Free in-person job fair

More than 30 area businesses will participate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion Job Fair on June 17 from 2-5 p.m. at the College of Central Florida Klein Conference Center, 3001 SW State Road 200.

The event is the first in-person job fair it has hosted since COVID-19 began in March 2020. Those interested in attending may register at bit.ly/2021JOBFAIR or by visiting the calendar of events at careersourceclm.com. There is no charge to participate.

Employers expected to attend include: ASEM (Hilton Garden Inn). AutoZone Distribution Center, Brookdale Chambrel Pinecastle, Chick-fil-A Ocala, City of Ocala, Colen Built Development, Dollar Tree/Family Dollar Distribution, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, E-One, Episcopal Children’s Services, Express Employment Ocala, Florida Department of Corrections, Fluid Routing Solutions, Ford/Lincoln Ocala, Heart of Florida Health Center, JR Plastics Corp., Kent Furniture, Marion County Board of County Commissioners, Marion County Public Schools, Marshall’s, Pacific Arches (McDonald’s), Raney’s Inc., R&L Global Logistics/ABCO, Skyline Homes, SunTran, Walgreens, Walmart, Winco Mfg., Winn Dixie, and World Equestrian Center.

“From healthcare to hospitality, retail to construction, manufacturing, logistics and more, these businesses offer opportunities to suit most any job seeker,” said Cory Weaver, CareerSource CLM’s director of operations. “Additionally, several are hiring age 16 and up, which is particularly critical for youth and young adults who don’t know how to get started earning a paycheck but are ready, willing and able to work.”

Attendees should bring printed copies of their resume and be prepared for on-the-spot job interviews.

Proper dress will be required and anyone planning to attend the job fair should come dressed to impress – absolutely no flip-flops or casual sandals, t-shirts with profane or obscene language or images, no shorts or jeans with rips or holes, or anything that is too tight, too short or revealing.

Those interested in developing or updating their resume, working on interview skills and/or receiving job fair preparation tips are encouraged to visit the CareerSource center in Ocala located at 2703 NE 14th St. All job candidate services are available at no charge. For information, call 352-840-5700, ext. 1907 or 800-434-JOBS. For the latest list of participating businesses, including those hiring age 16 and older, visit careersourceclm.com.

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