Portland CareerCenter Participating in the Job Fair in Portland on March 25 Bookmark and Share

March 20, 2014

For Immediate Release: March 20, 2014
Contact: Mike Roland, Portland CareerCenter, 771-5627; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009

More than 40 employers will be hiring

PORTLAND—The 2014 Maine Sunday Telegram/Monster Spring Career Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave. in Portland

Attendees can visit the Portland CareerCenter’s booth to have their resumes reviewed by career consultants. Veterans can also speak to veterans representatives about training and other opportunities available to them at the CareerCenter’s booth.

“Maine’s employers are hiring; our state gained 6,500 jobs in 2013,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “2014 promises continued growth with several job fairs scheduled around the state. Come out, meet employers and learn what the Greater Portland area has to offer if you are looking for a new job.”

Participating employers include: Academy of Medical Professionals, Adecco, Avita of Stroudwater, Berlin City Toyota of Portland, Bonney Staffing, Cape Memory Care, Catholic Charities, Community Partners, Co Worx, Corizon/Cumberland County Sheriff, CN Brown Co., Big Apple Food Stores, Creative Work Systems, Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Family Independence, Dr. Newton’s Naturals, Etiquette Solutions, Genesis Healthcare, Kaplan University, Hawthorne House, Home Care for Maine, Hospice of Southern Maine, HW Staffing, Lawn Dawg, Inc., Maine Department of Corrections, Manpower, MAS Homecare, MEMIC, Modern Woodman Fraternal Financial, NAMI Maine Family Respite Program, New York Life, Prudential, Providence Service Corporation, PSL (Strive), Robert Half, Qivana, Securitas, Sigco, St. Joseph’s Manor, Sweetser, Time Warner Cable, Tri-County Mental Health VIP, VTECH Training and Walgreens.

This job fair is presented by MaineJobs.com and the Press Herald/Sunday Telegram and is cosponsored by Big Apple Food Stores, Providence Human Services, Genesis HealthCare and Walgreens.

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.