Tom Carper, U.S. Senator for Delaware

Feb 27 2013

Carper, Coons, Carney: 50 employers will be at New Castle County job fair next Wednesday

Congressional delegation is calling on businesses looking to hire

NEWARK, Del. – U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Representative John Carney announced on Wednesday that nearly 50 employers from around the region have already signed up for their New Castle County job fair next Wednesday, March 6, but that there is still room for about five more businesses who are looking for talented new employees. Combined, the employers are hiring for about 600 open positions across an array of skill sets.

The New Castle County job fair is being organized with Brandywine Counseling and will be held at the Embassy Suites in Newark from 10 am to 2 pm.

Employers already registered for next week’s fair include:

Private Companies: Advanced Student Transportation, Telamon Corporation (Head Start), Bayada Home Care, Griswold Special Care, Home Instead Senior Care, Interim Healthcare, AFLAC, AVON, Dr. Energy Saver (Delmarva Energy), Metro Merchant Services, Prominent Insurance, Viridian Energy, APM Inc., Prince Telecom, Playtex, Markatos Services Inc., AAA Club Partners, Discover Financial Services, Goodwill of Delaware, Metro Merchant Services, SafeLink Wireless, American Registry of Pathology, Beasley Broadcast Group, Massage and Reflexology of Delaware, New Behavioral Network, Tech Impact, WSFS Bank, Bank of America, Citi, Diamond State Financial Group, New York Life, Sallie Mae, Waddell and Reed Inc.

Government Agencies: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations, Delaware National Guard, State of Delaware, Delaware Department of Transportation, State of Delaware Office of Volunteerism, New Castle County Government, Dover Police Department, New Castle County Police

Additionally, the following organizations will have tables at the fair on their offerings for job seekers:

University of Delaware Transition to Teaching Partnership, Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification, Delaware Department of Labor/Vocational Rehabilitation Division, Delaware Department of Labor, Clarifi, Right Management.

In addition to networking with employers looking to hire, job seekers will also be able to participate in job-search skills workshops, career counseling, and have their resumes reviewed by experts.

Senator Carper, Senator Coons, and Congressman Carney will host additional job fairs in Sussex County in April and in Kent County in June.

For more information on how to participate as an employer or job seeker, please call 302-573-6345 or email workshop@coons.senate.gov.

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