High Country Job Fair April 5

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Article Published: Mar. 20, 2013 | Modified: Apr. 6, 2013

Spring is a time of new beginnings and renewal. What about starting a new career?

The High Country Workforce Development System is hosting the High Country Job Fair on Friday, April 5, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, located at 1050 N.C. 105 in Boone. The event is free and open to the both job seekers and businesses.

The job fair is an opportunity for area businesses with job openings to advertise to a captive audience of job seekers who will be able to talk one on one with company representatives and fill out applications.

To date, more than 100 positions are available through employers, such as Appalachian/Brian Estates, Appalachian State University, AppalCART, Belk Inc., Catawba County Staffing, Convergys, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Glenbridge HealthCare, Lowe’s Companies Inc., Lowe’s Home Centers, Tarheel Capital and Watauga County Schools.

Staff from Watauga JobLink will be on hand to answer questions and talk about the different services offered at JobLink.

Job seekers are encouraged to dress professionally and bring copies of their resume to share with participating employers. To help prepare for the big day, Watauga JobLink is offering a Resume 101 workshop on March 27, from 9 to 11 a.m. Space is limited for the workshop, and registration is required. To sign up for the workshop or for more information, call Watauga JobLink at (828) 265-5385.

Space is still available at the job fair for businesses with openings to sign up. Visit http://www.highcountryworks.com to register for the job fair, or contact Charles Anderson at (828) 265-5385 or Jacob Clark at (828) 265-5434 for more information.

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