The Workforce Connection will hold its annual January Career Expo and Job Fair Thursday, January 29 from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. It is held at the Community Building Complex, located at 111 W. First Street in Belvidere.
Employment and training opportunities are available in manufacturing, health care, customer service, logistics, clerical, sales and other job sectors.
More than 50 employers, employment and staffing agencies and education and training providers are attending. More than 500 people attended last year's event.
Rock River Training Corporation, one of the partners in The Workforce Connection, is running a shuttle bus from downtown Rockford to the event. To reserve a spot on the bus, call 815-847-7574. There is also a bus stop on the RMTD Belvidere route one block from the job fair site.
The job fair is held each year in conjunction with the Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Bo-Co Expo, which is Saturday, January 31.
A list of employers attending the event:
Acument Global Technologies
American Income Life
Belvidere Park District
Bi-State Point of Sale Solutions Centegra Health System
Community Care Systems Inc.
European Services At Home
Kelley Williamson Co./Kelley's Market
Lowe's Home Improvement
MapleCrest & Northwoods Care Centres
NASR-Belvidere Park District (Northlands Association for Special Recreation)
R. L. Leek Industries Inc.
Rockford Health System
Rockford Police Department RockTenn
Rosecrance Health Network
The Fountains at Crystal Lake
Two Men and a Truck Northern Illinois
Tyler's Landscaping Services
Universal Restoration Services
Dickey Staffing Solutions FurstStaffing Global Staffing Services, Inc. Kelly Services
Kelly Services-Crystal Lake
Staff on Site Midwest
The Workplace, Inc.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Computer Systems Institute
Rock Valley College (Adult Ed, Cont. Ed, Admissions)
Rock Valley College Truck Driving School
Spirit CDL Training Corp
Illinois Department of Human Services - Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Rockford Vet Center
Winnebago County Health Department (Affordable Care Act)
The Workforce Connection