On April 24, Forward Careers coordinated another successful job fair with 430 job seekers and 136 businesses. This event is designed to give hiring organizations the opportunity to showcase their company, network with peers, meet with workforce development professionals and job seekers, and recruit job seekers for their internships and full-time employment in a short period of time. For job seekers, the event is an opportunity to meet public and private-sector business to make a lasting impression and gather contact information for follow-up on the same day.
With an overall 81% business satisfaction rate, the job fair was a win-win for both businesses and job seekers.
“We were very excited to attend this event and are very pleased with the turn out. We talked to a handful of applicants that we will be bringing in to interview. Everything from directions, lunch, and staff was amazing! We will definitely be attending these job fairs in the future. Thank you for such a great opportunity!”
– Delaware North Sportservice
“This event was a great way to speak to job seekers in the community. We have many leads for our open positions.”
– Auto Zone
“There were several aspects of this job fair that were very impressive! Very well organized, extremely helpful staff, booth space was roomy and the flow of potential candidates was more than other job fairs we have attended.”
– Carlson Tool & Manufacturing
The job fair was led by Forward Careers, Inc. and in partnership with Chick-fil-la of Pewaukee, Greater Milwaukee Jobs, Waukesha County Business Alliance, Waukesha County Center for Growth, Waukesha County Technical College, and the Workforce Development Center.