April 2, 2014
For Immediate Release: April 2, 2014
Contact: Mary LaFontaine, Lewiston CareerCenter, 753-9094; Julie Rabinowitz, Department of Labor, 621-5009
More than 60 employers will be hiring
AUBURN—The 11th Annual Androscoggin County Job Fair will be held Friday, April 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at Central Maine Community College, 1250 Turner Street, Auburn.
“Maine’s employers are hiring; our state gained 6,500 jobs in 2013 and we are starting April with about 7,000 jobs on Maine’s Job Bank,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “2014 promises continued growth with several job fairs scheduled around the state. Come out, meet employers and learn what Androscoggin County and the surrounding area has to offer.”
Job fair attendees can have their resumes reviewed on-site by HR professionals and hiring managers. Those attending should bring multiple copies of their resume and be prepared for a job interview.
Employers should register online at http://www.androscoggincounty.com .
Participating organizations include: Academy of Medical Professions, Adecco, Androscoggin Bank, Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, Argo Marketing Group, Assistance Plus, Bates College, Bonney Staffing Center, Carbonite, Catholic Charities Maine, Central Maine Community College, Central Maine Medical Center, Cianbro, Community Concepts, Creative Innovations, Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Express Employment Professionals, FISC Solutions, Geiger, Great Falls Marketing, Hilton Garden Inn Auburn, Riverwatch, International Paper–Auburn, Kaplan University, Kelly Services, Lee Auto Malls, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Local Union 669, Looking Ahead Clubhouse, Department of Health and Human Services, Maine Staffing Group, Manpower, Marshwood Center, Merrymeeting Behavioral Health Associates, Modern Woodmen of America, NAMI Maine Family Respite Program, New Balance Athletic Shoe, NotifyMD, Oxford Casino, Providence Service Corporation, PRP Insurance, Robert Half, Southern New Hampshire University, Spurwink Services, St. Mary's d'Youville Pavilion, St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, Staff Management, Support Solutions, SymQuest Group, TD Bank, Time Warner Cable – Portland, Tri-County Mental Health Services, U.S. Small Business Administration, US Cellular, VA Maine Healthcare System (U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs), Voice Teleservices, Women Unlimited and Woodfords Family Services.
The fair is sponsored by the Lewiston CareerCenter, the Maine Department of Labor, Central Maine Community College, the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce, Gleason Media Services and the Sun Journal.
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.