We have some great updates for the first-ever, Southwest Florida College Regional Job Fair, presented in part by Southwest Florida Works and sponsored by Fort Myers WINK Broadcasting, The Chamber of Southwest Florida and Media Vista Group’s D’Latinos and Azteca Southwest Florida.
Southwest Florida College is also now inviting nearly 3,000 United States Military Veterans from across the five county regions to attend a VIP Session of the Job Fair.
"By reaching out to our Veterans and the Latin American job seeking community we are embracing key elements of opportunity in re-tooling our workforce to meet the demands of our new and changing economy," said Dr. Stephen Calabro, President of Southwest Florida College. "This event, we will provide both employment and educational options for job seekers and career changers all in one location. This event is a winning proposition for all who participate.”
Employers that will be present at the fair, to-date, include: Aerotek Professional Services; All Hearts Home Companion; Alorica; Arthrex; Beasley Broadcast Group' Charlotte Regional Medical; Charlotte County Sheriff's Office; Cintas; Comcast; Comfort Keepers; Enterprise Holdings (Alamo, National, Enterprise); Florida Highway Patrol; Fort Myers Broadcasting (Wink TV, WINK-AM, WTLQ Radio); Fort Myers Police Department; Glades County Sheriff's Office; Gaining Results; Hope Health Care Services; Ingage Networks; Kelly Services; J.J Taylor Distributing Florida, Inc.; LARC, Inc. Lee County; Lee County Port Authority; Lee County Sheriff's Office; Legal Shield; Lee Memorial Health Systems; LYNX Services; NCH: MediaVista Group –Azteca America SWFL; WTPH 14-www.dlatinos.tv; Men's Warehouse; Northwestern Mutual: Sercuritas Security Systems; Sun Broadcasting; Tidewell Hospice; Transportation Security Administration; 21st Century Oncology; US Coast Guard; US Army; US National Guard; US Navy. More employers are being added daily. Let us know if you would like a free table!
Southwest Florida College, in partnership with Southwest Florida Works, will host their first Regional Job Fair at the Holiday Inn Airport Town Center in Fort Myers on Friday, November 18th.
The event will be open to the public between the hours of 1 PM and 4 PM and is “complimentary” to both employers and job seekers. The college is providing a special morning session and luncheon for participating employers. Limited Underwriter opportunities are still available. For more information please contact Betsy Richards with the Industry Relations and Graduate Placement Department of Southwest Florida College at 239-939-4766 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southwest Florida College is an accredited, private institution of higher learning that is listening to employers and providing its students with lifetime placement assistance in today’s most demanding career fields. The college is located in Fort Myers, Tampa, Port Charlotte and Bonita Springs. The Institute of Interior Design is also located within the Bonita Springs campus. For more information, call toll free 888‐279-2342 or visit www.swfc.edu.