Big Bend Job & Career Fair Fills ATEC Building to Overflowing

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2018 Job & Career Fair

Exhibitors ranged from healthcare agencies to transportation companies, law enforcement to entertainment companies, food processors, tech companies, retailers to manufacturers at the 25th Annual Job & Career Fair Thursday at Big Bend Community College.

By CHERYL SCHWEIZER of the Columbia Basin Herald

MOSES LAKE — There were so many prospective employers and prospective employees at the Big Bend Community College Job and Career Fair that they spilled out of the main exhibit space and down the hall.

Companies seeking workers, government agencies talking about services, prospective employees looking for jobs – more than 70 exhibitors in all. “It’s just a very lot,” said Oshalia Davie, an Atlanta native who moved to central Washington in search of new opportunities.

Exhibitors ranged from healthcare agencies to transportation companies, law enforcement to entertainment companies, food processors, tech companies, retailers to manufacturers.

Job seekers could look for full-time jobs. “We’re looking for employees,” said J.R. Abrams, general manager at Skagit Transportation. “We need drivers.” The company needed at least 14 drivers, and when Abrams and safety director Beth Lee figured it up, it was more than that.

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