Somerset Career Fair/Free Workshops held Feb. 5th

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The First Annual Greater Central Jersey Career Fair will be held, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Wednesday, February 5that the Imperia, located at 1714 Easton Avenue in Somerset.

If you attend this free event, be sure to dress in business attire, bring hard copies of your résumé, and plenty of business cards. During the career fair, you will be able to network with Recruiters for opportunities with public and private entities within the Central Jersey region.

Almost 50 companies agreed to attend the job fair, inlcuding:

  • The Imperia
  • L’Oreal
  • MetLife
  • New York Life
  • Paychex Inc., and
  • TD Bank

Admission representatives from New Jersey colleges will also be available at the career fair. The colleges represented include:

  • Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC),
  • William Paterson University
  • Kean University, and
  • Rutgers The State University of New Jersey

Community organizations, such as Enroll America, St. Peter’s University Hospital, and the Puerto Rican Action Board (PRAB) will also attend to offer information regarding healthcare coverage, health screenings, financial aid, and other resources.

If you like, you may bring family and friends to the job fair. To RSVP, please visit

While the job fair is going on, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. a free workshop entitled Utilizing social media for employment opportunities will be in session. Another free workshop Comprehensive overview of the skills necessary to write an effective résumé will also be held from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Space is still available for organizations or companies to both to host a free table. To host a table, please contact Joe Forte by calling 732.247.3999 or sending an email to

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