Workforce Career Fair
May 16, 2018
HONOLULU – Over 325 businesses and government agencies will be hiring at the WorkForce Career Fair on Wednesday, May 16th, as employers struggle to fill openings in a persistent, record-low unemployment market. That’s up from 304 at January’s fair.
“What we’re seeing now are the long-term effects of historic, 2% unemployment,” said Beth Busch, executive director of the fair. “Employers are offering hiring bonuses, and adjusting job requirements just to fill their positions.”
Hawaii Pacific Health is looking to high school graduates to fill 50 Patient Service Rep and Nurse Aide positions. Patient Service Rep candidates need only one year of customer service experience and start at $19/hour. For Nurse Aide prospects, a year of patient care experience is preferred; no state certification is required and starting pay is $18/hour.
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard has extended their Direct Hiring Authority mandate from critical to ALL positions. Job seekers whose resumes qualify will be interviewed and could receive a contingent job offer on the spot. The DHA mandate allows job seekers a shortcut that makes the hiring time only 60-90 days.
The fair will be held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Neal Blaisdell Center. General admission to the event is $3; military, students and seniors with a valid ID will be admitted for $1. Attendees should dress professionally and bring multiple copies of their resume. Job seekers who want to speed the hiring process should research companies and apply online before coming to the fair.
This event is sponsored by Bank of Hawaii and Hawaii Pacific Health. Job seekers should follow us on Facebook at WorkForce Hawaii to see what companies are attending. For more information, contact Success Advertising Hawaii at firstname.lastname@example.org, 808-536-7222.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, Hawaii Suites 1-12
45 minutes prior to the event
$1.00 Students thru College with ID / Seniors 55+ / Military with ID
FREE – Child 13 years & under
*There will be comp coupons that will go directly to the door. No exchange needed for a roll ticket.
Using Blaisdell Roll Tickets
Ticket Sales: Blaisdell Box Office
Show Entrance & Exit: Galleria