City to Host First 'HireAnderson' Job Fair

Posted: Updated:

The City of Anderson will host a job fair in October to help connect unemployed or underemployed residents with local and regional employers. The HireAnderson Job Fair is part of the city's new HireAnderson Initiative, which aims to help residents find job opportunities in Anderson, Madison County and central Indiana.

The job fair will take place October 14 from 11am to 3pm at City Hall and feature more than 20 employers. 

“Anderson is on the move. We are attracting manufacturers from around the globe and growing our businesses here in Anderson. We are equally committed to connecting our citizens with these companies and these new job opportunities," said Anderson Mayor Kevin Smith. "The HireAnderson Job Fair is another step in facilitating those connections and getting our Anderson citizens jobs."

Participating employers include:

Sirmax, NTN, GTI, Xerox, Carter Express, Community Hospital, HDP, Madison County Community Health Center, Barber Manufacturing, AccuTrac, Precision Strip, First Merchants Bank, Keihin, Prairie Farms, Anderson Power & Light, Continental Engineering, First Call Staffing, Harvest Supermarkets, Hoosier Park, Royal Interpack, Tecnoplast, and Hy-Pro Filtration.

Participating service organizations and those providing employment-focused assistance include:

Intersect, Inc., Anderson Public Library, City of Anderson, and Job Source/Work One.  

  • Perspectives

    • The First Thing Nonprofit Boards Should Focus On: Member Engagement

      There is no shortage of literature on how to run a nonprofit and what the board of directors should be doing. Do a quick search for “grant writing advice” or “board meeting agenda” and you will easily find hundreds of resources. But if there is so much helpful information around, why is serving on a nonprofit board sometimes so draining? After founding two nonprofits, Musical Family Tree and the Speak Easy, as well as serving on several nonprofit boards...



  • Most Popular Stories

    • (photo courtesy The Times of Northwest Indiana)

      Hammond Pulls 135 Jobs from Illinois

      A Hammond factory recently vacated by Michigan-based Lear Corp. didn’t sit empty for very long. Midland Metal Products has taken over the former seat factory, having relocated from Chicago after 95 years. 

    • (photo courtesy of TriCore Logic)

      Fort Wayne IT Firm Expanding

      TriCore Logic has announced plans to expand its office space and staff at its downtown Fort Wayne headquarters. The company plans to invest over $200,000 in the expansions. The 2010-founded company moved to the Anthony Wayne building in 2013, and now plan to grow their staff of five employees by up to eight over the next four years. 

    • ‘Transformation’ Continues in Westfield

      Indiana’s fastest growing city is showing no signs of slowing down.  Mayor Andy Cook says now that Westfield has established itself as a destination for family sports with the Grand Park Sports Campus, the $35 million Grand Junction Plaza will transform the city’s downtown into a destination, a place “where people want to be.”   Cook says the project, more than a decade in the making, is an example of a place making strategy necessary for Midwest...
    • (courtesy Wes Mills)

      Purdue: Farmland Values Decline Fifth Straight Year

      The value of top-quality farmland in Indiana has declined continuing a five-year trend, according to the latest data from Purdue University.  The statewide average of the best cropland is $8,212 per acre, down more than five percent, or $456 per acre, from the same period last year. Purdue’s survey shows average and poor-quality farmland values also dropped, but not as much. Average quality farmland declined by 0.9 percent. Purdue says the poor...

    • (Image courtesy of Horseshoe Casino Hammond.)

      Indiana Casinos to Begin Sports Betting

      A pair of northwest Indiana casinos will soon add sports wagering to their offerings. Horseshoe Hammond Casino and Ameristar Casino East Chicago are both set to open sports betting areas at their respective casinos ahead of the kickoff to the 2019 NFL season.