Companies search for employees at job fair

478586989 For its Spring Job Fair, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center has lined up more than 100 companies, all of which say they are hiring for open positions. The Center estimates some 2,500 jobs are available.

The job fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 24 at the Hotel Eleganté Conference and Event Center, 2886 S Circle Drive.

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center main office will be closed on April 24.

All job seekers, 18 years and older will be welcomed.

Job seekers should pre-register at www.ppwfc.org, research companies before the job fair, apply online before the job fair, dress appropriately and bring their PPWFC scan card for express entry into the job fair.

Job seekers who want help preparing to meet employers may attend a workshop, How to Make the Job Fair Work for YOU! Job seekers can register for the workshop at https://www.formsite.com/ppwfc/Makejobfairwork/secure_index.html

The companies attending include: AAFES, Abraxas, A Geo Group, Ace Hardware Retail support Center, ADD STAFF Inc., Air Force Academy (NAF Employment, Al Serra Chevrolet, Allied Barton, Alorica, American Red Cross Pikes Peak Chapter, Apprentice Personnel, Aramark Pikes Peak, AspenPointe, Avalanche Roofing & Exteriors, Bal Seal Engineering, Black Hills Corporation, Borden Dairy Company, BPS, LCC, Bureau of Reclamation, CaptionCall LLC, CBT Logistics Inc, CCA Kit Carson Correctional Center, CGI/Atterro, Cherwell Software, Inc., Cheyenne Mountain Resort (Benchmark Hospitality).

Cintas Corporation, City of Colorado Springs, Clear Channel, Colorado Army National Guard, Colorado Department of Corrections, Colorado Springs Electrical JATC, Colorado Springs Police Dept., Colorado State Patrol, Community Partnership for Child Development, Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine, Discover Goodwill, Douglass Colony Group, Elwood Staffing, Ent Federal Credit Union, Exelis, Express Employment Professionals, Farmers Insurance, Federal Bureau of Prisons, First Command Financial Services, Inc., Five Guys Pizza, Front Range Exteriors Inc, Furniture Row Express, Garden of the Gods Club, Golden Enterprise Marketing, Goodwill Staffing, Halliburton Energy Services-Williston, ND, Harris IT Services, Home Depot, Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs.

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, Independent Electrical Contractors, Southern Colorado Chapter, Interim HealthCare, ITEC, Kum and Go, Lowe’s Home Improvement, LUCE RESEARCH LLC, Mand Made Pizza Inc., Manpower, May Trucking Company, MGA Home Healthcare, Mile High Youth Corps, NurseCore, Office Max, Peace Corps, Peak Vista Community Health Center, Pennica Financial Group.

Phil Long Dealerships, Pikes Peak Library District, Primerica, Progressive Insurance, Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP), Right at Home, Rocky Mountain Health Care Services, Safeway, Schwan’s Home Service, Securitas Security Services, USA, Skyline Products, SNI Technology, Social Security, StarTek, State of Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT), Stellar Restaurant Solutions, SYKES Home Powered by Alpine Access.

TCF Bank, The Independence Center, Time Warner Cable, T-Mobile, TruGreen, US Army, US NAVY, USAA, ValleyCrest Landscape Maintenance, WeatherSure Systems, Inc, Wells Fargo, Wendy’s of Colorado Springs, Western Area Power Administration, Wildwood Casino, WOW!, Xerox.

One Response to Companies search for employees at job fair

  1. Very interested in the job fair. I am returning to work after a 17 year break and would like information on any company that welcomes women back to the work place. Thank You!

    Lynn Hart
    April 9, 2014 at 2:39 pm