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Smith & Solomon’s Vendor Attendance at Job Fair Doubles from 2013

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Linden, New Jersey, May 14, 2014:  After months of preparation and much anticipation, it was with great satisfaction that Smith & Solomon’s Annual Job Fair exceeded their own expectations, as well as those of the companies that were in attendance.  The turnout of attendance between companies and the public was a success. In comparison to last year’s event, the attendance of vendors had almost doubled, as the need for drivers also continues to increase at a staggering rate.

Interestingly, the public widely varied with people who are current CDL holders, as well as Non-CDL holders who were interested in obtaining information about the programs offered.  For those who do not have a commercial driver’s license, the job fair event served as a perfect catalyst to demonstrate the validity of the need for drivers.  The event also served those who are employed in the trucking industry with opportunities that would promote them to a better position and salary.  Many of the CDL holders who attended were impressed by the amount of vendors that were present versus other job fairs they’ve experienced.  Additionally, their attendance at the event served as an initial interview with the companies that in turn, resulted in second interviews to begin the hiring process for them.

One of the primary goals Smith & Solomon thrive to achieve during this event is to meet the expectations of the attending companies that are looking to fill positions.  From a smooth registration process, communications before the event, parking, space, meals and most importantly, a significant amount of candidates who are eligible for hire and prepared, Smith & Solomon were given excellent reviews on their vendor feedback survey.  The only problem that ensued was the vendor employment applications that depleted, and that was a good problem to have.     

Anyone who would like more information regarding the training programs available can find out more by visiting the Smith & Solomon Training Solutions website or by calling 1-800-622-0355.

About Smith & Solomon Training Solutions: Smith & Solomon Training Solutions is a truck driving facility that also offers forklift training programs.  They take pride in and are serious about the level of training they are able to provide to their students. Additionally Smith & Solomon strive in providing convenience by operating 8 campuses in Linden, New Jersey, Bellmawr, New Jersey, Lakewood, New Jersey, Bordentown, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Norristown, Pennsylvania, Dupont, Pennsylvania and New Castle, Delaware. For the past 25 years, they have offered training programs to more than 35,000 graduates. As flexible scheduling is a part of their accommodative efforts to their students, they are able to offer training to everyone who wants to become a CDL truck driver or licensed forklift operator. 

Company: Smith & Solomon Training Solutions

Address: 1701 Lower Rd.

City: Linden

State: NJ

Zip code: 07036

Telephone number: 1-908-474-1589

Contact: Mariela Rousey-

 Graduated Feb. 2014, from the Lakewood, NJ campus. Went to Schneider, drove for a year and became a Training Engineer, did that for 3 months, then became an Instructor. Now, a year and 6 months later, I am the Southeast Regional Training Advisor, relocated to Charlotte, N.C.- Shawn Targett

I am the Southeast Regional Training Advisor