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Job fair will serve employers and job seekers

WIB logo goldThe San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will host the High Desert Regional Job Fair on Aug. 20 at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds in Victorville.  This event will offer businesses the chance to meet, interview and hire highly qualified and experienced staff to fill full and part-time positions.

Job seekers are encouraged to attend armed with resumes and ready to meet prospective employers. There is still time for employers to register to participate.

“It is our priority to connect employers and job seekers in San Bernardino County to create more opportunity for our residents and businesses to thrive,” said San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Chairman James Ramos. “Our vision for this county includes facilitating access to prosperity for all who choose to reside here and enjoy the county’s unique advantages.”

Last year’s job fair attracted 1,325 job seekers, ages 18 to over 65. More than 700 job openings were offered by companies specializing in a range of industries including warehousing, manufacturing, technology, healthcare, education, construction and hospitality.

“Our job fairs are effective in helping local business find great local candidates,” said Sandy Harmsen, Executive Director of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.  “It is a great opportunity for employers to enjoy a one-stop shop for their recruitment needs.”

The job fair, “Local Jobs for Local Residents,” will run from 9 a.m. to noon on Aug. 20 at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds at 14800 7th Street, Victorville.

To secure a free booth, please register at http://conta.cc/1K72LZc.  Employers must book their place by Aug. 18.

Priority entrance at 8 a.m. is available for job seekers through early registration. Please visit the America’s Job Center of California, located in Victorville at 17310 Bear Valley Road, Suite 109, Victorville, or call 1-800-451-5627.

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;Twitter @InlandEmpireJob; and YouTube http://www.youtube.com/SBCountyWIB.

 

15 thoughts on "Job fair will serve employers and job seekers"

  1. alvaro says:

    hey just want to say thank you!!

  2. Amy says:

    Are there residency restrictions? I currently live in San Bernardino, but my family and I are considering buying in Hesperia.

    1. Hi Amy, there is not a residency requirement. Good luck!

  3. Emily says:

    When will the next job fair be? Might be out of town Thursday. Thank you

    1. The West Valley Job Fair will be held at the Ontario Convention Center on Thursday September 10, 2015 from 8am – 12 p.m..
      Ontario Convention Center – 2000 E. Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764. Parking is free.

      We encourage all job seeker to pre-register for this event at the nearest America’s Job Center of California (AJCC).

      Job seekers can pre-register for this event at one of the following locations

      High Desert America’s Job Center of California
      17310 Bear Valley Road, Suite 109
      Victorville, CA 92395
      (760) 552-6550

      East Valley America’s Job Center of California
      658 East Brier Drive, Suite 100
      San Bernardino, CA 92408
      (909) 382-0440

      West Valley America’s Job center of California
      9650 9th Street, Suite A
      Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
      (909) 941-6500

  4. Kaila Valencia says:

    Is the registration only to those who own a business and are wishing to find potential employers? Or does anyone who attends have to register? Thank you

    1. Job seekers are welcome to come without registration; regular entry is at 9 a.m. People are encouraged to register early to get into the fair at 8 a.m. as there are crowds expected.

  5. Brittany says:

    I just wanted to ask what companies will be at there ?

    1. Hi Brittany, Valley Bulk, El Dorado Broadcasting, OneCare Home Care & Hospice, Diversity Business Solutions, JR Trucking, Walmart logistics, Solar City, and Cott Beverage. Since the job fair has started, we are able to confirm the businesses. We don’t provide this information prior to the job fair just in case a business has to unexpectedly bow out. Thank you for your interest.

  6. Danielle says:

    Hi, I would like to know when the next job fair will be.

    1. The next one is the Holiday Job Fair on Nov. 6 at Inghram Community Center, 2050 N. Mt. Vernon Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92411

      Admission is free and no reservation is required. More info at 909-890-4445.

      You can also visit http://www.CSB-Win.org for more information.

  7. dmariaye says:

    Is there any up coming job fairs

    1. Good morning. There are no job fairs currently scheduled, but regional job fairs are scheduled at different times throughout the calendar year. Check the Workforce Investment Board Event Calendar at http://cms.sbcounty.gov/wib/EventCalendar.aspx for updates. Good luck!

  8. Ron says:

    Hello,

    Will there be anymore job fairs in the near future? Anywhere in San Bernardino County.

    1. Hi Ron, there are no job fairs currently scheduled but check the Workforce Investment Board Event Calendar at http://cms.sbcounty.gov/wib/EventCalendar.aspx for updates.

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