Missouri kicks off virtual job fairs in January

US hiring falls to worst in 5 years
Posted at 10:46 PM, Jan 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-11 23:46:08-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Office of Workforce Development will kick off its “Return Strong Virtual Job Fairs” later this month.

The job fairs focus on an array of industries. Participants can meet with hiring companies, receive resumé tips and job interviews, and find more information about training opportunities.

The first virtual job fair is Tuesday, Jan. 26, and will focus on companies and openings in health care. Job seekers are encouraged to register online and upload their resumé.

To register for a virtual job fair, visit the Return Strong website.

All of the fairs will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays and run through June.

Upcoming dates and industries include:

  • Jan. 26 (health care)
  • Feb. 9
  • Feb. 23rd (State of Missouri)
  • March 9
  • March 23 (manufacturing)
  • April 6 (health care)
  • April 20
  • May 4
  • May 18 (information technology)
  • June 8 (remote & part-time work)

The Rebound Kansas City is our effort is to help metro residents play a role in moving our community forward. We would love to hear your thoughts and ideas to via email to and we welcome you to join in the conversation on the Rebound KC Facebook Group.

Whether you're Getting Back to Work after a layoff, need help Making Ends Meet during these trying times or need tips on Managing the Pressure we're all feeling, The Rebound has resources to find help. We'll also make sure local leaders are Doing What's Right to get Kansas City back track after a three-month shutdown.

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