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

VICTORVILLE — (July 31, 2014) Companies needing to hire staff should register to take part in the August 13th High Desert Regional Job Fair in Victorville.

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.

Last year, the event attracted more than 1,000 job seekers, ages 18 to 65. More than 380 job vacancies were offered in business sectors 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.

“This 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 to 1PM at the Hilton Garden Inn on Mariposa Road in Victorville.

Employers must book by August 11th. To secure a free booth, please register at http://conta.cc/1peHHUL.

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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