Job Fair offers one-stop recruitment for businesses seeking to hire

SAN BERNARDINO— (August 12, 2014) Companies needing to hire staff should register to take part in the East End Regional Job Fair in San Bernardino on August 28th. Job seekers across the region are also invited to attend free of charge.

The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is hosting the job fair which offers businesses the chance to meet, interview and hire highly-qualified and experienced workers to fill full-time and part-time positions.

In past years, this event has been very successful with 800 job seekers, ages 18 to 65, and companies specializing in a range of industries offering an estimated 700 vacancies. Business sectors attending included warehousing, manufacturing, technology, healthcare, education, construction and hospitality.

“We are pleased to say that our past events have been very successful in terms of finding suitably qualified candidates for a host of local companies,” said Sandy Harmsen, Executive Director of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

“It really is a great opportunity for employers to benefit from a one-stop-shop for recruitment.”

The job fair, billed as “Local jobs for local residents” will run from 10am-1pm on August 28 at the San Bernardino Valley College on South Mount Vernon.

Employers must book by August 26th. To secure a free booth, please register at http://conta.cc/1pikLnF .

About the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County
The Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County (WIB) is comprised of private business representatives and public partners appointed by the County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors.  The Workforce Investment Board strives to strengthen the skills of the County’s workforce through partnerships with business, education and community-based organizations. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors is committed to providing county resources, which generate jobs and investment.

The Workforce Investment Board, through the County of San Bernardino’s Economic Development Agency and Workforce Development Department, operates the County of San Bernardino’s three America’s Job Centers of California (AJCC). The AJCCs provide individuals with job training, placement and the tools to strengthen their skills to achieve a higher quality of life. The AJCCs also support and provide services to the County’s businesses, including employee recruitment and business retention programs.

Employers and job seekers who are interested in the Workforce Investment Board programs may call: (800) 451-JOBS or visit www.csb-win.org. Also follow us on: Facebook www.facebook.com/SBWIB; Twitter @InlandEmpireJob; and YouTube http://www.youtube.com/SBCountyWIB.