Senator Coons teams up with Goodwill to help Delawareans get back to work

As the local economy continues to struggle, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del, along with the Goodwill Job Resource Center will host a workshop in a couple of weeks, so that those who are currently unemployed can brush up on their job search skills.

“Our economic recovery is directly tied to lowering the number in our communities that are unemployed,” Sen. Coons said.  “We must ensure that we are doing everything we can to help out-of-work Delawareans find opportunities to get back to work.”  

On April 5th, people will have the opportunity to learn about networking, professional resumes and how to act during an interview.  This will all take place at the Goodwill Job Resource Center on Lea Boulevard in Wilmington. 

Last year, Sen. Coons and the delegation hosted three job fairs which attracted close to 5,000 job seekers and well over a hundred employers.  In fact, three job fairs are already scheduled for this spring and summer in the state’s three counties.

“I’ve said it before, but it is worth repeating—we must continue to support our neighbors who are out of work by offering them opportunities to find success through honing their job-search skills, learning the art of networking, fine-tuning their resumes and mastering the interview process,” said Senator Coons.  “Putting Americans back to work remains one of my top priorities, and I intend to continue hosting workshops and job fairs until all those who want to work are back on the job.”

Sen. Coons is also working on an event to help veterans find jobs as well.

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