HAYWARD -- People looking for work can get tips on how to make their job search more successful at a free resources fair Monday.
The Job Resources Fair is geared toward helping residents become employable and self-reliant. It will include vision screening, resume development, financial literacy information, training on filling out applications, mock interviews with local business owners, networking and information on resources available to job seekers. The programs will be available in English and Spanish.
The East Bay Career Link for the Underserved and the city of Hayward are co-sponsoring the fair. Agencies taking part include Community Resources for Independent Living; Alameda County Commission on the Status of Women; Deaf Counseling, Advocacy and Referral Agency; Court Appointed Special Advocate for foster youth; Social Vocational Services; and the Eden Area Regional Occupational Program.
Keynote speaker will be Mike May, an entrepreneur whose story is featured in the best-seller "Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See." May holds the world record as the fastest blind downhill speed skier.
Child care will be available to those requesting it in advance by contacting Dr. Jennifer Ong at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-397-9006.
The fair is 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday at Hayward City Hall, 777 B St.