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Labor Department Co-Sponsoring March 27 Manchester Community College Job Fair
Employer Participation Growing – Opportunity to Register Still Open

For immediate release
February 24, 2010

WETHERSFIELD - Now in its 22nd year, the Manchester Community College Job Fair will be held on Saturday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Great Path Academy Gymnasium. The event is co-sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Labor, Manchester Community College (MCC), the Journal Inquirer, WDRC-FM and the Manchester Community College Alumni Association.

“The MCC job fair has become a tradition not only for us, but for area employers and jobseekers as well,” explains Department of Labor Acting Commissioner Linda Agnew. “Individuals stopping by can meet face-to-face with companies offering positions in management, professional, technical, medical manufacturing and sales fields. With more than 2,000 prospective candidates expected to attend the job fair, employers will have the opportunity to conduct interviews and streamline their recruitment efforts.” 

Job seekers will also be able to meet with Certified Professional Résumé Writers from the Connecticut Department of Labor that will be onsite throughout the event to review and critique résumés in order to help ensure they fully showcase an applicant’s skills and accomplishments.

Companies already participating in the job fair include CarMax, Cox Communications, Eastern Connecticut Health Network, General Dynamics Electric Boat, Rockville Bank, and the Village for Families and Children.

Admission to the Manchester Community College Job Fair is free and there is no charge for parking. Job seekers are reminded to bring plenty of résumés, dress to impress, and be ready to meet with prospective employers.  For additional information and directions to the job fair, visit  Employers interested in participating in the job fair can also contact Julie Greene, Manchester Community College’s Senior Associate Director of Career Services at (860) 512-3371.

Media contact: Nancy Steffens (860) 263-6535

200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109 / Phone: 860-263-6000

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