Silver Sands Partners with JobsPlus to Fill Hundreds of Positions Nation’s largest designer outlet center continues series of job festivals; partners with JobsPlus
Media Contacts: Angela Triplett, Public Relations Manager angela@howardgrp.com (850) 654-9771  

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  Miramar Beach, Fla. (March 21, 2011) – Silver Sands Factory Stores launched its series of “Shop For a Job” on-site festivals last week and they will continue for the next three Wednesdays as over 65 designer companies hire for multiple positions. Hundreds of jobs are currently available from part-time sales and stock associates to full-time managers for all experience levels, offering competitive pay, flexible schedules, generous store discounts and other great benefits. Silver Sands is also continuing its partnership with JobsPlus, providing applicants and the community with complimentary, valuable labor resources with its One-Stop Mobile Unit.                 “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 40-foot 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. 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 JobsPlus One-Stop Mobile Unit will be conveniently located near Shopper Services, across from Michael Kors, for the next three Wednesdays, March 23, 30 and April 6 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. “The JobsPlus Mobile One-Stop helps 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,” stated Angela Triplett, PR Manager for Howard Group.                 During the next three Wednesdays from 1 to 6 p.m., applicants may visit Shopper Services, located between Michael Kors and Juicy Couture, to complete a profile sheet that will be accepted by all tenants with open positions. Complimentary copies of the profile sheet, a list of job opportunities and benefit information will be distributed. During that timeframe, applicants may present their profile sheet to managers and receive an on-the-spot interview.                 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 Coach Factory, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store and many new designers such as Esprit, LOFT Outlet and DKNY. Health benefits as well as transportation and housing resources are available. For a complete list of job opportunities, please visit the employment Web page at 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

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Silver Sands Partners with JobsPlus to Fill Hundreds of Positions

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