ANDERSON and FORT WAYNE - The city of Anderson and IPFW are each hosting job fairs Thursday. The events, both of which are free and open to the public, will feature a total of more than 200 employers looking to fill thousands of open positions.

The HireAnderson Job Fair will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Anderson Mounds Mall. In addition to the more than 60 companies on hand, the job fair will also include services for job seekers such as resume assistance and building computer skills.

"We are excited to have so many job openings for our residents," said Anderson Mayor Tom Broderick. "Anyone who desires a new job opportunity should come to this job fair. These employers are looking for reliable individuals who have a strong work ethic. There will be several hundred-job opportunities available for our residents. I am hopeful everyone interested takes advantage of this event."

Some of the employers on hand for the event include NTK, Nestle USA, Community Hospital, Red Gold Inc., AccuTrac and Technoplast USA. You can connect to more about the HireAnderson Job Fair by clicking here.

The IPFW Mastodon Job and Internship Fair will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the fieldhouse of the Gates Athletic Center on the Fort Wayne campus. It will include more than 160 companies who will be able to discuss full-time, part-time and internship opportunities.

The IPFW event is open to students, alumni and the general public. 

Attendees to either job fair are encouraged to dress professionally and bring several copies of their resumes.