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Pittsfield Regional Job Fair with Free Workshops on May 15, 2013

Posted May 14, 2013, at 9:02 p.m.

A great opportunity is available to Central Maine and Sebasticook Valley on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 3:30 – 6:30 pm at the Warsaw Middle School Gym at 167 School Street, Pittsfield.

Meet employers face-to-face, network, obtain free training opportunities in mini-workshops and obtain valuable resources.

Employers & Staffing Agencies signed up to attend:

ADECCO; Argo Marketing Group; Assistance Plus; Athenahealth; Atwork Personnel Services; BONNEY Staffing Center; Care and Comfort; Cianbro; ESM, Inc., Genesis

Health Care; Home Care for Maine; iLa; KVCAP; Maine Army National Guard; Maine Staffing Group; Manpower; MAS Homecare of Maine; Medical Care Development, Inc., Merrymeeting Behavioral Health; Nikken – A Home Based Career; Pampered Chef; Primerica Financial Services; Redington Fairview General Hospital; Scentsy Family; Sebasticook Family Doctors; Sebasticook Valley Health; SKILLS, Inc.; Skowhegan CareerCenter; Tastefully Simple; and US Border Patrol & Office of Field Operations.

Resource Providers signed up to attend:

Adult Ed – RSU#19; Adult Ed – other schools; HealthReach Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP); Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC); Maine National Guard Employer Support of Guard & Reserve Program, Women Unlimited, and WorkReady Certification Program.

FREE Workshops located in a block of classrooms in Warsaw Middle School by the Gym (follow the arrows on your right as you enter the school)

3:35 – 4:30 PM Maine CareerCenter Q & A

During this interactive workshop, professionals from the Maine CareerCenter will be available to help you target your work search problem areas and answer any questions you have about how to effectively use the centers in your quest for employment.

4:35 – 5:30 PM Starting Your Own Business

Discover the resources and opportunities available to start your own business from a former business owner who has a keen understanding of business operations including management, human resources, sales and marketing.

5:35 – 6:30 PM Maximizing Social Media in Your Job Search

Learn how to best use LinkedIn to network with people, companies, and how to market yourself. Will also include the best job search websites to use and how to create job search agents in them.

For more information, contact Kathryn Ruth, Town Manager at the Pittsfield Town Office at 487-3136 or Dana Hamilton, Ken-Som Project Coordinator at 1-800-542-8227, ext. 1584.

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