Job Fair to Feature Hundreds of Positions

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More than 20 companies with more than 900 openings are expected to take part in an event this month in northern Indiana. Linking Michiana's third annual job fair in Howe will also include nonprofit and educational organizations.

March 7, 2014

News Release

Howe, Ind. -- Linking Michiana's 3rd Annual Job Fair will be hosted at Howe Military Academy in the Major Merritt Dining Hall on Hwy 9 in Howe, Indiana on Tuesday, March 25 from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Of the 23 companies participating, 19 will be seeking to fill over 900 jobs! This hiring event is open to the public; to include veterans and teens!

Linking Michiana has gathered employers from various cities in Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan to meet potential employees at their 3rd Annual Job Fair at Howe Military Academy! Bring your resumes and dress like you would for a job interview!

While this annual hiring event helps area job seekers gain employment, it also raises money for Howe Military Academy's Scholarship Fund. A special addition to Linking Michiana's job fair is the laptop station set up by PMC Computers & Surveillance, of Kendallville, Indiana, for job seekers to apply for positions online!

If you are a Hoosier veteran, a Veteran's Employment & Training Advisor from WorkOne Northeast will be available to answer questions and explain their services.

Whether you are looking for new job, or better job – job seekers from Southern Michigan and Northern Indiana are encouraged to attend!

Day & Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Times: 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Location: Howe Military Academy, Major Merritt Dining Hall – Hwy 9 in Howe, Indiana

Companies hiring:

1.Stark Farms - Sturgis, Michigan – 150+ youth for detasseling, must be at least 14. Stark Farms also is in need of bus drivers.

2.Employment Plus - Sturgis, Michigan & Elkhart, Indiana – 250 openings

3.American Axle Manufacturing - Three Rivers, Michigan – 100 hourly and 20 salary

4.Angel Corps - LaGrange, Indiana – Home Health Aides, Attendants, Companions/Homemakers

5.Wells Fargo Bank - LaGrange, Indiana – approximately 20 openings in Northern Indiana

6.ProResources - Kendallville, Indiana – 100+ openings in Northern Indiana – light & heavy industrial and skilled workers

7.Bowen Center - LaGrange, Indiana

8.Aerotek Staffing - Fort Wayne, Indiana – Assembler, Maintenance Tech, Quality Engineer, Warehouse Worker, Recruiter/Sales Trainee, MIG Welder, CMM, Automation Technician, and Test Engineer.

9.Northeastern Center - Kendallville, Indiana – professional/health care career opportunities

10. VCI, Inc - Sturgis, Michigan

11.EmploymentGroup - Kalamazoo, Michigan – openings in Mendon, Constantine, Three Rivers & Kalamazoo, Michigan

12.Howe Military Academey Summer Camp - Howe, Indiana – seasonal summer jobs

13.Miller Poultry – Orland, Indiana – Skilled Maintenance, Leads, and Production Workers for 1st and 2nd shifts.

14.Advance Employment – Three Rivers, Michigan – 60 positions – CNC set up, CNC operation, Machine Operators, Break Press Operators, and Quality Inspections

15.PayServ Staffing – Angola, Indiana – light industrial, assembly, clerical, heavy manufacturing, general labor

16.Elwood Staffing – Sturgis, Michigan – 50+ positions

17.People Link Staffing – Ligonier & Bristol, Indiana – 140 employment opportunities

18.Lennard Ag – Howe, Indiana

Educational & Information Services

◾Wesleyan University - Marion, Indiana and 18 career opportunities

◾Impact Institute - Free Adult Education Classes to help adults get their GED!

◾Trine University – Sturgis, Michigan – Education

◾WorkOne Northeast – Veteran's Employment & Training Advisor

Non Profit Groups

◾New Hope Club House - Kendallville, Indiana – an organization affiliated with the Northeastern Center, that helps the mentally ill gain employment and reach educational goals.

Source: Linking Michiana