Job Fair helpful for area employers

Jennifer Comer, HR Administrator at Millers Textiles, speaks with potential employees at the Moon City Music and Event Center Job Fair on Wednesday morning. The fair was attened by 18 companies with a presence in either Auglaize or Mercer Counties.
Staff Writer

Auglaize County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state–currently just 3 percent as of last month according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services–which has made for a tough environment for short-staffed employers.

But on Wednesday, Moon City Music and Event Center offered them a little boost.

The Wapakoneta event space hosted their first ever Job Fair, giving both companies and job-seekers a chance to get face time with one another.

Noah Lee, a Wapakoneta native and soon-to-be college graduate, attended Wednesday's event in hopes of getting some of his ducks in a row before he gets his diploma.

"I'm about to finish up with my marketing degree at Ohio Northern University," Lee said. "I'm just looking to try and find a job for after I graduate school."

Attending the job fair, he said, provided a...

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