With the challenges in our labor market, along with the surge of employees looking to retire soon, the Jobs Jamboree continues to be an excellent way of gaining exposure for business growth and staffing needs. This very popular, annual job fair is known as the largest in the state of Montana! In 2017 there were 164 employers from across our beautiful state representing a wide range of industries. Over 2200 candidates met face to face with employers, shaking their hands and submitting nearly 1900 resumes. There was roughly 220 interviews conducted with nearly 100 on-the-spot job offers extended. Employers were overwhelmed quantity and quality of seekers, as well as the tremendous support from Job Service Billings’ staff and the Job Service Employers Committee (JSEC) volunteers throughout the entire event. Many mentioned how this event is their primary recruitment effort and will continue to participate each year.