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Update on Fallon’s Job Fair

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The city of Fallon is hosting a job fair Friday from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Wok Banquet Hall (next to the Wok) to connect qualified workforce with local business employment opportunities.

The Fallon Chamber of Commerce, Churchill Economic Development Authority and Nevada Job Connect are partnering with local businesses including Fallon Auto Mall, Fallon Right Away, Janess Print & Marketing, John Mansville, Wild West Chevrolet, Solomon’s Porch Counseling Service and more.

A similar job fair was held in November.

According to Natalie Parrish, executive director of the Chamber of Commerce, individuals in Fallon and the outlying communities are invited to attend the community job fair. She said job seekers can look at the current job openings, deliver resumes, meet with local businesses, conduct a possible onsite interviews and have face-to-face contact with many hiring businesses.

Other confirmed businesses include Louie’s Home Center, Financial Horizons, The Nugget/Bonanza, Manpower, Homestead, Fleet & Family Readiness, Mills Industrial, Highland Village, Choice Wireless and Jerry’s Restaurant.

Janess Printing & Marketing was impressed with the November job fair that attracted more than 200 individuals.

Owner Mike Janess said his firm handed out 35 applications, and most job seekers had resumes.

Tim Mitchell, general manager of Fallon Auto Mall, said he spoke to many qualified applicants.

Rachel Dahl, executive director of CEDA, said attendees should come dressed to impress and bring their resumes. Once inside, the applicants then presented their resumes and talked to representatives from more than 20 businesses.

“All of the business attending will be available to answer question and some business will be conducting interviews on site,” Dahl said.

The Fallon Chamber invites all businesses interested in participating to call 775-423-2544 or email info@fallonchamber.com to reserve their spot.