On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, Senator John Rafferty is hosting a “Here To Help Job Fair” for residents of the 44th State Senatorial District. This Job Fair is designed to be an opportunity for job seekers to connect with businesses and organizations within the region who are seeking qualified employees.
The event will take place from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
at the Sunnybrook Ballroom: 50 Sunnybrook Road, Pottstown, PA 19464.
This event is being held in partnership with TriCounty Community Network.
WHO: Anyone looking for extra help with their job search
WHEN: Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm starting January 21st
WHERE: YWCA Tri-County Area Adult Literacy Center, 1830 East High Street, Pottstown
WHAT: A helpful supportive environment where you can get your resume revised, learn how to write cover letters, start and internet-based job search, maximize your visibility and talk to individuals from business and industry to aid in targeting your job search.
WHY: Because you are not alone in your job search!
HOW TO CONTACT US: (610) 326-7323
The unemployment rate in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area edged down by one-tenth of 1 percent in July to 6.8 percent, the lowest since October 2008, according to figures released today by the state Department of Labor & Industry.
A year earlier, the rate was 9 percent.
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The concentration of jobs in the city and suburbs here makes it easier for job-seekers to find work, the study’s author says.
Having centralized jobs also reduces traffic congestion, lowers energy consumption and cuts pollution, she says.
“Generally, we say that more compact forms of development are positive,” said author Elizabeth Kneebone.