FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALLIANCETEXAS VIRTUAL JOB FAIR TO BE HELD ON AUGUST 12
FORT WORTH, Texas (August 4, 2020) – Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas and Hillwood, developer of the 27,000-acre master-planned, mixed-use development, AllianceTexas, invite job seekers to the AllianceTexas Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, August 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. North Texas-area job seekers will have an opportunity to network with prospective employers and interview for over 1,700 available positions with companies and organizations located within AllianceTexas, including several Fortune 500, Global 500 and essential businesses.
“Despite the current climate, AllianceTexas remains one of the region’s largest employment hubs, especially for essential industrial and distribution jobs. The job fair comes at a time when many North Texans are seeking stable employment,” said Mike Berry, president of Hillwood. “We are proud to partner with Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County and Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas to find a safe and efficient way to leverage technology and connect job seekers to employment opportunities.”
The AllianceTexas Virtual Job Fair is unique in its wide range of employers from industries such as manufacturing, e-commerce fulfillment, logistics, medical services, financial services, healthcare, education and retail. A variety of essential positions such as warehouse, manufacturing and distribution staff, forklift operators, logistics, administrative and financial service professionals, bank tellers, customer service representatives, and many more, will be available.
Participating companies include (at the time of release):
- BBVA USA
- Behr Paint Company
- Bridgestone Corporation
- Callaway Golf Company
- Cook Children’s Health Care System
- DHL Supply Chain
- FedEx Express
- FedEx Ground
- FedEx Supply Chain
- Grainger Industrial Supply
- Heritage Bag/Novolex
- North Texas LEAD
- Northwest Independent School District
- Samsung HVAC
- Texas Veterans Commission
- Texas Workforce Commission’s Texas Veterans Leadership Program
- Texas Workforce Solutions’ Vocational Rehabilitation Services
- Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
- Walmart eCommerce
- Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. (Dickies)
- Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County
Adapting to current statewide social distancing recommendations, the virtual job fair features an online environment where potential employees and employers can interact with each other from the comfort of home. Pre-registration for the event is encouraged. Job seekers can register to participate here, and employers applying for a virtual “booth” can register here. For more information on the AllianceTexas Virtual Job Fair, please visit https://workforcesolutions.net/event/alliancetexas-virtual-job-fair/.
AllianceTexas is an unparalleled regional success story that has transformed the North Texas economy and connected the area to global industry. Consisting of 27,000 acres, the Hillwood development is anchored by the world’s first dedicated industrial airport, Fort Worth Alliance Airport, and hosts one of the nation’s premier intermodal hubs. AllianceTexas is home to more than 525 companies which have built more than 50 million square feet and created over 62,000 jobs. The development’s estimated cumulative impact since 1989 is more than $84 billion for the North Texas region. AllianceTexas boasts corporate headquarters, healthcare providers, higher education centers, shopping and entertainment destinations, and vibrant residential communities. From the newest homeowner to the most well-known of Fortune 500 companies, opportunity thrives at AllianceTexas. For additional information, please visit www.alliancetexas.com.
Hillwood, a Perot company, is a premier industrial, commercial, and residential real estate developer and manager with projects throughout North America and Europe. With a diverse portfolio of properties which have become home to many of the world’s leading companies, Hillwood is committed to bringing long-term value to our customers and partners and the communities in which we serve. Hillwood also served as the lead developer of marquee projects nationwide, from the Air Force Memorial in Washington, D.C. to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and the American Airlines Center in Dallas. For additional information, please visit www.hillwood.com.
- Allison Chvojan
- Cooksey Communications
- Cell Phone: 214-769-2671
About Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County (WSTC)
Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County’s (WSTC) primary goal is to meet the needs of Tarrant employers and workers through locally designed, market-driven workforce development initiatives and services. All employers, workers and job seekers are eligible to take advantage of these services. A 29- member Board made up of business and community leaders chaired by Jon Gustafson, with Lockheed Martin works in partnership with the Workforce Governing Board (WGB), which is composed of Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley, to oversee Workforce services in Tarrant County. More information about the workforce centers we have throughout Tarrant County can be found at our website: www.workforcesolutions.net. Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, a proud partner of the American Job Center Network, is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available, upon request to individuals with disabilities. (TDD/TTY) 1-800-RELAYTX
- Lacey Douglas
- Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County
- Cell Phone: 817-627-5823
About Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas (WSNCT)
Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas (WSNCT) leads the way in developing today’s workforce and anticipating the occupations and skills needed for tomorrow. We transform business, lives, and communities in our 14-county region through strategic workforce planning, talent development programs and a network of academic, industry and economic partners. The organization serves Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell and Wise counties. For more information on WSNCT and its services, please visit www.dfwjobs.com. Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. For the hearing impaired, call TDD 1-800-735-2989 or VOICE 1-800-735-2988.
- Stephanie Roberts
- Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas
- Cell Phone: 817-627-7074