Online job website hosts face to face job fair

By WEEK Producer

Online job website hosts face to face job fair

April 10, 2014 Updated Apr 10, 2014 at 10:53 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. --  Hundreds of people had a chance Thursday to meet employers face-to-face.

Peoria Help Wanted hosted a job fair at the Hotel Pere Marquette with a variety of businesses ready to meet the hopefuls.

With Peoria's unemployment rate at 10%, job seekers feel this is a great way to increase their odds.

"I'm looking to get an on the spot interview and hopefully walk outta here with a job today," said job seeker, Desiree Moore.

"We have a variety of industries represented from health care to manufacturing, finance, insurance and lot's of others," said Lisa Secrest of Peoria Help Wanted.

If you didn't get a chance to attend this job fair, you can visit peoriahelpwanted.com for job opportunities.