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Ruby Wilson fills out a job application during the 2018 SVCC Spring Job Fair.

Southside Virginia Community College Workforce Development and Student Development Services are joining forces to host a regional job fair for employers and job seekers from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Southside Virginia Education Center at 1300 Greensville County Circle.

SVCC Workforce Development Director Courtney Starke coordinated the previous regional job fair at the site in November and said that experience has made getting ready for Wednesday run a little smoother.

The planning process of the Spring Job Fair has been much easier than the Fall Job Fair.” she said. “We’ve changed the time to the afternoon to better suit the job seekers as well as the hiring employers. The November Job Fair was successful for those who attended. We received good feedback from the hiring employers, and most of them will be returning for the upcoming Job Fair. The goal of the upcoming job fair, as well as the past and future job fairs, is to fulfill the needs of the community by providing employers, as well as job seekers the opportunity to connect with one another and establish professional relationships.”

The regional job fairs at the Southside Virginia Education Center began on a bi-annual schedule in the fall of 2014. Those seeking employment are urged to bring plenty of resumes and a photo ID. Those with a WorkKeys Readiness Certificate will be allowed to enter the job fair at 12:45 p.m.