Area gears up for SE Ohio regional job fair


Companies, job seekers encouraged to pre-register

Staff Report



GALLIPOLIS — Working to connect individuals searching for jobs and assisting companies looking to fill full and part-time positions, OhioMeansJobs in the southeast Ohio region will conduct a job fair Sept. 30 at the University of Rio Grande’s Lyne Center in Rio Grande.

The OhioMeansJobs centers are now looking for companies that have jobs to fill or are looking to hire within the next 12 months. Interested employers should visit www.GrowGallia.com/jobfair to register online.

The Gallia County Commissioners encourage both individuals and companies to attend the event.

“Job fairs are a great opportunity for job seekers to meet with representatives from area employers, staffing agencies, military recruiters, government agencies and more,” said Commissioner Harold Montgomery. “We hope that companies that are hiring will reach out and attend the job fair to meet the talented local individuals who are looking for work.”

Individuals looking for a new job, a better job, or even a new career will have the opportunity to meet with participating companies from across the region. For job seekers interested in updating their resume’ or improving their interviewing skills, the local OhioMeansJobs centers will be conducting job fair preparatory classes prior to the job fair.

“We are encouraging job seekers to pre-register for the event, which will not only save time the day of the event, but individuals who pre-register will also receive notifications of job readiness workshops prior to the job fair, updated lists of companies attending the event, as well as notifications of future job fair and hiring events,” said Dana Glassburn, Gallia County Department of Job and Family Services director.

Additional information and registration forms for both employers and job seekers can be found by visiting www.GrowGallia.com/jobfair.

Companies, job seekers encouraged to pre-register

Staff Report

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