Oshkosh Job Fair Coming to Menominee Nation Arena May 8

Job Fair Prep Workshops Scheduled for May 3 & 4

Published Friday, April 13, 2018

The annual Oshkosh Area Employment and Resource Fair will take place 1-4 pm on Tuesday, May 8, at the Menominee Nation Arena, 1212 S. Main Street, Oshkosh. The event currently has more than 80 employers registered and trying to fill a variety of roles, including full-time, part-time, seasonal and apprenticeships. Some employers will offer on-site interviews, while technical colleges and local job service partners will have information about training opportunities and job search assistance.

“With unemployment at record levels, it’s truly a job-seeker’s market out there,” said Anthony Snyder, CEO of the Fox Valley Workforce Development Board. “If you’re unemployed, underemployed or just unhappily employed, this job expo is a great way to find your next role or make a strong connection with one of our region’s top companies.”

No pre-registration for the job fair is required. More information can be found on the Fox Valley Workforce Development Board’s web site at www.fvwdb.com. The Board also continues to accept employer registrations until the exhibit hall is filled to capacity. 2

Questions about the job fair should be directed to Bobbi Miller at Fox Valley Workforce Development Board at bmiller@fvwdb.com or 920-720-5600 extension 307. The fair is a collaborative effort sponsored by Fox Valley Workforce Development Board, Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce, Fox Valley Technical College, Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and Woodward Radio Group.

Feeling nervous about attending a job fair? Consider attending a Job Fair Prep Workshop May 3 or 4 in Oshkosh

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development will hold two Job Fair Prep Workshops at the Oshkosh Job Center, 219 Washington Ave., Oshkosh. The sessions will be held from 1:30-2:30 PM, on Thursday May 3 and from 9-10 AM on Friday, May 4. Skilled trainers will provide tips on updating your resume, interviewing best practices and information on ways to be most prepared for a successful job fair visit. Pre-registration is not required and the session is open to anyone planning to attend the Oshkosh Job Fair or just looking for some pointers to improve their job search.

Questions about the May 3 and 4 training events can be directed to Chris Augsburger, Department of Workforce Development at 920-424-0331 or christine.augsburger@dwd.wisconsin.gov.

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