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DuPagePads hosts 2nd Annual Career Fair at College of DuPage on June 19

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Above / DuPagePads Second Annual Career Fair is set for June 19, 2017, at a new venue with more opportunities.

After the success of DuPagePads’ Career Fair in 2016, the event is moving to a larger facility at College of DuPage for 2017.

(Wheaton)DuPagePads second annual Career Fair will be held from 10AM to 2PM on Mon., June 19, 2017, at the College of DuPage (COD) Student Resource Center, 425 Fawell Boulevard in Glen Ellyn.

Admission is free and open to the public. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with representatives from 35 local employers from a variety of fields including healthcare, manufacturing, security, tech support and more.

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The agency’s Career Employment Solutions program, and its network of over 100 employer partners, are integral to assisting participants obtain economic sustainability.

“Last year’s Career Fair was so well received by employers, that we outgrew our space.  Through this new partnership with COD, we are able to more than double our number of employer partners, ultimately introducing community members to even more highly respected, local employers,” says Carol Simler, DuPagePads President & CEO.

Registered employers welcome job seekers

The registered employers that will be present include: Advocate Health Care, Best In-Home Service Inc, Chartwells, CINTAS, College of DuPage, Conduent, DRF Trusted Property Solutions, DuPage County Human Resources, FedEx, G4S Security, Georgia-Pacific, Grove Dental Associates, Hyatt Lodge, Jane Addams Resource Corp (JARC), JD Norman Industries, Jobs Corps, Lexington Health, Little Friends, Inc, Mariano’s – Kroger Co, MiraMed Revenue Group, Monarch Landing, NICOR, O’Reilly Auto Parts Distribution Center, Oxford Bank, Pace Bus, RSA Medical, Sears Appliance and Hardware, Sodexo, Speedway LLC, State Farm, SWD, The Home Depot RDC, UPS, Walmart Supercenter and workNet DuPage.

“We are thrilled to have the support of our community partners for this 2nd annual event, which we know from last year will be mutually beneficial to both job seekers and employers,” says Lutisha Jefferson, DuPagePads Career Employment Solutions Director.

Any community member looking for a new career is welcome. Admission and parking are free. Attendees are recommended to dress to impress and bring along copies of their updated resume.

DuPagePads

For over 30 years of service, DuPagePads is the largest provider of services to those who are homeless in DuPage County. DuPagePads’ solution to ending homelessness is housing, coupled with support services and employment to restore hope and transform lives. The administration office is located at 601 West Liberty, Wheaton, IL 60187. Additional information can be obtained by contacting DuPagePads at (630) 682-3846 or at www.dupagepads.org.

Story and photos submitted by Janelle Barcelona, VP of Development, for DuPagePads.

 

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