Contra Costa Times: East Contra Costa County Career Fair

Tish GallegosIn the Media

BRENTWOOD — Hold a job fair and they will come.

And on Thursday they did: Job seekers converged on Brentwood by the hundreds to attend the East County Career Fair.

The line of people waiting in the city’s community center for the event to start stretched around the foyer as 61 employers geared up to meet the masses.

No fewer than 658 hopefuls had registered online for the three-hour fair, which was organized by the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County and the state’s Employment Development Department.

“It’s certainly a large event,” said …
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