It's a cry that's being heard all over the country right now, companies are saying they can't find employees to fill their open positions. Missoula is experiencing the same shortage of workers - we've seen businesses being forced to alter their hours, businesses having to close on days they're normally open, and a lot of places looking to hire as we get on the other side of the pandemic and companies start to return to pre-COVID operations.

This is good news for both sides - those looking for jobs and those looking to hire - as Southgate Mall will host a job fair next month in an effort to match employers with possible employees. The Employment Expo will be held on July 15 from 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. If you're looking for work, get your resume updated! There's no reason not to attend the event because it's free and over 75 employers are expected to participate.

Southgate mall General Manager Tim Winger shares thoughts in a KPAX article about how the event came to be: “We’ve been hearing from not only our stores but also many local businesses that they have great job openings available, yet they need an effective way to connect with potential employees. Online job postings can only go so far, and with in-person events becoming more possible, our team felt it was a very good time to introduce the Employment Expo."

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If you're an employer that's looking to hire.....you can see the different booth options and register for the Employment Expo HERE. **Employers must pre-register for the event**

The Employment Expo at Southgate Mall
Thursday, July 15 | 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM

2901 Brooks Street
Missoula, MT 59801

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