Date:May 5, 2017
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Lafayette area job fair to host more than 80 employers

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC)’s Region IV Business & Career Solutions Center will participate in the Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) Job Fair on Tuesday, May 9 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Cajundome Convention Center. We encourage job seekers in the Acadiana region to attend, as more than 80 local, state and national employers are expected to participate.

Industries that will be represented include, but are not limited to: healthcare, engineering, manufacturing, law enforcement, sales/marketing, banking, retail, customer service, management, transportation and information technology. For a full list of participants, visit

In addition to meeting with employers, participants will have access to a resume review station, and can take part in three seminars on the following topics:

• Preparing for Different Types of Interviews (10 a.m.)

• How to Write a Competitive Resume That Yields Results (11 a.m.)

• How to Increase Odds of a Post Job Fair Interview (1 p.m.)

The fair is free and open to the public. Interested job seekers can pre-register at Eventbrite using the following link:

To find similar recruiting events, visit LWC’s website,, and click on “Job Fairs & Events”. Additional career opportunities are also available through the Helping Individuals Reach Employment (HiRE) Network, which can be accessed here:

About The Louisiana Workforce Commission

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is an agency of state government that administers programs designed to enhance workforce growth and provide family-sustaining jobs for Louisiana residents. The commission monitors employment, administers unemployment compensation and tax funds, provides training resources for employers and employees and oversees worker compensation benefits. The agency also gathers and supplies information on the labor market and occupational sectors in Louisiana.


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