Work Ability Job Fair: April 10, 2018


To help connect businesses with job-ready individuals with disabilities, the Department of Workforce Services, Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR) is hosting a Work Ability Career Exploration & Job Fair at the Sanderson Center at 5709 S. 1500 W. in Taylorsville, Tuesday, April 10 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

This job fair provides the opportunity for individuals with disabilities to gain employment, and for employers to find qualified candidates to fill their open positions.

In addition, the job fair will host workshops starting at 9:30 a.m. Workshop topics include: 

  • How to Get the Most Out of a Job Fair
  • Successful Job Search: Dress on a Dime and Secrets to a Winning
  • Interview
  • What are Employers Looking For?
  • Applying for and Working in Federal or State Government
  • Social Security Disability and Working

This event is free and open to the public. For questions, contact a Vocational Rehabilitation counselor or a Choose to Work specialist. You may also contact Thomas Smith at 801-887-0282 or thomassmith@utah.gov.


Town Hall Meeting on February 20 for WIOA

The general public is invited to a town hall meeting on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. to provide comment on the federally required two-year modification of the Utah Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Unified State Plan. The state plan outlines Utah’s four-year strategy to increase access to and opportunities for employment, education and training. The modifications reflect updates or changes to the plan. View the flyer here. More...


Free Employer Workshop on Disabilities in the Workplace on March 13


The Utah State Office of Rehabilitation is hosting an employer workshop about the benefits and resources for employing individuals with disabilities on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired at 250 N. 1950 W. #B in Salt Lake City. More...