On the heels of the U.S. House of Representatives passing House Resolution 269 today designating May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the biggest online job fair for motorcycle industry jobs is taking place. MotorcycleIndustryJobs.com is hosting its 5th annual online “Moto Job Fair” starting today. All help wanted ad postings listed on MotorcycleIndustryJobs.com before May 11, 2009 will be free of charge. This means many more jobs being posted for those looking for a job or career in the motorcycle industry.
In addition, all Moto Job Fair ads posted by May 11 will be accessible to every job seeker with Internet access for 20 days. The job listing will automatically expire after 20 days if not renewed with absolutely no charges or future obligations. If an employer wishes to continue to run the ad beyond the 20 free days, there is an option to automatically renew at time of expiration. Job seekers need to simply create a free account and post a resume to start browsing the help wanted ads. Visit MotorcycleIndustryJobs.com to get started.
What an ideal time to hold a motorcycle job fair now that the month of May is officially being recognized by Congress as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The AMA (American Motorcyclist Association) and other organizations have long recognized this month as such, but todays resolution by Congress, similar to one passed by the U.S. House last year, demonstrates that government leaders recognize the importance of keeping motorcyclists safe on the road.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) one of the two sponsors of the bill, quoted recent increases in motorcyclist fatalities between 2002 and 2007 in her statement on the House floor. “As motorcyclists across the country gear up for the upcoming riding season, these startling statistics highlight the need for safety education. I also want to take this opportunity to thank the Motorcycle Industry Council, the American Motorcyclist Association, and the Motorcycle Riders Foundation for all that they do to support motorcyclists.”
In addition to the designation, H.R. 269 highlights several safety measures for motorcyclists, including the voluntary use of helmets and other protective gear, avoiding riding while under the influence of alcohol, and getting proper training and licensing before operating a motorcycle on public roads. Motorcyclists can find more information about riding safe under “Rider Resources” in the Riding section of the AMA Web site at AmericanMotorcyclist.com.