The city was expecting about 1,000 people to show up, but about three times that number were standing in a line that wrapped around the Municipal Services Building, across from City Hall.
Councilman Johnson, the organizer, says the event wasn’t disorganized but added that the huge number of attendees is an unfortunate sign of the times.
There was a long line of people waiting to speak to résumé experts and prospective employers.
College graduates from 2008 to the present showed up at Villanova University on Monday for the Campus Philly Opportunity Fair. It’s a job fair exclusively for recent college grads.
On Friday, June 10 the Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold a career fair from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.