SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -

Looking for a job? Employers from the metro Detroit area will be ready to meet and interview a diverse group of candidates for experienced and entry-level career opportunities at the Oakland County Career Expo.

Participating companies are looking to hire 500 job seekers for management, engineering, sales, human resource, technology, retail, restaurant, healthcare, mortgage, machining, technical, skilled trades, manufacturing and many other career fields.

Candidates will have the opportunity to interview one-on-one with over 50 recruiters; interview clothing is mandatory.

The Oakland County Career Expo is free for all job seekers to attend with complimentary parking. Organizers of the expo said candidates are not required to pre-register, as walk-ins are welcome.

The expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31 at the Westin Hotel, located at 1500 Town Center Drive in Southfield.

Participating companies include:

--Art Van Furniture,
--Excel Machine USA Inc.,
--The Harvard Drug Group,
--American Axle Manufacturing / Die Tronik,
--Quicken Loans,
--Aflac Insurance,
--Precision Garage Door,
--Global Information Technology,
--Secure Check Cashing, Inc.,
--First Financial Insurance Group,
--The Art Institute,
--New York Life Insurance,
--Dorsey Schools,
--McDonald's Restaurant,
--Senior Helpers,
--Michigan Air National Guard,
--New Horizons Computer Learning Center,
--C. H. Robinson,
--Wieland Precision Technology,
--Master Mind Realty,
--Northwestern Technological Institute,
--Quest Inc.,
--Colonial Life Insurance,
--Intrepid Control Systems,
--Delta Dental,
--Auto Warehousing Company,
--Rightway Home Services,
--Walden University,
--Franchise Specialist,
--Impact Management Services,
--Matco Tools,
--Professional Educator's Services Group,
--Schwan's Home Service,
--Prudential Great Lakes Realty,
--Pogoda Management Co.,
--Devry University / Keller Graduates Schools,
--Insphere Insurance Solutions,
--Contract Subs,
--SODEXO,
--Quantum I.S. Solutions,
--Caravan Facilities Management,
--Rxtra Solutions,
--H & H Wholesale Distributors,
--Amtek,
--Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors,
--Fisher /Unitech,
--Logistic One Ltd,
--Independent Financial Advisors,
--Cochrane Supply,
--Allstate,
--Del Taco / Applebee's / Burger King,
--Rush Trucking,
--Arby's Restaurants,
--and many other companies.

Click here for more information about the Oakland County Career Expo, or call 734-956-4550.