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04/20/2012

AllianceTexas announces job fair date

Jobseekers will have the chance to meet with representatives from the more than 40 companies in the AllianceTexas development in north Fort Worth at a job fair Friday, April 27.

The fair will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Texas Motor Speedway’s Speedway Club, at 3545 Lone Star Circle. It is sponsored by Hillwood, the Alliance Opportunity Center and Workforce Solution for Tarrant County.

Among the companies participating are AIG, CK Technologies, Bridgestone, Cinemark, Deloitte University/Benchmark Hospitality, DynCorp International, FedEx, Fidelity Investments, GE Transportation, Grainger, Hawaiian Falls, JCPenney, KRAFT Foods, Kroger, Lockheed Martin, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Michaels Stores, Nationwide Insurance, RECARO Aircraft Seating, Texas Health Resources, Texas Instruments, Tom Thumb and Tucker Rocky.

Positions likely will range from warehouse/manufacturing/distribution staff, forklift operators, logistics professionals, financial service professionals, administrative professionals, food service staff, commercial drivers, call center operators, hospitality staff, bank tellers and customer service representatives.

"Corporate residents continue to relocate and expand at AllianceTexas because this region offers access to one of the most abundant and qualified labor forces in the nation," said Mike Berry, Hillwood president.

The job fair is the final segment of the 2012 North American Workforce Symposium being held on Thursday by Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council and Hillwood Properties. The event brings together business leaders, educational partners and community organizations to ensure a vibrant supply of trained and certified personnel for the manufacturing, supply chain and logistics industries.

For more information about the symposium, go online to www.nascocorridor.com/workforcesymposium.

For information on current job openings or the AllianceTexas Hiring Fair, go online to www.AllianceOpportunityCenter.com or call the Alliance Opportunity Center at 817-548-5274.

_ Sandra Baker

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