SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - More than 50 local employers will be accepting job applications and conducting interviews for a variety of available positions at a job fair on Wednesday, Sept. 30 to be sponsored by the Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development, according to a county press release.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the South Brunswick Community Center, 124 New Road in Monmouth Junction.
Job seekers are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their resumes and have available the information needed to fill out a job application, according to the release.
Job fair attendees should dress appropriately and be prepared to interview on the spot.
“I want to encourage unemployed and underemployed residents of Middlesex County to attend our job fair,” said Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios in the release.
Rios said that past County-sponsored job fairs have been successful and he anticipates that the Fall Job Fair will be well attended: “Hundreds of Middlesex County residents have attended our past hiring events this year. I advise job seekers to get to the job fair early so that they can meet with each employer.”
The Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development hosts several job fairs during the year.
The events provide job seekers with an effective and efficient method of marketing their skills to prospective employers, according to the release.
“While the unemployment rates are declining both locally and nationally, there are still many people looking for work,” said Freeholder Kenneth Armwood, Chairman of the County’s Business Development and Education Committee. “This job fair is just one of many resources Middlesex County has available to assist unemployed residents find jobs.
The job fair is being co-sponsored by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, South Brunswick Economic Development Committee, and the Township of South Brunswick.
The Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development was created by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders to administer federal and state job training funds for the benefit of county residents.
The office is a partner of the Middlesex County One-Stop Career Centers.
Its primary focus is to assist eligible individuals in obtaining the appropriate demand occupational training skills that will allow them to be productive citizens and obtain self-sufficient employment, according to the release.