PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT)- Employers from across Region 8 gathered for the annual Job Fair in the Paragould Community Center Tuesday.
Representatives from 24 businesses set up booths to meet potential employees. The Director of Economic Development with the Paragould Chamber of Commerce, Sue McGowan, says these job fairs are great opportunities for both employer and employee. "Gives you an opportunity to see a large number of people in a short amount of time. And the same for the employee, that gives them an opportunity to know who has positions available and then also to be able to visit with those people all at one location."
Focus areas included full time and part time positions in health care, manufacturing, retail and food service, among other fields. The event was presented by the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce and Arkansas Workforce Services.