Pierce County takes part in job fair at Tacoma Dome

Pierce County is one of the sponsors for the 2002 Job Fair: Pathways to Success, on April 30, at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pierce County Community Action personnel and the Sheriff’s Department will be among the exhibitors at the fair. Admission and parking to the event are free.

WorkSource Pierce hosts a job fair every year so that employers can match potential employees with current open positions.

Over 4,500 job seekers attended the fair last year and WorkSource Pierce staff expects over 6,000 job seekers and students to attend this year.

The job fair also provides information on year-round services offered in the community that will assist employers and prospective employees with the recruiting process.

These services include workshops, Web sites with labor market information and job listings, tax incentive information, an online resume bulletin board and computer technology centers.

Albert Mensah, a nationally acclaimed speaker and author of “When the Drumbeat Changes, Dance a Different Dance” will be one of the many guest speakers hosting free workshops at the job fair. Job seekers attending the fair will be able to meet with over 50 employers to complete applications and interview for jobs.

Other sponsors of this year’s job fair include the City of Tacoma, Bates Technical College, Pierce College, Clover Park Technical College, Tacoma Community College, Tacoma Goodwill, DaVita Western Pacific Truck School, Multicare Health System, Franciscan Health System, Good Samaritan Community Healthcare, Washington State Department of Corrections and Employment Security Department, Finzer Imaging System, Lakewood Chamber of Commerce, The News Tribune, Tacoma- Pierce County Chamber of Commerce, Commercial Driving Services, Business Computer Training Institute, Economic Development Board and Commencement Bay Operations.

WorkSource Pierce is available to answer any questions about the job fair and other services at 253/404-3970.