“Working in Simcoe County” Virtual Career Fair scheduled for November 9

Employment opportunities will be offered in the health, transport, hospitality and tourism, construction and other sectors.

PRESS RELEASE
SIMCOE COUNTY
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Following the success of the County’s First Virtual Career Fair in June 2021, County and Regional Partners are hosting a second “Working in Simcoe County” Online Career Fair on Tuesday, November 9 at 10 a.m. at 14h.

Data collected on the Simcoe County Work in Simcoe County website, workinsimcoecounty.ca, shows that in September, there were 9,523 active job offers in our region.

The Virtual Career Fair is an opportunity to connect job seekers and local employers, such as Friday Harbor, Horseshoe Resort, MacLean Engineering, Tempo Plastics, Paradigm Precision, Reinhart Foods, Kubota Materials Canada, Community Builders Construction, County of Simcoe, City of Barrie, City of Orillia and Sienna Senior Living.

The event will be hosted on an interactive and user-friendly platform where job seekers and employers can connect via one-on-one text, audio and video chat.

Employment opportunities will be offered in the following sectors: manufacturing and distribution; agriculture and food processing; health care and social assistance; transport; hospitality and tourism; construction and trades; Education and formation; and professional services.

Registered employers will be able to create a virtual booth and view the profiles of job seekers. Participation is free but places are limited. Job seekers are encouraged to register early to see companies and job postings before the event.

Job seekers can also access 1: 1 support from Employment Ontario partners before the event, including free assistance with resume writing, developing a job search plan and preparing for interviews.

The Virtual Career Fair is limited to employers offering jobs in the 16 member municipalities of Simcoe County and the separate towns of Barrie and Orillia.

The Virtual Career Fair is brought to you by the County of Simcoe in collaboration with member municipalities, the cities of Barrie and Orillia, Georgian College, Lakehead University, Employment Ontario and the Province of Ontario. For any questions regarding the career fair, please contact [email protected]

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