Goodwill with the City of Fort Myers host a community-wide job fair January 27th
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FORT MYERS, Fla. - Floridant -- Recruiters and hiring managers are struggling across most industries to find talent and retain talent. To assist in their effort, Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida is hosting a community-wide job fair in the Dunbar area of Fort Myers on Thursday, January 27th at the STARS Complex, 2980 Edison Ave., Ft. Myers. Over 40 companies are attending the one-day event held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

"Our objectives for January 27th career fair are: to see community members (including Dunbar community) gain employment in their desired field, assist local business partners in landing quality employees and in gaining greater exposure in SWFL, states Tim Goodman, Goodwill SWFL Employer Relations Specialist. "Also, to increase community awareness of such resources as: some local educational institutions, Lee Tran, Lee Co. Library System, United Way, CareerSource, and Vocational Rehabilitation."

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The event is sponsored by the City of Fort Myers. Participants are asked to dress professionally and bring resumes. Those needing help with resume writing or interviewing skills, can contact a Goodwill SWFL Community Resource Center (CRC) prior to the event for assistance. Goodwill's CRCs offer employment services and free computer skills training. A list of locations are online at https://www.goodwillswfl.org/CRCLocations, or call (239) 693-9508 Ext. 210 to make an appointment.

Goodwill Southwest Florida is a non-profit organization that utilizes the selling of donated goods to employ more than 800 individuals in Southwest Florida. Through community philanthropy, grants and sponsorships, they are able to support over 24,000 individuals a year as they work towards independence through Goodwill's disability services, employment training and support, housing, and small business development.

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Debra Donatto, Director of Communications
***@goodwillswfl.org


Source: Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida
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