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Town to Hold Sixth Annual Job Fair

8ade49c1ba3947178b045137eee44b02The Town of Brookhaven’s Division of Economic Development and the Brookhaven Business Advisory Council (BBAC) will hold the sixth annual Job Fair on Tuesday, June 6 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the second floor auditorium of Brookhaven Town Hall, located at One Independence Hill in Farmingville.
The Brookhaven Job Fair gives job hunters the chance to meet face-to-face with representatives from companies in and around Brookhaven who are looking to hire qualified candidates for a wide range of positions. Last year, the event was attended by more than 600 people and representatives from over 100 companies. There are already more than 50 businesses registered to participate in industries ranging from banking to child care to engineering to sales. Attendees are encouraged to bring their resumes and be ready to talk with prospective employers. To view the list of participating companies, reserve your company recruitment table, watch a video from Job Fair 2016 or to learn more about the 2017 Job Fair, go to www.brookhavenbac.org/Events/Calendar-of-Events/Job-Fair or call Brookhaven Town’s Office of Economic Development at 631-451-6563 for more information.
Jobhaven.org is an interactive resource sponsored by the Town of Brookhaven and designed to allow businesses to post employment opportunities and to help people find jobs in Brookhaven Town. Jobhaven.org is one-stop shopping for job postings – residents can find up-to-date job postings by specific sector and access over twenty online job search resources.
One of the unique features of the website allows businesses and job seekers to communicate directly through the message board. Businesses and residents can register with Jobhaven.org by clicking the register icon on the top of any page. When registration is complete, residents can click on a job posting in the message board and click the “reply” button to communicate directly with employers, and employers can post new jobs. Participation in the Jobhaven.org message board is free.
Jobhaven.org has a number of features and benefits, including:
• A user-friendly, interactive jobs message board that is accessible to both businesses and residents. Businesses can register to post employment opportunities at their company and job seekers can communicate directly with the businesses about available jobs.
A detailed list of up-to-date job postings in various categories, including banking and finance, business, healthcare, retail, education, and technology.
•Resources for people who own or are planning to own a small business in the town.
• Links to the most popular and effective employment websites and links to employment opportunities with specific companies and organizations specifically in the Town of Brookhaven.
The BBAC serves as the business liaison to the supervisor and town board. The council is comprised of business owners and professionals who serve on a volunteer basis. The council’s key function is to assist town government by disseminating information to and from the business communities. They also help to compile information on business in Brookhaven Town, and develop and implement public information programs to educate the business community regarding outreach programs and assistance available to them. For more information about the BBAC, visit www.brookhavenbac.org or call Lisa Mulligan, Director of the Town of Brookhaven’s Division of Economic Development at (631) 451-6563.

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