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Job fair at Hudson County Schools of Technology

An aerial view of the the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus in Secaucus
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An aerial view of the the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus in Secaucus

The Hudson County One Stop Career Development Center and the Hudson County Schools of Technology will host a job fair on May 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus in Secaucus.

The campus is located at 1 High Tech Way, next to Laurel Hill Park. This will be the second job fair since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic., following November’s successful event that drew over 300.

Over 50 vendors, including trades programs, from across the region are expected to attend. Job seekers should bring five to 10 copies of their resumes and be prepared to interview on the spot.

Attendees must preregister online or at the gate. Masks will be required and social distancing regulations strictly enforced.

Free transportation will be provided from Jersey City and Union City. Busses will leave from County Prep High School, 525 Montgomery Street in Jersey City (Lot 3); the Jersey City Employment and Training building, 398 Martin Luther King Drive; and the Hudson County One Stop, corner of 48th Street and Kennedy Boulevard in Union City. Bus service will begin at 4:30 and run every 30 minutes.

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“Since the beginning of the pandemic, our Hudson County agencies have been working tirelessly to ensure residents are safe, secure and healthy,” said Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise. “Our job fair this past fall proved to be a great success, and I am proud of the work being done by the Hudson County One Stop and the Hudson County Schools of Technology to help address some of the economic and financial hardships associated with COVID-19.”

“The Hudson County One Stop is committed to providing individuals with the resources and opportunities necessary to achieve their career and academic goals, especially during these challenging times,” said Leidy Ramirez, Manager of the Hudson County One Stop. “Organizing regular job fairs is just a small part of what we are doing to help our community recover from the pandemic, and we invite job seekers to join us for an informative networking event.”

“As we continue to make progress on our road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the need continues to assist job seekers with employment opportunities,” said Keri Sullivan, Director of Grants and Workforce Investment Programs and One Stop Operator Program Manager. “By working with our partners, the Hudson County One Stop will continue to identify innovative ways to serve our community.”

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