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Hired! Manufacturing 2014 Career Fair

Real Jobs! Real Employers! Real Results!
 Kalamazoo, Mich. - The manufacturing industry is growing and area employers have jobs! Michigan WORKS! is assisting with the immediate need to fill these jobs and is hosting the Hired! Manufacturing 2014 Career Fair to connect interested job seekers with manufacturing employers in the greater Kalamazoo region.      
The Hired! Manufacturing 2014 Career Fair is a unique, invitation-only, two-day event. Some of the participating employers include American Axle, Fabri-Kal, Humphrey Products, Janesville Acoustics, Stryker, Pfizer, and many others.  The employers will be seeking to fill all levels of open positions in the manufacturing industry. Types of jobs include: customer service, logistics, machinists, warehouse, engineers, etc.  "What an exciting time to be in manufacturing, said Jan Opalewski, HR manager at Fabri-Kal, "With the advancements in technology, manufacturing has become a career path giving employees ongoing opportunities to learn and grow."      
The first day's activities are intended to prepare attendees for the industry specific career fair that will take place on the second day.  Day one will include information on the skills manufacturing employers are looking for, job preview, resume critique and mock interviews. For the first day's activities, individuals may choose to attend either Monday, January 27 in Three Rivers or Tuesday, January 28 in Kalamazoo. Those who attend and complete the first day's activities will receive a ticket to attend the career fair which will take place on Wednesday, January 29, 2014.  Further details regarding the event can be found at www.michiganworks14.org/careers.html         
Job seekers interested in attending must pre-register and can do so at either the Kalamazoo Michigan WORKS! Service Center located at 1601 S. Burdick or Three Rivers Michigan WORKS! located at 16587 Enterprise Drive.  The deadline to register the event is 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 24, 2014.       
As previously mentioned, individuals will be required to attend and complete all of the first day's sessions and activities in order to receive an invitation to attend the Career Fair on the second day.  Employers with current or anticipated hiring needs should contact Brenda Stewart at Michigan WORKS! Bstewart@michiganworks14.org or 269-488-7616. 
Michigan WORKS! is a customer focused statewide workforce development system that prepares individuals for work. Assistance is available to employers and job seekers to ensure that employers are provided with a supply of skilled workers and individuals are provided with an opportunity to advance knowledge and skills to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Michigan WORKS! receives funding from federal and state governments through Michigan's Workforce Development Agency. For more information about Michigan WORKS! serving Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Counties visit www.michiganworks14.org
Hired! Manufacturing 2014 Career Fair
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