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2,000 Positions Available At Miami Lakes Job Fair

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Three dozen companies will be looking to fill more than 2,000 positions at a career fair next week in Miami Lakes.

The event will be held Tuesday, January 26th, at Don Shula's Hotel at 6842 Main Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

One of the sponsors of the event, the Shelborne Wyndham Grand, will be there hiring for their new Sarsaparilla Club, which they describe as a unique American Dim Sum concept. To open the club the resort will be hiring bartenders, cooks, pastry cooks, bar backs, host/hostesses, servers, server attendants, food runners and stewards.

Another sponsor of the event, ALDI, will be interviewing for associates, shift managers and manager trainees.

HCR ManorCare will be recruiting registered nurses, payroll clerks, certified nursing assistants, office managers and receptionists.

Home Depot has over 200 positions to fill at the event. Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services will be hiring to work at Port Everglades and PortMiami.

Dent Wizzard will be looking to hire experienced auto paint and body repair technicians, automotive interior repair trainees and techs and account managers.

Simple Health, which is expanding its sales staff in South Florida, has 25 openings.

Jiffy Lube will also be at the event recruiting for ASE technicians, service advisors and lube technicians.

Mint Physician staffing is hiring for recruiters to work at their Coral Gables location.

CGI, Windows & Doors will be at the event hiring shop laborers, fabricators and warehouse clerks!

FirstService Residential and KW Property Management has a number of openings for association managers, valets, maintenance, landscapers, sales and security.

USA Parking Systems will be recruiting for valets, guest service representatives, ramp supervisors and garage attendants.
If you plan to attend, here are some tips to get you ready.

Pre-Register Online at

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 15 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.

Make sure you visit every employer at the event and tell them what type of career you are interested in. If they do not have it available, they might be able to refer you to a company that does

If you have kids, make sure you arrange for a baby sitter. No children will be allowed into the event.

No cell phones will be allowed inside the Career Fair room. And finally, this is South Florida, you may want to bring an umbrella.


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