Jobseekers, Comox Valley businesspeople will get together at Employment Expo

The Job Shop invites all jobseekers to its sixth annual Employment Expo next Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Job Shop invites all jobseekers to its sixth annual Employment Expo next Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Some employers will be accepting applications and interviewing, while others will be interested in meeting local talent. The employers attending will represent the tourism and hospitality, retail, health, transportation, finance, and social service sectors.Employers accepting applications and interviewing for positions at Employment Expo are: Mount Washington Alpine Resort, Winners, Investor’s Group, and the Salvation Army.Employers who will offer information about their job positions and required qualifications are: Comox Valley Airport, St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Walmart Canada, Kal Tire, and the Canadian Forces Personnel and Family Support Services.Job Shop career advisers urge jobseekers to prepare for this opportunity. Research the employers you want to meet. Know what questions you’d like to ask. Prepare resumés that target the employers and positions of interest. Dress in business casual clothing.The Job Shop Self-Serve Resource Centre is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On Fridays, the centre closes at 4.Computers, a printer and photocopier are available for job research and resumé preparation.The Job Shop is located at 103 – 555 Fourth St. in Courtenay. For more information, call The Job Shop at 250-334-3119.— Creative Employment Access Society

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