Downtown Tacoma’s newest big employer is hiring, and it has no shortage of candidates.
People came to the Hotel Murano’s Bicentennial Pavilion by the dozen on Tuesday, trying to land a job at State Farm. Doors to the job fair opened at 10 a.m. and the line to register for an interview was in the double-digits for hours.
The company wants to hire about 500 people. Before the job fair even began, more than 1,000 people had filled out applications online.
Angela Campbell of Puyallup graduated from Highline Community College in December and has been looking for work ever since. …