Help Wanted: Report says hiring outlook strong

Positive news on the hiring front: CareerBuilder reports hiring is expected to be the most robust since 2006.

Thirty-four percent of U.S. employers say they plan to hire full-time in the fourth quarter. Seasonal hiring is set to outpace last year’s projections.

To read CareerBuilder’s full report, click here.

Here are several upcoming job fairs:

1.) Four Rivers Behavioral Health is going to be having two job fairs. The first job fair will be on Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the FRBH Corporate Office at 425 Broadway St. in Paducah. The second job fair is on Oct. 23 at the Graves County Public Library. Specifically, they are looking for direct care positions for their housing department (Graves County and McCracken County positions available).

  • FT & PT residential relief positions to provide a safe and clean home environment for persons diagnosed with I/DD. Weekend, afternoon and midnight shifts available. Duties include but are not limited to personal care, transportation for community activities, leisure activities, documentation, medication administration, meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, etc.  Minimum Qualifications: at least 18 years old; experience preferred, but not required; must have a valid Kentucky driver’s license, be able to pass required background checks.

2.) Extra Help is holding a job fair on Oct. 20 at the Kentucky Career Center on 416 South 6th St. in Paducah, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. They are recruiting for General Labor, Clerical, and Industrial positions.

3.) On Oct. 22, Community Options will hold an informational meeting at the Kentucky Career Center on 416 South 6th Street in Paducah at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. They are hiring for community support staff. A video will be shown with information about the job, and then follow-up information on hiring process will be provided. 

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