Job Fair April 19 Puts Employers and Job Seekers Together

Apr 10, 2013 - | 01:34 PM -

Job seekers are invited to the Tri-State Job and Career Fair Friday, April 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the KYOVA Tri-State Mall.

“There are jobs in the area, and this is a chance for people to find out what’s available,” said Nancy Menshouse, ACTC's coordinator of career, job placement and co-op.

To date, more than 30 businesses and organizations have reserved space at the fair:  A Brighter Future, Ashland Group Home, Bill Cole Automotive, Calgon Carbon Corp., Chiro One Wellness, Cintas, Coca Cola, Federal Correctional Institution, G4S Security, GCS, Goodwill Industries, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers #575, Jessica’s Scentsy, Kentucky Teleworks, Kingsbrook, Liberty Tax Service, Manpower, Marathon Marine Division, McDonald’s, McSweeneys, MTS Ambulance, nTelos, Oakmont Manor, PNC Bank, Ramey-Estep, Smithfield, Speedway, Transamerica, Tri-State Food System and Woodmen of the World.

ACTC Adult Education, the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and  Lindsey Wilson College are also participating.

The free fair is cosponsored by Ashland Community and Technical College, KY Department of Employment and Training, Southwestern Community Action Council, TENCO One-Stop Career Centers and KYOVA Tri-State Mall.

ACTC is also holding a Go2College Fair in conjunction with the Job Fair to help people find educational programs to prepare for jobs of the future.

For more information, contact Menshouse at 606-326-2199 or email: nancy.menshouse@kctcs.edu.