MLN-Jobfair2feb12-15webThursday’s job fair held at the Casablanca lured hundreds of locals in who are currently looking for work in Mesquite.

With over 17 businesses seeking quality employees, the potential for success was nearly a sure bet.

“This has just been a really great day,” commented Gaye Stockman, CEO of Mesquite Regional Business, Inc., and organizer of the event. “It’s been really steady, and the response has been outstanding.”

The event, being as successful as it was, is sure to become a new event in the area as long as the businesses keep coming to Mesquite and residents are actively searching for work.

According to the sign-up sheets, there were 520 total potentially employable people who attended the event. Thank you to Brandy Carnahan, the Office Manager for MRB for the break down in these applicants: 

410 Mesquite
13 Bunkerville
30 AZ Strip areas
29 Moapa Valley Areas
28 from Utah (as far away as Cedar City and Richfield)
6 Las Vegas
3 California
1 Colorado