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

ONTARIO — (September 2, 2014) Companies needing to hire staff should register to take part in the West End Regional Job Fair in Ontario. Job seekers are also invited to attend free of charge to meet prospective employers.

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, attracting 800 job seekers, ages 18 to over 65. More than 700 vacancies were offered by companies specializing in a range of industries including 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 September 26th at the Ontario Convention Center on Convention Center Way.

Employers must book by September 24th. To secure a free booth, please register at http://conta.cc/T7zFk6 .  Priority entrance is available for job seekers through early registration; please visit your local America’s Job Center, located in Rancho Cucamonga at 9650 9th Street before September 25th or call 909-941-6500 to register.

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.

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