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Regional Job Fair for Central Maine and Sebasticook Valley

Posted April 23, 2013, at 8:24 p.m.

The 6th Annual Regional Job Fair for Central Maine and Sebasticook Valley will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 3:30 – 6:30 pm in Pittsfield at Warsaw Middle School Gym and Cafeteria at 167 School Street. This event is free with 40+ employers and resource providers. There are several free workshops planned. This is a large job fair with many opportunities.

Job Seekers: Need Help Finding a Job?

Make sure to attend to meet Employers & Staffing agencies from the region looking to hire. Meet face-to-face with numerous employers & agencies. Dress for success, bring your resume & be ready to market your skills! No registration required – just drop by. Stay as little or as long as you want. Attend workshops. Meet with resource providers and obtain valuable information.

Employers: Looking for employees?

Make sure to register for a table at the Regional Job Fair.

Free Registration – Registrations will be accepted until the Gym is full. Registration form is available at www.pittsfield.org This event provides employers an opportunity to interact with prospective employees, receive resumes and applications. It has been a great opportunity to recruit from a large pool of candidates. You still have time to sign up!

This event will bring people who need employment or a career change together with employers seeking outstanding employees.

Free Workshops at the Job Fair – these are really good workshops!

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 on the Job Fair, contact Kathryn Ruth at the Pittsfield Town Office (487-3136) or townmanager@pittsfield.org / For more information on the Resource Tables and Providers, contact Dana Hamilton, Ken-Som Project Coordinator at 1-800-542-8227, ext. 1584 or danah@kvcap.org Sponsored by Kennebec-Somerset Transition Team and the Town of Pittsfield

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