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Posted at 10:32 AM, Aug 13, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-13 10:32:17-04

Washington, D.C. – According to a release from the Congressional District Office, Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) announced that over 40 area employers are scheduled to attend a job fair he is hosting today at Greenbrier Middle School in Chesapeake.

The job fair is free and open to all constituents who are interested in learning about available jobs with area businesses.

Officials say that in addition to meeting with area businesses, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with experts on resume writing, interviewing, and job searching, as well as get information on available apprenticeships.

Congressman Forbes made the following statement about the job fair: “I hope this event will provide a forum for employers and potential employees to learn about opportunities that are available in our region as we continue to work to create prospects for citizens of Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District.”

Area employers scheduled to participate:

• University of Phoenix
• Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office
• US Army Recruiting
• VA Dept of Rehab Services
• Virginia State Police
• Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation
• Suffolk Police Department
• Wells Fargo
• City Of Chesapeake
• Virginia Employment Commission
• Cox CommunicationsCity of Suffolk
• H&R Block
• Newport News Shipbuilding
• Norfolk Naval Shipyard
• Home Depot
• DRS Technologies, Inc.
• General Dynamics Information Technology
• Virginia Beach Fire Department
• 25 other area employers

The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Greenbrier Middle School, located at 1016 Greenbrier Parkway in Chesapeake, Virginia, 23320.

Registration is required, and attendees may register online here. You may also call Congressman Forbes’ Chesapeake District Office at (757) 382-0080.

Attendees should be prepared to bring their resumes and letters of reference.

Entrance to the job fair will be on a first-come first-serve basis.