More Than 40 Companies Confirmed for Binghamton Chamber's Annual Career Fair

By WBNG News

More Than 40 Companies Confirmed for Binghamton Chamber's Annual Career Fair

June 12, 2012 Updated Jun 12, 2012 at 11:02 AM EST

(WBNG Binghamton) The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Broome County IDA, will host a Career Fair on Friday, June 22 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Broome Community College Ice Center in Binghamton.

According to a news release:

Sponsored by Broome Community College and the New York State Department of Labor, our June Career Fair will include employers from across the Greater Binghamton region, with positions available in many different fields, industries and services. The job fair is free and open to the public.

So far, 43 of Greater Binghamton’s best employers have confirmed participation in the Career Fair to meet and interview candidates for career opportunities. Many varied types of industries are registered to attend including, health care, high tech, finance, education and manufacturing, just to name a few. A list of confirmed companies is included on pages 2-3.

Prospective employees do not need to register for this event – just show up at the BCC Ice Center with plenty of copies of their resume. A unique feature of our job fair is that each resume is collected, scanned and can be accessed on-line after the job fair by participating job fair employers.

In addition, Workforce New York and the NYS Department of Labor have scheduled on-site workshops for job seekers to help them prepare for the Career Fair on “Interview Techniques” and “Job Search Tips”. Details are on page 2.

The Greater Binghamton Chamber has been providing Career Fairs to the business community for over a decade. It is an opportunity to bring together employers and job seekers in one venue. Our Career Fairs are designed to connect people with opportunities in our community. The Greater Binghamton Chamber coordinates these events twice a year (in June and in December).

EVENT:          Greater Binghamton Chamber Annual Career Fair
DATE/TIME:      Friday, June 22, 2012 – 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION:      Broome Community College Ice Center, Binghamton

WORKSHOP:    “Interview Techniques”
Discover effective, proven techniques to prepare you for tough job interviews.
DATE:        Friday, June 22, 2012
TIMES:        10:00 to 10:30 am
11:30 am to 12:00 Noon
2:00 to 2:30 pm
LOCATION:   Greater Binghamton Chamber Annual Career Fair Broome Community College Ice Center, Binghamton
TO ATTEND:    No need to pre-register. Just show up at one of the sessions

WORKSHOP:    “Job Search Tips”
Learn successful job search strategies you can use to expedite your job search. What jobs are hot in our area right now? What do they pay? What are the fastest growing occupations? These and other questions will be explored to assist you with your job search.
DATE:        Friday, June 22, 2012
TIMES:        10:45 to 11:15 am
1:15 to 1:45 pm
LOCATION:        Greater Binghamton Chamber Annual Career Fair
            Broome Community College Ice Center, Binghamton
TO ATTEND:    No need to pre-register. Just show up at one of the sessions

List of confirmed participating companies as of 6/12/12:

1.    ACCO Brands
2.    ACHIEVE
3.    Amphenol Interconnect Products
4.    Apache Power Industrial
5.    Army National Guard
6.    Broome Community College
7.    Broome-Tioga BOCES
8.    Columbian Financial Group
9.    Delta Engineers, Architects, & Land Surveyors, PC
10.    Elmira Business Institute – Vestal Campus
11.    Endicott Research Group, Inc.
12.    Enjoy the City North/Save Around
13.    ENSCO Avionics
14.     Equinox Broadcasting
15.    Express Mart
16.    F.S. Lopke Contracting, Inc.
17.    Finger Lakes School of Massage
18.    Frito-Lay, Inc.
19.    Greater Binghamton SCORE
20.    Handicapped Children’s Association
21.    Herr Foods, Inc.
22.    Keller Williams Realty
23.    Lourdes Hospital
24.    Maines Paper & Food Service Inc.
25.    Manley’s Mighty Mart
26.    Mirabito Energy Products
27.    NYS Department of Labor/Broome-Tioga Workforce NY
28.    Ocean Steel Corporation
29.    Opportunities for Broome, Inc.
30.    Quest Diagnostics
31.    The Raymond Corporation
32.    Realty USA
33.    RGIS LLC
34.    Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute
35.    STCR Business Systems Inc.
36.    Staffworks, Inc.
37.    Tioga Downs Casino
38.    UHS Hospitals
39.    UHS Senior Living at Ideal
40.    Universal Instruments Corporation
41.    U.S. Army
42.    Visions Federal Credit Union
43.    Willow Run Foods, Inc.