Hiring Fair to Feature More Employers Than Ever

Downtown Library's Annual Hiring Fair to Feature More Employers & Agencies Than Ever Before
Posted on 09/07/2018
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Downtown Library’s Annual Hiring Fair, which has helped hundreds of people find local jobs since 2013, returns Monday, September 17, from 1 to 4 PM, with more employers and agencies than ever.

Over 40 employers and agencies have registered, representing the financial, construction, manufacturing, education, government, health, hospitality, retail and senior living industries.

Attendees are encouraged to bring extra copies of their resumes and dress in what they might wear to an interview.

Free resume consultations will be provided by the Hiring Fair team and Goodwill Job Connection.

Attendees will be entered into prize drawings, which include a two-night stay at The Westin Sarasota, Amazon gift cards, Starbuck’s gift cards and gift baskets. Winners will be randomly drawn and notified after the fair.

Free coffee will be available in the Second Floor lounge area outside of Area 52, the library’s creative lab which conducts classes related to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math).

Downtown Central Library is located at 1301 Barcarrota Boulevard West, Bradenton 34205, and the event will take place in both the First Floor Auditorium and Second Floor. Attendees are asked to check in on the First Floor.

Employers and employment agencies who plan to attend the fair as of this writing are:
12th Judicial Court
AARP Foundation- SCSEP
Adecco USA
Aviva - A Campus for Senior Life
Banko Overhead Door
Boyd Insurance and Investment Services, Inc
Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County
CareerSource Suncoast
Celestial Diligent Solutions LLC
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Express Employment Professionals
Firkins Automotive
Florida Department of Children and Families
Gettel Automotive group
GS4 Security Solutions
Hampton Inn & Suites- Downtown Bradenton
HH Staffing Services
Home Instead Senior Care
John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)
Liberty Group
Lynx Products
Manatee County Government
Manatee County Sheriff's Office
Manatee Technical College
MCR Health Services
Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Select Staffing
State College of Florida
SunCoast Blood Bank
Sunshine Cleaning Systems
Toad Hall Children's Center
Tutor Doctor Sarasota
Westin- Sarasota
Whole Child Manatee
Women's Resource Center

If you are an employer/agency who is interested in participating, please contact Ericka Dow, Information Services Supervisor, at 748-5555, x6311. For any additional information about Manatee Libraries or to request interviews, please contact Kelly Foster, Marketing & PR Coordinator, at 748-5555, x6307.

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About the Manatee County Public Library System: The Florida Library Association’s 2016 Library of Year and two-time Innovation winner, the Manatee County Public Library System supports the County’s growing community and visitors through a wide range of educational and technological resources and programs at six facilities in downtown Bradenton (Riverwalk), the east county region, the south county area, Holmes Beach, Palmetto and Ellenton. This past year, Manatee Libraries was visited by nearly 850,000 customers who made use of its resources over 3.9 million times (a record high). Downloads of their digital ebook/eaudio/movies have continued to double each year, while technical training and computer assistance were up 16%. The 47,000 customers who attended their wide variety of informational and educational programs and events reflect an increase of 130% since 2006. Please contact Kelly Foster, Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator, at 941-748-5555, ext. 6307, for any additional information, and follow them at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @manalibraries. For more information about Manatee County Government, call 941-748-4501 or visit mymanatee.org, facebook.com/manatee.county.fl or twitter @ManateeGov