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Looking for a job? Treasure Valley employers are looking to hire hundreds of workers

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Five people conducting interviews at a career fair give a few tips on things to do -- and not to do -- when applying for a job.

Job hunters will have plenty of chances to land work at hiring opportunities this week.

According to announcements from companies and event organizers:

▪ On Tuesday, more than 50 employers will take part in a free job fair put on by the Idaho Business League from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City. Bring your resume.

▪ On Wednesday, McDonald’s restaurants throughout southern Idaho will hold a hiring day from 8 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. in an attempt to hire 225 people. Begin the application process at mcdonalds.com/careers.

▪ On Thursday, 30 employers will attend a job fair put on by the Idaho Department of Labor from 1 to 4 p.m. at Ten Mile Christian Church, 3500 W. Franklin Road, Meridian.

▪ The Home Depot is hiring 225 associates in Boise in anticipation of business picking up when spring arrives. Apply at careers.homedepot.com.

The Idaho Business League provided this list of participants in Tuesday’s job fair:

A&R Case Management, ACECO Precision Mfg, Adecco, ADESA Boise, All American Publishing, AmeriBen / IEC Group, Arctic Storm Management Group,LLC, Armor Pest Defense, Atlas Staffing, Auric Solar.

Barrier Lawn & Pest Inc., Blaine Co. Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Reclamation, Clear Voice Telecom, Colonial Life, Corizon Health, Cumulus, DIRECTV - AT&T, Easter Seals-Goodwill, Elwood Staffing, Express Employment Professionals.

Farm Bureau Mutual, Farmers Insurance, Fiberon, Franz Witte Landscape Contracting, Inc., Glanbia Foods, Heavy Equipment College of California, HISway LLC, HUB International Insurance, Hyatt Place Downtown Boise.

Idaho Central Credit Union, Inclusion Inc., Independent Creativity, Jersey Mike’s Subs, LeapFox Learning, Lowes Home Improvement, Mainspring Dental Training Center - SW Dental Association, Mass Mutual, Modern Woodmen of America.

New York Life Insurance, Northwest Laser Institute & MediSpa, Northwestern Mutual, Paylocity, Platt Electric, ResCare HomeCare Idaho, ResCare HomeCare Meridian.

Safelink Internet Services, Select Staffing, Sequel TSI of Idaho, Sinclair Media KBOI TV-2, Stevens Henager College, Sun Valley Company/Resort, SW Idaho Electrical JATC, Sykes Enterprises.

TAOS, Inc., Teleperformance USA, The 911 Recruiter, The Car Park, TruGreen Chemlawn, University of Idaho Boise, US Border Patrol, Community Connections, Express Plumbing Services and Cherrys Gulch.

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