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Thursday, February 29, 2024

Local CareerSource hosting job fair next week

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion will host a hiring event next week for job seekers in the tri-county area.

The job fair will be held on Thursday, August 31, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Realtor’s Association of Citrus County, which is located at 714 S Scarboro Avenue, just north of the Gulf-to-Lake Highway (Florida-44) in Lecanto.

To date, hiring representatives from the following businesses plan to attend: Citrus County Board of County Commissioners, Citrus County Chronicle, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Crystal River Health and Rehabilitation Center, Florida Department of Corrections, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, Florida Mentor, Full Spectrum ABA, HCA Florida Citrus Hospital, iServ, Kerri Kool HVAC Mechanical & Refrigeration, Power Designers Sibex, Right at Home Nature Coast, Staff America, Taco Bell-Florida Bells, TrueCore Behavioral Solutions/Cypress Creek, and Weber Glass.

All the above businesses have immediate jobs to fill in positions that range from entry-level to experienced.

“We are so pleased that businesses from across a variety of industries will be on hand,” stated Rusty Skinner, CareerSource CLM’s chief executive officer. “Best of all, these businesses are hiring right now so this is the perfect place to be if you are seeking employment.”

Those interested in attending should bring printed copies of their resume, dress professionally, and be prepared for on-the-spot job interviews.

Candidates interested in updating their resume, preparing a 30-second “elevator speech” highlighting their skills and experience, or sharpening their interview skills can visit one of CareerSource CLM’s career centers for fee-free staff assistance. The centers are open weekdays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and they are located in Ocala (2703 NE 14th Street), Lecanto (683 S. Adolph Point), and Chiefland (2175 NW 11th Drive).

For more information about the job fair, including updates on participating businesses or to register, visit the Citrus County Job Fair 2023 webpage. To learn more about CareerSource CLM’s services, call 1-800-434-JOBS (5627).