WorkAble partnership to hold career fair for Greater Pittsburgh region’s un and underemployed adults

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WorkAble, a United Way of Allegheny County-funded partnership of the Career Development Center of Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Pittsburgh (JF&CS), North Hills Community Outreach (NHCO) and South Hills Interfaith Ministries (SHIM), will hold a career fair for adults throughout the region on Thursday, May 21 from 9 a.m. – Noon at Allegheny General Hospital, Suburban Campus, located at 100 S. Jackson Avenue in Bellevue (15202).

Launched in the fall of 2012 and supported by the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble is a county-wide employment and critical needs service for struggling adults. WorkAble serves unemployed and underemployed individuals throughout Allegheny County at NHCO sites in Allison Park, Millvale and Bellevue, SHIM offices in Bethel Park and JF&CS offices in Squirrel Hill.

The upcoming career fair will include employers from Allegheny Health Network, Giant Eagle, PNC Bank, Rivers Casino, UPMC and more.

The career fair is appropriate for all levels of professional experience and available positions range from entry level to director level. Available positions include jobs in administration, finance, customer service and positions in the healthcare field, among other opportunities.

Attendees can expect to meet one-on-one with recruiters for brief in-person interviews.

Individuals wishing to attend the career fair are encouraged to dress professionally, bring multiple copies of a resume and research employers and available positions beforehand. Attendees should be prepared to discuss specific positions that they have found and applied to online in advance.

Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the hospital.

Those wishing to attend the career fair must register in advance by calling 412-586-3773. Those who are struggling and need assistance can call the WorkAble hotline at 412-904-5993 or visit www.workableac.com.

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