FITCHBURG — North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is working with different organizations to host the Work North Central Hiring Occasion from 11 a.m. to six p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Nice Wolf Lodge, 150 Nice Wolf Drive.
“We notice that there’s a essential want to attach job seekers within the area with our companies,” mentioned Chamber President and CEO Roy Nascimento. “The hiring occasion additionally aligns with our financial growth objectives as outlined in our One North Central Plan, serving to North Central Massachusetts compete for expertise and advance the area’s financial prosperity.”
The occasion is free for all job seekers with the purpose to attach potential candidates with native employers of all sizes and industries who’re looking for candidates with all ranges of ability and backgrounds to debate employment and profession alternatives out there within the area, Nascimento mentioned. Different organizations engaged on the occasion embrace Fitchburg State College, MassHire North Central Massachusetts Profession Middle, MassHire North Central Massachusetts Workforce Funding Board, and Mount Wachusett Group School.
It is going to characteristic firms and companies from various industries together with well being care, logistics and distribution, manufacturing, building, training, monetary providers, hospitality and authorities, to call a couple of, he mentioned.
“They’re hiring for every type of positions together with entry-level and better degree skilled and technical positions,” Nascimento mentioned. “The Chamber is dedicated to taking part in a management position in training and workforce growth initiatives that assist to create financial alternative and place the area for long-term success, and now we have a multipronged strategy to deal with expertise attraction, retention and growth.”
He mentioned the Chamber has held hiring occasions up to now however that they predate his six-year tenure there. He mentioned the Chamber will host a $100 present card prize raffle each hour all through the occasion.
“Whereas the hiring occasion will join job seekers with employers, this isn’t a standard jobs truthful per se,” Nascimento mentioned. “Along with that includes over 40 of the area’s prime employers, this hiring occasion may also characteristic a full day of programming together with complimentary skilled headshots, free profession counseling, classes on careers in superior manufacturing and well being care, and workshops on resume writing and utilizing social media to assist along with your job search and tips on how to enhance your interview expertise.”
Nascimento mentioned the Work North Central Hiring Occasion is a complement to the chamber’s WorkNorthCentral.com jobs board, “which serves as an internet useful resource to attach job seekers and native employers whereas additionally enhancing the expertise pipeline and higher join employers to native faculties.”
“The Work North Central Hiring Occasion compliments lots of our different financial growth initiatives and performs an essential position in connecting job seekers with employers within the area,” he mentioned. “It additionally showcases the area as a fantastic place to work and dwell.”
Nascimento mentioned you will need to the Chamber to supply occasions corresponding to this that assist neighborhood members discover employment.
“As a frontrunner in serving to North Central Massachusetts compete for expertise and advance the area’s financial prosperity, we notice there’s at present a essential want to assist our native companies discover certified and expert expertise with a purpose to develop and succeed,” he mentioned. “This occasion is aimed to create financial alternative, and a robust and diversified workforce for our employers, whereas offering the unemployed and underemployed the chance to fulfill with quite a few employers in a single location.”
Stroll-ins are welcome however job seekers may preregister by visiting the Chamber’s web site at www.NorthCentralMass.com.
Free parking is out there at Nice Wolf Lodge and the Montachusett Space Transit Authority will provide an prolonged schedule for the occasion all through the day on its Fitchburg/Route 11 route that runs to Nice Wolf Lodge. Employers involved in collaborating and reserving a desk on the Work North Central Hiring Occasion can contact Lauren Goulet at 978-353-7600, ext. 222, or Kat Deal at 978-353-7600, ext. 235.
Because the Chamber desires to make sure a protected atmosphere for all, attendees are requested to abide by the COVID-19 masks advisory issued by the Massachusetts Division of Public Well being which advises those that are absolutely vaccinated put on a masks or face overlaying if they’re at elevated danger for extreme illness due to age or an underlying medical situation, or if somebody of their family has a weakened immune system, is at elevated danger for extreme illness, or is an unvaccinated grownup.
For extra data together with a present listing of employers which are registered go to https://bit.ly/2XOisDU.