Career Fair on tap in Bangor

Posted May 13, 2011, at 7:10 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — The 14th annual Spring Career and Resource Fair will be held 1-4 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Spectacular Event Center, 395 Griffin Road.

Sponsors include CareerCenter, Bangor Daily News, Maine Department of Labor, Greater Penobscot Continuum of Care and Eastern Maine Development Corp.

Participants will include Employment Options, a certified Social Security Administration Employment Network for the Ticket to Work program.

The primary goal of Employments Options is to help beneficiaries who receive Social Security Disability or SSI to find suitable jobs in part-time or full-time positions.

The agency also serves employers nationwide in locating pre-screened applicants to fill work-at-home jobs. Employers can receive a tax credit of up to $2,400 per employee in the Ticket to Work program.

Services are free to qualified beneficiaries and employers. For more information, visit http://www.myemploymentoptions.com.

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