November 5, 2020 | Filed under: CareerSource Broward News
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nov. 5, 2020 – CareerSource Broward will host its eighth annual Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Fair on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, for veterans, eligible spouses and job seekers who are seeking employment opportunities in South Florida. The upcoming event will be held virtually via Premier Virtual and is being hosted in partnership with United Way of Broward County – MISSION UNITED, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Florida National Guard and Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
“Our agency’s primary focus is to support local job seekers and employers with their workforce needs. As we work together to rebuild our economy, we know workforce services are a lynchpin,” said Carol Hylton, President/CEO of CareerSource Broward. “This year’s event will be driven by technology in light of the pandemic. We will be able to reach all veterans and their families who wish to participate.”
In honor of Veterans Day, the first two hours of the hiring fair (9 to 11 a.m.) will be dedicated to veterans, military spouses and eligible caregivers, with the general public welcome to attend after. Attendees will have the opportunity to search for jobs in Broward County, apply directly for open positions and chat live with HR recruiters – all from the comfort of their home using their smartphone, tablet or computer. Companies scheduled to participate in the upcoming hiring fair include Broward County Government, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, AutoNation, Good Air Inc., City Furniture, Amazon, FedEx, The Las Olas Company, Sitel Group, City of Sunrise, BeneLynk, NationsBenefits and more.
Who: CareerSource Broward
What: Paychecks for Patriots Virtual Hiring Fair
When: Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, from 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Online via Premier Virtual: http://bit.ly/P4P_2020
There is NO COST to attend the hiring fair, but pre-registration is encouraged. Registration can be completed online at http://bit.ly/P4P_2020.
About CareerSource Broward
About CareerSource Broward CareerSource Broward (CSBD), the administrative entity of the Broward Workforce Development Board, is a federally-funded, locally controlled organization that provides innovative employment solutions and quality workforce services to businesses and individuals in Broward County. These services are delivered through three strategically located career centers, which provide individual assistance with Employ Florida, job placement services, career coaching and other employment-related needs. For more information, please visit www.careersourcebroward.com, facebook.com/CareerSourceBroward or follow @CareerSourceBD on Instagram and Twitter. The planning and execution of the event is 100% paid for by federal funds, part of a grant totaling $2,699,727.