SUNRISE (CBSMiami)– An estimated 75 retail stores and restaurants are looking to fill hundreds of jobs here in South Florida.
Sawgrass Mills mall in Sunrise is hosting a job fair Thursday for companies looking to fill about 600 full-time and part-time positions ahead of the holiday season. Sawgrass Mills is also looking for candidates for the company’s guest services department.
“The busiest shopping season is around the corner, and in anticipation of millions of shoppers visiting Sawgrass Mills, our retailers are bolstering their customer service teams,” said Joellyn Fellmeth, regional director of marketing, Sawgrass Mills.
Retailers participating in the fair include Tory Burch, Diane von Furstenberg, Escada Company Store, Michael Kors, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Victoria’s Secret, Calvin Klein, Guess Factory Store, Nike Factory Store and Forever XXI.
The companies are looking for enthusiastic applicants and welcome multi-language speakers, with an emphasis on English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and Chinese.
The event is set to begin at 10 a.m. and run until 2 p.m. in the mall’s Fashion Row, between Forever XXI and Calvin Klein stores.
Those who attend are asked to dress to impress and bring their resumes.