Slowing Economy? Think
For immediate release
March 19, 2008
– Every day it seems
we hear more discouraging news about the economy, but a huge upcoming job fair
tells a different story –
dozens of area employers are hiring!
miles apart, Greater Hartford and Greater Springfield together form an economic
power house –
a region that constitutes the second largest population, education and economic
center in New England. The Connecticut Department of Labor, in conjunction with
The Hartford-Springfield Economic Partnership, is hoping to help connect college
students and recent graduates with scores of top employers at the College 2 Career Expo
being held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 25. Mass Mutual is helping to sponsor the
Companies attending the event include: ADP, Aetna, Alcon Labs, Baystate Health,
Bernie's, Big Y, Cigna, CT Business Systems,
CT State Police, Enterprise, FedEx Ground,
Guilford Specialty Group, Hospital of Central CT, Konica Minolta Business
Solutions, Liberty Travel, MassMutual, MetaComet Systems, Northeast Utilities,
QuEST, The Hartford Financial Services, Sovereign Bank, SunLife Financial,
Travelers, TTM Technologies, United McGill Corp.
and many more.
Recruiters will be offering on-site interviews, and résumé consultants will
offer free résumé advice and assistance. Information on internship and co-op
opportunities will also be presented. Those attending are reminded to dress
professionally and bring plenty of résumés. The event is free of charge. For
more information, please visit the labor Department’s Web site at
College 2 Career Expo
March 25 from 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Plaza, Bright Meadow Boulevard, Enfield, CT
From Springfield and points north: Take I-91 south to exit 49 (just over the
left off the exit. Bright Meadow Blvd will be about ˝ mile on your right. Follow
to the end.
Hartford and points south: Take I-91 north to exit 49. Take a right off the
exit. Bright Meadow Blvd. will be about immediately on your right. Follow to the
Manchester and points east: Take I-84 West to Interstate 291. Take I-291 to I-91
north to exit 49. Take a right off the exit. Bright Meadow Blvd. will be
immediately on your right. Follow to the end.
Contact: Nancy Steffens (860) 263-6535