Date:October 22, 2012
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Northwest Louisiana Job Fair Connection 2012
More than 70 employers seeking to hire will participate

Job seekers looking to join or return to the workforce are encouraged to attend the Northwest Louisiana Job Fair Connection 2012 hiring event Thursday, Oct. 25. More than 70 businesses representing a variety of industries, including some seeking to fill immediate openings, will participate.

The event, sponsored by the Coordinating & Development Corporation, City of Shreveport and the Louisiana Workforce Commission, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport.

Some of the employers scheduled to participate include Blake International USA Rigs, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Dr. Reddy's, FedEx Ground, Frymaster, ADA Carbon Solutions, Holtger Brothers Inc., Cameron Companies, Tiburon Associates Inc., Weyerhaeuser Co. and Hilton Garden Inn, which is looking to hire 100 people.

Job seekers should dress for an interview and bring identification and copies of their résumé.

For more information about the job fair, contact Beverly A. Joseph, LWC Business Services Representative, at 318-741-7383.

For more information about the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s no-cost services to employers and participating job seekers, visit

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