40 Businesses Expected at Community Job Fair

Community Job FairKentwood Community Church together with Michigan Works! are hosting a Community Job Fair on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 9:00am to 12:00pm, at the WYOMING CAMPUS of Kentwood Community Church, located at 2950 Clyde Park Ave SW in Wyoming, Michigan (just south of 28th Street).

September’s event is expected to include 40 businesses. Employers will be on hand, recruiting for over 700 jobs in professional & trade industries, which include sales, customer service, health care, auto tech, manufacturing, truck driving, management, quality assurance, warehouse, marketing, skilled industrial, construction, security, food service and more.

Current registered employers include:

· Advance Security (U.S. Security Associates, Inc.)
· Pearson Foods
· Best Buy #409
· Snelling
· Compass Point Labor Management
· Stratosphere Quality
· Electro Chemical Finishing
· The Avon Shop
· Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids
· The Job Post
· Holland Home
· Williamson Employment Services Inc.
· Manpower
· Workforce
· Panera Bread


Michigan Works! is facilitating Job Fair & Career Workshops. These free workshops will be held hourly at 9, 10 & 11 AM, during the Community Job Fair in Room #3. In these workshops, participants will learn what to expect at a job fair and tips for success. Also included is how to present and communicate with employers at the job fair and in future interviews. Help to create an elevator pitch to concisely explain work history, career aspirations, education and skills and will provide several tips to take-away for successful interviewing.

Community Job Fair is held the 2nd Wednesday of EACH month

Kentwood Community Church hosts these job fairs as a way to bless and serve the community, also to facilitate great connections between employers & job seekers. Each month the Community Job Fair consistently welcomes an average of 200+ job seekers who participate in this event.

For additional information, contact Kristina Herron, Community Engagement Coordinator, at 616.455.1740 ext.504 or visit www.grjobfair.com.