MOLINE – Thomson federal prison will be among the nearly 50 employers looking for applicants at a free job fair from 9 a.m. to noon July 31 at the Spotlight Theatre and Event Center, 1800 Seventh Ave.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security will be on hand to give advice on how to pitch yourself, how to network using LinkedIn, and how to work for state and federal governments.
Attendees are encouraged to bring plenty of resumes.
Other participating employers: Addus Home Care, Bethany for Children, Blackhawk Bank & Trust, Blackhawk Community College, Brandt Construction Co., Cintas Corp., Compass Group-Genesis, Health Systems, DES Employment Group, Elliott Aviation, FedEx, Frances House, Geneseo McDonalds, Goodwill of the Heartland, Harris Pizza, Hill & Valley, HNI-HON & All Steel, Hy-Vee Inc., IBEW Local 145, Illinois Department of Corrections, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Illinois State Police, Indiana Wesleyan University, JT Cullen, Johannes Bus Service, John Deere, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions, Mediacom, Metrolink, Morrison Institute of Technology, Project NOW, QC Entertainment, Rhythm City Casino, Royal Publishing, SC2 Services, Sedona Staffing, The Arc of the Quad Cities. Timken Drives, UnityPoint Health Trinity Muscatine, UPS, U.S. Census Bureau, Volt Workforce Solutions, Von Maur, Werner Restoration Services Inc., and XPO Logistics.
The job fair is being sponsored by state Sen. Neil Anderson R-Andalusia, and state Rep. Tony McCombie, R-Savanna.
Call Ellie Leonard, 217-558-4881, for more information.