Workforce Solutions Cameron Seeks Employers for HEDC Sponsored Job Fair

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Feb. 12, 2020) – Workforce Solutions Cameron is seeking employers to participate in the upcoming “Go Hire Harlingen” Job Fair.

The job fair will be held Thursday, April 16, at the Harlingen Convention Center. Go Hire Harlingen will have up to 30 employers recruiting and holding onsite job interviews. It is set to be one of the largest job fairs hosted in Harlingen in more than six years.

Workforce Solutions Cameron is currently seeking Harlingen and Cameron County-based employers to be a part of the job fair.

Employers can range from a variety of industries from healthcare, call & data centers, manufacturing, transportation to education and government.

If you are interested in participating as an employer, there is no fee necessary to participate, but spaces are limited.

To sign up, contact Workforce Solutions Cameron at 956-368-5200 EXT. 4328 or sign up online.

“HEDC continues to develop great relationships with agencies such as Workforce Solutions to help showcase the talent pool available here in Harlingen,” Mickey Boland, HEDC Chairman, commented on the job fair.

The job fair is sponsored by the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation.

“The unemployment rate in Harlingen has maintained right under 5% and that’s great, that means people are working,” Harlingen EDC CEO, Raudel Garza said.

“But there are still over 1,100 individuals in Harlingen and over 9,500 people in Cameron County as a whole seeking employment or considering a career change and Go Hire Harlingen is the perfect event to help those people.”

In the December 2019 Labor Market Report provided by Workforce Solutions, Cameron County reported a 5.8% unemployment rate and Harlingen a 4.6% unemployment rate.