Job/Resource Fair To Be Held At Kaskaskia College April 17

Kaskaskia College will be hosting a Job/Resource Fair on Wednesday, April 17 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Kaskaskia College Centralia campus in the Life Long Learning Center.
Prior to the Job/Resource Fair, the Career Services Department and the KC TRiO Program will be presenting a “Dress for Success Event” from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the same location.  Students will be serving as models to show “appropriate interview attire” Local businesses participating are: Goodie’s Department Store, Payless Shoe Source, and LaPetitte Boutique (located in Effingham) who are donating the use of clothing and shoes for the event. 
Many local agencies have partnered with Kaskaskia College to make this a successful event.  These are: Marion County Housing Authority, WJBD Radio, Pepsi MidAmerica, CEFS, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Illinois WorkNet Partners, BCMW and Opportunities for Access. There will be door prizes and a meal provided. 
This fair will provide students, alumni and community members an opportunity to learn about employment vacancies in our area.  There will many employers and resource agencies available to talk with. Employers will be interviewing and selecting potential employees.  Job seekers should bring several copies of their resume and be prepared to be interviewed.  Employers will be looking for prospective employees who are dressed professionally and who present a resume.  Job seekers needing assistance in preparing a resume should visit the Success Center, Centralia campus or call 618-545-3073 to schedule an appointment with a representative.
Businesses interested in participating please contact the Wendy Blythe, Career Services Specialist at (618) 545-3073 or by e-mail at We ask that the employment and resource agencies consider staying until 6:00 p.m. so all of our patrons may have the same opportunities. 
For additional information or directions to the event, please call Wendy Blythe, B.S., C.W.D.P., Career Services Specialist at Kaskaskia College at 545-3073 or by e-mail at

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