Job Brief

April 2021 ι VOLUME 12 ι ISSUE 3
Upcoming Events

Youth Expo
May 27, 2021 Hardin County Virtual Job Fair

Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas, in partnership with the Silsbee Economic Development Corporation, and Chambers of Commerce for Silsbee, Lumberton, Sour Lake and Kountze, invite all Hardin County employers and job seekers to the May 27th virtual event. Employers are encouraged to post jobs in WorkInTexas and meet, virtually, with hundreds of local job seekers who are ready to work. Christy Brown, Silsbee ECD Director, feels this event will help employers in Hardin County find workers and reopen many businesses closed due to the pandemic. "Our community is full of job opportunities", stated Brown. "Businesses are hiring throughout Hardin County." Workforce center staff will assist employers to post their job openings, create their booths in the event application, Brazen, and help monitor job seeker interactions. Employers will be able to schedule and interview qualified applicants virtually. Call 409-839-8045, extensions 3265 or 3344, by May 24, 2021 to register.

Youth Expo
June 8, 2021 Restaurant and Hospitality Job Fair

The Sabine Chapter of the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) is hosting the Hospitality Industry Job Fair, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at the MCM Elegante Hotel, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monica Roberts, one of the local event coordinators, stated several TRA companies need skilled individuals for jobs in food preparation, delivery, and customer service in hotels, hospitals, restaurants, and assisted living centers throughout the area.

Employers will receive information on business incentives including Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), Fidelity Bonding, and On-the-Job training. Job seekers who complete applications with businesses at the event will receive door prizes and assistance with food handling certification costs.

Please contact Melessa Kotlarich at 409.842.3600, or via email,, to register.

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