Eyewitness News is helping Southern New England get back to work with the Fifth Annual WPRI 12 and FOX Providence Job Fair.
The event takes place Thursday, Jan. 10 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, located at 801 Greenwich Avenue in Warwick.
More than 100 hiring employers are waiting to meet with job seekers.
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Bernie Lambrese, CEO of Care Resource is one of those employers, and he said the locally-owned company is looking to hire in three divisions. Open positions range from licensed professionals to customer service representatives in their medical supply division.
"Many people that work there now, some are recent college graduates and some have a high school degree. But, we can take them and train them if they have the interest and ability," said Lambrese.
Lambrese said there are few things that will stand out to him for people applying for the customer service jobs.
Good communication skills
People who are empathetic
People willing to work hard and want to learn about products and services Care Resource provides
Visit http://www.infusionresource.com/ for more information on the Care Resource company.
CarMax Auto Superstore is also among the many employers at Thursday's job fair and they're mostly looking for sales consultants.
"We have different departments and the business office. But, mainly we're hiring for sales consultants today," said Dan Macias, Location GM of CarMax Auto Superstore.
CarMax Auto Superstore is growing at rapid speed, with 118 stores nationwide and 40 more new ones coming in the next four years.
"We are a growing company and looking for career. Come on board as an associate, become a manager and grow with the company."
Visit www.carmax.com for more information on the company.
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