Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Raleigh, NC Job Fair April 6

Raleigh, NC, April 6, 2010 – In an effort to step up its drive to assist workers 50+ struggling during this time of high unemployment around the country. AARP, and are sponsoring multiple career fairs specifically designed to help mature job seekers in 2010. AARP will sponsor 48 career fairs in 19 states which have high unemployment rates of 10 percent or more for older workers. Raleighs’ career fair is part of the national career fair series, taking place in cities across the country.

These job fairs will be open to jobseekers of ALL AGES!

Who: Workers age 50 and older seeking employment as well as jobseekers of all ages.

Sponsored by: AARP, and

Participating employers represent industries such as health care, customer service, hospitality, finance, sales, insurance, skilled trades, transportation, security and more.

What: Raleigh Career Fair in Partnership with AARP

When: Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
9:30am – 1:00pm

Where: Holiday Inn Brownstone
1707 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27605

Why: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2000, 13 percent of the U.S. workforce was 55 and older and, by 2010 that figure will likely increase to 17 percent. Nearly 7 out of 10 workers age 45-74 tell AARP that they plan to work in some capacity in retirement.

Recruiters/employers, and jobseekers if you are interested in attending or will not be able to make it to the event please email: 

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