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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                       May 20, 2005

Release No. DCS-3

 

                       

WORKFORCE JOB FAIR DRAWS RECORD NUMBER OF EMPLOYERS

 

A record 170-plus employers are participating in the WorkForce 2005 Job Fair, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, at the Neal Blaisdell Center.

 

Recruiters from local businesses, national organizations, the military and government agencies will be on hand. Last yearís WorkForce Job Fair attracted 4,800 job seekers. An even larger turnout is expected for this yearís eighth annual WorkForce Job Fair.

 

General admission is two dollars. Students with valid school identification will be admitted for one dollar. Job seekers should dress for a job interview and take multiple copies of their resume and a positive attitude.

 

The WorkForce job fair is sponsored by the Cityís Oahu Workforce Investment Board and Oahu WorkLinks, which is a consortium of the WorkHawaii Division of the City Department of Community Services, the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relationsí Workforce Development Division Oahu Branch, the Honolulu Community Action Program and ALU LIKE Inc.

 

Other sponsors are Altres Staffing, Hawaii Pacific University, Success Advertising and the Honolulu Advertiserís CareerBuilder.com.

 

For more information, contact Success Advertising at 536-7222 or go to www.successhi.com.

 

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Contact:

 

  • Rolanse Crisafulli, Administrator, WorkHawaii/Oahu WorkLinks , ph. 592-8640
  • Mary Long, Success Advertising, ph. 536-7222.  E-mail:  mary@successhi.com

 

 

Friday, May 20, 2005

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