Manpower looking to fill 500 Chippewa Valley jobs

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Manpower says it is hiring for 500 jobs in the Chippewa Valley.

The organization made the announcement on Thursday. It says the available jobs are short-term and long-term. They include forklift driver, customer service, metal fabricator, welder, clerical support, assemblers, production, information technology, engineering, and accounting positions.

A spokeswoman for the group says it's exciting to see growth in area businesses, and all the opportunities that are available to job seekers. Manpower has job fairs scheduled for Bloomer on July 16, Fall Creek on July 17, Cadott on July 22, Cornell on July 23, and Strum on July 24. It asks that people contact Manpower to find out exactly when and where the fairs will be held.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (MANPOWER NEWS RELEASE) --Job seekers take note – Manpower is hiring for over 500 positions in the Chippewa Valley. “It’s exciting to see the growth area businesses in the Chippewa Valley are having, and the vast opportunities available to the job seeker”, says Lisa Fiore, PHR, EVP of Operations for Manpower in West Central Wisconsin. Fiore says, “There is truly a job opportunity for everyone, and the available positions are in a wide range of industries and skill sets.” Positions include both short- and long-term opportunities, including:

• Forklift Drivers (Warehouse & Distribution)
• Customer Service Representatives (Contact Center)
• Metal Fabricators and Welders (Manufacturing)
• Clerical Support Staff (Healthcare)
• Assemblers and Production (Manufacturing)
• Direct-Hire Professional Opportunities (IT, Engineering, Accounting, and Skilled Trades such as CNC Machinists)

ManpowerGroup’s 2014 Talent Shortage Survey indicates that the most difficult to fill positions for employers continue to be in the skilled trades and STEM areas. So, Manpower is “going on the road”, says Fiore to make it easier for candidates apply. “We will be hosting several area job fairs to give job seekers an opportunity to apply right in their hometown.” Upcoming events include: Bloomer on 7/16, Fall Creek on 7/17, Cadott on 7/22, Cornell on 7/23 and Strum on 7/24. Contact Manpower for the time and location of these events, apply now online at or stop into one of their offices in Eau Claire, Chippewa and Menomonie. For more information on Manpower’s Talent Shortage Survey results please click on the link on the right side of this story.

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