Thursday, August 19 at 2:00 PM

(August 16, 2021 at 1:40pm)

QUEENS, NY – As part of his continuing effort to connect Queens’ top-notch talent with local employers looking to hire immediately, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr. will host the next installment of his monthly Virtual Queens Jobs Recruitment Fair series on Thursday, August 19 at 2:00 PM.

Participating in this month’s job fair are 16 different employers and recruiters in a wide array of industries. Joining the Virtual Queens Jobs Recruitment Fair series for the first time are Amazon, GCS Global Contact Services, Elevate Services, Outreach, and Personal Touch Home Care, while the returning partners are Building Skills NY, the Child Center of New York, Commonpoint Queens, Con Edison, the Council for Airport Opportunity, Forest Hills Financial Group, MTA/NYC Transit, New York Life, NYC Health + Hospitals, the New York State Police, and Workforce1.

Held the third Thursday of each month by the Queens Borough President’s Office, the Virtual Queens Jobs Recruitment Fair series connects Queens job seekers with a wide array of employment opportunities across a variety of industries.

The August 19 fair will feature brief presentations from employers and recruiters seeking to fill numerous positions in a variety of fields, including aviation, transportation, developmental support, retail, finance and more. A question-and-answer session follows the presentations.

The fair will be livestreamed online from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at www.queensbp.org. Those interested in participating in the fair’s live interactive Q&A must RSVP by Wednesday, August 18 at www.queensbp.org/rsvp. Instructions on how to participate in the Q&A will be emailed on the day of the event to those who register.

WPIX-TV (PIX11) returns as a media partner for the fair after having promoted previous recruitment fairs in 2020-21. The station will support the fair with promotional assistance over its airwaves and on its website at www.pix11.com.

WHAT:         Virtual Queens Jobs Recruitment Fair

WHEN:         Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 2PM

WHERE:        Live stream: www.queensbp.org

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