March 27, 2020 | Filed under: CSBD News
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – March 27, 2020 – CareerSource Broward will host a virtual job fair on Friday, April 3, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. in an effort to help connect job seekers with employers that have immediate hiring needs amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The job fair will remain open for 14 hours, giving job seekers the flexibility to access the online event multiple times throughout the day.
Available positions at the job fair will include customer service representatives, medical scribes, retail stock associates, cashiers, licensed insurance agents, security guards and others. Companies scheduled to participate include Amazon, Walgreens, GEICO, Walmart, Broward County Government, ShipMonk and more.
“There are businesses right here in Broward County experiencing an increased demand for their products and services during this global health crisis, including supply chain and logistics, warehouse distribution centers, retail chains and call centers,” said Mason C. Jackson, President/CEO of CareerSource Broward. “Our ultimate goal is to help bridge the gap between those individuals whose jobs were impacted – or even lost – as a result of the COVID-19 crisis and companies that are looking to fill open positions.”
WHO: CareerSource Broward
WHAT: April 2020 Virtual Job Fair
WHEN: Friday, April 3, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
HOW TO REGISTER: bit.ly/CSBDVirtualJobFair
Participants will have the ability to attend the virtual job fair using their smartphone, tablet or desktop and will have access to an online portal to view multiple employer “booths.” While participating, individuals can apply for open positions, review job descriptions and chat virtually with company/HR representatives – when available.
There is NO COST to participate at the job fair, but pre-registration is required. Job seekers can pre-register for the virtual job fair by visiting bit.ly/CSBDVirtualJobFair. For a short guide to help navigate through the virtual event, click here.
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 initiative referenced in this release is paid for by 100% federal funds through a grant totaling $774,741.