Job fair set to draw in hundreds of people in Henrico

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - A big job fair is set to open its doors later this morning in Henrico.

Chances are you know someone looking for a job, or maybe your finding yourself in that boat.

Although some people get frustrated coming to these jobs fairs, many agree you have to at least give yourself a chance. in a few hours that chance is yours.

Dozens of people and dozens of employers are expected to show up here to this job fair.

We're talking companies ranging from family dollar, mattress discounters and more.

This job fair comes right when jobs is a hot topic not only locally, but up in Washington too. It's also as President Obama wants to get America back to work.

Here are some details about today's job fair.

It's happening from 11:00 Wednesday morning until 2:00 in the afternoon at the Crowne Plaza Richmond West Hotel.

That's actually located in the 6500 block of West Broad Street in Richmond.

There will also be career experts on hand and a chance for you to get your resume professionally looked at, for free.

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