Covington, LA (PRWEB) March 12, 2009
Covington, LA -- Gilsbar, Inc., one of the largest employers on the Northshore, is not allowing the recession impede company growth. Gilsbar hosted two job fairs in February at the Courtyard Marriott in Covington, LA. During this time, Gilsbar's recruiters met with nearly 150 candidates for a variety of open positions including technology, finance, sales, employee benefits, and case management. The majority of the applicants had been recently laid off from their jobs, many within the last month. Candidates expressed a keen interest in becoming a member of the Gilsbar team and its 50 year history of stability, growth, and integrity.
Consistently named one of New Orleans CityBusiness magazine's Best Places to Work in the metro area, Gilsbar, Inc. is a leading provider of insurance services and administration. Gilsbar creates value and delivers thought leading solutions for its national client base even during these tough economic times. Doug Layman, Executive Vice President, says "We are forging ahead, constantly looking for talented, qualified professionals to add to our team. At Gilsbar, our employees are our greatest asset and have been the foundation of our success for the past 50 years. Our company's culture is special. We truly value our employees and their families and strive to play an integral role in the personal and professional development of each one of our associates."
Gilsbar has over 300 employees and is expanding its team. Due to the large success of the recruiting events, Gilsbar has several qualified candidates to pursue. For more information or to see a list of available positions, please visit http://www.gilsbar.com.