seekers are encouraged to attend an event at the Ford Idaho Center Oct. 4, 9
a.m. – 3p.m., as part of MADE HERE! EXPO & JOB FAIR in support of National Manufacturing Day.
At least half of the 67 exhibitors representing manufacturing and
related industries will be recruiting workers during the event. The expo,
organized by Southwest Idaho Manufacturers’ Alliance, also targets parents and
students with interactive displays and information about the modern
manufacturing environment and the numerous opportunities available in
Several postsecondary educational institutions will be on hand to
answer questions and provide information about majors, certificate programs and
additional learning opportunities. The Department of Labor will staff a booth
to share information about the ApprenticeshipIdaho program and other department
job seeker services.
This third annual event is sponsored by manufacturers, businesses,
government entities, educational institutions and related organizations.
Job seekers should bring
resumes and be prepared to discuss job opportunities with potential employers.
For details about the expo, go to www.mfgday.com.
Find tips for writing
resumes and completing applications in the guide, Maximize Your Job Search,
found on the Department of Labor website at labor.idaho.gov/jobseeker. Download tips in PDF format at Resume Tips and Job Application Tips.
Customers with disabilities
who need a reasonable accommodation to participate can contact Tiffany Engler,
Southwest Idaho Manufacturers’ Alliance, (208) 550-9296. To access the Idaho Relay Service for the deaf and hard of
hearing, dial 711.
The Southwest Idaho Manufacturers’ Alliance (SWI-MA) was
founded in the fall of 2013 through efforts of local manufacturing company
executives and public sector partners recognizing the unique challenges and
opportunities of manufacturing in southwest Idaho. SWI-MA is focused on
knowledge sharing, collaboration and advocacy to influence a manufacturing
environment that creates benefits for the industry and the community. To learn
more, visit their website at www.swi-ma.org.