• WANT Job Fair set for Feb. 26; Free event for job seekers in the region

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    January 29, 2020

    GREENSBURG, PA – Job seekers will be given the opportunity to meet regional employers at the Westmoreland Assists Native Talent (WANT) Job and Career Expo on Wednesday, February 26, at the Ramada Greensburg Hotel and Conference Center (Greensburg). The Expo will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., during which job seekers will be able to learn about job opportunities and submit resumes to businesses. Recruitment for full-time, part-time, summer, and internship positions will be occurring. Two workshops will be offered, starting at 12:30 p.m.

     

    The WANT Job and Career Expo is free for all job seekers. Advance registration for job seekers is not required, but attendees registering before February 25 will be entered into a drawing for various gift cards worth up to $100. Job seekers can register online at www.wantexpo.org or call 724-838-8040. Resumes and professional attire are strongly suggested for those attending the job fair.

     

    In operation for more than 25 years, the WANT consortium is a unique collaborative effort between the Westmoreland County Chamber of Commerce, local colleges and universities, Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board, PA CareerLink®  offices, and economic development entities in Westmoreland County. WANT’s primary focus has been to provide this job fair annually, held at a central location in Greensburg, which brings together local employers and job seekers. Historically, the WANT Expo has been attended by college students, college alumni, and the community. Attendance typically ranges from 300 to 600 job seekers.

     

    For information about this event contact Dorothy Zilic, Director of the Career Services, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, at 724-838-8040 or dmz17@pitt.edu.

     

    Participating in the planning and implementation of this event are the following regional colleges and universities: Penn State New Kensington, St. Vincent College, Seton Hill University, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, and Westmoreland County Community College.

     

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    Contact:
    Susan M. Isola, Director of Media Relations, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
    pgnews@pitt.edu, 724-836-7741