June 23, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 23, 2016 Contact: Steven Roy, Augusta CareerCenter, 207-624-5156 Media Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, Department of Labor, 207-621-5009
AUGUSTA--Job seekers can meet face-to-face with more than 20 employers at a June 27 job fair in Augusta. The recruiting event, sponsored by the Maine Department of Labor's Augusta CareerCenter, is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Augusta CareerCenter location at 21 Enterprise Drive, Suite 2. The job fair is open to the public.
“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.”
Exhibitors Include - Allumbaugh Agency - Anderson Merchandisers - Aspire - Assistance Plus - Better Choice Home Care - Capital Staffing - Care and Comfort - Community Health and Counseling Services - Goodwill - Johnny’s selected seeds - Kelly Services - Labor Ready - Lynch - Maine Dept. of Transportation - Maine Office of Information Technology - Maine Staffing - NRF Distributors - Pathways - Pepsico - Pine Tree Home Health Care - Spurwink - Uplift
About the CareerCenter
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 no cost. Call (207) 624-5120 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) for additional information. The Augusta CareerCenter, located at 21 Enterprise Drive, Suite 2, Augusta, ME, is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. More information is available on the CareerCenter website, www.mainecareercenter.com.
Maine Department of Labor and its CareerCenters are equal opportunity providers. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.