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'Biggest hiring fair of the year' happening this month in Waco

Over 50 local businesses are expected to be attend.

WACO, Texas — Get your resumes ready, job seekers! More than 50 local businesses will be taking part in the annual Fall Hiring Fair in Waco later this month.

The event is hosted by Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas. It is being dubbed as "the biggest hiring fair of the year."

It will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at the Waco Convention Center.

Over 1,500 job openings are expected to be open to job seekers who attend.

“This is a job seeker's chance to meet face-to-face with key decision makers," said Jose Palacios, manager of business and industry initiatives for Workforce Solutions. "Employers often interview on-site, and we have watched job seekers walk out of this event in the past with new careers."

Palacios encourages attendees to dress to impress and be prepared for on-the-spot interviews. Job seekers should also bring copies of their resumes.

To learn more, click here.

Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas provides comprehensive services for businesses and job seekers in its six-county service area, which includes Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone and McLennan counties. 

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