Regional job seekers find opportunities at employment fair

Published: Friday, July 26, 2013 at 06:49 PM.

Diverse employers

"We've had a fabulous turnout," JobsPlus military family employment advocate Rita Smith said. "The employers are pleased with the quality of applicants they're seeing."

Employers ranged from defense contractors including L3 Crestview Aerospace, Cygnus Aerospace and InDyne; and law enforcement agencies including the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission’s Division of Law Enforcement.

Retailers included Wal-Mart, Waffle House and Tom Thumb. School representatives included Northwest Florida State College, the University of West Florida and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Service employers included Eglin Federal Credit Union, Regions Bank, Resort Quest and Crestview Rehabilitation.

"I've seen a lot of good applicants," Sgt. Heather Campbell of the Florida Department of Corrections said. "This has been a very successful event for us."

Contact News Bulletin Staff Writer Brian Hughes at 850-682-6524 or Follow him on Twitter @cnbBrian.

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