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Highland seeks employers, participants at upcoming job fair

The city is sponsoring the 2017 Highland Area Job Fair to be held on Thursday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall, 12454 State Route 143, Highland.

highlandcitylogoThe event is free to all ages 16-plus and all education levels. Attendees are encouraged to dress professionally and to bring an updated resume.

Candidates will be able to speak with employer representatives regarding job opportunities and fill out applications. The goal of this event is to explore employment options, connect job seekers with good jobs, and to showcase Highland as a place with readily available employment opportunities.

Registered organizations represent a wide range of fields and employers and include companies such as: Clean Uniform, Trouw Nutrition, St. Joseph’s Hospital, the Bank of Edwardsville, Walmart, and The Korte Company.

If you are an employer and would like to participate in the job fair, contact Assistant City Administrator Lisa Peck at (618) 654-9891. If you are an attendee and have additional questions, email them to

— From the Illinois Business Journal

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