JOB FAIRS

REGIONAL JOB FAIR for BUSINESSES AND JOB SEEKERS ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN AND BEYOND.

UPDATE: 9.22.2020

Due to business demand and event planning, we have shorten the event to a one-day event as follows:

September 29, 2020

  • 9:30 - 10:00 am               Business arrival for set-up

  • 10:00 am -1:00 pm           Job Fair is open to public

  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm                 Break

  • 2:00 - 5:00 pm                 Job Fair is open to public

  • 5:00 pm                          Closes to public/business take-down

EMPLOYER BENEFITS

  • Gain access to a large and diverse pool of talent from entry, middle, to senior/executive levels.

  • Broaden your talent pool by meeting non-traditional candidates.

  • Increase brand awareness.

  • Network with other hiring companies and recruiters.

  • Visit the Department of Workforce Development's Mobile Career Lab.

JOB SEEKER OUTREACH

  • This job fair is being promoted primarily to job seekers in the Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington counties. However, we are also promoting within Southeast Wisconsin and beyond for maximum exposure to businesses. 

  • To view our 2019 Job Fair Infographic that summarizes outcomes, click here.

FEE

  • $490 - registration closes on Friday, September 25

  • 2 recruiters (1 preferred but may rotate throughout event)

  • 2' x 6' skirted table and chairs

  • Refreshments

  • Electricity

  • Booth ID name tag

  • Company name and position(s) on our website and event material

  • Exclusive post-event candidate profile newsletter

  • Parking

**Use code TFN58 for$100 early bird discount ending on September 18. Regular registration closed on September 25.

***Registration fees for this event are nonrefundable, unless cancelled by event host. 

COVID - 19 PRECAUTIONS

  • We encourage recruiters to rotate throughout the day while limiting it to 2 at time (1 preferred) per company. 

  • Job seekers capped at 100 per hour.

  • Masks required and will also be available onsite.

  • Hand sanitizers will be made available.

  • Social distancing encouraged.

  • Registered businesses will receive further instructions a couple of days  before the event. Stay tuned!

****List may evolve based on CDC guidance.

JOB SEEKER INFO

  • Gain access to numerous industries in one location.

  • Highlight your skills and strengths while networking with hiring managers/recruiters.

  • Visit the Department of Workforce Development's Mobile Career Lab.

  • Job seeker registration is required with 1 hour blocks.

  • During registration, plan to upload your resume to be featured in a post-event exclusive newsletter that will go directly to hiring recruiters.

  • Dress Like it Matters - Business Casual.

  • View list of participating business below and start your research to make a lastly impression.

BEFORE THE JOB FAIR

  • For everyone's safety and health adequate social distancing will be in place. To plan accordingly, job seekers are required to register before the job fair. Please click the registration button, select the timeframe you will arrive for the job fair, and have your resume ready to upload it. 

  • Research participating businesses. Find out ahead of time which employers hire people with your skills. Even if the company is not on your list of target employers, treat them as if they were.

  • Know your career objective.

  • Make a list of questions for hiring recruiters. Ask about how they recruit and hire people with your skill set. Your target employers will likely have similar hiring practices.

  • Polish your resume and make sure to upload it during registration

  • Practice your elevator speech. Use a clear voice and provide the recruiter with concise and relevant information. It's a good idea to practice with someone else.

DURING THE EVENT

  • Dress professionally - Business Casual. 

  • Talk with recruiters, but not for too long.

  • If you opted to share your resume during registration, inform them that you will be featured in the exclusive newsletter that will go out to recruiters after the event. 

  • Get business cards, names, and contact information.

  • After meeting someone, make a few notes. What did you discuss with them? Did you commit to any follow-up?

  • Talk with other job seekers at the job fair.

  • Be professional, polite, and positive.

AFTER THE JOB FAIR

  • Be prepared to send a thank-you e-mail or letter to remind your contacts of who you are and any specifics you discussed.

  • If you will be featured in the exclusive newsletter, be prepared to receive requests from recruiters.

  • Thank your contacts for their time and ask about next steps. Make sure to organize your job fair notes and contact information.

participating businesses

Make sure to check back for businesses added daily.

AM Construction services, Inc.

4600 W Mitchell Street, Milwaukee, WI 

Job Openings

  • Carpenter

  • Carpenter Apprentice

BROAN

926 W. State Street, Hartford, WI 

 

Job Openings

  • Assembler

  • Shipper

  • Spot Welder

  • Press Operator

  • Brake Operator

  • Material Handler

  • Maintenance Tech

Ewald Automotive Group

2700 Golf Road, Delafield, WI

 

Job Openings

  • Sales Associate

  • GM Technician

  • Ford Technician

  • Kia Technician

  • Chrysler Technician

  • Lube Technician

  • Parts Counter Person

  • Parts Driver

  • Casual Driver

  • Lot Attendant

  • Deal Processor

  • Detailer

  • Office Clerk

  • Cashier

  • Airstream Mechanic

FedEx Ground

16555 W Rogers Drive, New Berlin, WI

Job Openings

  • Package Handler

Fox Bros. Piggly Wiggly

1100 E. Commerce Blvd., Slinger, WI

Job Openings

  • H.R. Benefits Coordinator

  • Produce Manager

  • Service Desk

Guy and O'Neill

200 Industrial Drive, Fredonia, WI

 

Job Openings

  • Machine Operator

  • Production Worker

  • Material Handler

  • Maintenance Mechanic

Jones Dairy Farm

800 Jones Avenue, Fort Atkinson, WI

 

Job Openings

  • 2nd and 3rd Shift Production Mechanics

KMC Stampings

1221 South Park Street, Port Washington, WI

 

Job Openings

  • Tool & Die Maker

Lasata Senior Living Campus

W76 N677 Wauwatosa Road Cedarburg, WI

Job Openings

  • Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Dietary Aide

  • Personal Care Worker

  • RN

  • LPN

Manpower

3114 S Business Drive, Sheboygan, WI

Job Openings

  • Food Production

  • Production Workers

  • Assemblers

  • Machine Operators

  • General Labor

Mercury Marine Capitol Engineering

4240 N 127th St., Brookfield, WI

Job Openings

  • Tool Room Helper

  • CDL Truck Driver

  • Warehouse Specialists

McDonalds Kilian Management Services

1722 Clarence Court, West Bend, WI

 

Job Openings

  • General Manager

  • Assistant Manager

  • Hourly Manager

  • Crew Person

  • Maintenance Person

MGS MFG Group

W190N11701 Moldmakers Way Germantown, Wisconsin

Job Openings

  • Entry Level Production Operator

Milwaukee Plate Glass

11233 W. Greenfield Ave, West Allis, WI

 

Job Openings

  • Metal Fabricator

  • Door Fabricator

  • Glazier

  • Project Manager/Estimator

Milwaukee Public Schools

5225 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee, WI

Job Openings

  • Teacher

  • Paraprofessionals 

  • Building Service Helpers

  • School Engineers

  • IT Analyst

  • Boiler Attendants

  • Bilingual Staff

Russ DarrowGroup

W133 N8569 Executive Parkway, Menomonee Falls, WI

Job Openings

  • Automotive Sales

  • Automotive Technicians

Signicast

1800 Innovation Way, Hartford, WI

Job Openings

  • Manufacturing Techs

Sommer's Automotive

7211 W Mequon Rd, Mequon, WI

Job Openings

  • Express Lube Technician

  • GM Technician

  • Subaru Technician

  • Express Service Advisor

  • Business Development Center - Sales

  • Finance Manager

  • Service & Sales Lot Attendants

Walmart

1515 W Paradise Dr, West Bend, WI

Job Openings

  • Overnight Stocker

  • Online Grocery Pickup

  • Sales Associate 

  • Apparel Associate

  • Cashier

  • Automotive Tech

  • Fresh Production (Bakery/Deli)

Washington County

432 East Washington St, West Bend, WI

Job Openings

  • RN/ LPN

  • CNA

  • Corrections Officer

  • Parks Crew Member

  • Resident Assistant

  • Sr. Court Assistant

 Hours of operation

Monday - Friday       8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Saturday - Sunday    Closed

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