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03-03-2010, 06:58 PM
Miramar Beach, Fla. (March 3, 2010) – Get the best of both worlds by earning top dollar at your favorite designer store and receiving generous employee store discounts at Silver Sands Factory Stores! There are currently over 20 stores hiring for various retail positions, from sales associates to managers. Silver Sands is hosting a series of “Shop for a Job” festival on four consecutive Wednesdays – March 17, March 24, March 31 and April 7 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

“Silver Sands stores are now hiring for the peak spring and summer season. We encourage high school and college students who are home for spring break to interview for and secure a summer job,” stated Traci Stokes, Marketing Director for Silver Sands. “Landing a seasonal job at Silver Sands could be the beginning of a long-term career with a top designer company.”

During the “Shop for a Job” fairs on March 24, March 31 and April 7, the JobsPlus 40-foot Mobile One-Stop vehicle will be stationed at Silver Sands from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The JobsPlus Mobile One-Stop will facilitate the hiring process during Silver Sands “Shop for a Job” fairs by allowing applicants to go online to corporate Web sites and apply for jobs at Silver Sands. In addition, job seekers will be able to register in the Employ Florida Marketplace database to search and apply for additional employment opportunities throughout the state. JobsPlus team members will be available to critique resumes, make suggestions on how to upload resumes in their system, provide tips concerning dress and appearance and conduct comprehensive job searches for potential employment opportunities.

“The goal of JobsPlus One-Stop Career Centers is to help match our local job seekers with employers who are hiring,” stated Trisha King, Business Service Representative for JobsPlus One-Stop Career Center. “We feel that by partnering with Silver Sands for this event, we are able to provide these services to our job seekers and employers.”
The mobile career center is equipped with twelve computer stations with Internet access, flat screen televisions both inside and outside for training and class presentations, an outdoor canopy, a sound system and a generator to provide its own power.

“Silver Sands first partnered with JobsPlus last year and saw a 45 percent increase in the number of applicants that came to the job fairs,” stated Stokes. “We’re thrilled to continue our partnership and provide these great resources to the community.”

Applicants are able to begin their job search at Shopper Services, located near Michael Kors and Lacoste, and complete a profile sheet that will be accepted by all 100 stores and restaurants. Complimentary copies of the profile sheet, a list of job opportunities and benefit information will be distributed. Stores will be reviewing applications and hiring seasonal staff from now until the beginning of summer.

With over 100 designer factory stores, Silver Sands is one of the area’s largest employers and offers unparalleled retail opportunities working for top companies such as Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and many more. Health benefits as well as transportation and housing resources are available. For a complete list of job opportunities, please visit www.silversandsoutlet.com (http://www.silversandsoutlet.com/) or call 850-654-9771 ext. 1.

Silver Sands Factory Stores, a Howard Group Development, is the nation’s largest designer outlet center located in Destin, FL. The Center currently features more than 100 designer factory stores with 465,200 square feet of retail space, and ultimately 700,000 planned. Silver Sands is visited by over seven million shoppers each year and was recently voted “Best Outlet” by Florida Travel & Life. Designer merchandise is available at up to 75 percent off retail prices. Silver Sands is located on Emerald Coast Parkway, one mile west of Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort. For more information, call the Shopper Services at (850) 654-9771 ext 1 or visit online at silversandsoutlet.com (http://www.silversandsoutlet.com/).

Photo: The JobsPlus 40-foot Mobile One-Stop vehicle will be stationed at Silver Sands Factory Stores March 24, March 31 and April 7 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. to provide additional resources for jobseekers during the Shop for a Job festivals.