(FLINT, Mich. – Aug. 11, 2017) More than 20 employers looking to fill entry-level positions will meet with job seekers during the Flint & Genesee Job & Resource Fair, to be held Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Baker College of Flint.

“This is a great opportunity for local job seekers to connect with local businesses,” said Rhetta Hunyady, Vice President of Education & Training at the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. “We encourage attendees to dress professionally and bring multiple copies of their resumes. There’s a good chance they will be participating in on-the-spot interviews during the event.”

Confirmed employers thus far include:

The job and resource fair – open to adults 18 and older – will also be attended by a variety of agencies providing career preparation, financial, and health services.

For example, Michigan Secretary of State will provide information about securing a state-issued ID card, change-of-address forms and more. Additionally, barbers and stylists from Park Place Studio in Flint will provide on-site haircuts and other hair services to job applicants.

Other participating organizations include:

Walk-ins are welcome, although applicants are encouraged to register by Friday, Aug. 16 at www.flintandgenesee.org/jobfair. Check-in will be located at the student center.

Individuals who would like to attend pre-employment training prior to the job fair are encouraged to check out Career Edge. The free workshop series will be held Aug.14-17 at Carriage Town Mission and GST Michigan Works. For more information, visit www.flintandgenesee.org/career-edge.

*Updated employer list as of Aug. 14, 2017