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Tuesday's job fair boasts 4,000 jobs up for grabs
By: Jesse Martinez
EL PASO, Texas Looking for a job? The Texas Workforce Solutions, Upper Rio Grande, is having its annual job fail with more than 360 companies looking to hire.
The Get Hired job fair will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Convention Center in downtown El Paso, and the event promises more than 4,000 jobs up for grabs.
"Compared to any other year, this is going to be the biggest in terms of not of jobs but in terms of employers, it is going to be the biggest," said Lorenzo Reyes, executive director of Upper Rio Grande.
Employers registered for the event include: Nike factory store, Coca-Cola Refreshments, Coach, Dish, the El Paso Police Department, the El Paso Sheriff's Department, the El Paso Fire Department, Time Warner, Walgreens, Fred Loya insurance, Hewlett Packard, Macy's, Walmart, Verizon Wireless, and the Texas Department of Public Safety among others.
Colleges, universities, and training providers will be in attendance as well for our education expo.
Those who plan on attending the free event are asked to bring their resume and dress professionally.