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Job Readiness Workshop and Job Fair Set for Hilo

October 9, 2017, 3:39 PM HST
* Updated September 28, 11:33 AM
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The job fair will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Edith Kanakaʻole Tennis Stadium, where over 80 island-wide businesses will be seeking employees to fill vacancies. Courtesy photo.

The Hawai‘i County Workforce Development Board invites job seekers to attend its fourth Annual Job Fair and Job Readiness Workshop, hosted by the Big Island Workplace Connection (BIWC), a partner of the American Job Center.

The Job Readiness Workshop will help participants prepare for the job fair by offering guidance on resume writing, interviewing skills, properly completing an application and instruction on dressing for success.

The workshop will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Aunty Sally’s Luau Hale, 799 Pi‘ilani St. in Hilo.

For easy access and portability of new and updated resumes, participants will need to provide their own jump drive.

The job fair will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Edith Kanakaʻole Tennis Stadium, where over 80 island-wide businesses will be seeking employees to fill vacancies.

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Participants should come prepared with resumes. Wear professional attire, as interviews may be done on-site.

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Many participating businesses will be offering door prizes.

These events are free and open to the public.

For more information, call the Office of Housing and Community Development at (808) 961-8379.

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