DISD's Also Sending Recruiters to the Laid-Off DISD Employee Job Fair
Tomorrow's the Dallas Independent School District job fair at the Dallas Convention Center, and the district's Web site has all the details -- including the list of employers who're scheduled to attend. A few interesting names leap off the list, among them the more than 60 Texas school districts sending recruiters to talk to the hundreds of DISD employees laid off last week. But, curiously, also on the list is the DISD. We have an e-mail out to DISD spokesman Jon Dahlander to find out what gives.
Also working the job fair tomorrow: the Dallas Police Department and the Dallas County Sheriff's Department (because teaching and law enforcement go hand-on-trigger), the City of Dallas (insert own joke here), the U.S. Census Bureau (counting is a plus), CVS, Allstate and 7-Eleven. Thus far, no Dunder-Mifflin. --Robert Wilonsky
Update: At 4 p.m. today, Dahlander offers this explanation for DISD's inclusion on the job fair list: District officials will attend "to act as facilitators between employers and job seekers by answering additional questions that either might have. Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas also asked for our assistance at the event, so we will have staff members there to help in any way we can."