Several companies are looking to hire Veterans today in downtown Riverside. The 4-hour job fair starts at 11A and will be held at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium. The event will involve 26 entities from the public and private sectors; according to Loveland, Ohio-based Recruit Military, which organized the job fair.
The fair will be focused on unemployed vets and their spouses, as the number of unemployed to underemployed veterans and their spouses is estimated to be around 500,000 nationwide.
The following companies are scheduled to be present:
- ABC Supply, Farmer Boys
- First Command Financial Services Inc.
- Johnson Controls Inc.
- Pepsi Co.
- Riverside County Department of Human Resources
- Ross Stores
- San Bernardino County Probation Department
- U.S. Census Bureau.
Officials say, in the last two years, the organization has held 10 job fairs in Riverside, with a total of 2,277 attendees and more than 300 exhibitors on hand.