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More than 200 employers, 3,000 Jobs Set for Anaheim/OC Job Fair Expo
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 23, 2016) – More than 200 employers including Disneyland Resort, L-3 Communications and Northgate Gonzalez Markets will be looking to fill more than 3,000 jobs at the 2016 Anaheim/OC Job Fair Expo at Anaheim Convention Center on Aug. 31.
The eighth annual event, which is free, lets job seekers connect with leading employers, take part in expert-led workshops and gain valuable career advice.
Many of the employers are seeking to fill salaried jobs, not just commission or temporary positions. Industries represented include defense and aerospace, finance, healthcare, tourism, government, nonprofit, public safety and education.
Along with Disney, L-3 and Northgate, other employers include the Anaheim Ducks and Honda Center, Kaiser Permanente, GBS Linens Inc., the city of Anaheim and more.
Job seekers can get a free resume review, a value of $200 to $300 at a paid resume service. Come learn key tips to develop the resume you need to stand out and be noticed.
Veterans of our nation’s military will find resources tailored just for them at the veteran’s corner. With more than a dozen stations, veterans will find information on job opportunities and employment counseling as well as access to housing, education, legal assistance and other services.
The city of Anaheim and Anaheim Convention Center are cosponsors of the job fair with Council Members Kris Murray and James Vanderbilt serving as co-chairs. View Murray’s video invitation here and Vanderbilt’s here.
Other sponsors are the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, Anaheim Workforce Investment Board and AnaheimJobs, the county of Orange, Orange County Development Board, Orange County One-Stop Center, Santa Ana Workforce Investment Board, California Employment Development Department, Visit Anaheim, Orange County Register and Monster.com, Aramark, The Disneyland Resort, Freeman and the Orange County Business Council.
What: eighth annual Anaheim/OC Job Fair Expo
When: Wednesday, Aug. 31
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Ave.
Location: Exhibit Hall E
Parking: free parking in Car Park 4
Job openings: more than 3,000
For more information please visit www.anaheimjobs.com or call (714) 765-4350. AnaheimJobs serves as a year-round resource for job seekers to find employment in Anaheim, and for employers to post job openings.
ABOUT ANAHEIM — Anaheim is a full-service city supporting more than 358,000 residents, 20,000 businesses and 25 million annual visitors. The city provides public safety through the Anaheim Police Department and Anaheim Fire & Rescue, water and power service through Anaheim Public Utilities, parks, community centers, family services and libraries through Anaheim Community Services, neighborhood and transportation improvements through Anaheim Public Works and community revitalization through Community & Economic Development. Anaheim is a modern, diverse city with a proud history dating back to its 1857 founding. Anaheim is known worldwide as the home of the Disneyland Resort, including Walt Disney’s original Disneyland Park, as well as Angel Stadium of Anaheim and Angels Baseball, Honda Center and the Anaheim Ducks, and the Anaheim Convention Center, the largest on the West Coast. Anaheim’s thriving visitor industry and business community help support the city’s neighborhoods and make Anaheim a great place to live, work and play. For more, please see www.anaheim.net.