Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board: Virtual job fair to be held May 14, 2021

 A Virtual Job Fair is set for Friday, May 14, 2021 from 10 a.m.-noon. Job-seekers can meet virtually with multiple local businesses in a variety of industries. As of April 22, 41 area employers have registered to participate from a variety of different industries in the Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (SWWDB) area, which includes the counties of Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland and Rock, as well as neighboring counties. Additionally, schools have been invited from Rock and Green county for employers to highlight Youth Apprenticeship, full-time, part-time and seasonal opportunities.

            Participating job seekers can talk with employers in real time, explore job vacancies, and submit their résumé.

            Those new to Premiere Virtual can create their profile by clicking on the ‘register’ button, adding their contact information, uploading their résumé, and clicking ‘Create Account’ to complete the registration. Returning job-seekers can login using their email and password to receive a reminder closer to the event. Internet Explorer does not work with this platform, however, all other browsers will. To access the virtual event, go to https://portal.premiervirtual.com/event/register-jobseeker/6971-2021-event. Those interested are urged to register prior to the event to help avoid any last-minute technical issues.

            In addition, Department of Workforce Development (DWD) staff will have an Information Booth available in the virtual hiring event with a brief video detailing the features of the system and virtual hiring event best practices.

            Individuals having questions can email [email protected].

For Additional Information Contact:

Contact: Gail Graham

Business Services Manager

Rock County Job Center

1900 Center Avenue

Janesville, WI  53545

Phone (608) 314-3300, Ext. 304, Cell: (608) 295-4887

E-mail: [email protected]