KHQ Job Fair

KHQ Job Fair

Join us for Spokane’s largest hiring event, held annually in May

This event is a collaborative offering from KHQ, the Spokane Workforce Council, and WorkSource Spokane. Each year we also offer co-sponsorship opportunities to local businesses. Employers who attend range across many industries, and job opportunities span from entry-level to executive. WorkSource Spokane offers prep sessions for both employers and job seekers to help all attendees have the best possible experience. This signature hiring event has been offered since 2014, and has grown to host over 110 employers and over 1,500 job seekers each year.

  • 2019 KHQ/WorkSource FAIR

May 23, 2019 | 11am-2pm | Spokane Convention Center

For Employers

Registration deadline is May 13th, 2019.

1. Standard Booth – Price $150.00

Price includes a 10’x10′ vendor booth with draped 8′ table, two chairs, parking for one vehicle, and two lunches. Electrical access, additional lunches or parking passes, and featured booth status are available for additional cost.

Please note that we do not make a profit on this event – all fees are used to help cover costs.

2. Featured Booth – Price $350.00

**Update – Featured Booths are sold out for this event**

Price includes all items included with standard registration, plus prime booth placement at the event near the front doors. Businesses will also be listed as “Featured Employers” on our website, with your logo on event materials and opportunities to market your open positions ahead of the event.

Talent Solutions will be hosting a job fair preparation webinar ahead of the event. More details to come!

The Library computer lab is available to direct candidates to apply online, and we will also have an on-site interview room for day-of interviews. Parking map will be uploaded soon.

For Job-Seekers

Registration deadline is May 16th, 2019.

  • Click here to see an event and parking map. 
  • Admission is FREE to job-seekers, but parking is on your own.
  • Food will be available for purchase in the lobby of the event.
  • Spokane Public Library will have an on-site computer lab where you can print your résumé, apply to jobs online, and more.

1. Prepare for Success – WorkSource is offering job fair prep sessions on the following dates:

Tuesday, May 14, 10:00-11:30am

Wednesday, May 15, 1:30-3:00pm

Thursday, May 16, 1:30-3:00pm

All sessions will be held at WorkSource: 130 S Arthur Street, 99202
RSVP to 509-532-3120 

2. Connect Center at KHQ

On May 9, KHQ will be hosting a call-in hour during the evening news beginning at 5 PM, with phones manned by WorkSource Career Coaches. Anyone in the area can call in and get on-the-spot help with résumés, information about how to prep for the job fair, and other job search tips and tricks. Tune in to channel 6 on May 9 to access the Connect Center. 

3. Make the Most of the Job Fair

This is a hiring event, and job offers are made on the spot each year. To ensure your best experience, dress for success and come prepared to interview for jobs! Researching the employers ahead of time can really help you have a positive experience. Research employers below! 

Pre-registration is not required to attend this event. However, if you pre-register you will receive a printed name tag at the event.

The list of employers will be added soon; check back for updates!

Event Sponsors

2019 Featured Employers

  • PAST JOB FAIRS

2018 Fair

May 24, 2018

WHAT EMPLOYERS SAID ABOUT OUR JOB FAIR

"This event is one that we look forward to every year. It's very well put together, it's professional, and we always meet the right people."

"The service and accommodations were excellent. Thank you."

"The event was great and I would recommend the KHQ Job Fair to anyone seeking employment."

"This was the best by far of the three job fairs I've attended this spring."

Job Offers and Hires

Although it can be challenging to track hires made as a result of job fairs, we know of 57 job offers that were made as a direct result of this event. In addition, one month after the event, 60% of employers surveyed indicated that they were still vetting promising candidates and may make more job offers.

2017 Fair

May 17, 2017

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT OUR JOB FAIR

"This is our third year attending the KHQ/WorkSource Job Fair, and we doubled what we hired last year. I am already looking forward to next year."

Kym Keller
HR Manager, Kodiak Security Services

"The service and accommodations were excellent. Thank you."

"We interviewed two candidates today and made both offers from the job fair. SUCCESS!"

"The best ever!"