Labor Department to Hold Job and Career Fair
June 11 at Sacred Heart University
For immediate release
June 4, 2008
Department of Labor’s Connecticut Career Fair series travels to Fairfield County
on June 11 for its fourth event that will take place at Sacred Heart University,
5151 Park Ave., in Fairfield.
In addition to the Connecticut Department of Labor, job fair sponsors include
the WorkPlace, Inc. and Sacred Heart University.
According to State Labor
Commissioner Patricia H. Mayfield, employers from more than 40 companies will be
the job and career fair from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m., and eager to talk with potential
”Whether you’re hoping to
make a career move or looking to get back into the workforce, you can to meet
face-to-face with recruiters eager to hire in a variety of fields,” Mayfield
noted. The June 11 event also provides companies with an excellent forum to fill
job openings with highly qualified candidates, she added.
In addition to meeting with area employers, individuals can take advantage of
the résumé services offered by the Connecticut Department of Labor. Certified
Professional Résumé Writers from the agency will be at there, ready to review
and critique résumés. This service, offered at no charge, can cost hundreds of
dollars when provided by a private company or employment establishment.
Mayfield notes that the Career Express, the agency’s mobile office will
be onsite, and staffed with Labor Department employees who can assist with
online applications and job searches, and answer questions about the many
workforce services the Labor Department is able to provide.
Following the Fairfield
event, the final job fair in the Connecticut Department of Labor’s spring series
will be held June 17, from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at the Crowne Plaza in Cromwell.
www.ctjobfairs.com or contact the
agency’s Job Development Unit at (860) 263-6280 to register. For individuals
interested in attending, a list of participating employers and the positions
they hope to fill can also be accessed online at
Media Contact: Nancy Steffens