January 18, 2019, Marshfield, WI – After the recent announcement of Figi’s Companies closures, layoffs, the Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MACCI) started spearheading an area-wide employment fair to help connect employers with job seekers. This first event will be held on Thursday, January 24th at UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield campus, located at 2000 West 5th Street. Employer booths will be set up in the university’s gymnasium beginning at 12 pm (Noon) – 6 PM.

Nearly 50 businesses will be on-site recruiting for professional, technical, and service-related job opportunities. About 600 jobs are currently available including full-time, part-time, casual and seasonal.

Educational and resource organizations will also be available to provide career exploration/skill development information.  This will be a great one-stop event to explore the many jobs available in the area. A second employment fair is also planned for March 7th at the UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield location.

There is no fee for the public to attend these sessions. If you or someone you know is looking for an exciting new career, be sure to come to this event!

If questions, contact MACCI’s workforce development director Karen Isaacson at (715) 384-3454.

 

The Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s missionis to provide leadership and support for the economic advancement of our community, while serving as a catalyst for the development of programs and services that benefit our members.