FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – More than 50 companies will be looking to fill 2,000 plus positions at a mega job fair in Sunrise this week.READ MORE: Driver In Wilton Manors Hit And Run That Killed Two Children Pleaded Not Guilty
It will be held Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the BB&T Center.
The event is sponsored by The Florida Panthers, The Check Cashing Store, Sawgrass Mills Mall/Simon Properties, El Dorado Furniture, Service Corporation International and TMS Health, a Xerox company.
So which companies will be looking to hire?
TMS Health will be interviewing for customer service representatives and inside pharmaceutical sales representatives.
Coral Springs Auto Mall will be recruiting for used car sales consultants and auto technicians.
Convey Health Solutions will be looking to hire customer service reps, enrollment agents and operations managers.
The Florida Panthers will be hiring for part time event services (ushers), housekeepers, change over crews and full time electricians.
Swissport USA Inc. will be looking to hire fueling agents, cabin cleaners, ramp agents and passenger service agents.
The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale is hiring for bartenders, restaurant servers, cocktail servers, bar backs, host/ess and cooks.READ MORE: Florida Lawmakers Tie National Anthem to Sports Money
Pollo Tropical has immediate openings for cashiers, grill cooks, prep cooks, line servers, shift and team leaders.
Bed Bath & Beyond will be doing on the spot interviews for sales associates, stock associates, cashiers, store managers, receiving and customer service agents.
The Florida Department of Health will be hiring nurses, senior clerks, dental assistants and health services reps.
If you plan to attend, here are some tips to get you ready.
Pre-Register Online at www.jobnewsftl.com
Dress your absolute best. This doesn’t mean you have to go out and purchase an expensive outfit, just dress clean cut and professional. Also, update your resume and bring at least 30 copies with you.
It’s a good idea to do a little research in advance. Pick a few companies from the list and learn more about them online. The more you know about the company, the more you can converse with them at the event!
If you have kids, make sure you arrange for a baby sitter. No children will be allowed into the event.
BB&T Center conducts a security check at the door. The job fair organizers have asked that big purses be left at home. The less stuff that security has to check at the door, the quicker the line.MORE NEWS: 'Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity,' Judge Accepts Opera Singer's Plea In Mar-a-Lago Breach From 2 Years Ago
And since this is South Florida, you may want to bring an umbrella.