EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Last week, the East Brunswick Public Library hosted its third annual job and career fair, sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin. I was a well-attended event with 25 employers eager to meet prospective workers and many job-seekers looking for just the right place to land.
Employers included the East Brunswick Public Schools, Brook Health Care, Creative Packaging Solutions, FedEx Ground, Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shiled, Jewish Family Services, JFK Medical Center, Kinkisharyo International, Kincoln Technical Insitttute, Magyar Bank, New York Life, Open Road Acura of East Brunswick, Quality First, RE/MAX First Realty, SERV Behavioral Health Systems, Spotswood Shop-Rite, Sunrun Solar Installers, The Chelsea at East Brunswick, University Radiology Group, and the Township of East Brunswick.
“Once again, we had an excellent turnout from both job-seekers and employers. More than 250 people came looking for a new job or possible career change and 25 local and national companies were represented,” said Pinkin (D-East Brunswick).
“Even as the economy is improving, there’s no shortage of people looking for new opportunities and events like this one help facilitate these relationships. Lastly, I am thankful to the East Brunswick Library and the East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce for their assistance and support of this event,” said Pinkin.
The Assemblywoman also touted Middlesex County as a great place to work and for employers to find good candidates: "Middlesex County has a great diversity of different types of industries ranging from manufacturing, administrative, and education. Given its proximity to New York City and Philadelphia, our county's central location provides many benefits to prospective employers."
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