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Berkshire Career Fair Seeks Employers

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Berkshire Chamber of Commerce is seeking employers to exhibit at the 2012 Berkshire Career Fair on Thursday, April 26 at Berkshire Hills Country Club.  
 
The Berkshire Career Fair is open to the general public from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and attendees are encouraged to bring copies of their resumes.
 
Last year, more than 40 companies participated, offering an array of job opportunities from entry level to high-level management positions. 
 
"We have many quality employers returning to the career fair again this year, allowing job-seekers to see first-hand the exciting employment opportunities available in the region and giving them the opportunity to make valuable face-to-face connections with a variety of businesses," said Christine Hoyt, director of programs and events for the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce. "We look forward to another great Career Fair." 
 
Career fair exhibitors may choose between six-foot and eight-foot tables, each with table skirting.  Prices for Berkshire Chamber members are $99 for the six-foot table or $125 for the eight-foot table.  Non-members prices are $150 for a six-foot table or $180 for the eight-foot table.   For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Christine Hoyt at 413-499-4000, ext. 26 or choyt@berkshirechamber.com.
 
As an added benefit, the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce is offering a series of workshops in association with BerkshireWorks Career Center to help exhibitors and job-seekers alike prepare for this highly anticipated event.
 
► Creating Your Resume: April 11, 10 a.m. – noon; Facilitator: Barbara Emanuel
 
► Job Club: Job Fair Success Strategies: April 17, 1 – 2 p.m.; Facilitator: Millie Calesky
 
► Job Fair to Job Offer: April 18, 10 a.m. – noon; Facilitators: Barbara Emanuel and Barbara Bond
 
► Job Club: Job Fair – Do's and  Don'ts: April 23, 1 – 2 p.m.;  Facilitator: Millie Calesky
 
► Job Club: Confidence Building for Job Seekers: April 30, 1 – 2 p.m.; Facilitator: Millie Calesky
 
All workshops will be held at BerkshireWorks Career Center, 160 North St. and are free and open to the public. To register, visit www.berkshireworks.org or call 413-499-2220, ext. 110.
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