HUDSON — For the second time this year, three of the area’s most prominent organizations in marketing, workforce development and economic development are partnering to hold a Twin County Recruitment Expo at Columbia-Greene Community College. The event, scheduled for 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Oct. 8, aims to transform how the Twin Counties’ recruit prospective employees and how job seekers find work. This is the year’s second Recruitment Expo, which are being organized in a partnership between Columbia-Greene Media, Columbia Economic Development Corporation, and Columbia-Greene Workforce NY.
The first event received positive reviews from the over 60 participating employers and more than 220 job seekers. Once again for the October Expo, businesses and organizations from various sectors of the economy will be invited to participate, receive extensive promotion and marketing from Columbia-Greene Media, and reach job-seekers that can fill their workforce needs. Additional details about the attendees will be provided as the event nears.
Marketing partners for the event include the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, Greene County Economic Development, the NYS Department of Labor, Hudson Development Corporation, Questar III BOCES, the Greene County Chamber of Commerce, and Greene County Industrial Development Agency.
“We were satisfied with the results of our April event and are excited to build on our successes in October,” said F. Michael Tucker, President and CEO of Columbia Economic Development Corporation. “We are excited to have a strong group of marketing partners to spread awareness for the event to employers and job seekers throughout the Columbia and Greene Counties.”
“Columbia-Greene Media looks forward to continuing to offer local employers opportunities to reach our large audience through our various platforms,” said Mark Vinciguerra, Publisher of Columbia-Greene Media. “We are especially happy to do so for open positions in the community and provide a valuable service to job seekers.”
“It is always great to bring employers to the college to reach job seekers from throughout the community,” said Maureen Boutin, Associate Director of Columbia Greene Workforce NY at Columbia-Greene Community College. “Matching qualified candidates with the right opportunities is at the core of our workforce development mission.”