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November job fairs focuses on veterans

MONTPELIER — In continuation of its efforts to connect jobseekers with career opportunities and employers with talent, the Vermont Department of Labor is hosting in-person and virtual job fairs this November.

A couple Veterans & Community Job Fairs have already taken place, but the state still plans to host job fairs in St. Albans and Colchester in partnership with local veterans’ organizations. All jobseekers are encouraged to attend, but veterans and service members will be provided early access in the first hour of the events to explore career opportunities. The Department of Labor prioritizes veterans in its delivery of jobseeker and career services. 

COVID-19 booster and flu vaccinations will also be made available for interested individuals by the Vermont Department of Health at the event in St. Albans.

For those jobseekers interested in virtual hiring event opportunities, the state will offer three days of virtual job fairs from Nov. 15 to 17. The first-ever New England Regional Job Fair will be held Nov. 15-16 in conjunction with other New England states, providing employers and jobseekers from across the region the opportunity to connect with one another. 

The Department of Labor’s monthly #Hiring2DayVT Virtual Job Fair will then be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. To take part just log on at labor.vermont.gov/event/virtual-job-fairs.

All events above are free for all interested in attending. To learn more and register, click the links below or contact your local Department of Labor Workforce Development team by calling 802-828-4394. Employers interested in participating in these and other recruitment and hiring events are also encouraged to contact the Middlebury Department of Labor office at 802-388-4921 or in person at 156 South Village Green, Middlebury.

For additional information on general career services and resources may visit Labor.Vermont.gov/Jobs.

Additional details for upcoming job fair events organized by or in partnership with the Department of Labor

Veterans & Community Job Fairs

Jobseekers may register for any or all events at https://forms.office.com/g/aUxtGhkaGr.

Veterans and service members are  provided with early access during first hour of events. Employers may contact the Department of Labor to learn more events and resources

Locations Include:

St. Albans at American Legion Post 1 (100 Parah Drive, St. Albans, VT 05478) on Nov. 15 from 1-3 p.m.

COVID-19 booster and flu vaccination available. 

Colchester at Josh’s House (162 Hegeman Avenue, Colchester, VT 05446) on Nov. 30 from 12 noon-3 p.m.

• New England Regional Job Fair 

Tuesday, Nov. 15, and Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Jobseeker Registration: https://bit.ly/NEJobFairJobseeker

Veterans and service members will be provided with early access during the first hour on both days of the event.

• #Hiring2DayVT Virtual Job Fair 

Thursday, Nov. 17, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Learn more at https://labor.vermont.gov/event/virtual-job-fairs.

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