For Immediate Release: Oct. 3, 2019
Information Contact: Stacey Hanlon, (208) 457-8789 ext. 3947
Sixty employers from northern Idaho and Spokane are set to attend the fall hiring event on Wednesday, Oct. 9, in Post Falls, hosted by the Idaho Department of Labor.
Employers will be recruiting for more than 500 immediate openings with full-time, part-time and seasonal work available across multiple industries.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Real Life Ministries, 1866 N Cecil Road in Post Falls.
For Immediate Release: July 17, 2019
Information Contact: Mike Brown (208) 557-2500 ext. 3437
The Idaho Department of Labor is hosting a multi-employer hiring Thursday, July 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside on the grass between Bonneville High School and Rocky Mountain Middle School in Idaho Falls. The schools are located at 3165 E. Iona Road.
More than 40 employers have signed up to attend, ranging from school districts and colleges to military recruiters, local and federal government, private companies, employment agencies and more. Many positions are available and span a variety of occupations.
For Immediate Release: July 18, 2018
Information Contact: Paul Withers, (208) 557-2500 ext. 3559
The Idaho Department of Labor is hosting a multi-employer hiring Wednesday, July 25, from 4 – 6 p.m., at its Idaho Falls office, 1515 E. Lincoln Road. Continue reading
For Immediate Release: June 7, 2018
Information Contact: Darla Wohlschlegel, (208) 557-2500 ext. 3552
Bonneville School District 93, in partnership with the Idaho Department of Labor, has scheduled a hiring event Tuesday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the district office, 3497 N. Ammon Road in Idaho Falls.
The district is hiring for several positions, including bus drivers, bus attendants, kitchen workers, custodians and paraprofessionals. More detailed information about open positions and online applications can be found at the Bonneville School District website, www.d93jobs.com. Continue reading
For Immediate Release: May 29, 2018
Information Contact: Lesley Orcutt, (208) 983-0440 ext. 4311 or Sara Espeland, (208) 983-0440 ext. 3789
The Family Dollar is planning to fill multiple positions for its new store in Grangeville at a hiring event Tuesday, June 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event takes place at the Grangeville Department of Labor office, 158 E. Main St., Suite 1A.
Job seekers will meet with the store’s hiring authority who are planning to fill two assistant store manager positions and hire more than 15 temporary customer service representatives.
For Immediate Release: May 21, 2018
Information Contact: Randy Neerdaels (208) 735-2500 ext. 3653 or Glinda Fennell (208) 735-2500 ext. 3647
Businesses will have the chance to recruit youth for current job openings and career opportunities at a youth hiring event June 13, 1 – 3 p.m. at the Idaho Department of Labor’s Twin Falls office, 420 Falls Ave.
The event provides a venue where businesses can connect with potential employees, provide career awareness and expose attendees to the many opportunities their companies have to offer.
For Immediate Release: May 18, 2018
Information Contact: Stacey Shegrud (208) 332-3570 ext. 4059 or Darren Rux (208) 332-3570 ext. 3074
Many Boise area employers will be looking for candidates, from entry level to management positions, at the May 23 hiring event, 4 – 6 p.m., at Garfield Elementary, 1914 S. Broadway in Boise.
A partial list of employers attending include CS Beef Packers, Event Rent Idaho, Genesis Community Health, Darigold, BoiseCodeWorks, PSSI, DBI Services, Jacksons Food Stores, GCA Services, Community Partnerships of Idaho, MultiCare Home Health & Personal Care, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, Idaho Department of Correction and Idaho State Department of Education.
Laurie Nowland, human resource representative for Kootenai Health discussed the company’s hiring process with job seeker Rachael Veddar.
Rachel Vedder spent the morning of a recent job fair choosing conservative business attire, collecting multiple copies of her resume and preparing for the hiring event at the Idaho Department of Labor office in Kootenai County.
By checking the local events calendar on the Department of Labor website, Vedder was able to preview the list of employers who were attending the event. This gave her the opportunity to do some research in advance. Information about a company and the job listings also can be found at the company website. Checking business publications, chamber websites and news articles gave her a firm knowledge of the employer and the industry.
Attracting top talent to your business can be challenging. Hiring events allow employers to quickly connect with several prospective employees. To successfully recruit talent at an event, preparation is key.
Whether this is your first time at a hiring event, or you’ve participated in many, maximize your experience and make the most of your time by following these 10 tips:
After several northern Idaho employers expressed a need for keeping their employee pipeline primed with potential candidates, Kootenai County’s local office employment services team had the perfect answer:
Meet the Employer, an informal way for local businesses to discuss openings and talk with job seekers about working for their firms. The event will be held in the Kootenai County local office from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Wednesday of each month.
Job seekers were actively engaged with employers at the first Monthly Hiring Event at the Kootenai office of the Idaho Department of Labor.
The first event, held in June, was attended by 300 job seekers and 15 businesses, including Xaact Products, Life Care Center of Post Falls and Silverwood Theme Park.