Job-seekers attend WorkForce Solutions job fair event

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LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - WorkForce Solutions of South Texas held its biggest job fair in Laredo on Thursday morning.

Job seekers headed out to the LISD Civic Center with their best attire and resumes in their hand, hoping to land the perfect job.

Workforce Solutions says that about 1,000 potential employees took advantage of the opportunity.

People who attended the event had a variety of different options to choose from.

Over 50 employers set up booths all around the room to find new employees for their business.

The fair featured employers in the driving fields, food industry, home improvement and so much more.
Organizers say summer is the time businesses start hiring.

Rogelio Trevino from South Texas says, “This is our summer hiring event because we know that a lot of business do hire people for summer jobs, and also at this time a lot business start preparing for seasonal jobs, who start to come around closer to the holidays.”

WorkForce Solutions hopes with the help of this event applicants were able to find their desired jobs.

They say that this year’s job fair was a great success and they are looking forward to next year’s event.