WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) – The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce joined forces with the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services to host a job fair in Walnut Ridge. Representatives from 23 different businesses attended the fair.
Kelly Aaron with the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services says that jobs are available, people just need to look. She says that over 5000 jobs are posted on the Arkansas Jobs Link, a free service from America's Job Link Alliance.
Job-seekers were also able to attend a class on how to dress for a job interview. This effort has one Walnut Ridge resident thankful for the work the Workforce is doing. "People are working and striving," said Tommy Dunlap, "The workforce is really going out of their way to help out."
The Arkansas Mobile Van was also at the fair.