Goodwill Hosts Free Career Fair Aug 25
CST Brands, Via, Kohl's and Wells Fargo are among those hiring.
SAN ANTONIO (August 22, 2017)
Goodwill San Antonio will host a free career fair from 10 a.m. to Noon Friday, August 25 at the TriPoint Event Center, 3233 N. St. Mary’s Street, San Antonio, TX 78212. Nearly 50 local employers are seeking to fill hundreds of positions across various industries. Positions pay up to $18.00 an hour depending on the position and candidate qualifications.
"For individuals wanting to enter the workforce and find meaningful employment, or for those who want to make a career change, this career fair presents an ideal opportunity to meet with representatives from organizations across our community," said Steven Hussain, vice president of workforce development for Goodwill San Antonio. "By hosting this fair, Goodwill is connecting job seekers with local employers looking to hire; in turn helping to strengthen our local economy."
Goodwill staff will be available to help job seekers prepare for meetings with potential employers by providing an on-site job readiness workshop. As part of the registration process, job seekers will gain information on what to expect during the event and how to develop an effective elevator speech. Job seekers will also have access to print up to five resumes.
Job seekers are encouraged to dress professionally, bring their resume, photo identification and be prepared for on-site interviews.
Participating employers will be hiring for the following positions:
- Customer Service Representatives
- Medical Assistants/Caregivers
- Food Service Workers
- Construction/Forklift Operators
- Technical Support Representatives
- Outside Sales
- Retail Management
- And more
Participating employers include:
- CST/Circle K Brands
- South Alamo Medical Group
- River City Home Care
- Jim’s (Frontier Enterprises)
- Wells Fargo
- And more
For additional Career Fair information or to receive resume and interview assistance at one of Goodwill San Antonio’s Good Careers Centers, call (210) 924-8581 or visit www.goodwillsa.org/services/career-centers.
About Goodwill Industries of San Antonio
Serving San Antonio since 1945, Goodwill San Antonio is a Section 501(c)(3) non-profit social enterprise that helps change lives through the power of work. When you shop or donate at Goodwill, 92.6 cents of every dollar funds local education, training and services to prepare people to find better jobs and build careers in diverse companies throughout the communities we serve. Together with the support of our generous community, partners and employers, Goodwill provides employment and related services to individuals each year in South Central Texas. In addition to operating retail stores, donation stations and Good Careers Centers in San Antonio, Cibolo, Kerrville, Laredo, New Braunfels, Seguin and surrounding areas, Goodwill operates Good Careers Academies and manages contracts for the U.S. government for services ranging from document management to grounds maintenance.