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INTEREST WANTED: Job fair postponed for now


In a city with the highest unemployment in the state, the news of the cancellation of an annual job fair wasn’t welcome news.

But Mary Gottsch, director of Bridges Workplace Connection and job fair coordinator, said the plan is to reschedule the Lakes Area Career Fair & Training Expo, perhaps in April. 

“We just didn’t get companies and usually we do,” Gottsch said.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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