Local job seekers are invited to take advantage of a virtual opportunity coming up later this week.
Companies and organizations in Butler, Beaver, and Allegheny Counties are teaming up with the Job Corps to host a Virtual Job Fair on Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A total of 55 employers are expected to be available and looking to fill positions starting with healthcare from 8:30 to 10 a.m. followed by an hour of Education, Non-profit, Childcare, and Training. Those looking for jobs in the fields of Finance/Banking, Tech/IT, Legal, Marketing, and Sales should plan to log in from 11 a.m. to noon. Next will be employers in the areas of retail, food, tourism, and hospitality until 1 p.m. with the last hour devoted to manufacturing and construction jobs.
To register for this free event or for more information, visit the websites of Butler County, the Butler County Chamber of Commerce, or the Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber. You can also click here to register . You can register throughout the day or this evening. (Wednesday, May 20, 2020)
Mark Gordon, Chief of Economic Development & Planning for Butler County, talked to our newsroom about the Virtual Job Fair on Thursday, May 21, 2020. You can listen to that below The job fair is presented by the Tri-County Partnership.
(The Butler County Chamber is also holding a separate virtual networking event from 5 to 6 p.m. on Thursday with a business association near Chicago.)