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3,400 jobs up for grabs at Peoria hiring fair

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PEORIA, AZ (CBS5) -

Job hunters and business recruiters may want to head to the Peoria Sports Complex on Wednesday for a huge job fair.

More than 60 businesses from the Phoenix metropolitan area plan to find the best candidates for 3,400 open positions.

The event is billed as "Meet Your Next Employer" and will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  It's hosted by the City of Peoria's Economic Development Services in partnership with the City of Avondale, Glendale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Peoria, Phoenix, Surprise, Tolleson and the Town of Buckeye.

There is still time for businesses that have current employment opportunities to secure a free booth at the event. Admission for job seekers is free. 

Applicants can carry on one-on-one conversations with prospective employers and attend mini workshops, including "Interviewing Skills" by Maricopa Workforce Connections, "Dress for Success on a Dime" presentation by Goodwill and "Resume Writing Tips" by Glendale Community College. 

People desiring to open a small business can gain insight from the Small Business Development Center, Small Business Association, Greater Phoenix SCORE and the Arizona Commerce Authority.   

Job seekers are asked to register at www.peoriaed.com/jobfair.asp to receive more information on the companies attending and the types of opportunities available. 

The Peoria Sports Complex is located at 16101 N. 83rd Ave. in Peoria.

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