Highland News Leader

Need help finding a job? Events at Triad and in Greenville can help you

Are you wanting to update your resume but not sure where to turn? Or maybe you could use some great interview tips? Or maybe you really need a job?

If you fall into any of these categories, you will want to be sure to attend the “First Comes The Job, Then Comes The Career” event, set for Tuesday, March 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Triad High School.

“We have been talking about providing a community service to the public that would assist those seeking employment so we teamed up with UniQue Personnel Consultants and here we are” said Dawn Mushill, Executive Director, Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce. “Unique will be providing assistance with reviewing resumes, conducting mock interviews and also will have some current job openings on hand.”

In addition, there will be short seminars within the two hours. “Learn How A Staffing Agency Works” will be held from 5 to 5:30 p.m. “Social Media’s Effect On Your Job Search” will take place from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m., and “W2 Discussion” from 6:30 to 7.

Be sure to bring your current resume with you and let the team from Unique assist you. You can send questions to glencarbon@uniquepers.com or call them at 659-0400.

This event is sponsored by the Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce and Unique Personnel Consultant.

Greenville Work Fair

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce invites area job seekers to attend a free Work Fair on Tuesday, March 31 from 2 until 6 p.m. at the Greenville First Christian Church, 1100 Killarney. Local employers, state and federal agencies, colleges, and military recruiters will participate. Those attending can learn about job openings, hiring procedures, and skills required by local industry and businesses. Some of the participants will be accepting applications that day.

A series of free workshops will be offered throughout the afternoon. Topics include successful job searching; job applications/resume writing; applying for federal jobs; and interviewing tips/dress for success.

Those who have registered for booth space are the Bond County Health Department; Bond County Humane Society; Bond County Senior Center; Bradford National Bank; Carlisle Construction Materials; FCI Greenville; The Glenwood; Greenville College; Greenville Public Works Department; Greenville Regional Hospital; Illinois National Guard; Jewett Roofing; Kaskaskia College; Madison County Employment and Training; MERS Goodwill; Nevco; Priority Staffing; State Representative Cavaletto’s office; Sunrise Care Givers; United Stationers; U.S. Air Force; and WGEL radio. Other businesses could possibly be there that day.

Attendees are encouraged to come dressed for success with resumes in hand. The event is open to members of the workforce of all ages.

“This is the perfect chance for anyone seeking a job to have one-on-one time with area employers. We encourage you to stop by and be ready to impress,” said John Goldsmith, Greenville Chamber of Commerce director.

For more information, contact the Greenville Chamber of Commerce at (618) 664-9272.