Northwest Fresno Target holds job fair at Rio Vista Middle School

FRESNO, Calif.

More than 1,000 people applied for a position at the new Target store at the job fair held at Rio Vista Middle School. The store is being built near the campus at the El Paseo shopping center. The company is looking to hire about 200 people to work there.

Target team leaders say it is great to see so many interested applicants.

"When I showed up at 8 a.m. there was probably 75 people already in line and this didn't start until 11," Target Store Team Leader Curt Cappello said. "In this economy a lot of people want to get a job, but i like the fact that people want to get a job at target even more."

The job fair will be held 7 p.m. Saturday and again Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you don't have an appointment for tomorrow you are encouraged to still come and apply. For more information about Target employment click here.

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