30 employers, 300 job openings in Woodlawn

WOODLAWN, OH (FOX19) - Ohio State Rep. Alicia Reece (D-Cincinnati) is hosting her annual job initiative Thursday.

The 33rd District Job Fair will take place at the Woodlawn Ohio National Guard Training and Recreation Center.  The event will take place  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The job fair will be co-hosted by Woodlawn Mayor - Susan Farley and coordinated by Angelita Moreno-Jones, President of Eastern Personnel.

The event will feature a special ribbon cutting ceremony, over 30 employers, over 300 job openings, on-site interviews and free workshops.  The workshops will focus on how to write an effective resume, dress for success and educate those in attendance about the top-5 work ethics practices of successful employees. Past job fairs have resulted in over 400 new hires.

"With the rise in unemployment last month, it is important that we not only talk about jobs, but that we do everything we can to connect citizens to gainful
employment," said Rep. Reece. Rep. Alicia Reece's past annual 33rd District Job Fairs have resulted in jobs for hundreds of citizens. The annual event connects citizens to state, city, and private sector employment opportunities.

This event is free and open to the public.  Attendees should bring plenty of copies of their resumes and be dressed for possible on-site interviews.

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