By Gary Carr
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 1:30 pm ·  0 Comments
Halton Region is hosting its third job fair of 2016 on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Burlington Convention Centre. Job seekers are invited to bring their resumes and prepare to meet with more than 50 local employers.
Halton Region’s unemployment rate is significantly lower than both the provincial and national rates and by partnering with local Halton employers we’re not only keeping our economy strong, we’re also helping to make a real difference in the daily lives of our residents. With a growing population, easy access to major markets and commitment to high-quality infrastructure, Halton is a great place to do business, as well as a great place to live and work.
Whether it’s technology, government, manufacturing, retail, hospitality or healthcare, October’s job fair will have employers from a diverse range of industries and is expecting approximately 1,000 skilled and motivated job seekers to attend.
Every year, Oakville’s Employment Halton office offers a comprehensive range of programs and services to more than 8,000 job seekers and over 200 employers. Employment Halton also provides extensive services to the region’s employers to support their recruiting efforts with annual averages of more than 250 direct placement matches.
As a service provider for Employment Ontario, Employment Halton offers resource centre services, one-on-one job search support, training incentives for employers, an online job board at haltonjobs.ca, apprenticeship opportunities and programs such as Second Career which provides assistance to participants as they retrain for a new career.