More than 25 employers will be pitching as many as 1,500 available jobs at a regional jobs fair set for Thursday, Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Selma University.
Already planning to participate are Caddell Construction, International Paper, Shoreline Transportation and more. A full listing of employers can be found at www.labor.alabama.gov/jobfair. More employers are being added daily.
“We’re excited to be working with our great partners in the Selma area to highlight available jobs in the region,” said Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington.
The event is being put on by the Alabama Career Center System in partnership with the Alabama News Network, the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs and Selma University. It is part of Alabama’s Historical Black Colleges and Universities Initiative. The job fair is free.
Jobseekers are encouraged to pre-register online at www.labor.alabama.gov/jobfair. Pre-registering will allow for faster entry, and participants are strongly encouraged to print their confirmation and bring it with them to the job fair or to save their confirmation e-mail on their phones. Jobseekers may also register on-site.
Employers who wish to register for the job fair also can visit www.labor.alabama.gov/jobfair or contact the Selma Career Center at 334-872-0471. There is no charge for employers to participate.
Applicants should come to the job fair with multiple copies of their résumés. They should be prepared to interview and should be dressed professionally.