Rangel 2013 Career Fair Attracts Over 1,500 Job-Seekers
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"America's economic recovery begins with creating jobs in the community," said Rangel. "I thank President
The 2013 Rangel Career Fair was a remarkable success, attracting masses of professionally-dressed recent graduates, senior citizens, veterans and constituents of all backgrounds, who entered the door by the hundreds, sporting handsome smiles and crisp resumes. Attendees were given Employer Description lists along with maps to locate their specific jobs of interest among the numerous job booths that occupied the entirety of The Great Hall's 16,465ft<2> room.
As envisioned by Rangel, participants were able to engage representatives of America's financial, healthcare, law enforcement, retail, technology, transportation, and construction sectors as well as many government entities offering job placement services and career assistance. Employers accepting resumes onsite attracted especially large lines of applicants, and benefited from the opportunity of canvassing for qualified candidates. Individuals seeking work were able to share their business cards, while companies were able to market their firms by distributing business pamphlets. Attendees that did not bring resumes were able to receive the
"When companies come to our Career Fairs they cannot help but admire our skilled workforce," said Rangel. "Many of the businesses that participated in the previous years showed up once again, because they know that employees from our District are ambitious, intelligent, and most of all hardworking."
The 2013 Rangel Career Fair brought representatives of many prominent firms and organizations including:
Rangel has fruitfully strengthened employment in
"America's private sector economy is holding strong," said Rangel. "Over 200,000 jobs were created nationally last month, and it would have been greater if it weren't for the
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