Job fair planned Sept. 23

A job fair is planned next Tuesday, Sept. 23, in downtown Kansas City, Kan.

Sponsored by the Unified Government and several local organizations, the job fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Reardon Convention Center, 520 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan.

From 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., only military veterans may participate. After that, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the job fair is open to the public.

Job seekers are asked to dress for applying for a job, and should bring resumes to leave with potential employers. Some employers will conduct job interviews at the event.

There is no charge for employers or job seekers at the job fair, and parking is free.

The Hilton Garden Inn, Kansas City Kansas Community College and Technical Education Center, Unified Government of Wyandotte County, KansasWorks and Workforce Partnership are sponsors of the event.

Those who will have booths, information or job interviews at the event include: 1A Auto, 7th Street Casino, ACH Foam Technologies, Aerotek, AGC Glass Company North America, Amazon, American Academy of Family Physicians, Apria Healthcare, AT&T (Randstad Source Right), Baker University, Burlington Coat Factory, Carpenters Union Apprenticeship Program, Centrinex, Cintas, city of Olathe, City Wide Maintenance, Commerce Bank, Country Club Bank, Crossroads Hospice, CRTechnical Staffing, Drywall Systems Inc., Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc., Educational Opportunity Center, Express Employment Professionals, Farmers Insurance, FedEx Ground, First Student, G4S Secure Solutions, GE Capital Retail Finance, GEAR For Sports, General Dynamics Information Technology, Hatch Staffing Services, Heros 2 Hired, Hipower Systems, Infinite Healthcare, Jobs Incubator, Kansas City, Kan., Board of Public Utilities, Kansas City Kansas Community College-Technical Education Center, Kansas City Power and Light, Kansas State University Global Campus, LabCorp (Laboratory Corporation of America), LegalShield Inc., Long Motor Corporation, Manpower, MarketSource Inc., MidAmerica Nazarene University, MoKan Ironworkers, Multi Service, NCO Financial, New Horizons CLC, New York Life, Package Development Corp., Pegasus Cleaning Corp., Primerica Financial Services, Prologistix, Providence Medical Center and Saint John Hospital, QPS Employment Group, Rasmussen College, Save A Lot Food Stores, Sheet Metal Local No. 2 Training Center, Spartan Staffing, SPX , Swissport, The University of Kansas Hospital, TRAC-7, Unified Government of Wyandotte County KCK Fire Department, KCK Police Department, Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Department, University of Phoenix Military Division, US Bank, VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program, Webco Manufacturing Inc., Western and Southern Life, Whelan Security, Workforce Partnership and YRC Freight.
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