Companies look to fill over 750 positions at Tampa job fair

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — With unemployment in the Tampa Bay area at a low 5 percent, it is more challenging today for employers to find quality candidates. On Tuesday, October 6th, JobNews USA is hosting a Career Fair at the George Steinbrenner Field’s Special Events Pavillion from 10 a.m. — 2 p.m.

Local hiring managers and recruiters from over 25 Tampa Bay companies will be meeting with job seekers to fill more than 750 available positions in the Greater Tampa Bay area.

Convergys in Tampa, the event’s corporate sponsor, hopes to fill hundreds of professional support positions on Tuesday. They will be conducting on-site interview screenings for Customer Service, Technical Support, and Inbound Sales.

Also in attendance will be recruiters from Think Direct, Alorica, 24-7 Intouch, Amerilife & Health Service, Macy’s Credit & Customer Service, Massey Services, CyraCom Intl, One Touch Direct, JSA Healthcare, Grupo LatinoAmericano de Seguros, Entravision, Reeves Import Motorcars, Enthusem Digital Marketing, Empire Today, America II Electronics and many more. All will be meeting in person with Career Seekers to fill positions in a variety of industries and at all levels. Many positions will also be available for bilingual candidates.

Job Seekers are encouraged to visit to pre-register and for additional details on companies and positions. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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