Nearly 20 S. FL companies hiring at two job fairs

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Job hunters have two opportunities Wednesday to make an impression with employers.

Nearly 20 companies will be hiring at two separate job fairs taking place in South Florida.

The first is at the West Palm Beach Marriott along Okeechobee Boulevard. It is hosted by JobNewsUSA will go from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Coca-Cola, Comcast, Macy's, the Palm Beach County Clerk and Comptroller, and other employers are scheduled for the job fair, according to general manager Jim Nolan. More than 20 companies will be participating, he says, with jobs in management, customer service, accounting, information technology, public safety, and hospitality.

Organizers say you should bring plenty of copies of your resume and make sure you dress to impress.

Applicants in flip flops and shorts will not be allowed in.

You can register online at

The other job fair going on Wednesday is at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, which said it plans to hire 800 full-time workers for its $150 million casino expansion. That job fair will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek.

Jobs include both service and skilled jobs. The casino is hiring chefs, cooks, waiters/waitresses, bartenders, cocktail servers, and other restaurant/lounge team members. New gaming employee jobs include dealers, hosts, player's club representatives, cashiers, customer service attendants, and slot machine technicians. Other jobs are available in security, building/grounds maintenance and housekeeping.

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