SF Goodwill’s May 21st Career Fair Connects Work Ready People with Jobs; Over 20 Large Bay Area Employers Hiring

The Goodwill Spring Career Fair, in partnership with more than 20 of the largest Bay Area employers, directly connects work ready job seekers with employers currently hiring for multiple positions in variety of industries.

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“For people looking for their first job -- or their first job in a long time -- Goodwill’s Career Fair is the right place to meet employers with openings right now,” said Troy Henry, Goodwill’s Sr. Manager of Job Development.

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014

WHO:    
Goodwill of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties (SF Goodwill), Bauer’s Transportation, Flagship, Inc., Homejoy, L.E.N. Institute, Mi Pueblo, Minuteman Parking, MV Transportation, Solar City, Solutions SF, Tenderloin Housing Clinic, Universal Protective Services, UPS, Ross Dress for Less and more.

WHAT:    
The Goodwill Spring Career Fair, in partnership with more than 20 of the largest Bay Area employers, directly connects work ready job seekers with employers currently hiring for multiple positions in variety of industries, such as: security, transportation, clean energy, warehousing, retail, janitorial, customer service, front office administration, nonprofit and more. Employers will accept resumes and conduct on the spot interviews. Goodwill’s workforce development team will be on-hand providing computer access and actively assisting job seekers with online applications.

WHERE:    
Goodwill Headquarters, 1500 Mission Street @ 11th/Mission, San Francisco, CA 94103

WHEN:     
Friday, May 21 from 11am – 2pm

WHY:    
For almost one hundred years, Goodwill has provided a hand up for local people in need of a second chance through the power of work. Goodwill, often a last hope for the chronically unemployed, helps thousands of people migrate from public assistance to paycheck, become self-sufficient and take part in supporting their families and communities.

QUOTES:    
“We count on Goodwill to make great referrals for our desk clerk business. Some of our most successful employees got their start at Goodwill,” Laurie Bernstein, SF Solutions.

“For people looking for their first job -- or their first job in a long time -- Goodwill’s Career Fair is the right place to meet employers with openings right now,” said Troy Henry, Goodwill’s Sr. Manager of Job Development.

VISUALS:
-300 plus SF residents meeting with employers

-Career Specialists providing job seekers with resume advice and online computer help

-Employers meeting with job candidates on the spot


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