Gina Keith, with Kachemak Electric, speaks with job seekers at the 2017 Kenai Peninsula Job Fair (Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion file)

Gina Keith, with Kachemak Electric, speaks with job seekers at the 2017 Kenai Peninsula Job Fair (Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion file)

Job fair returns to Soldotna on Thursday

More than 50 vendors will be at the Sports Complex

The annual Kenai Peninsula Job and Career Fair is slated for this Thursday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

Sara Bieber, who supervises the Peninsula Job Center for the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, said Tuesday that the event aims to connect community members with both employers and training service providers.

“It’s a really good network opportunity for job seekers,” Bieber said.

More than 50 vendors will be at the Sports Complex on Thursday, she said. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Participants can explore anything from applying and interviewing for a job to fine-tuning their current skill sets and seeking out educational opportunities.

Bieber said she’s excited to host an in-person event this year, after not being able to since 2019.

“We’re really looking forward to having people meet face-to-face,” she said.

Participants are encouraged to bring their resumes and dress for potential interviews, Bieber said.

She wants people to know that even beyond the event the Job Center is open.

“We’re here to help,” Bieber said. “We want people coming through the door.”

Reach reporter Camille Botello at camille.botello@peninsulaclarion.com.

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