Maine Employment Agency hosts drive-thru job fair

APPLY FOR JOBS – FROM YOUR áCAR. TODAY THERE WAS A JOB FAIR AT THE DRIVE IN PORTLAND. PEOPLE SHOW UP AND TELL STAFF WHAT THEY ARE LOOKING FOR, GIVE THEM THEIR CVS AND CONDUCT INTERVIEWS ALL FROM THEIR CARS. THERE IS MORE OPENNESS THAN EVER BEFORE IN ALL KINDS OF INDUSTRIES. TODAY’S JOB FAIR WAS SLOW… ORGANIZERS SAY IT’S BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE RESISTANT TO GET OUT DURING THE PANDEMIC. “MANY COMPANIES ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE MAYBE JOB SEEKERS ARE NERVOUS TO GO OUT AND LOOK FOR JOBS BUT THEY ARE DEFINITELY ABUNDANT” IT IS ALSO HARD TO FIND THE RIGHT JOB SEARCHERS

Maine Employment Agency hosts drive-thru job fair

Coronavirus restrictions are changing most things in life these days, including job fairs

Recruitment agency Express Employment Professionals held a drive-thru job fair in Portland on Wednesday. Instead of walking into an office to apply for a job, people stayed in their cars to fill out paperwork. The agency said turnout was low as people are still reluctant to go out during the pandemic. job seekers are nervous about going out and looking for a job, but there are certainly a lot of them,” said office coordinator Tabatha Sawyer. The Portland Express Employment Professionals franchise has been in existence for 22 years and serves Cumberland, Androscoggin, Sagadahock and York counties. sectors with temporary help and direct hires in a variety of fields, including light industrial, office professionals and skilled trades.

Recruitment agency Express Employment Professionals held a drive-thru job fair in Portland on Wednesday.

Instead of walking into an office to apply for a job, people stayed in their cars to fill out paperwork.

The agency said turnout was low as people are still reluctant to go out during the pandemic.

“A lot of companies are looking for people. Maybe job seekers are nervous about going out and looking for jobs, but there are definitely a lot of them,” said office coordinator Tabatha Sawyer.

The Portland Express Employment Professionals franchise has been in existence for 22 years and serves the Cumberland, Androscoggin, Sagadahock and York County areas with temporary help and direct hire employees in a variety of fields including light industry, construction professionals office and skilled trades.