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Published April 03, 2013, 09:12 AM

North Dakota oil patch job fair draws hundreds from across the country

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Officials say more than 1,300 people from across the county attended a job fair in Williston last week, or about twice the number expected.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Officials say more than 1,300 people from across the county attended a job fair in Williston last week, or about twice the number expected.

Williston Economic Development says some job seekers slept in their vehicles outside of the Dakota Grand Hotel so they could be the first to talk to potential employers.

Officials say more than 100 employers attended the fair in hopes of filling scores of job openings in Williston.

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