Abilene to hold job fair for youth on Thursday

ABILENE, Texas - Those of you who are looking for summer and part-time jobs may be in luck on Thursday.

The annual "Hot Dog--I Got a Job!" job fair is going on at the Abilene Civic Center from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

A variety of companies will be there to recruit job seekers between the ages of 16 and 21.

Registration is free, and a business resource consultant said the fair is convenient for both employers and potential employees.

"Kids are always looking for summer jobs, so  we try to facilitate a means to where employers could meet at one location , job seekers can meet at one location and not have to drive all over Abilene looking for work," said Steve Collins, business resource consultant.

Everyone is advised to bring a list of references, work skills and history, and social security number. Also remember to dress to impress.

You can register by visiting www.workforcesystem.org or emailing youthjobfair@workforcesystem.org. You can also call Collins at (325) 795-4304 for more information.

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