Thursday, April 18, 2024

Northwest Louisiana Career and Job Fair: Empowering Veterans and Civilians

by BIZ Magazine

Bossier Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with several partners including the City of Bossier City, Louisiana Workforce Commission, and Goodwill Industries, is gearing up to host the Northwest Louisiana Job Fair. Scheduled for February 27th and 28th, 2024, at the Bossier City Civic Center, this event aims to provide employment opportunities for veterans, military spouses, and civilians seeking career changes.

The two-day event will kick off with “Job Readiness: A Prelude to Career Success” on the first day, followed by a full-fledged job fair on the second day. With a focus on supporting military veterans and spouses, preference will be given to them during the hiring process.

Partnerships with organizations like Louisiana Work for Warriors, Dress for Success Shreveport-Bossier, and Elle Foundation underscore the commitment to empowering individuals with the resources and support they need to succeed in the workforce.

Employers from various industries will participate in the job fair, offering a wide range of job opportunities and career paths. Additionally, attendees can benefit from workshops and resources provided by partners to enhance their job readiness skills and improve their chances of securing employment.

The event’s significance is further emphasized by the involvement of entities such as the City of Shreveport, KSLA 12 Careers, and Barksdale Air Force Base 2d Bomb Wing, highlighting a collective effort to address unemployment and support economic growth in the region.

The Northwest Louisiana Career and Job Fair serve as a testament to the community’s dedication to providing meaningful employment opportunities and fostering workforce development. It is a platform where veterans, military spouses, and civilians alike can explore career options, connect with employers, and take proactive steps towards achieving their professional goals.

Individuals interested in attending the job fair can visit the Bossier Chamber of Commerce website or contact the organizing committee for more information. Whether embarking on a new career path or seeking to re-enter the workforce, the job fair offers a supportive environment for individuals to pursue their aspirations and contribute to the region’s prosperity.

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