CareerSource Plans Three Area Job Fairs

Posted on: September 12, 2014

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion will hold a trio of area job fairs just in time for the ramp up to the holiday season. Job fair preparation workshops are also planned.

Complete details, registration requirements if applicable, and job fair preparation tips are  available at There is no charge to attend the following job fairs but professional dress is required:

  • Seasonal Retail Job Fair takes place Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Paddock Mall, 3100 SW College Road, in Ocala. Registration is not necessary but, as with all job fairs, job seekers should register with the Employ Florida Marketplace at For more information, call 352-732-1700, ext. 1245.
  • All-Industry Regional Job Fair will be held Wednesday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the College of Central Florida Klein Conference Center, 3001 SW College Road, in Ocala. Job seekers who participate in a Job Fair 101 Prep workshop on Friday, Sept. 26 will receive priority admission at the job fair. The workshop will be held every 30 minutes, afterward participants will meet one-on-one with Certified Resume Specialist. Workshop registration is required. For information, call 352-873-7939, ext. 1141.
  • Citrus County Fall Job Fair is set for Wednesday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at CF’s Learning and Conference Center, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, in Lecanto. Job fair preparation workshops take place Oct. 1 at 2 p.m., Oct. 3 at 9 a.m., Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. and Oct. 9 at 9 a.m. at CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion’s one-stop career center, 683 S. Adolph Point in Lecanto. Workshop registration is required. For information, call 352-249-3278, ext. 5200 or 800-434-5627, ext. 5200.

Brenda Chrisman, CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion’s chief business development officer, said that for job seekers the recruiting events are a “great way to meet employers who are hiring and to apply for jobs on site.”Chrisman said that employers find job fairs to be a “fast, efficient and a cost-effective way to connect with qualified, skilled talent.”

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion consistently ranks among Florida’s Top 10 workforce development regions for job placements, averaging 1,200 placements per month. For the fiscal year ending June 30, fee-free services for employment, training and career development were provided to 65,000 job seekers and more than 3,400 employers received custom business services throughout the three-county region.

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