Florida Manufacturing Career Fair Set for Wednesday, April 22

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Florida Manufacturing Career Fair Set for Wednesday, April 22
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2015
CONTACT:
Jacqueline Barreiros
(850) 414-8301
[email protected]
Florida Manufacturing Career Fair Set for
Wednesday, April 22
#FLManufacturingCareers
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s state colleges, manufacturers and regional
workforce boards are teaming up to connect Floridians with great careers in
advanced manufacturing. The Florida Manufacturing Career Fair on April 22 will
be held at multiple locations across the state and will feature local
manufacturers who are hiring.
The Career Fair brings together the Manufacturers Association of Florida; The
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity; the Florida TRADE Consortium,
a coalition of 13 state and community colleges; and members of the
CareerSource Florida network at the state and local levels to connect
manufacturers who have job openings with qualified candidates.
“Advanced Manufacturing is an important industry targeted for future growth in
Florida,” said CareerSource Florida President and CEO Chris Hart IV.
“CareerSource Florida is a proud partner in this collaborative effort to help
Florida’s manufacturers expand and compete, and Floridians secure rewarding,
well-paying careers.”
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The Florida Manufacturing Career Fair is a component of the “Drive to 1000,” a
Florida TRADE Consortium initiative to place 1000 Florida TRADE students into
manufacturing jobs over the next year. The Career Fair is open to all and may
provide opportunities to anyone interested in a hands-on, high-tech career.
For more information about the Florida Manufacturing Career Fair including
locations and times, please visit www.mafmfg.com. For information about the
Florida TRADE Consortium, visit www.fltrade.org.
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About CareerSource Florida
CareerSource Florida is the statewide workforce policy and investment board of
business and government leaders charged with overseeing the CareerSource
Florida network, which includes the Department of Economic Opportunity, 24
regional workforce boards and nearly 100 career centers. The CareerSource
Florida network connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians
with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic
prosperity. Learn more at careersourceflorida.com or 1-866-352-2345.
CareerSource Florida is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are
available upon request to individuals with disabilities. The voice telephone numbers in this document
may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711.
Disponible en Español.