Several well-respected companies in Connecticut are specifically looking to hire veterans who possess easily transferrable skills for their open positions. No matter what the skill level, there are employers across a wide range of industries that are looking to hire.
The Connecticut Department of Labor is organizing this Veterans Career Fair. “With more than 40 employers signed up to meet with former military personnel, their spouses and other family members at the Danbury Veterans’ Career Fair, this is a great opportunity for veterans to find a job, research new careers, and get free résumé assistance from Labor Department staff,” said the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Commissioner, Sharon M. Palmer.
The impressive partial list of employers that are looking to recruit veterans include companies such as 2020 Air Mechanical, Amphenol RF, Belimo Americas, Cartus, ComForCare Home Care Services, Connecticut Department of Administrative Services, ESPN, Federal Bureau of Prisons – FCI Danbury, Global Partners, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Melwood Contracting, Mohegan Sun, Norwalk Police Department, Union Savings Bank, Verizon Wireless, and Yale University.
In addition, the Connecticut Department of Labor will offer a Veterans Orientation Workshop at 1 p.m. to help veterans learn more about the several different training services that are available at the State’s American Job Centers.
For a complete list of participating employers and to find out more information go to: Veterans Career Fair is in Connecticut on Monday, June 1
Written by Alicia Sakal for Examiner.
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