FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — The 2019 Highland Community College Job Fair is 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, and from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 28, in the Newell Room, located on the second floor of the Student/Conference Center at Highland Community College, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.
There is also a Pre-Fair Retreat held from 9 a.m. to Noon, March 15, in H-210 with topics including how to write cover letters, resumes, and personal presentation.
Current students, graduates and area residents seeking employment are invited to attend. This free event is an excellent networking opportunity for job seekers, typically featuring more than 20 employers in northern Illinois. Business casual attire is highly recommended at the Job Fair.
Breakout sessions to be held are:
Job Seeker Strategies: ask employers about best practices
5 to 5: 50 p.m. and 6 to 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, March 27
10 to 10:50 p.m. Thursday, March 28
11 to 11:50 p.m. Thursday, March 28
Post-Fair retreat: social media ethics, interviewing skills and more
9 a.m. to Noon Friday, March 29
Participating employers are:
- 160 Driving Academy
- Able Home Health
- Caravel Autism Health
- Colony Brands, Inc.
- Columbia College
- DD Homes
- E. D. Etnyre & Co.
- Freeport Park District
- Freeport School District #145
- Illinois Division of Rehabilitation Services
- Medina Nursing Center
- MetLife Auto and Home
- Nationwide Inbound Inc.
- Pearl City Elevator
- Quest Industrial LLC
- Star Manufacturing
- Stephenson Nursing Center
- White Pines Ranch
- Willowglen Academy
- Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office
To register visit www.collegecentral.com/highland. For more information or to register as a vendor, call 815-599-3678. All buildings are ADA accessible.