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Job Seekers Invited to Upcoming Career Fair

Primary Media Contact:

Holly Walker
Public Relations Manager

Secondary Media Contact:

Heather Busch
Creative Services Manager

Released on February 19, 2018

CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Are you searching for a job or thinking about starting a new career? Then, mark your calendars, and join us March 8, 2018 for a Career Fair hosted by John Tyler Community College and Old Dominion University (ODU). The Career Fair will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Nicholas Center at John Tyler Community College’s Chester Campus, located at 13101 Jefferson Davis Highway. It is free and open to the community.

The Tyler-ODU Career Fair will feature more than 60 employers, including:
Agape Companions
Always Best Care
Anita Ruffin, Independent Mary Kay Sales Director
Atlantic Constructors, Inc.
Bon Secours
Cambridge Healthcare
Capital Caring
Care Advantage Inc.
CDS Tractor Trailer Training
Charles City County Public Schools
Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office
Church & Dwight
Commonwealth Catholic Charities
Continental Pools, LLC
Destiny Services, Inc
Direct Mail Solutions
Douglas Aquatics
Evonik Corporation
Exterior Source
Family Preservation Services
FedEx Freight
Green Air Inc
HCA (Hospital Corporation of America)
Insurance Solutions-AFLAC
Integrity Staffing Solutions
Intercept Youth Services
Jeff Cochran Insurance, Inc
Jewett Machine
Jimmy Johns
Kids In Focus
Linda M. Muse & Associates Inc, representing Primerica
Live Well Financial Inc
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
MPW Industrial Services
Niagara Bottling
Patient First
Plumbers & Steamfitters LU 10
Premier Staffing Source, Inc.
Primerica Financial Services
Primrose School at Ironbridge Corner
Reynolds Consumer Products
Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA)
Richmond City Sheriff's Office
River View on the Appomattox
Riverside Regional Jail
Sargent Corporation
SP+ Airport Services, Richmond Int'l Airport
Swim Club Management Group
Symbia Logistics
The Greater Richmond ARC/Camp Baker
The Wauford Group
TradeSource, Inc.
Transamerica Agency Network
Tyson Foods
United Methodist Family Services
Virginia State Police
Waffle House
White Lodging

In addition to meeting with employers, attendees will have the opportunity to talk to representatives from Tyler and ODU about educational programs that can lead to workforce success. 

Employers interested in taking part in the Tyler-ODU Career Fair may register online through Tyler’s free job board at Businesses that are not a member of the job board can create an account by going to the “Employer” link. If you do not wish to create an account, you can go to to register for the Career Fair. There is no cost for employers to participate.

Job seekers or businesses with questions about the Career Fair may contact Lakeita McCoy-Clarkson at 804-706-5166 or

John Tyler Community College offers more than 60 majors that provide pathways to careers in high-demand fields; transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities; and industry credentials and licensures. The college, with campuses in Chester and Midlothian, a Nursing Education Center, online classes, and off-campus classrooms, served more than 13,900 students during the 2016-17 academic year. It also assisted nearly 6,000 learners and more than 200 companies and organizations through its workforce development division, Community College Workforce Alliance. 

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