By: Follow South Jersey Staff
CAMDEN, N.J. — Jobseekers will have the opportunity to meet and talk with a number of prospective employers over the next several days.
The Camden County One Stop Career Center and the Board of Commissioners will host a series of online and in-person job fairs throughout to recruit new employees in the wake of a nationwide labor shortage.
“Given the state of the workforce right now, being able to give job seekers an opportunity to connect with employers is crucial,” said Commissioner Jon Young Sr., who also serves as the liaison to the county’s Department of Economic and Workforce Development. “We encourage all Camden County residents in search of employment to join us at the upcoming series of career fairs.”
Virtual career fairs are being held by PSE&G Gas Operations and Bayada Home Health Care. PSE&G’s event runs from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. tomorrow and can be joined by visiting jobs.pseg.com/go/union. Bayada’s event will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. and can be accessed here.
Waste Management will be hosting an in-person career fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1001 Fairview Street in Camden. Walk-ins and pre-scheduled interviews are welcome.
FedEx is actively recruiting and offering up to $19.50 per hour as a starting wage at its Camden and Barrington locations. Learn more here: https://careers.fedex.com/fedex/.
“The companies attending the events are offering steady jobs with starting pay and opportunities to grow and really build a career,” Young said.
The Camden County One-Stop Career Center provides individuals with different resources and services including:
- collaboration with a career coach for individualized job search
- connections to a veterans representative
- training opportunities that can lead to obtaining a career that is in demand
- workshops that enhance job seeking skills
- job interviews done through virtual recruiting events
- supportive and literacy services
- access to unemployment insurance resources
Those interested in accessing the services offered through the Career Center can visit www.camdencounty.com/employment.
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