For the 9th year in a row, Employment Solutions Society has partnered with local businesses and is pleased to be hosting this year’s hiring event, Job Fair 2017. Each year we welcome approximately 35 local employers who are actively recruiting for vacant employment opportunities. Approximately 400 job seekers are expected at this year’s event.
Information for Employers
Event details and FAQ’s
This year’s event will be held on Wednesday, March 29th, at the Days Inn & Conference Centre, Bridgewater, NS, from 11am to 2pm. Save the date!
Employer tables are at no cost and require registration, contact us to reserve your space.
Employment Solutions Society offers a range of services to assist employers with hiring and training.
- Recruitment, pre-screening and referral of candidates
- Advertising employment opportunities and events
- Assistance with coordinating hiring activities
- Financial incentives for eligible new hires and workforce training
- Ongoing monitoring to support success and retention
We can help you recruit employees with the skills you need by posting employment opportunities, helping to identify applicants, and matching job requirements to skills and experience. We can also provide monitoring and training supports to ensure a smooth transition for new hires. All services are provided at no cost to you.
Employers may be eligible for financial incentives to offset some of the costs of providing on-the-job training and work experience. We can work with you to develop a training plan and provide funding through Employment Nova Scotia programs.
Information for Job Seekers
Job Fair 2017 is your best opportunity to network in-person with employers to make meaningful connections while marketing your skills. Even if your career path is still taking shape, the Job Fair is a great chance to learn more about the job market and the hiring processes of companies you admire. Admission is free.
How to prepare?
We are offering the following ‘Preparing For The Job Fair’ workshops on March 21st from 9:30 – 11:30 in our Liverpool location and from 1:00 to 3:00 in our Bridgewater Centre, see our Event Calendar for more details.
Learn how to prepare for the job fair including, 30 second pitch, do’s and don’ts of the successful net-worker, and myths about job fairs. There will also be time for a quick resume critique as well as a list of participating employers provided.
Employer List (25)
Ardene, Atlantica Hotel, BMI, Atlantic Superstore – Bridgewater, WR Bolivar Transport Ltd., Buck’s Home Building Centre, Clearwater Seafood, HGS Canada, Jaspro Services Ltd., Gerhardt’s Property Management, Lunenburg County Home Support, Manpower, McLeod Safety, Michelin, Millennium1 Solutions, Queens Association for Supported Living (QASL), The Dog Shop Bathhouse & Boutique Inc., The Municipal Group of Companies (Dexters Construction & GE’s All Trucking), The Old Fish Factory Restaurant & Ice House Bar, Sam’s No Frills, Scotia Auto Glass, Shelburne Ship Repair, Stay at Home Care, Tim Hortons, Whitepoint Beach Resort
Community Organizations/Training Institutions (9)
Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre, Commercial Safety College, Department of National Defence, OHS Division, Nova Scotia Deptartment of Labour & Advanced Education, Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council, Operating Engineers Training Institute of Nova Scotia, NSCC – Lunenburg Campus, Service Canada
Staples will be onsite offering free printing and photocopies at their Copy & Print centre for all Job Fair attendees!
Please contact us if you have any questions about Job Fair 2017.
Employment Solutions Society
Wendy Whynot – [email protected] or call 1.866.711.0411