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GREATER SUN PRAIRIE JOB FAIR 2021

Greater Sun Prairie Job Fair

Greater Sun Prairie Area Job Fair Announced

Collaborative Efforts Go Beyond Booths

Sun Prairie, WI…The Chamber of Commerce is spearheading a dedicated Job Fair to support the largest employer need; to attract quality employees. The Wednesday, November 3rd event from 1:00 – 6:00p.m. will be at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1220 South Grand Avenue.

The Chamber has partnered with a series of local, regional, and statewide resources which are working to place 3,000 employees as of October 29th. Our goal is to get those seeking employment aware of your employment opportunities and motivated to attend. Resume reviews, interviewing skill training and the introduction to substitute teaching sessions will be held.

The event will be in the Hilton Garden Inn ballroom and breakout rooms. The ballroom will have booth spaces available on a first reserved basis. Booths include an 8-foot table, 2 chairs and refreshments. The $300 booth fee, for Chamber Members, are solely to cover event costs and as much promotion as possible including traditional media and digital media platforms. Your company can register at www.sunprairiechamber.com/events. Non-Chamber members should call 608-837-4547 to be added to a waiting list. Breakout rooms will have host complimentary resume reviews, interview skill training and an introduction to substitute teaching.

“We’ve listened to our business community as they’ve shared their need to recruit additional employees. From start-ups to company expansions, they all want to hire the best talent possible.” shared Christina Williams, Executive Director.  “By bringing resources together, we should have great results,” she concluded.

Once registered, the Chamber will survey positions available: full-time, part-time, remote and/or seasonal positions as well as skills and certifications required. If you have special programs for disadvantaged populations, Veterans, etc., it will be helpful to share this as well. Information gathered is so the WI Job Service partnership can guide job seekers to the best employment matches.

We are promoting advance registration to job seekers so resumes may be professional reviewed. Also provided is a “Job Seekers Prep Area” for resume reviews, interviewing skills and overall preparations for meeting with potential employers. No fee for job seekers to attend.

Details regarding the Employment Opportunity Program, which will provide financial assistance to remove individual’s financial barriers such as transportation, childcare and licensing fees will be released shortly.

The Job Fair is in collaboration with City of Sun Prairie, Imperial Blades/Milwaukee Tool, Walmart, the Sun Prairie School District, WI Department of Workforce Development, Wisconsin Job Service, the Dane County Job Center, Hilton Garden Inn and Madison Media Partners. Financial support for job seekers provided by Shelter from the Storm Ministries & the Community Development Block Grant from Dane County. The Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce is coordinating this event. Additional information will be posted on www.sunprairiechamber.com/events

All Covid-19 precautions as set forth by the Dane County Health Department will be followed including wearing of masks, hand sanitizers will be available and booths will be socially distanced.

The Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit 501(C6) organization. This member driven organization mission is to promote, advocate, educate and connect members. The Chamber is located at 109 E. Main Street, Sun Prairie, WI 53590.  For more information, please visit www.sunprairiechamber.com, call 608-837-4547 or email info@sunprairiechamber.com