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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Healthcare, Hospitality, & IT Job Fair Oct. 18


Hire and get hired! The City of West Allis, Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), Lutheran Social Services, and Employ Milwaukee are proud to partner to present Local Connect, a job fair exclusive to the IT, healthcare, and hospitality industries.  

Local Connect will be held on Monday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Hampton Inn and Suites Milwaukee West, 8201 W. Greenfield Ave. in West Allis. Employer registration is just $50, and there is no cost for candidates to attend! 

Employer Information 

Employers in the IT, healthcare, and hospitality industries are invited to attend Local Connect. Registration is just $50! Meet qualified candidates and recruit local talent for your open positions.  

  • Employers attending Local Connect will receive one six foot skirted table space 
  • Registration fee includes complimentary light morning refreshments and box lunch 
  • Network with other professionals and learn more about workforce support opportunities from our sponsors 

Space is limited! Reserve your space at Local Connect today. Registration for employers closes Monday, Oct. 4. Register for the job fair on Handshake! Contact Omar Barberena at for registration assistance if needed.  

Job Seeker Information 

Job seekers ages 16 and up are encouraged to attend Local Connect to learn more about opportunities in the IT, healthcare, and hospitality fields. A list of participating employers will be shared on this website and City of West Allis social media prior to this event.  

Prior to the Healthcare, Hospitality & IT Job Fair, MATC and Employ Milwaukee will offer FREE career readiness workshops for job seekers on Tuesday, October 12th from 10am - 1pm and Thursday, October14th from 1pm - 4pm. at MATC’s West Allis campus, 1200 S 71st St. The workshops will address interview and job readiness skills such as “Do’s  and Don’ts,” “Dress for Success,” “Your Elevator Speech,” and will offer resume reviews for job seekers. These workshops are free and drop-in, so stop by to brush up your job search skills and ace those interviews when you attend Hospitality Connect! 

Job seekers are encouraged to bring printed, current copies of their resumes to the Healthcare, Hospitality & IT Job Fair to share with employers. 

Please note masks are required at this event.

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