For Immediate Release
Telephone: (515) 281-9621
DES MOINES, IOWA – The Workforce Center Partners and the Des Moines Register will present the 2005 Job Expo, the first major job fair at the Iowa Events Center/Hy-Vee Hall. It will be held on Tuesday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the spacious hall, located at 730 3rd Street in Des Moines. “We’re anticipating 2500 plus job seekers and over 100 employers to participate,” said Gloria Cano, Business Service Representative with Iowa Workforce Development. “Hy-Vee Hall will be a great central location for hosting our next job fair. Employers know from past experience that our job fairs attract a large diverse number of job candidates,” Cano added.
Jobseekers can apply for professional and entry-level positions.
Employers may register for a booth by calling Tony J. Calaro at (515) 281-9701. Booth space is available on a first-come first serve basis at a cost of $350. Employers are encouraged to register early. Additional information on the 2005 Job Expo can be found at
Iowa Workforce Development, in cooperation with its many partner organizations, operates 70 offices serving all 99 Iowa counties. Sixteen regional workforce centers offer a one-stop experience for accessing many programs, products and services for job seekers, employers, students, veterans, economic developers and other community stakeholders.
IWD’s core services include job placement services for individuals; worker recruitment assistance to employers; training services to low-income and disadvantaged Iowans; worker protection and safety programs (inspections, consultation and education services); unemployment insurance programs and services; information regarding choices about careers, industries, labor availability and more; workers’ compensation benefits/entitlement; and technical assistance for employers.
Services, in most instances, are at no cost or for a nominal charge to the customer.