Waubonsee to host job fair Sept. 18

By on September 4, 2009

SUGAR GROVE—The 8th annual Working for the Fox Valley Job Fair will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, in the Academic and Professional Center of Waubonsee Community College’s Sugar Grove Campus, Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive.

The event is free and open to the public. Job seekers are encouraged to dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes.

For more information and to view a list of participating employers, visit www.waubonsee.edu/careerservices.

Given the current unemployment rate, this year’s fair is taking on an increased importance. It is part of Waubonsee’s larger “Brighter Futures” initiative, which seeks to provide resources and strategies to help district residents thrive in a challenging economy. Visit www.waubonsee.edu/brighterfutures to view a list of other upcoming events and free services.

The Working for the Fox Valley Job Fair is the result of a collaborative partnership among First Transitions of Oak Brook and Partners of the Illinois workNet Center, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Kane County Department of Employment and Education, and Waubonsee Community College, under the umbrella of the River Valley Workforce Investment Board.

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