Local Employers Finalized for May 2 Job Fair

More than 25 local employers will be actively hiring for a wide variety of positions at the May 2nd job fair in Stow. Don't miss it!

Despite the sluggish economy, many local employers are currently hiring.

The Community Job Club, Inc., along with the Record Publishing Co., The RealMatch Job Network, Akron General Medical Center and Integrity Technical Services, will be sponsoring a job fair on Wednesday, May 2, from 9am – 2pm, at the Akron General Health &Wellness Center - North, 4300 Allen Road, in Stow. This free event will be open to the public and will feature more than 25 local employers and staffing agencies.

The companies listed below have confirmed their participation and have job openings in the following areas: 

CLERICAL / ADMINSTRATIVE:  Callos Staffing, Everstaff, Great Work!, HUNTER Temporary Services, Infinity Staffing

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Myers Distributing Company, Northwest Mutual Finance, Sedgewick Claims Management, Sterling Jewelers, Summit Racing

HEALTHCARE:  Akron General Medical Center, Altercare, Callos Staffing, Hattie Larlham, The Help Foundation

HOSPITALITY:  J & K Subway, Panera Bread

INDUSTRIAL / MANUFACTURING:  InterChez Logistics, Kimble Companies, Little Tikes, Nasco Roofing, Rubbermaid, Shearer’s Foods, Viking Forge, Zimmer Orthopedics, Callos Staffing, GreatWork!, HUNTER Temporary Services

SALES / MARKETING:  Myers Distributing Company, Nasco Roofing, Northwest Mutual Finance, Sterling Jewelers, Summit Racing

TECHNICAL:  InterChez Logistics, Sterling Jewelers, HUNTER Temporary Services

TRANSPORTATION:  Metro / RTA, Kimble Companies, InterChez Logistics

Job seekers are encouraged to dress “business casual” and bring copies of their current resume. They will have the opportunity to meet personally with employers to discuss their backgrounds and interests to help determine whether there’s a potential fit. To facilitate matching job seekers with employers, a color-coding system will be used to designate which fields each company is looking to staff.

Proceeds from business sponsorships and employment booth registrations will benefit the Community Job Club, Inc. Companies interested in becoming a sponsor or job seekers wanting to register for the event may email their requests to helpwanted@recordpub.com for more information.

The Community Job Club, Inc. is a non-profit job search training organization. Since April 2010, the Community Job Club, Inc. has been offering low-cost and many free services including workshops, networking opportunities, and support to help job seekers. Services are available for experienced professionals, new grads, veterans and others in the greater Summit County area who are actively seeking better career opportunities. For more information, visit www.communityjobclub.org.

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