MECA is holding a job fair on Tuesday at the staff quarters and by the river

AFTERNOON BUT THE 90S ARE BACK. QUANECIA: MECA IS HOSTING A JOB FAIR TODAY, LOOKING TO HIRE MORE PEOPLE TO OPERATE THEIR SITES AND THE RIVERFRONT. KETV NEWSWATCH 7’S JONAH GILMORE IS LIVE WITH DETAILS. JONAH: ONLY EVERYWHERE YOU LOOK CAN YOU SEE A HIRING BOARD NOW. THEY HOPE TO ATTRACT MORE PEOPLE ON BOARD. THEY ARE LOOKING TO FILL A NUMBER OF POSITIONS THAT THEY SAY ESSENTIAL TO THEIR OPERATIONS. MECA WANTS TO MAKE THESE JOBS MORE ATTRACTIVE BY INCREASING HOURLY PAY. IN THE PAST JOBS WERE FILL UP QUICKLY BUT WITH MANY COMPANIES STILL STRUGGLING TO FIND PEOPLE — >> Used to be that we could have one or two job fairs a year and we could manage, BUT WE TRY TO HIRE PEOPLE ALL YEAR ROUND. I HOPE WE MAY BE ABLE TO CALL ON THE LAST SERIES OF PEOPLE LOOKING TO RETURN TO PART-TIME WORK. JONAH: THEY’RE LOOKING TO HIRE UP TO 100 PEOPLE. YOU CAN APPLY ONLINE BEFORE THE JOB FAIR. YOU WILL GET AN ON-SITE INTERVIEW.

MECA is holding a job fair on Tuesday at the staff quarters and by the river

The Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, seeking to hire more people to operate its venues. MECA is looking to fill a number of positions at Charles Schwab Field, CHI Health Center and Riverfront. He hopes to make the jobs more attractive by raising the hourly wage from $12 to $16 an hour. “Now we have more than three or four, and even then we still try to hire people all year round. So it’s difficult there, and I think we hope that with this last job fair, we may be able to appeal to the last group of people trying to get into part-time work.”MECA is looking to hire up to 100 people. Candidates are encouraged to apply in advance and on site. The fair runs from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the CHI Health Center near 10th and Cass streets.

The Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, seeking to hire more people to operate its venues.

MECA is looking to fill a number of positions at Charles Schwab Field, CHI Health Center and the Riverfront. He hopes to make the jobs more attractive by raising the hourly wage from $12 to $16 an hour.

“It used to be that we could have one or two job fairs a year and get by,” communications director Kristyna Engdahl said. “Now we have more than three or four, and even then we still try to hire people all year round. So it’s difficult there, and I think we hope that with this last job fair, we may be able to appeal to the last group of people trying to get into part-time work.”

MECA is looking to hire up to 100 people.

Candidates are encouraged to apply in advance and on site. The fair runs from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the CHI Health Center near 10th and Cass streets.

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