Scott Walker, Governor
Raymond Allen, Secretary
Department of Workforce Development
201 E. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 7946
Madison, WI 53707-7946
Telephone: (608) 266-3131
Fax: (608) 266-1784
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 26, 2017
CONTACT: DWD Communications, 608-266-2722
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ASHWAUBENON – More than 150 employers with over 3,100 job openings have registered to participate in the Northeast Wisconsin Career Expo coordinated by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27 at Shopko Hall in Ashwaubenon.
"The Northeast Wisconsin Career Expo will feature thousands of good-paying, local jobs at one convenient location," said DWD Secretary Ray Allen. "We invite qualified job seekers to take advantage of this opportunity to connect with local hiring managers with immediate job openings."
Formerly called the Bay Area Career Expo, the Northeast Wisconsin Career Expo is open only to employers with current job openings and job seekers who are ready to work, providing both parties with opportunities to connect face-to-face and hold in-person discussions about opportunities available.
Registered businesses include: Algoma Medical Center, Ariens Company, Kohler Company, Pierce Manufacturing, Sargento Foods, Schneider, Thrivent Financial, UnitedHealth Group and West Corporation. Good-paying entry level through advanced job openings are available in manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, customer service, sales and many other industries and occupations, some paying more than $30 an hour.
Job seekers who attend the Northeast Wisconsin Career Expo are encouraged to research participating employer job openings, dress for success and bring resume copies for employer distribution.
Shopko Hall is located at 1901 S. Oneida Street, Ashwaubenon. DWD honors priority of service for U.S. military veterans, including limiting job seeker attendance at Career Expos to veterans for the first half hour. The general public will be admitted at 1:30 p.m.
To learn more about the Northeast Wisconsin Career Expo and access a list of participating employers, visit: WisconsinCareerExpo.com