The Camden Job Fair 2019 will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Student Center Grand Hall of Southern Arkansas University Tech at Camden.


Called the largest job fair in South Arkansas, the event offers an opportunity for Camden and South Arkansas residents to meet with some of the largest companies about current and future openings in the area, according to a news release.


Participating companies: The Camden Job Fair will feature many agencies ready to perform on-site interviews. Participating companies will include: Aerojet-Rocketdyne, Arkansas Department of Human Services, Arkansas State Police, Community Compassion Center of Magnolia, First Step, Floor Pro of Arkansas LLC, General Dynamics, HNO Blending Solutions, Guardian Security & Merritt Phone, NTS, Ken’s Discount Camden/El Dorado, Hugg & Hall Equipment Co., Kindred at Home, Kindred at Home - Home Health, Lockheed Martin, Manpower, Cam-Tel, Ouachita Enrichment Centers, SAU Tech, Silver Oaks Health & Rehabilitation, SubTeach USA, Tim Jordan Company Inc., Twin City Transportation, Woodland Hills Home Care, B & M Painting and ESA and Potlatch Deltic – Magnolia.


Job Prep Workshops: Prior to the event, participants may take advantage of free special training workshops to get them ready to go the next level in their careers. These workshops will be held at Greater St. Paul Baptist Church at Camden from 6-8 p.m. on the following dates with these topics: Resume Writing — March 26, Interview Preparation – April 2, Job Search/Preparation – April 8, and Dress for Success – April 15.


Transportation may be provided, if needed. All workshops are free and open to the public.


“Each workshop is taught by highly qualified trainers who specialize in the different areas surrounding career pursuit and career coaching for better job placement,” according to the news release.


In addition, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Bus Unit will be in Camden to help job seekers prepare for the upcoming job fair. The bus unit will help with resume writing, mock interviews, creating online profiles and other services. Events are open to the public.


The bus unit schedule includes Tuesday, April 9, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Arkansas Workforce Center at Camden and on-site at the job fair in the parking lot of the SAU Tech Grand Hall Monday, April 15, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Tuesday, April 16, at the job fair event, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at SAU Tech, the DWS bus unit will be on site of the job fair for on-line applications and other services as needed.


Come to the Camden Job Fair dressed for success. Employers will have the option of conducting private interviews on site. Resume preparation and internet access to fill out on-line applications will be available.


The Camden Job Fair is sponsored by the Ouachita Partnership for Economic Development, SAU Tech, The Department of Workforce Services and Camden Area Chamber of Commerce.


Details: Ouachita Partnership for Economic Development, Dotty Harris, 870-836-2210, jobfair@teamcamden.com or www.teamcamden.com .