Halton Region connects job seekers and employers at November 7 job fair in Oakville

Halton Region connects job seekers and employers at November 7 job fair in Oakville

Release Date: Oct 30, 2017

Halton Region is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, November 7 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Oakville Conference & Banquet Centre (2515 Wyecroft Rd., Oakville). Job seekers are invited to bring their resumes and meet with approximately 70 local employers.

“Halton’s strong economic standing is reflected through low levels of unemployment and a high rate of job creation, with over 4,000 new jobs created across the region in 2016,” said Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr. “By connecting job seekers with employers at our job fairs, we’re strengthening our economy and ensuring Halton remains a great place to live and work.”

According to Canadian Business magazine, Halton is home to 23 of the top 500 fastest growing companies in Canada. The Region’s robust economy attracts employers from diverse industries such as advanced manufacturing, information technology, healthcare, financial services and more.

Each year, Employment Halton’s two offices in Milton and Oakville support nearly 9,500 job seekers and over 200 employers by providing free services such as training, placements and access to online job boards. Job seekers can attend employment workshops and get assistance from on-site staff to create resumes, prepare for interviews, or engage in career planning.

For more information about Employment Halton’s services, visit halton.ca/employmenthalton, haltonjobs.ca or call 311.

The Regional Municipality of Halton serves more than 500,000 residents in the City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, the Town of Milton, and the Town of Oakville. Halton Region is committed to meeting the needs of its residents through the delivery of cost-effective, quality programs and services, including water and wastewater; Regional roads and planning; paramedic services; waste management; public health; social assistance; children’s and seniors’ services; housing services; heritage programs; emergency management and economic development. For more information, call 311 or visit Halton Region’s website at halton.ca.

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Media Contact:
Stacey Hunter
Communications Specialist
Halton Region
905-825-6000, ext. 7529
1-866-442-5866
stacey.hunter@halton.ca