The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce and Mountain Area Workforce Development Board encourage all Western North Carolina career seekers to attend the WNC Career Expo, which will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2023, from 11 am to 4 pm at the Davis Event Center at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, located at 761 Boylston Highway, Fletcher, 28732.
Various participating employers in dynamic industries like advanced manufacturing and health care can interview candidates on site at the WNC Career Expo, and several can make employment offers on the spot.
“The WNC Career Expo is the place to connect with a rewarding career in Western North Carolina,” said Nathan Ramsey, Director of the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board. “Many employers offering exciting opportunities, competitive pay and great benefits are ready to connect with job seekers.”
The WNC Career Expo will also offer free services to job seekers in need of career readiness or career search support. Experts from NCWorks Career Centers will be on site throughout the event offering interview preparation support and resume reviews to job seekers free of charge, with no appointment necessary.
NCWorks Career Center Asheville will also offer a Turn A Job Fair into a Job Offer career workshop prior to the WNC Career Expo on Thursday, March 16, 2023 from 10 a.m. to noon at the NCWorks Career Center at 48 Grove Street in downtown Asheville. To sign up for the virtual or in-person workshop, job seekers can call 828-251-6200.
The WNC Career Expo is presented by the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board, with additional support from A-B Technical Community College, Asheville Radio Group, Bojangles of WNC, iHeart Media, Advanced Business Equipment, and FASTSIGNS of Asheville.
INFORMATION FOR JOB SEEKERS
The WNC Career Expo is free and open to all job seekers with no registration required to attend. To learn more about the event and view a list of participating employers, visit WNCCareerExpo.com.
Free on-site services including one-on-one interview preparation, resume review, and resume printing will be available to all job seekers with no appointments necessary.
As of March 9, 2023, the following employers have registered to participate in the WNC Career Expo:
Advanced Business Equipment; Always Best Care Senior Services; Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College; Asheville Rides Transit/RATPDev; Barry Callebaut; Biltmore Farms, LLC; BlueWest Opportunities; Buncombe County Government; Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office; Eaton Corporation; ECS SOUTHEAST, LLP; EmergeOrtho; EpicPrint, CanvasPrints.com and Everest Direct; Four Seasons, The Care You Trust; Friday Staffing Services, Inc.; GE Aerospace; Gentry Service Group; Givens Communities; HCA Healthcare/Mission Health; Henderson County; Hunter Auto Group; iHeartMedia; Ingles Markets, Inc.; IPEX; Jabil Healthcare; Kyocera International, Inc.; Labor Finders Staffing Service; Landmark Learning; LeMans Corporation dba Parts Unlimited and Drag Specialties; Lenoir-Rhyne University; Linamar North Carolina; MAHEC; MB HAYNES Corporation; Mills Manufacturing Corporation; Mountain Area Community Services, Inc.; Mountain Mobility; Northwestern Mutual (Asheville); Owens & Minor; Pella Windows and Doors of North Carolina and Southwest Virginia; PLI Cards; PrideStaff; Prince Manufacturing; Quality Musical Systems; Raumedic; Reich LLC; Rice Custom Cabinetry; Spectrum; Spherion Staffing & Recruiting; Sunshine Employment Resources, Inc.; System Logistics Corporation; The Omni Grove Park Inn; TranSystems; Union Transfer and Storage; University of North Carolina Asheville; Verner Center for Early Learning; Waffle House; Ward Enterprises & Ventures, LLC; Wilsonart; Wright’s; Hearth Heat and Home; YMCA of Western North Carolina; and Young Transportation.
The list of participating employers is updated regularly at WNCCareerExpo.com.