Gifford Job Fair


Close to 350 people came out just before Thanksgiving seeking work and little hope for the holidays.

The Gifford Youth Achievement Center hosted its inaugural Gifford Job Fair organized by CareerSource in partnership with Grand Harbor Community Outreach and about a dozen service organizations such as the Salvation Army and United Against Poverty.

The job seekers were able to speak with 28 employers who had 300 open positions, many of whom were either hired, granted second interviews or directed to job training managers who were also on hand. The service agencies helped those needing further guidance or direction to help them relieve any current issues…

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