Jobseekers invited to attend Vermont DOL in-person and virtual job fairs this week

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Jobseekers invited to attend Vermont DOL in-person and virtual job fairs this week

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 2:16pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Department of Labor, VocRehab Vermont, Creative Workforce Solutions, and local partners will host two in-person outdoor job fairs in southern Vermont this week, with October Job Fest events taking place in Bennington (Wednesday) and Rutland (Thursday). Also this week, the Department of Labor’s weekly #Hiring2Day Virtual Job Fair (Thursday) focuses on jobs in the ski industry and will feature employers from across the state. The virtual event will include a presentation from Ski Vermont about the benefits of careers within the industry.

WHEN:            (Wednesday, October 20) Bennington October Job Fest: 11:00am – 2:00pm

                        (Thursday, October 21) Rutland October Job Fest: 11:00am – 2:00pm

                        (Thursday, October 21) #Hiring2DayVT Virtual Job Fair: 11:00am – 12:30pm

                                    **Bennington rain date: October 22

WHERE:          (Wednesday) State Office Building, 150 Veterans Memorial Drive, Bennington, VT 05201**

                        (Thursday) Main Street Park, South Main Street, Rutland, VT 05701**

(Thursday) Hiring2DayVT Virtual Job Fair, join online via Microsoft teams or by phone.

            **Events to be held outdoors

WHO:              Vermont Department of Labor

VocRehab Vermont
Creative Workforce Solutions

                        Southwestern Vermont Chamber of Commerce (Bennington)

                        Catamount Radio and Chaffee Art Center (Rutland)

                        Ski Vermont (#Hiring2DayVT Virtual Job Fair)

                        Participating Employers (for a full list, click here)

                        Jobseekers (invited to attend)

WHY:              Vermont jobseekers are encouraged to attend this week’s hiring events to learn more about current job opportunities that are available in their local areas. Local employers are actively hiring for jobs, offering flexibilities and incentives not seen pre-COVID. More information on the in-person October Job Fest events in southern Vermont can be found on the Department website, and details on how to join the #Hiring2DayVT Virtual Job Fair can be found at

The Department of Labor also offers career counseling, tips on resume writing and how to prepare for an interview, virtual workshops, and more resources for jobseekers. Learn more at

Source: Montpelier, 10.18.2021