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20 New Retail Positions Available in Elizabeth

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A kitchen retail supply store slated to open this September in the Mills at Jersey Gardens Mall is looking to fill 20 new full-time positions.

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Think Kitchen, an international cookware retailer, is looking to hire a store manager, two team leaders, two assistant store managers/key holders and 15 customer service associates. Mandatory information sessions about the jobs will be held 10 a.m. on Aug. 16 at the county Workforce Innovation Business (WIB) Center in the mall. 

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The services at the WIB Center are part of a program from the county Workforce Development Board. Freeholder Vice Chairman Sergio Granados serves as liaison to the board.

“Think Kitchen joins a growing roster of leading employers that have partnered with the WIB Center to create more than 2,000 new job opportunities, and the numbers continue to grow,” Granados said in a statement.

Attendance at the Aug. 16 session is mandatory for job seekers to be eligible to apply for a position at Think Kitchen. Registration is required in advance too.

To register, email a resume to Isaias Rivera of the WIB Center at isaias.rivera@ucc.edu, and state which position is desired. After emailing a resume, applicants must call Susan Gomez at 908-355-4444 to reserve a spot at the information session.

Candidates interested in applying for positions at Think Kitchen must have supervisory or customer service and sales experience.

The WIB Center was created by the Freeholder Board in 2014, in partnership with Union County College. It offers a professional staff, programs and facilities to help employers in the county connect with qualified job seekers.

“Think Kitchen is making its mark internationally, and Union County is proud to be selected as the location for one of only two stores in the United States,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce Bergen in a statement. “The company’s interest in our area is a firm testament to the strength of the Union County economy.”

Visit the WIB Center’s website for more information about its employer services or call 908-355-4473.

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