The One Step Forward Job Fair will be held April 18 at the Merced County fairgrounds, located at 900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way,in the Pavilion Hall.
June Osborne, Employment Specialist with AARP WorkSearch, and Tawny Sufocool of AARP, started the job fair in an effort to provide the residents of Merced County with some options in looking for employment. They partnered up with EDD and Workforce Investment Board (WIB held an event last October.
Those attending the job fair should be prepared with a resume and should be dressed in casual business attire ready to be interviewed.
Organizers said the job fair allows local residents looking for a job the opportunity to see who is hiring and the kinds of jobs that are available. Also, it gives employers a picture of the labor force in Merced County and allows them to showcase what they are about.
For more information on the One Step Forward Job Fair, contact June Osborne at (209) 723-1747.