A series of workshops and more than 50 companies will be featured at a Sept. 12 job fair at the Ethan Allen Hotel in Danbury. Admission is free. The Ethan Allen Hotel is located at 21 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury.
The workshops are sponsored by Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute of Poughkeepsie, NY, and will be held throughout the day. One of the workshops is "Re-tooling your skills- Why now is a good time for a new career."
In addition, there will be nationally certified resume writers available for resume critiques, information on education and job training, information on veteran's services, career opportunities from state agencies, and access to CT JobCentral, which is the state Department of Labor's electronic job matching system and part of a nation-wide Internet employment network.
For more information on this event, or for job seeking tips, log on to http://www.ctjobfairs.com/.
Participating companies include BMW of Ridgefield, Cable Vision, FedEx, New York Life, United Technologies Aerospace Systems, and Banker’s Life and Casualty.
Jobseekers should bring plenty of resumes, dress professionally and be prepared to meet that day with prospective employers.
For additional information please visit www.ctjobfairs.com
The full list of employers, as of Sept. 5, is listed on the PDF with this article.
The next job fair sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Labor is Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm at the Crowne Plaza in Cromwell, CT.
Here are some additional resources from the state:
- Preparing for a Career Fair > What you need to do
- Résumé Writing > Make a good impression immediately
- Interviewing > Prepare in advance
- Cover Letters > How to write a great letter
- Job Hunting Tips > Learn how to talk about yourself