The region’s biggest career event takes place at Suncoast Credit Union Arena on April 5 | News, Sports, Jobs



A major career-related event for job seekers and employers will be held at the Suncoast Credit Union Arena on the FSW campus on Tuesday, April 5.

CareerSource Southwest Florida, in partnership with Florida Southwestern State College, will host more than 100 businesses and career specialists from local high and technical schools from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Considered the biggest professional event in the region, it will offer “New and seasoned job seekers with the chance to discover hundreds of job opportunities in fields such as customer service, labor and construction, catering, hospitality, law, medicine and nursing, sales, professional banking/financial services, manufacturing, technology, warehousing, education, and more,” organizers said.

Organizers hope to attract the largest gathering of job seekers and people eager to explore new education and training opportunities.

Companies in attendance will include B&I Contractors, NeoGenomics, Herc Rentals, Scotlynn, Mercola, Lee Health, Arthrex, Cypress Living and Amazon.

“We have partnered with Florida SouthWestern State College to host another premier recruiting event in our region,” said Joe Paterno, executive director of CareerSource Southwest Florida in a prepared statement. “We have many local businesses looking to fill skilled positions and in turn many job seekers actively seeking new career opportunities.”

Attendees can register for this free event and view all participating companies at www.careersourcesouthwestflorida.com.

Job seekers are encouraged to show up dressed for success and have up-to-date resumes on hand to share with recruiters.

For help updating resumes ahead of the event, job seekers can contact CareerSource Southwest Florida by calling 239-225-2500 or www.careersourcesouthwestflorida.com.

About CareerSource Southwest Florida

CareerSource Southwest Florida is the leader in workforce development. CareerSource Southwest Florida funds training and provides job placement services to job seekers and businesses at no cost to participants. With offices throughout the South -West Florida trained staff are dedicated to connecting employers with qualified talent and job seekers with employment and career development opportunities.


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