The protests and riots in Ferguson highlighted what many already knew—residents in many North St. Louis county towns are facing unemployment, poverty and lack of educational achievement.
Dozens turned out to apply for 25 jobs at the soon to re-open Holiday Inn Express in the Central West End.
There’s a lot of interest from teachers wanting to work for the new Normandy Schools Collaborative. More than 200 pre-registered for a job fair held Thursday in the newly state-run district.
The fair is planned for Thursday at Barack Obama Elementary School, and Saturday at Lucas Crossing Elementary Complex.
More than 5,000 job seekers turned out to meet with representatives of 100-plus local companies, including Boeing, Ameren and Express Scripts.
A job fair for veteran and military spouses will be held Thursday by RecruitMilitary.
The company expects to hire more than 3,000 employees over the next year.
Valerie Welsch with the Gateway District says they’re expanding despite the agency’s much-publicized financial woes.
CBL Properties kicked off an online job fair Monday morning for open positions at a number of St. Louis area malls.
Jobs available in Northern Missouri and Southern Illinois.