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|Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo Scheduled for June 2 at The Shops at Anaheim Gardenwalk|
ANAHEIM, CA - (May 27, 2010) - The second Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo will take place on June 2, and both employers and job seekers are invited to participate in this free event. The 2010 Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo, a partnership event led by the City of Anaheim, the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce and The Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk, will be held at GardenWalk (321 W. Katella Ave.) from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The retail stores and restaurants will be open their regular business hours.
Approximately 125 employers are signed up to participate this year. In addition, career and life-skills leaders will conduct workshops throughout the day. Job seekers can also take advantage of a resume review and a computer station for applying for jobs online.
Employers wishing to have a free booth at the Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo can contact Anaheim Jobs at www.AnaheimJobs.com.
Job seekers are encouraged to pre-register at www.AnaheimJobs.com, for continued updates and information. In addition, www.AnaheimJobs.com also serves as a Web site to review job openings in Anaheim.
Last year, in its inaugural year, the Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo featured more than 100 employers, approximately 2,200 available jobs, and drew a crowd of 7,500. One in four job applicants were interviewed as a result of the 2009 event, with more than a third being hired.
“Job growth remains a priority in Anaheim, and we remain committed to offering opportunities for our residents to seek and connect with potential employers,” said City of Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle, who asked Harry Sidhu, Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Anaheim, to take the lead in this job fair initiative. “Our goal is to support the job market, and the 2010 Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo is one way we can help so everyone benefits.”
The Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo is proudly supported by the City of Anaheim, Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, The Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk, Anaheim Workforce Investment Board, AnaheimJobs, County of Orange, The Disneyland® Resort, Employment Development Department, Orange County Business Council, Orange County Register, Orange County Workforce Investment Board, Santa Ana Workforce Investment Board, and Hilton Anaheim.
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