Job fairs will be held in Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo and Syracuse that will offer 5,000 jobs from 250 employers to New York residents, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today, Gannett’s Haley Viccaro reports.
The four jobs fairs will take place on Thursday, April 11 and will provide state residents with the opportunity to meet with businesses to take advantage of job opportunities and employment workshops.
“Creating quality jobs and getting New Yorkers into those jobs remain our top priority,” Cuomo said in a statement. “These state-sponsored job fairs are great opportunities for job seekers to meet with businesses from across the state that want to hire.”
The Dr. King Career Fair events are sponsored by the Department of Labor, the state Office of General Services and co-sponsored by Broome Community College in Binghamton. Businesses that are participating in the job fairs are listed on the governor’s “Jobs Express” website at www.jobs.ny.gov. The website allows individuals to search positions and post their resumes online.
The career fair events will be in four areas throughout the state on Thursday:
— Albany: Empire State Plaza Convention Center from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. — Binghamton: Broome Community College Ice Rink from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
— Buffalo: Sen. Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
— Syracuse: Horticulture Building, State Fair Grounds from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information about the job opportunity events and to register online visit: http://www.labor.ny.gov/businessservices/dr-king-career-fair-2012.shtm