A job fair hosted by Central States SER before the coronavirus pandemic Credit: Central States SER/ Facebook

ENGLEWOOD — The Englewood Job and Resource Fair is back, and this time job seekers will be able to sign up for a free interview coaching session before the March 25 virtual event.

The prep session run by the Greater Englewood Community Development Corporation, will be held 1-2:30 p.m. Monday. Participants must have a Zoom-enabled device to join the room.

As with past fairs, this one will offer employment opportunities and assistance from employment resource organizations to help with training, placement, higher education and entrepreneurship.

Over 20 companies have signed on to participate, including UChicago Medicine, Meijer, St. Bernard Hospital and Accurate USA. Resource organizations like Cara, Chicago Urban League, Goodwill Workforce Connection Center, Teamwork Englewood and Growing Home will also be on hand to help job seekers.

The Englewood Job and Resource Fair returns for another virtual event.

Candidates are encouraged to register at http://bit.ly/englewoodjobs2020 to receive a fair guide and the opportunity to have resumes and information forwarded to employers or organizations.

Candidates should have a fully charged computer, tablet or mobile device for the fair, which runs from noon-3 p.m. March 25. Professional dress is encouraged and organizers suggest participants have a well-lit background, resume and notebook to be ready to meet with employers and resource organizations.  

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