Learn more here about Job Fest events and plan on attending!  The FIRST-EVER “Job Fest PREP Workshop” was held January 12th at the MSSU Justice Auditorium (morning 10am-11:30am & afternoon 1pm-2:30pm).  Great attendance!!  Be on the look out for upcoming Job Fest Prep workshops to help you get ready for Job Fest 2017!

The Four-State Region’s largest hiring and resource event, Job Fest 2017, will be held Tuesday, January 31st, 2107  from 12-5pm at the Joplin Convention & Trade Center in Joplin. Check out the job seeker resources available at the Joplin, Neosho and Monett locations of the American Job Center.  The events calendar includes hiring events, workshops, and opportunities to earn the NCRC, all designed to help you get ahead.

Special Thanks to JOB FEST 2016 PARTICIPANTS:

XPO Logistics (Located on Sponsor Row)

Downstream Casino & Resort (Located on Sponsor Row)

Teleperformance (Located on Sponsor Row)

Owens Corning (Located on Sponsor Row)

Kansas City University of Medicine & Bioscience  (Located on Sponsor Row)

Joplin Freightliner Sales (Located on Sponsor Row)

Braums (Located on Sponsor Row)

The ARC of the Ozarks (Located on Sponsor Row)

Communications Solutions (Located on Sponsor Row)

EGS/APAC/NCO (Located on Sponsor Row)

Hampshire Pet Products, LLC (Located on Sponsor Row)

Wyandotte Nation Casino (Located on Sponsor Row)

General Dynamics (Located on Sponsor Row)

Truck Dynasty Driving Academy (Located on Sponsor Row)

Express Employment Professionals (Located on Sponsor Row)

Indigo Sky Casino (located on Sponsor Row)

Crossroads Chevrolet (Located on Sponsor Row)

Onin Staffing

Franklin Technology Center @ MSSU

Mercy – Joplin

General Dynamics


Modine Manufacturing

Community Support Services of Missouri

Joplin Schools

City of Joplin


Leggett & Platt, Incorporated Branch 0001

Hy-Vee, Inc.

Miami (OK) Workforce Center

Mid-America Products, LLC

Mediacom Communications

Access Family Care

Preferred Family Healthcare

Missouri National Guard

Arvest Bank

Freeman Health Systems

Ozark Center

Missouri Job Center – JOPLIN

AJM Packaging

Visiting Angels

Jeff Asbell Excavating & Trucking, Inc.

Olive Garden

Longhorn Steakhouse



Carpenters Joint Apprentice Program

Heavy Equipment College of Oklahoma

Simmons Foods

Hire Advantage

General Mills

Peoplelink Staffing Solutions

Rembrandt Foods

H.E. Williams, Inc.

Lowe’s Home Centers

MILNOT Company 

Fletcher Auto Group

Integrity Home Care

Missouri Veterans Commission

Buffalo Run Casino

Adecco USA

Economic Security

The Independent Living Center

Tarsco Bolted Tank

Joplin Adult Education & Literacy




Previous Job Fest Participants: (not complete)

WGU Missouri (see inside the Brand New SPONSOR ROOM)

Crowder College (see inside the Brand New SPONSOR ROOM)

Aspen Contracting (see inside the Brand New SPONSOR ROOM)

Eagle Picher Technologies, LLC  (see inside the Brand New SPONSOR ROOM)

Fabick Cat (see inside the Brand New SPONSOR ROOM)

Able Manufacturing & Assembly, LLC (see inside the Brand New SPONSOR ROOM)

Grand Lake Casino (see inside the Brand New SPONSOR ROOM)

D&D Sexton (see inside the Brand New SPONSOR ROOM)

EFCO Corporation

TTT Foods

Missouri Welding Institute

Jack Henry & Associates

University of Phoenix

Finley Engineering

Schaeffler Group

Protein Solutions


Republic Services

Green County Sheriff’s Office


NeoVox Global, LLC

Mcalister’s Deli


WTI – Joplin

 Reyco Granning