January 12, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 15, 2018
Contact: Peter Diplock, Skowhegan CareerCenter, 215-3580
Media Contact: Laura Hudson, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009
Skowhegan—More than 20 employers are recruiting at the Skowhegan CareerCenter from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, January18. All employers are seeking qualified employees to fill current positions. Job seekers are encouraged to dress appropriately, bring a current resume and be prepared to interview. The CareerCenter is located at 98 North Avenue in Skowhegan.
“As Maine continues its historic run of low unemployment, now is the perfect time to find work as we head into a new year," said Governor Paul R. LePage. "Maine employers have over 10,000 jobs listed on Maine JobLink, from entry level to professional. CareerCenters continue to sponsor monthly job fairs and provide no-cost job search assistance, resume writing workshops and career counseling. You may also qualify for support to train for a new career. I encourage you to connect with your closest Maine CareerCenter for help with your career search.”
Participating employers include:
- Backyard Farms
- Bee-Line Cable
- Bonney Staffing
- Care & Comfort
- Community Health & Counseling
- Eastern Maine Healthcare
- Employment Specialists of Maine (ESM)
- Genesis Healthcare -- Cedar Ridge Center
- Goodwill NNE
- Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office
- Kennebec Lumber Company
- Living Innovations
- Maine Natural Resource Service Center
- Maine Staffing Group
- Maine-ly Elder Care
- New Communities
- Sheridan Construction
- Skills, Inc.
- Spurwink Services
- Woodlands Senior Living
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 474-4914 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711). More information is available on the CareerCenter website, http://www.mainecareercenter.gov .
Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.