JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A citywide job and resource fair attracted a huge crowd to the Prime Osborn Convention Center as job seekers were matched with employers who have jobs.

"I am back ready to go to work," said Phyllis Livingston who was in the crowd looking for an opening in the health field.

She discovered that jobs are out there.

"A lot of good opportunities. A lot of places hiring? Yes a lot," said Livingston.

The five hour event also included workshops for people to help prepare them for job readiness.

Mayor Alvin Brown and Congresswoman Corrine Brown hosted the job fair which featured more than 150 employers.

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