A virtual job fair will be held next week as a creative way to help employers connect with job seekers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The job fair, taking place June 15 – 18 via the Zoom online meeting platform, will feature 19 local employers from Brantford, Six Nations, New Credit, and the counties of Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk.
The event has been organized by a dozen community employment and business agencies, including the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie.
The job fair will feature employers making 10-minute presentations about their employment needs. Job seekers can watch, ask questions and connect on Zoom, or watch the event via a live YouTube stream.
Participating employers include Mitsui High-Tec, Rassaun Services, Nelson Foods and Securitas.
Job seekers must register in advance to participate and there is a limited number of spots available. For registry information contact any of the partnered organizations for details, and check them out on social media.
The following organizations have partnered to put on the job fair:
Brantford Brant Chamber of Commerce, St Leonard’s Community Services, Community Living Brant, Fanshawe College Community Career and Employment Services, YMCA Skills for Steel, Six Nations Polytechnic, Simcoe Chamber of Commerce, Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board (NPAAMB), Grand River Employment and Training (GREAT), Wilfrid Laurier University, Conestoga College, and the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.
A Media Release from the Workplace Planning Board of Grand Erie.