Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announces the MassHire: Massachusetts Virtual Job Fair

Five-day Event for Jobseekers and Employers Happening August 16 ­­– 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Daily

In anticipation of federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits ending Sept. 4, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development and MassHire Career Centers across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts announced that the MassHire: Massachusetts Virtual Job Fair will run August 16 – 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. daily.

The state’s largest job fair to date, this five-day, free event is part of an increased effort to connect jobseekers to employers and more than 200,000 available jobs, and features general industry days, plus focused days in high-need areas like hospitality, healthcare/human services, technology, and education. Learn how to register, see a list of participating employers, and view job fair partners at mass.gov/jobfair.

The job fair will be hosted on Premier Virtual where jobseekers can video chat with employers, submit resumes, review job openings, and find company information. Training for how to register on this platform is available through MassHire.

MassHire also offers additional resources for jobseekers such as weekly webinars, Thursdays at 10 a.m. running through September 30, training opportunities, career workshops, and more. Information is available at mass.gov/jobseeker.

In addition, MassHire offers multiple programs for employers including weekly webinars, Thursdays at 2 p.m. running through September 30, Bizworks, Workshare, and more. Information is available at mass.gov/employer.