There are jobs in the Houston area paying $24 an hour, and you can get an interview today

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- If you're looking for a job, ABC13 partnered with Workforce Solutions to host a virtual job fair and showcased some positions paying more than $20 an hour.

The job fair took place on ABC13's Facebook at on Thursday.

There are 25 companies hiring with more than 400 positions.

The companies are in Katy, Sealy, Conroe, Humble, Channelview, Sugar Land and Houston.

Some of the positions include forklift operator, HVAC building technician, construction positions, and retail associate positions. To check out the positions, go to Workforce Solutions, and look for the "As Seen on ABC13" section.

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Not hearing back from an employer? Watch the video for a few tips on how to handle that.

To participate in future virtual job fairs, make sure your Facebook contact information is updated, and complete a profile.
Workforce Solutions said the companies participating are looking to hire quickly.

This means if you apply today, you could have an interview by next week. The timing might be right for some people.

On Wednesday, Texas Workforce Commission announced the extra weekly $300 boost is ending this week. The agency says FEMA is no longer funding the benefit after the week ending Sept. 5.
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