Hiring fair provides job opportunities

Job seekers have a chance to connect with employers in person at a hiring fair organized by Supporting Employment Transitions Oct. 13.

Job seekers have a chance to connect with employers in person at a hiring fair organized by Supporting Employment Transitions Oct. 13.

The hiring fair takes place from 1-4 p.m. at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre.

About 40 companies are expected to attend, including employers hiring salaried and commission-based employees, recruiting agencies, educational institutes and service providers.

The event is free and open to all members of the public. Job seekers are encouraged to update their resumés, interview skills and personal presentation. Assistance with preparation is available at SET’s Employment Resource Centre in downtown Nanaimo, 101-155 Skinner St.

For more information, please call the centre at 250-714-0085 or go to www.set-nanaimo.com.