Looking for a job? Several big employers will be at an upcoming hiring event in Lawton, Oklahoma.

Times are hard right now with the rising costs of everything from groceries to utility bills. If you're looking for a job or a better paying job, the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission will host a hiring event at the end of the month in Lawton, Oklahoma.

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Oklahoma is in the top 25 of states with the highest unemployment rates. Earlier this week, the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission released its unemployment report for December 2023. The Oklahoma counties with the highest unemployment rates included, McIntosh, Seminole, Haskell and Latimer. The counties with the lowest unemployment rates included, Woods, Beaver and Cimarron.

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission
Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

Check out the Lawton Hiring Event on Feb. 29!

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission will host the Lawton Hiring Event from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 29 at the Lawton Public Library, located at 110 SW 4th Street in downtown Lawton. Below are the employers that will be attending:

According to a Facebook post from the event organizer, Malcolm Sublett, Local Veteran Employment Representative for the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, the employers present will be "ready to hire" and attendees should come with multiple copies of their resumes and prepared to be interviewed.

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