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Goodwill Staffing Services to Host Hiring Event

May 6th, 2021 by Goodwill

Goodwill Staffing Services to Host Hiring Event
Welcoming Job Seekers Back to Work with Training, Resources, and Benefits

Wilmington, DE – Employers throughout the First State are staffing up in preparation for the loosening of COVID-19 guidelines on May 21, and anticipated demand over the summer months. To support businesses in meeting the demand, Goodwill Staffing Services, a trusted partner in the business community and program of the non-profit Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County, will host an outdoor Hiring Fair on Tuesday, May 11 at the Goodwill store in the Rodney Village Shopping Center in Dover, Delaware.

“While many people may have been reluctant or unable to return to the workforce, there are still many people looking for good jobs,” shared Goodwill of Delaware President and CEO, Colleen Morrone. “Our advice to people is don’t wait. As the landscape around COVID, jobs, recovery and benefits continues to evolve, you don’t want to be in that last group of people looking for work. The job market favors job seekers right now so now is the time to get registered with us (Goodwill Staffing), polish up your skills, or work with us to acquire new digital and soft skills, and land the best job now.”

Goodwill Staffing Services hires for an array of roles including clerical/administrative, janitorial, drivers, and supply, storage and distribution. Full-time (30 hours/week) Goodwill Staffing employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision and 401k benefits, plus paid time off and seven paid holidays per calendar year.

While the hiring fair will be focused on opportunities through Goodwill Staffing, team members will also be recruiting talent for Goodwill’s retail and ecommerce, industrial (janitorial and construction), and administrative programs. Job seekers will also have the opportunity to learn about Goodwill’s workforce development programs which support successful re-entry into the workforce through free training and case management.

Job seekers are encouraged to create a resume and cover letter using Goodwill’s free Career Connection, www.GoodwillDE.org/CareerConnection. Candidates should dress for success, bring multiple copies of their resume and a form of personal identification, as onsite interviews will be available.

WHAT:                
OUTDOOR HIRING EVENT – rain or shine, with overhead cover in the event of rain, presented by Goodwill of Delaware & Delaware County and Goodwill Staffing Services.

We are hiring for entry level, mid-level and professional positions. This hiring fair is focused on roles in and around Dover, Delaware, however we are hiring for roles throughout Delaware & Delaware County, PA.

Face coverings must be worn and social distancing will be observed.

PREPARE:           
Job seekers should dress for success, wear a facial covering (in accordance with Governor John Carney’s emergency orders), bring multiple copies of their resume and a form of personal identification. Onsite interviews will be available. OPTIONAL: Before the job fair, create a resume and cover letter, practice answering common interview questions, and develop a 2-minute pitch/value statement using Goodwill’s free Career Connection (GoodwillDE.org/CareerConnection). View jobs: GoodwillDE.org/jobs > Apply Now.

WHEN:                                
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 – Walk-ups welcome.

WHERE:              
Goodwill Store in Rodney Village Shopping Center
1678 South Governors Avenue
Dover DE, 19904

On DART bus routes 104 and 303. Free parking is available in the Rodney Village Shopping Center parking lot.

QUESTIONS:      
Patti Brosious, 302-504-5737 / Craig Anderson 302-504-3548

About Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County

For 100 years, the mission of Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County has been to improve the quality of life for individuals with barriers to self-sufficiency through the Power of Work! This mission is supported by proceeds from donations to our retail and e-commerce operations, and revenue generated through our Industrial Services and Staffing Services programs. In 2020 alone, through our Workforce Initiatives programs, Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County provided more than 15,000 services to individuals, and placed more than 700 people into employment throughout the region. For information on our programs and services, including our stores and donation locations, visit our website: www.GoodwillDE.org.

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