February 19, 2014
For Immediate Release: February 19, 2014
Contact: Ed Upham, Bangor CareerCenter; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009
Dozens of employers hiring
BANGOR—The Bangor CareerCenter, in conjunction with Eastern Maine Community College, Bangor Daily News, Cianbro, Eastern Maine Development Corporation and the Maine Department of Labor, will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. It will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Maine Hall on the EMCC campus, 354 Hogan Road, Bangor.
“Our economic indicators tell us that Maine employers are hiring, and this job fair in Bangor is testimony to that,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “We encourage anyone who is looking for work or considering making a career change to come out, meet employers and learn what the area has to offer.”
Attendees should bring a resume and, more important, should be prepared to have an “interview-like” conversation with employers to discuss skills, knowledge areas and abilities. Job seekers should also be dressed for an interview. Those attending the job fair may have their resume critiqued by career counselors for free.
Participating employers include: Adecco, Assistance Plus, Athena Health, Bangor Area Staffing Solutions, Bangor Daily News, Bangor Police Department, Blueberry Broadcasting, Bonney Staffing Center, Capital Ambulance, Care and Comfort, Caring Connections, Charlotte White Center, Cianbro, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, Employment Specialists of Maine (ESM), General Electric, Genesis HealthCare, Good Shepherd Food Bank, Green Mountain Concert Services, Hollywood Casino, Hollywood Custom Rides, Home Care for Maine, Home Depot, The Jackson Laboratory, Kelly Services, KidsPeace New England, Learning Works – Americorps, Lia Sophia Fashion Jewelry, Living Innovations, Lowe’s, Maine Air National Guard, Maine Army National Guard, Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Maine Staffing Group, Manpower, MAS Homecare of Maine, MERT Enterprises, Miche, National ABLE Network, New England Home Health Care, Nexxlinx of Maine, OHI, Penobscot Community Health Care, Penquis/MaineStream Finance, Phillips-Strickland House Corporation, Sam's Club, Schwan Food, SequelCare of Maine, SKILLS, Inc., Sullivan Tire and Auto Service, TCWIB for EPIC Maine, UCP of Maine, U.S. Cellular, VEMMA, Verizon Wireless, Walgreens, Walmart, and Woodlands Senior Living of Brewer.
CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.
Call 753-9005 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711). More information is available on the CareerCenter website, http://www.mainecareercenter.com .
Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.