DEPTFORD — Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Heather Simmons announced that the first Mega Job Fair of 2018 will be held on Friday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to noon at Rowan College at Gloucester County. There are already 63 employers who will be attending and that number is anticipated to grow.
The Mega Job Fair is designed to help county residents find employment by interacting with various businesses to learn what positions they have open and what type of employees they are looking for.
To prepare for the Mega Job Fair, the county is offering residents a free job workshop where attendees will be able to learn skills from experts such as landing a job with an effective resume, social media techniques, and job fair strategies.
Dates for free job workshops include: Friday, March 2, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Rowan College at Gloucester County, University Center, Room 901, 1400 Tanyard Rd., Sewell; and Monday, March 5, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Mullica HiIl Library, 389 Wolfert Station Rd., Mullica Hill.
Job seekers are encouraged to register for the Mega Job Fair at www.gcwdb.org<http://www.gcwdb.org> or call (856) 384-6963.
Employers (to date) attending the March 23 Mega Job Fair include:
Western Pest Services, Performance Foodservice Roma NJ, New York Life, Bancroft, Aleph Home Care, ESS/Source4Teachers, Ancora Psychiatric Hospital, Barclays Rehabilitation & Health Care Ctr., Tiny Little Pieces Learning Center, ACCU Staffing Services, Preeminent Solutions, Heritage’s Dairy Store, First Student, Sharplink Staffing, The Arc Gloucester, Goodwill Industries, Transamerica Agency Network, Inc., Bellwether Behaviorial Health, Philadelphia Police Department, McGough Bus Company, Uptown Bakeries/JJ Snack, Comfort Keepers, Thrivent Financial, Spectra Home Care, Ross Environmental Solutions, Bayada Pediatrics, Conifer-LeChase Construction, LLC, Kelsch Associates NJ, H.A. DeHart & Son, Durand Glass Manufacturing Co., Robin’s Nest, Inc., TriCare Medical Transportation, ARYZTA, LLC, Service Master, True Image, Lasership, Inc., Metro Public Adjustment, Inc., SunCrew Solar, Delaware River Port Authority, The Wyanoke Group, Farmers Insurance Group, Home Instead Senior Care, FedEx Ground, Tech Data, Primerica Financial Services, Naval Foundry & Propeller Center, B.R. Williams School Bus Center, Advanced Subacute Rehabilitation Center, Shop Rite-Mullica Hill, Hoffman’s Exterminating Co., Inc., South Jersey Industries, Dare Living Associates, Inc., The Protocall Group, The Rahn Companies, South Jersey Federal Credit Union, Aflac, CST Pavers, Inc., Vistar, NJ State Police, J&J Staffing Resources, On Target Staffing, Cops Monitoring, Amazon, and Lincoln Heritage.
Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, “The county’s Mega Job Fairs have brought success and employment to many residents and we are pleased to work with our business community to offer this opportunity. We are offering free workshops to help residents prepare their resumes and learn new and useful interview skills for the Mega Job Fair. With so many different job types and employers, there are many opportunities.”
Freeholder Heather Simmons, Liaison to Economic Development, said, “This event is a great way to put the networking skills taught in our workshops or learned through experience to good use. All businesses attending the Mega Job Fair are actively looking to hire and are excited to meet potential candidates. Job seekers should make sure to dress for success, have multiple copies of their resume, and be prepared for on the spot interviews from any of the businesses they may have interest in.”