Augusta Area Job Fair to be held August 25 at the CareerCenter Bookmark and Share

August 5, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 5, 2014 Contact: Peter Diplock, Augusta CareerCenter Manager, 624-5183; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009

AUGUSTA—More than ten employers seeking to hire construction, health care and production workers and customer service employees will be exhibiting at the Augusta CareerCenter from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on August 25. The CareerCenter is located at 21 Enterprise Drive #2 in Augusta.

“Maine’s employers are hiring; our state gained more than 5,000 jobs in this spring and there are about 7,000 open jobs on our Job Bank right now,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “This job fair will help you start the fall with a good job. Come out, meet employers and learn what the Augusta area has to offer.”

Participating employers include: Becket Family Services, Maine Staffing Group, Bonney Staffing, Sears, Sage Dining Services, Capital Area Staffing, Support Solutions, Home Care for Maine, Uplift, Inc., Providence Human Services and more.

All are seeking qualified employees to fill current positions. Job seekers are encouraged to dress appropriately, bring a current resume and expect to interview.

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.