On the trail of jobs in WMass
The Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts and MassHire Hampden County Workforce Board have partnered to produce a regional in-person job fair called the Western Mass Job Trail.
On Sept. 8 and 15, dozens of participating businesses will host hiring events at their locations in an effort to help fill the hundreds of jobs available in the region.
Job seekers will be directed to participating businesses where they can walk in, fill out an application, get an interview and maybe even a job on the spot. Available positions are posted on the ExploreWesternMass and WesternMassEDC websites. Participating businesses will place Western Massachusetts balloons and signage at their hiring locations until their jobs are filled.
“So many of our tourism partners have asked us to help spread the word about individual hiring events that we decided to…