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November 14, 2013

State hosts job fair in Derry

DERRY — New Hampshire Employment Security will sponsor a Derry Job Fair Monday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marion Gerrish Community Center, 39 West Broadway.

A number of hiring employers and community partners from a wide assortment of industries will be on hand to speak with job seekers.

These employers are looking to fill an array of positions, including military opportunities, insurance sales agents, IT specialists, LNA, LPN, RN, machine operators, machinists, manufacturing engineers, independent beauty consultants, restaurant cooks, warehouse personnel, customer service agents and delivery drivers, among others. A number of community partners will be available to discuss educational opportunities and the multitude of services they provide.

“Events like the Derry Job Fair, which connect New Hampshire’s talented workers with employers looking to hire, are an invaluable part of our efforts to strengthen our innovation economy,” Gov. Maggie Hassan said. “By supporting and hosting this job fair, New Hampshire Employment Security is helping to build a stronger, more innovative New Hampshire.”

This Job Fair is another effort by NHES to stimulate the state’s economy, make local employers more successful, and get the unemployed and under-employed back to work, according to New Hampshire Employment Security Commissioner George Copadis.

NHES provides free services, resources, and tools to assist both job seekers and employers with the entire job search process, hiring and employment needs. NHES has services available online and onsite to assist job seekers including an automated Job Match System, Internet access, local papers, employment counseling, and career assessments, as well as, workshops on job searching, resume writing and interviewing techniques.

For additional information on this event, call Shirley Hall at 228-4083.

A complete list of employers participating in the job fair can be found at nhes.nh.gov.

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