Virtual career fair to be held October 27 – 29

NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA — Despite the layoffs and furloughs that the pandemic has caused, many companies throughout northeastern Minnesota are looking for candidates to fill open positions. Hiring during this time can be even more challenging and the Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training (NEMOJT) is offering a way for employers and job seekers to connect.

A virtual job and career fair will be held October 27 – 29 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. each day. Employers will be able to connect with job seekers by phone, tablet, or computer and speak directly with recruiters. Job seekers can apply to open positions and research companies all in one location.

The Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training helps businesses with their employment and training needs every year. Local, professional career counselors work with people just starting out in the labor force to seasoned professionals who may be facing change in their chosen field and need a new start. The Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training provides a wide range of free services to businesses, including wage reimbursement for hiring eligible individuals, coordination of screening, hiring, and testing applicants, and advancing the skills of your existing workforce.

If you would like to learn more about the virtual career fair, call Teri at 218-499-6092. Employers can register for this three-day event by visiting the Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training website: www.nemojt.org.

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