RI Department of Labor and Training

PRESS RELEASE
 

Quonset To Be Site of Monthly Job Fair

Nine Employers to Attend Inaugural Event Next Week

October 30, 2014


A range of employers will attend a job fair from 10:00 AM to noon on Wednesday, November 5, at the Quonset Business Park, 95 Cripe Street, North Kingstown. The job fair, a collaboration between the Quonset Development Corporation, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training’s Business Workforce Center, the Workforce Partnership of Greater RI and the Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston, is free and open to the public. Information on available positions is listed at www.quonsetjobs.com.

“With nearly 10,000 jobs at over 175 great Rhode Island companies, Quonset is one of the leading engines of job growth and economic development in Rhode Island,” said DLT Director Charles J. Fogarty. “We are pleased to partner with them to let all Rhode Islanders know about the many career opportunities at Quonset.”

Future job fairs are slated to be held on the first Wednesday of the month. Employers scheduled to attend Wednesday’s job fair include: LJM Packaging Company, Electric Boat, Hexagon Metrology, Inc, Toray Plastics, Ocean State Job Lot, Banneker Industries, Home Instead Senior Care, Tradesmen International and Corporate Colleague Connections, LLC.

Attendees should be prepared for an on-site interview, dress appropriately and provide copies of his/her résumé. Valuable tips on how to be more successful at this or any other job fair may be found at www.dlt.ri.gov/bwc/pdfs/What2expect.pdf.

 

ABOUT DLT: The RI Department of Labor and Training offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Island’s workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. For more information on the programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders, please call the RI Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov.

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