Local Job Seekers Invited to Grundy County Regional Job Fair April 1

Joliet Junior College Workforce Development and Grundy Workforce Services invites local job seekers to the Grundy County Regional Job Fair, which will feature 50 employers, on Wednesday, April 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Minooka Community High School South Campus, 26655 W. Eames St., in Channahon. A variety of industries will be represented, including warehousing, manufacturing, financial, health care and more. No registration is necessary.

“The Grundy County Regional Job Fair is a great opportunity to connect job seekers with local employers. For the past 10 years, JJC Workforce Development and Grundy Workforce Services have strengthened that connection by listening and responding to the needs of our community,” said Griselda Martinez, office manager for JJC Grundy Workforce Services.

Martinez said employers are searching for a mix of candidates, from entry-level to experienced workers. A full listing of participating employers can be found at www.grundyworkforce.com.

Job seekers can prepare for the fair by registering for one of the Grundy Workforce Services’ job fair kickoff events or resume review workshops by calling 815-942-0566 or e-mailing grundyworkforce@jjc.edu. The kick-offs and resume review workshops are as follows:

Job Fair Kick-offs

  • Thursday, March 26, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Thursday, March 26, 5 to 6 p.m.
  • JJC Grundy Workforce Services, 1715 Division St., Morris

Resume Reviews (15-minute slots)

  • Monday, March 30, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 9 to 11 a.m.

The job fair is funded by the Grundy Livingston Kankakee Workforce Board and is in partnership with a number of organizations including the Illinois Department of Employment Security, the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce, the Community Foundation of Grundy County and the Grundy Economic Development Council.

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