JOE LIBBY, the business development manager for Great Lakes Fusion in Vernon (left photo), can be seen talking with a potential new employee during the job fair at Baker College in Owosso on Wednesday, March 28. The event drew nearly 250 job seekers from across the county and beyond hoping to take advantage of the nearly 40 hiring businesses that participated in the event.
The job fair was organized by GST Michigan Works!, Baker College of Owosso, the Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership and employers from all over Shiawassee County and the state were on hand to fill openings. The participating companies represented many industries, including civil service, customer service, manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, sales/marketing, and many others. Also, the first 30 minutes of the event were set aside to allow veterans first crack at available jobs.
(Independent Photo/Graham Sturgeon)