Thursday, January 17th at the Anderson Building in Emporia, Kansas from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Southeast KANSASWORKS will host the “NEW YEAR, NEW CAREER” job fair being held on Thursday, January 17th at the Anderson Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Emporia, Kansas. Nearly 40 employers have scheduled to attend the event will have current job openings available ranging from entry-level positions to skilled, professional positions.

Veterans and spouses of military members are encouraged to attend and will be identified as affiliated with the military. Many employers are seeking to employ military personnel in their business.

Potential job applicants are encouraged to visit their local American Job Center office in Emporia to prepare for the job fair in advance. Job Center staff will assist individuals in resume preparation and review, interviewing skills and tips on how to “work the room” at a job fair. There is no cost for these services and advance contact with the job center is not required to attend the job fair.

Some employers may conduct first-round interviews during the job fair, applicants should arrive with a supply of current resumes, be dressed professionally and ready to interview.

Several area food trucks will be onsite during the event as well.

Businesses that would like to sign up for this event can RSVP at

If you have questions about the event or need assistance in preparing for the event, contact the American Job Center location in Emporia, Kansas at (620) 342-3355 or stop by the office.

Below is the list of attending businesses with more added daily!

Allied Universal
Burnham Basements
CD Staffing
Coffey County Transportation
Coffey Health System
Combined Worksite Solutions
Emporia Presbyterian Manor
Emporia Public Schools – Transportation Dept
Express Employment Professionals
Fanestil Meats
Flint Hills Community Health Center
Holiday Resort
Hopkins Manufacturing
Kansas Army National Guard
Kansas Highway Patrol
Kansas Registered Apprenticeship
KVOE Radio
Leiszler Oil
Life Care Center of Burlington
LMI Aerospace
Lyon County
Lyon County Area Transportation/LCAT
Lyon County Communications Center
Modern Woodmen Financial
MyTown Media
Newman Regional Health
Norfolk Iron & Metal
North Central Flint Hills Area on Aging
Packers Sanitation Services, Inc.
Primus, A Fusion Company
Reed & Company
SMX Staffing
Stepping Stones
The Arnold Group
United States Army
United States Navy
United States Airforce
Veteran Services
Wellnitz Tree Care

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Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is one of five Workforce Development Areas in Kansas designated by the Governor under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

We serve the residents of 17 Kansas counties: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Coffey, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Crawford, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Lyon, Miami, Montgomery, Wilson, and Woodson.

American Job Centers are located in

Emporia, Chanute, Independence, Paola and Pittsburg.


Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program-Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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