Rockford businesses may be slowly opening back up now, but sadly, thousands of people are still out of work. The financial recovery from this COVID-19 pandemic is going to be a long and hard road for so many, but one staffing agency in Rockford is hoping to make it easier for Rockfordians to return to the workforce by providing online job fairs every week in June.

According to WREX;

Rockford's Express Employment Professionals is a staffing agency that connects qualified candidates with businesses that are hiring in the Rockford region. During the ongoing pandemic, it moved to hosting job fairs online to both keep people safe and to connect the [sic] those who lost employment in our area to new opportunities.

Express Employment Professionals will begin hosting virtual jobs on Wednesday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will continue to do the same every Wednesday during the month of June.

During these virtual job fairs, an Express Employment Professionals employee will call at a designated time to conduct a phone interview to determine your skills and what types of job opportunities you are best suited for. Interest candidates just need to register for one of these time slots, here.

Several job opportunities are already listed on Express Employment Professionals website, so jump ahead of the game by filling out an online application now at

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