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Reminder: DOL Hosts First Fall Connecticut Career Fair Sept. 25 at Rentschler, East Hartford

For immediate release
September 25, 2008

WETHERSFIELD, More than 60 companies will be on hand tomorrow when the Department of Labor kicks off its fall Connecticut Career fair series with a job fair at the Rentschler Field Ballroom in East Hartford.

“Jobseekers should bring along plenty of résumés and be ready to talk with recruiters who are looking to fill a wide range of positions ranging from management to entry level,” explains State Labor Commissioner Patricia H. Mayfield. She noted that more than 1,000 visitors are expected to attend the job and career fair, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Visitors can also meet with the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Certified Professional Résumé Writers who will review and critique job résumés at no cost to individuals. Employment assistance will also be available on the agency’s mobile career center, the Career Express, which will be parked outside the job fair. Labor Department employees on board the Career Express can answer career questions and assist with employment needs, including online job searches and related services.

A list of participating employers and their open positions, as well as directions to the Rentschler Field Ballroom can be found by visiting the Connecticut Department of Labor's job fair Web site, located at www.ctjobfairs.com.

Media Contact: Nancy Steffens  (860) 263-6535


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