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Proctors fair reflects improving job climate

Jorge Martinez, right, introduces himself to Megan Feuz, a representative of Ellis Medicine, during a job fair Wednesday at Proctors.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Jorge Martinez, right, introduces himself to Megan Feuz, a representative of Ellis Medicine, during a job fair Wednesday at Proctors.
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Back in 2006, Peter Jones could throw together a job fair and easily attract 100 or more local employers to sit in those white rectangular booths. A year, maybe two, later, he was dealing with a numbers problem. “Not as many jobs but more people,” he said. “We probably drew about 500 people back then. Now, we have about 30 employers and probably see about 700 jobseekers now. There are less jobs, and those jobs ...


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