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Mega Job Fair scheduled for March 23

Mega Job Fair scheduled for March 23

(Deptford, NJ) – 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 for and what type of employees they are looking for.

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." 

To prepare for the Mega Job Fair, the county is offering residents free job workshops 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:

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Mullica Hill Library, 389 Wolfert Station Rd., Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

Friday, March 2, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Rowan College at Gloucester County, University Center, Room 901, 1400 Tanyard Rd., Sewell, NJ 08080

Monday, March 5, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Mullica HiIl Library, 389 Wolfert Station Rd., Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

Job seekers are encouraged to register for the Mega Job Fair at 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
Lincoln Heritage
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