Businesses sought for inclusive job fair

Businesses seeking skilled and qualified employees are being sought to take part in the second annual Concord/Lakes Region Job Fair, scheduled for Sept. 5 at the National Guard State Armory in Concord.

The job fair – to be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – is designed to assist workers with and without disabilities to secure employment with local companies.

It is presented by the Governor’s Commission on Disability in coordination with the New Hampshire Department of Education Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Division of Economic Development’s Business Resource Center, New Hampshire Division of Personnel, New Hampshire Employment Security, the Developmental Disabilities Council, Granite State Independent Living, Statewide Independent Living Council and the Workforce Opportunity Council.

Businesses interested in participating may bring display materials, tabletop booths and applications – tables and chairs will be provided to all exhibitors as well as power, if needed.

Applicants will be prepared to fill out job applications on site. Participation in the Job Fair is free of charge to any interested company, and free lunch will be provided to all company representatives in attendance.

To participate, contact Jim Hinson, job fair coordinator, at 603-271-7093 or via e-mail at JHinson@ed.state.nh.us

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