BATON ROUGE, La. – Registration is now open for an LED FastStart online career fair that will connect job seekers with manufacturing and logistics jobs in five cities. The online event will take place Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. Participants can register in advance or throughout the event.
Companies from across the state are hiring for positions in areas such as welding, quality assurance, management, maintenance, assembly, mechanics, material handling and more.
Five companies seeking to fill almost 70 job openings have committed to participate in the career fair to date:
- Bollinger Houma Shipyard, Houma
- The Healthy School Food Collaborative, Pearl River
- SafeSource Direct, Broussard
- SLB, Shreveport
- Southland Steel, Amite
Using the Brazen online events platform, job seekers will have the opportunity to explore employers’ online booths, research companies and find opportunities for which they are best suited. Registrants also can participate in one-on-one, text-based chats with company representatives.
Since the LED FastStart Recruitment platform was launched, over 3,500 job seekers have participated in 35 online career fairs for multiple businesses or individual companies. The fairs have covered a range of industries, from digital/tech to manufacturing. Similar events showcasing other industry sectors are scheduled throughout the year. To receive email notifications about future career fairs, opt-in here.
To register, visit the Brazen registration page. For more information, contact LED FastStart Recruitment Director Jamie Nakamoto at Jamie.Nakamoto@la.gov or 225.342.1575.
About LED FastStart
LED FastStart works with new and expanding companies in target industries to tailor comprehensive recruitment, training and workforce solutions. LED FastStart’s custom solutions ensure that employees are fully prepared from day one of a project launch. For more information, visit OpportunityLouisiana.com/FastStart.
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant economy. It is the only state agency in the U.S. accredited by the International Economic Development Council, boasting award-winning programs like LED FastStart, a longtime national leader in customized workforce development. LED also supports a wide range of higher ed partnerships that Business Facilities magazine recently credit for Louisiana’s ranking as the No. 1 Tech Talent Pipeline in the U.S. In 2022, LED attracted 53 new economic development projects representing 18,137 new direct, indirect and retained jobs and $20.7 billion in new capital investment. Explore how LED cultivates jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana and employers of all sizes at OpportunityLouisiana.com.