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Kish College, Illinois workNet to host Fall Job Fair on Sept. 25

Kishwaukee College and the Illinois workNet Center in DeKalb are hosting a Fall Job Fair from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 25 at DeKalb Rehab and Nursing Center, 2600 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb. Job seekers should come prepared to fill in applications and make in-person connections with employers. 

Employers who will be on site include: 4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care, Aerotek, Autism Home Support Services, Castor Home Nursing, Comfort Keepers, DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center, FedEx Freight Inc., Fox Valley Community Services, FurstStaffing, Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa of South Elgin, Manpower of DeKalb, Menards Distribution Center in Plano, Menards of Sycamore, Milestone Inc., MoreWithUs – Everyday Jobs, Northern Illinois University, Rochelle Foods, Sonoco Alloyd, Sprint and Weber. 

The staff at the DeKalb Illinois workNet Center, 6500 N. Peace Road, Suite B in DeKalb, also are offering a Job Fair Preparation Workshop from 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 18. The workshop is designed to help job seekers get their specific questions answered prior to attending the fair. 

The workNet Center can assist community members with soft skills training such as dressing for success, how to make a positive first impression and fair logistics. Job search assistance, pre-employment assessments in math and reading, and onsite recruitment, interviews and orientations also are services provided.

All programs are free to community members. 

Job seekers wanting information on the Fall Job Fair or other programs offered by the DeKalb Illinois workNet Center should email Linda Kocjan, employer services specialist at the DeKalb Workforce Development Office, at lkocjan@kish.edu or call 815-901-0177, ext. 225. 

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