The Hollywood WSC held its third Disability Job and Resource Fair October 3, 2018
At least eight people were hired on-site at the Hollywood WorkSource Center’s third Disability Job and Resource Fair, held Wednesday October 3, 2018.

More than 200 people attended the event, which was held in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The event’s goal was to promote employment opportunities and outcomes for people with disabilities.

Approximately 24 employers across high-growth sectors participated, along with ten resource tables including organizations such as the California Department of Rehabilitation, Los Angeles City College, and Evans Adult School and Clothes the Deal which provided free business clothing.

Attendees received resume assistance and were provided resume printing services to give to prospective employers.

SMS Transportation hired eight job seekers with disabilities on-site. Attendee Trevon Tavares was offered a full-time position while job seeker David Kim, who was recently co-enrolled with the EDD Disabled Veteran Outreach Program and Hollywood WorkSource Center, was pleased to accept a part-time position.

IT company Cornerstone OnDemand collected more than 50 resumes at the event and plans to invite 15 applicants to interview. Cornerstone plans to hold future recruitments with the Hollywood WorkSource Center, run by EWDD partner MCS.

Learn about the various programs and benefits offered through EWDD Employment Services and WorkSource Centers.

This story is part of the EWDD UPDATES from the week of October 1, 2018. Read this issue and more.