Army Community Service hosts community job fair

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Staff Sgt. Jason Eaves and Sgt. Jamel Carry, of the Visual Information Support Center discuss job opportunities with a representative of the Red Cross at the Army Community Service job fair. (Photo Credit: Yeom, Minwoo, USAG Humphreys Family and MWR)
Staff Sgt. Jason Eaves and Sgt. Jamel Carry, of the Visual Information Support Center discuss job opportunities with a representative of the Red Cross at the Army Community Service job fair. (Photo Credit: Yeom, Minwoo, USAG Humphreys Family and MWR)

Army Community Service hosts community job fair

by: Rick Kim, USAG Humphreys Public Affairs | .
U.S. Army | .
published: September 28, 2013

CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Army Community Service hosted a job fair in the Camp Humphreys Community Fitness Center here, Sept. 13, featuring approximately 40 military and civilian employers. Attended by more than 145 job seekers, the event provide military spouses, retiring or separating service members, and others in the community, access to potential employers, job hunting advice, and information on current and upcoming employment opportunities.

Al Laxamana, the garrison's ACS employment readiness program manager described the fair is a great opportunity members of the Camp Humphreys military community to find civilian employment and network with fellow job-hunters and potential employers. This job fair was designed to help Soldiers transition from military to civilian life and also help military spouses and family members find employment," said Laxamana.

Prior to the job fair, attendees were encouraged to contact ACS for assistance in preparing their resumes and honing their job hunting skills. The ACS Employment Readiness Program offers job search assistance, individual counseling to explore career paths, and monthly classes on topics such as job search strategies, professional resume preparation, enhancing interview skills, and tips on applying for employment with the Federal Government. Visitors to ACS will also find facilities to support their job search activities, such as internet accessible computer work stations, personal development books, copiers, and a fax machine.

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