Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, GINLA is focusing its efforts on the most vulnerable individuals in the world. April is the Second Chance month. The organization will host job fairs and hiring programs to help prisoners and others who face employment difficulties to get back into the job market.
This event will include a range of employers across different sectors that would like to employ someone with a criminal record. Additionally, they will offer resources such as classes on employment along with tax credit and financial incentives.
Fanshawe College Community Job Fair
Fanshawe College will host a Community Job Fair on Wednesday that is open to students seeking full-time, summer or co-op jobs. To help those returning after breaks, the College as well as Employment Ontario are partnering to present the “Return for Good” occasion.
The event, which runs for three days, will be attended by employers from a range of industries such as manufacturing, skilled trades , health and healthcare, as well as fast-food chain restaurants. Many schools are represented, which will highlight the many career-related training alternatives available to assist individuals be successful in their chosen field.
The first ever multi-sector job market took place in April by Fanshawe College Career and Employment Services as well as Norfolk County Tourism and Economic Development. The three-hour event was attended by over 100 potential job seekers as well as local business. Organizers expect to see similar numbers at the Brantford as well as the County of Brant fairs to draw similar numbers as well.
CTA’s Second Chance Job Fair
The CTA’s Second Chance Job Fair will begin on Wednesday. CTA will continue the search for train and bus drivers as well as mechanics in order to overcome the severe shortage of staff. As the agency strives to find and keep its new workers, it plans to have an employment fair.
According to the agency’s statistics More than 1,700 people from Chicago were served by Second Chance. Brian Steele, a spokesperson for the CTA stated that SCP has helped people develop the necessary skills for employment and explore different career options to be able to find permanent positions within the organization.
The program may be put on hold until both the CTA as well as both unions with which it works, come to an agreement for the renewal of the agreement. It could lead to the demise of 63 Second Chance workers, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 308 President Kenneth Franklin told DNAinfo Radio on Friday.
SC Works Upstate Job Fair
The Second Chance Job Fair is a great option if you are looking to work but do not know what to do. Career fairs are ideal for networking with potential employers, discuss job opportunities that include full-time, part-time or co-op jobs and then put your name out there.
There are many jobs fairs that are held in the Upstate. For instance, in Spartanburg, SC Works Greater Upstate and Spartanburg Community College hold a job fair Thursday for graduates and students interested in changing career paths.
It’s completely free to go to and you can sign up for the event online, by signing up. Before attending, it is a smart idea to make sure that you’re armed with a current CV.