May 25, 2016
For Immediate Release: May 25, 2016 Contact: Mike Roland, Greater Portland CareerCenter, 822-3300 Media Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009
PORTLAND—The Greater Portland CareerCenter will host at least 20 employers at a job fair on Wednesday, June 1, from noon to 3 p.m. The CareerCenter is located inside the State Offices building at 151 Jetport Boulevard in Portland. A workshop, "Preparing for a Job Fair," will be held Friday May 27, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. to help job seekers prepare for the event. Those interested in attending the workshop should call 207-822-3300 to reserve your seat. Job seekers do not need to register for the job fair.
“Mainers learn new job search skills when they visit their local CareerCenter,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “Workshops facilitated by the Department of Labor’s career consultants provide helpful advice and resources to job seekers, from entry level to executive positions. With monthly job fairs and more than 9,500 jobs on the Maine Job Bank, a visit to MaineCareerCenter.com is where Mainers should start or jump start their career search.”
- AdvancePierre Foods
- Bonney Staffing
- City of South Portland Bus Service
- Cozy Harbor Seafood
- Dunkin Donuts
- Eastern Maine Health System
- Freeport Nursing & Rehabilitation
- Goodwill NNE
- HW Staffing
- Maine Masonry
- One Main Financial
- Piedmont Airlines
- Quest Global
- SAS Retail Services
- Time Warner
- U.S. Border Patrol
- US Security Associates
The Greater Portland CareerCenter is part of a two-story, 75,000 square foot facility, co-located with the Department of Health and Human Services. The new facility offers a high-tech information center and computer lab for job seeking, resume writing, and applying for jobs, and spacious conference rooms and interview rooms to host workshops, job fairs, and individualized employer recruitments.
The CareerCenter is a stop on Portland Metro Route 5 and is located just off Exit 46 of the Maine Turnpike, and offers free parking. The CareerCenter is is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. More information is available on the CareerCenter website, http://www.mainecareercenter.com or by calling 822-3300 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711).
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.
Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.