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New Shake Shop Holding Hiring Fair Thursday

New Shake Shop Holding Hiring Fair Thursday

A new shake shop in the northwest valley will hold a hiring fair with a twist Thursday afternoon.

For Goodness Shake wants candidates with “big personalities” to work in its store selling milkshakes, smoothies and shaved ice. The fair runs from noon to 3 p.m. at 4220 S. Grand Canyon Dr., Suite 8.

According to the company, each milkshake and smoothie purchased will result in a donation to Three Square Food Bank; along with the big personalities.

Candidates are encouraged to show personal style and character in their dress. The company is hiring all positions, including management, and candidates should bring a copy of their resume.

Job Fair Upcoming for New Fast Food Restaurant


Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers wants “top dogs” to join its newest location in northwest Las Vegas.

The company will hold a hiring fair for its sixth location, located at Lake Mead and Rock Springs. Between 50 and 60 positions are available.

The hiring fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 at Hampton Inn, 7100 Cascade Valley Court.

Dropout Prevention Program to be Recognized

Dropout Prevention Program to be Recognized


Students at Desert Pines High School will be celebrated for their participation in a dropout prevention and job competency program.

Desert Pines High School and the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program will host a celebration from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday to induct chapter officers and recognize more than 30 students participating in JAG. The inaugural dinner will take place in the school, 3800 Harris Avenue, Las Vegas, and will include remarks from Governor Brian Sandoval, who serves on the National JAG Board and helped bring the program to Nevada.

The program, which is in its pilot year in the school district, provides dropout prevention, dropout recovery and school-to-career strategies for students. The program assists juniors and seniors to stay on track to graduate and also provides support for young adults to pursue college or jobs with career advancement opportunities.

Clark County Fire Department Hiring for 60 Positions

Clark County Fire Department Hiring for 60 Positions


A limited number of applicants will be accepted by Clark County for firefighter and firefighter paramedic openings.

Applications for more than 60 positions are being accepted June 19 through July 3 and must be submitted online at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov. No more applications will be accepted once 2,500 persons have applied.  

Outreach sessions are scheduled throughout the valley and are open to anyone interested in receiving information about the application process, employment requirements, the testing process and test-taking tips. There also will be a question-and-answer session.

Silver State Schools Credit Union Closing 3 Branches

Silver State Schools Credit Union announced Wednesday it will be closing three branches in January.

The credit union will close the branches at Fort Apache Road and Sahara Avenue, Durango and Warm Springs, and Craig Road and Tenaya Way inside the Albertson’s store.

 “Silver State Schools Credit Union holds the members served by these branches in the highest regard, and we are proactively communicating with those members to let them know about the closing and the options available to them,” President/CEO Andrew Hunter said.

The closures are part of an effort to reduce costs. The employees at the branches will be given a chance to relocate to other branches. The closures will take effect by the middle of January.

Food Truck Needs Workers for New Restaurants

Food Truck Needs Workers for New Restaurants

The owners of a popular food truck are establishing two non-mobile restaurants, and they are looking for people to work there.

Slidin’ Thru is opening restaurants in the northwest part of the valley. The company is looking to hire 60 people to work in the eateries, which are set to open in November. Ricardo Guerrero owns Slidin’ Thru. He says he could not be happier about giving jobs to people who desperately need work.

“We do feel fortunate enough that our business has reached a certain amount of success that we are able to expand and move forward,” Guerrero said.

The company held two mobile job fairs Monday, and both spots were filled with people filling out applications. The Slidn’ Thru job fairs closed at 6 p.m.