Mansfield job fair to include more than 70 businesses

Staff report

MANSFIELD — A collaborative effort spearheaded by the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce and Ohio Means Jobs Richland County will give local job seekers an opportunity to meet with local employee seekers at a Job Fair on Thursday, May 2.

The job fair is open to the public. It will run from noon to 5 p.m. on May 2 at the Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center, 890 W. Fourth St., Mansfield. More than 70 employers which are actively engaging in recruitment and hiring are expected to attend.

“Last year, this event was very well attended, and this year looks to be just as big” said Clint Knight, director of workforce development at the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development. “Every attending business is hiring, and we aim to help job seekers make the right connection. We hope everyone will help us spread the word and makes sure that no one misses out.”

There are no costs associated with this event for employers or job seekers.

‎Employers registered to participate include: Acloche’; American Augers; Arcelor Mittal Tubular Products Shelby; Avita Health System; B-Dry System of NCO, Inc.; Benjamin Steel; Bob and Bob Door Co.; Cambridge Home Health Care and Cambridge Caretenders; Care Companions of Ohio; Central Star Home Health Care; Charles River Laboratories; Cooper Enterprises Inc; Crestwood Care Center; Dayspring, the Richland County Home; Deer Ridge Golf Club & The Black Dog Tavern; Directions Credit Union; Family Life Counseling and Psychiatric Services; First English Lutheran Church Early Learning Center; Freedom Caregivers; Goodwill Industries; Great Clips; Hamilton Insurance Group Inc. and Hartsock.

In addition: Madison Adult Career Center; Major Metals Company; Mansfield Adult Ed/Aspire; Mansfield Area Electrical JATC; Mansfield Memorial Homes; Mansfield Motor Group; Mansfield Plumbing Products; Mansfield-Richland County Public Library; Meade Construction Inc.; Mechanics Bank; Mid-Ohio Pipeline; Middleton Mechanical LLC; MTD Products; Next Generation Films; Ohio Department of Transportation-District 3; Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging; Ohio Valley Manufacturing; OhioHealth Mansfield and Shelby Hospitals; Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities; Panera Bread (Covelli enterprises) and Pioneer Career & Technology Center.

Also, PR Machine Works Incl Rable Machine INC.; Richland Bank; Richland County Children Services; Richland County Foundation; Richland County Sheriff’s Office; Richland Newhope Industries Inc; Richland Newhope, Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities; Ross Medical Education Center,Rumpke; School Specialty; Scot Industries, Inc.; Spherion Staffing Mid Ohio; Staffing Partners; STARTEK; State of Ohio; Surge Staffing; Temp2Higher; The Domestic Violence Shelter Inc.; The Step 2 Company; Therm-O-Disc Inc; Time Staffing Inc; Transformation Network; Truck Sales & Service, Inc.; US Census; Visiting Angels – Mid Ohio; Vitro Automotive Glass; and Western-Southern Life.

The event will be held at the Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center at 890 West 4th Street. Attendees should be prepared to talk with employers by dressing appropriately and bringing a current resume.

The event is also being supported by Catalyst Life Services, Richland Community Development Group, Ohio Opportunities with Disabilities, iHeart Media, Mansfield/Richland County Library, Goodwill, Regional Manufacturers Coalition, Madison Adult Career Center and Pioneer Career & Technology Center.

Staff report