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Goodwill Job Fairs in May

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Come to the Goodwill Job Fair to learn about some great opportunities for employment in Jackson and Josephine counties. Meet and greet with employers, learn about open positions and attend a class or two to prepare yourself for a great new career! Please remember to dress professionally and bring your resume. Job Fairs are open to anyone for applicants 18 and older. Companies will have position opening for full- and part-time positions across retail, health care, hospitality, and manufacturing industries.

Jackson County:
Wednesday May 7,
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
11 W. Jackson Street
Medford, OR
541/772-3300

This event will also feature previews of Goodwill job search classes.

May 7 Job Fair Class Schedule

  • 10:30 to 11am: Interview Preparation:  Be Prepared to Shine!
  • 11:15 to 11:45am: First Impressions: Make Your First Meeting Count!
  • 12:00 to 12:30pm: The Follow Up. What Now?

Josephine County:
Friday May 9,
9 a.m. to Noon
735 SW 5th Street
Grants Pass, OR
541/955-5253

List of employers to meet at the Grants Pass event include:

  • Rogue Truck and Body
  • Wal-Mart
  • Encore Ceramics
  • Masterbrand Cabinets
  • Partnership for Community Living
  • and more…

In addition, Goodwill Industries International’s third annual Virtual Career Fair will take place from May 5 -7. The online fair will enable job seekers to meet with employers and apply for jobs from any location. Goodwill expects more than 7,500 job seekers to participate in this year’s event. Nine employers will offer participants the opportunity to learn more about their companies, ask questions of online recruiters, and submit résumés for jobs. The Goodwill Virtual Career Fair will also offer two virtual workshop webinars each day from May 5 – 7. Topics include résumé writing, interviewing, and understanding what employers are looking for in today’s hiring market.

Since 1951, Goodwill agencies across the United States and Canada have marked the first full week of May as Goodwill Industries Week, a commemoration that celebrates the organization’s mission of enhancing the dignity and quality of life of individuals, families and communities by eliminating challenges to finding employment and providing opportunities through job placement and training programs. For more information on Goodwill Industries Week and in-person and virtual career fairs, visit www.goodwill.org.

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