Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas


Workforce Challenge

Marshalls, a national retailer, opened a new location in Wichita, KS. The Workforce Center's Business Services Team was asked to help recruit up to 80 new employees.

Workforce Solution

The Business Services Team arranged a job fair for Marshalls onsite at the Wichita Workforce Center on August 8, 2012.

Outcomes & Benefits

As a result of the job fair, Marshalls received over 90 applications. Of those, hiring managers met with 85 candidates and felt that roughly half of the individuals were qualified and would move forward in the hiring process. Their entire staff was very happy with the quality of candidates and the turnout for the job fair.

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