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Business registration open for February teen job fair in Lake in the Hills

Registration is open for area businesses and organizations interested in participating in the Lake in the Hills Teen Job and Opportunities Fair.

The fair will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 18 at Village Hall, 600 Harvest Gate, Lake in the Hills, and it is open to anyone ages 16 to 24. Applicants are asked to come prepared to ask or answer questions and dress appropriately.

The village has provided a number of tips for applicants on its website, such as turning off cellphones, asking recruiters for business cards, providing recruiters a résumé, smiling and shaking hands with each employer and maintaining good eye contact.

Employer setup will be from 3 to 4 p.m. the same day. Businesses are encouraged to send one or two representatives who enjoy talking with teens.

Employers may bring a tabletop display and a sufficient number of printed copies of employment applications.

Admission and business participation are free, and free Wi-Fi will be available.

Employers already signed on to participate are Boulder Ridge Country Club, Butcher on the Block, Clarendale of Algonquin, ComforCare Home Care, DecisionOne Dental Partners, Kona Ice of McHenry County, LSI, UPS and the village of Lake in the Hills.

Registration forms are available on the village’s website. Registration only is required for businesses.

Completed forms must be returned to Lake in the Hills recreation supervisor Kristi Brewer at kbrewer@lith.org or mailed to Village Hall by Feb. 15.

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