On Tuesday November 29 T.R.E.N.D.S. (Tumbler Ridge Employment Needs Development Services) held a Job Fair.
The purpose was to unite businesses with potential employees. Participants were: First Coal Corporation, H.F. Nodes Construction Ltd., Ledcor Group, Lomack Industries Corporation, Northern Energy Mining Industries (NEMI), Shanco Camp Services, Tercon Construction Ltd., and Western Canadian Coal Corporation. Prospective employees had an opportunity to present their resumes to participating employers, who had tables set up with their companies information.
Five of the companies participating made presentations at the event, which included background of the business, future plans and recruitment protocals.
Presenters were: Michael Hunter, First Coal Corporation Mike Caisley, representing Western Canadian Coal, George Desmarias for Ledcor, Kevin Sharman. who represented Northern Entergy and Mining and Paul MacRae, Tercon Construction Ltd.
Over 100 residents attended the event.