Augusta Area Job Fair to be held April 28 at the CareerCenter Bookmark and Share

April 25, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2014 Contact: Peter Diplock, Augusta CareerCenter Manager, 624-5183; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009

AUGUSTA—Employers seeking to hire construction and related production workers and customer service employees will be exhibiting at the Augusta CareerCenter from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 28.

“Maine’s employers are hiring; our state gained 6,500 jobs in 2013 and there are more than 7,500 open jobs on our Job Bank right now,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “2014 promises continued growth with several more job fairs scheduled this spring. Come out, meet employers and learn what the Augusta area has to offer if you are looking for a new job.”

Participating organizations include: @Work Personnel Services, Bonney Staffing, Cianbro, Forgotten Stoneworks, Northeast Staffing, Maine Staffing and Verizon Wireless.

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 624-5120 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711). More information is available on the CareerCenter website, .

Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.