Work in Simcoe County virtual job fair
100 employers will be taking part in the event on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023
News release from the County of Simcoe
Local residents looking for work can connect with 100 employers with active vacancies at our fourth Work in Simcoe County Virtual Job Fair on February 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Area partners, including the County of Simcoe and the cities of Barrie and Orillia, are collaborating to deliver this opportunity to help support and grow our economy and link job seekers with local businesses.
Job seekers are welcome to sign up to attend this free interactive experience to engage with employers and discover why Simcoe County is a premier place to live and work. Employers across a variety of sectors have already signed up to attend, including health care providers, manufacturers, municipalities, restaurants and more. To view a list of registered employers, please visit https://workinsimcoecounty.ca/virtual-job-fair-february/.
The event will be hosted on an innovative, user-friendly platform where job seekers and employers can connect through one-on-one text chat, audio and video. There will also be live webinars during the event on important topics such as Employment Ontario services and insights from an employer panel on job search tactics. Three previous job fairs have allowed more than 250 employers to connect with approximately 1,200 people looking for work.
Early registration will allow job seekers to access 1:1 support from Employment Ontario, including free assistance with resume writing, developing a job search plan and preparing for the event.
|EVENT:||Work in Simcoe County Virtual Job Fair|
|Where:||Virtual – details to be provided upon registration|
|When:||Tuesday, February 28, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.|
|Register:||This is a FREE event, but registration is required. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!Job Seeker Registration|
This event is taking part in collaboration with member municipalities, the cities of Barrie and Orillia, Georgian College, Lakehead University, Employment Ontario, the Simcoe Muskoka Workforce Development Board and the Province of Ontario.
About Work in Simcoe County
The Work in Simcoe County site includes local resources and job opportunities, as well as vital information to empower and inspire residents. Using an automated fetching tool to aggregate job listings from over 20 popular job boards, career sites and new user-friendly features, the portal provides services for job seekers, students, parents and local government and helps to link residents with local opportunities. To learn more, visit: www.workinsimcoecounty.ca.