807-4015.
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