RI Department of Labor and Training
 MEDIA ADVISORY
 

Seasonal Retail Recruitment at Multiple Sites

November 10, 2011

RHODE ISLAND — The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training has partnered area businesses to recruit for a variety of seasonal retail positions. For the convenience of local employers and job seekers, recruitments will be held at participating businesses across Rhode Island, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Monday, November 14, 2011.

New employers are added daily. The list as of this printing includes:
Advantage Rent-A-Car       Warwick
American Eagle                   Smithfield
Brooks Brothers                   Providence
Deb/Deb Plus                       Lincoln, Warwick, Providence
Dollar Tree                            multiple locations
Express                                  Warwick
Macy’s                                    Swansea
Marshall’s                              Lincoln
Victoria’s Secret                   Providence
Wal-Mart                                North Smithfield
Wet Seal                                Wakefield, Warwick and Providence
Wicks-N-Sticks                     Warwick

Positions include sales associates, stockers, food staff, customer service associates, assistant managers and overnight staff. All positions/shifts available. Applicants should bring a résumé and be prepared for an on-site interview.

A complete listing of employers and vacancies, instructions on how to apply, and a map of recruitment locations is available by visiting www.DLT.ri.gov and clicking on “Seasonal Retail Job Fair.”

Other employers interested in participating in this event may contact the Business Workforce Center at (888) 616-JOBS to have their location added to the department’s web listing.

The RI Department of Labor and Training Business Workforce Center offers free walk-in services for employers in the areas of job matching, recruitment, training and transition assistance. The Business Workforce Center is one component of the department's comprehensive workforce development services, which include netWORKri one-stop career centers, the EmployRI.org online career center, the YouthWORKS411 workforce system, Veterans' services, and the State Workforce Investment Office.

 

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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