People looking for work or a career change packed the Chase Center in Wilmington Monday afternoon for a job fair hosted by the Brandywine Counseling and Community Services.
Sen. Chris Coons, (D-Del.), who has teamed up with local legislators on several diferent occasions to host similar events encouraged jobseekers.
“It’s important while we still have 30-thousand Delawareans looking for work to make sure that jobs that are available and employers who are really hiring have an opportunity to be connected with folks in our community who have the skills, the education and the ability to contribute,” said Sen. Coons.
Nearly 65 employers such as AAA Mid-Atlantic, Discover Financial Services and Sears Department store were among the many businesses looking to fill vacant positions.
“I had some very positive conversations with some employers and I’m optimistic that even more folks will be leaving today happy because they’ve got a job in their near time future,” expressed Coons.