Local Job Fair Attracts Hundreds

Hundreds of folks in search of a job are attending the final hour of a job fair looking for that right opportunity at Rockford's Clock Tower.

In the first three hours, 500 people came though the doors many more came later, they sampled what the 19 companies had to offer. Types of companies included call centers, insurance carriers, supermarkets, and local sports franchises.

The state employment office set up today's jobs fair. One employer told 23 News the the number of openings and the variety of opportunities right now is significant and that's good news for those on the job hunt.

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