Effingham, IL – February 20, 2024 – The Effingham County Chamber announces the 2024 Career Fair, scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 21st, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Keller Convention Center located at 1202 N Keller Dr., Effingham.

This complimentary Career Fair, presented by the City of Effingham and The Krusteaz Company, serves as a valuable platform for local businesses to connect with talented individuals seeking employment opportunities. With a commitment to easing hiring needs, this year’s fair will offer complimentary services to both employers and job seekers.

Attendees will have access to professional headshots courtesy of Piotrowski Studios, along with mock interviews and resume reviews by seasoned industry leaders to help them prepare for potential employment opportunities.

In addition to the fair itself, informative sessions led by an industry expert will be provided. Sarah Hill, Director of Library Services at Lake Land College, will present on the topic of generative AI and its implications for the workplace. This presentation aims to provide valuable insights into emerging technologies and their potential impact on hiring and workforce management.

For participating businesses, Sarah will host an employer-focused breakfast session at 7:30 AM, providing an opportunity for networking and deeper discussions on relevant industry topics.

Current participating employers include:
Community Support Systems
Department of Child & Family Services (DCFS)
Effingham CUSD #40
Effingham Regional Career Academy
Evergreen Nursing & Rehab, LLC
HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital
Innovative Staffing Solutions
Irwin Seating Company
Siemer Milling Company
Stevens Industries
The Equity
The Krusteaz Company
Three Z Printing

The Effingham County Chamber believes that involvement in the Career Fair will benefit organizations and contribute to the growth and prosperity of the local community. Support from businesses enables the Chamber to facilitate meaningful connections between employers and job seekers, ultimately strengthening the local workforce.

To secure participation or discuss sponsorship opportunities, interested parties are encouraged to register online or contact the Effingham County Chamber directly at (217) 342-4147.


About the Effingham County Chamber
Since its establishment in 1917, the Effingham County Chamber has emerged as the foremost advocate and supporter of local businesses. With a commitment to fostering growth and prosperity, the Chamber offers leadership opportunities, volunteer programs, and business-building initiatives tailored to the vital needs of Effingham County enterprises. By harnessing the collective support, talent, and resources of its members, the Effingham County Chamber leads the way in driving business success and fostering community growth.

Contact: Nicole Morrison
Phone: (217) 347-6282
Email: nmorrison@effinghamcountychamber.com