Big Is­land work­shop, job fair slated

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - - BUSINESS -

The Hawaii County Work­force De­vel­op­ment Board is hold­ing its fourth an­nual Job Fair and Job Readi­ness Work­shop this month.

The work­shop, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tues­day at Aunty Sally’s Luau Hale, will help par­tic­i­pants pre­pare for the job fair with guid­ance on re­sume writ­ing, in­ter­view­ing skills, prop­erly com­plet­ing an ap­pli­ca­tion and in­struc­tion on dress­ing for suc­cess. To re­tain copies of their new, up­dated re­sumes, par­tic­i­pants will need to pro­vide their own flash drives. The job fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26, at Edith Kanakaole Ten­nis Sta­dium, will host over 80 is­land­wide busi­nesses look­ing for em­ploy­ees to fill va­can­cies. Par­tic­i­pants should come pre­pared with re­sumes and in pro­fes­sional at­tire, as in­ter­views may be done on site. Many par­tic­i­pat­ing busi­nesses will of­fer door prizes.

The events are free. Call the Of­fice of Hous­ing and Com­mu­nity De­vel­op­ment, 961-8379.

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