Job fair Monday at Shikellamy
SUNBURY - Employers and educational institutions will take part in a job fair from noon to 3 p.m. Monday at Shikellamy High School, 600 Walnut St.
The Pennsylvania CareerLink of Northumberland/Snyder/Union Counties is sponsoring the event, which will feature more than 35 businesses and schools with information on either furthering their education or finding a new position or career.
Admission is free. Participants are encouraged to bring copies of their resumes as they'll have a chance to meet with area employers, discuss job opportunities and obtain training information. Attendees can also learn more about WorkKeys, a job skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop, and retain a high-performance workforce. The WorkKeys series of tests measures foundational and soft skills and offers specialized assessments to target institutional needs.
Vendors include Aerotek, Bayada Nursing, the Brush Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce, Combined Insurance, Community Services Group, Con-Way Freight, Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc. Dempsey Uniform, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Elmcroft of Lewisburg, Empire Beauty School, Geisinger, Hope Industries, Industrial Construction Services and Design, Inc. Keystone Human Services, Knoebel's, McCann School of Business and Technology, Michael Foods (Papetti's), Milton Transportation, Mountain View: A Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, National Ticket Company, Nesco Resource (DePasquale Staffing Services) OneSource Staffing, PA CareerLink Services, Professional Drivers Academy, RR Donnelley, Shikellamy School District, Stanley Woodworking, State Civil Service Commission, Strong Industries, SUN Technical Institute, Triangle Tech, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army, Visiting Angels and Weis Markets, with more expected.
The role of each PA CareerLink in the Central Region Workforce Investment Area is to encourage community and economic development, and facilitate a dynamic workforce and business environment, which will enhance success and excellence in an ever-changing and highly competitive economy. These initiatives are overseen by the Central Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board. Job seekers or employers can access all CareerLink services at no cost by visiting their nearest PA CareerLink location.