Dozens of employers—many of which are hiring now—will be on hand at the free event. In addition to meeting with employers, attendees will also be able to access information on interviewing skills, tips on how to start your own business and much more.
Attendees Connect With Nearly 40 Employers Looking to Hire
More than 250 job seekers packed the Fulton War Memorial Thursday for State Senator Patty Ritchie’s 3rd annual Oswego County Job Fair.
Those in attendance were able to connect with nearly 40 local employers—many of which are looking to hire—and access tips on everything from interview techniques to how to improve your online job search.
State Senator Patty Ritchie celebrated Alcoa’s next phase of its modernization project at a groundbreaking held Monday at the Alcoa East Aluminum facility in Massena. In addition to the groundbreaking, the company also presented $10 million to the New York Power Authority, to capitalize the North Country Economic Development Fund.
State Senator Patty Ritchie is urging those looking to enter the law enforcement field to mark their calendars for the NY State Police Exam; which will be offered this Fall for the first time in five years.
“Since its establishment in 1917, members of the New York State Police have been known for facing any challenge—big or small—with courage, integrity and efficiency,” said Senator Ritchie.
“This exam represents a great opportunity for brave men and women who are not only looking for work, but also looking to make a difference.”
The exam will be offered in a total of 19 cities and communities including the following:
More than 50 Employers to be Featured at September 18th Event
Those looking for employment opportunities or seeking a career change are encouraged to attend State Senator Patty Ritchie’s St. Lawrence County Job Fair, an event being held Wednesday September 18th from 1 to 4 p.m.
The free event will take place at the Ogdensburg Oddfellows Hall, located at 1111 Linden St. (corner of Route 37) and will feature more than 50 employers looking to hire. To view a full list of participating employers, click here.
“It’s often said that looking for a new job is just as much work as actually having a job,” said Senator Ritchie. “That’s why it’s so important to have the connections, skills and tools to make that search not only easier but also more successful.”
Building Ties with our Neighbor as a Way to Create Jobs Back Home
State Senator Patty Ritchie took her International Border Legislative Caucus initiative on the road Friday, and travelled to Brockville, Ontario, to discuss tourism, economic development and cultural opportunities with Canada’s leaders.
Senator Ritchie met with Canadian federal and provincial representatives who are members of the Caucus she co-founded in 2011 with Senator Joe Griffo, at the shorefront Bud’s on the Bay restaurant in downtown Brockville, for a far-ranging discussion that included topics like promoting locally produced wines and agricultural products, fishing and outdoor opportunities, and finding solutions to extended wait times at border check points.
In addition to Senator Ritchie, participants at the meeting included Canadian Senator Robert Runciman, who is the Canadian co-chair of the Caucus; Gordon Brown, a member of Canada’s Parliament, from Brockville, Steve Clark, a member of Ontario’s Provincial Parliament, representing Leeds-Grenville, Clayton Supervisor Justin Taylor, Ogdensburg City Manager John Pinkerton and St. Lawrence County Legislator Joseph Lightfoot.
Agriculture leaders from throughout New York State will share insights on regulations and mandates affecting their industry at a public forum being held Thursday in Watertown.
The event is one of a series of industry-specific public forums on regulatory reform, being held in a bipartisan effort to identify and eliminate costly government regulations.
Those in attendance will share their opinions with Senator Ritchie, who chairs the Senate Agriculture Committee, as well as Senator Patrick Gallivan, Senator David Valesky and Senator Kathleen Marchione.
Nearly 200 job-seekers visited Ogdensburg’s Oddfellows Hall Wednesday for State Senator Patty Ritchie’s annual St. Lawrence County Job Fair.
The event included nearly 60 employers offering opportunities for networking, resume-writing tips, job searching tools and more to people looking for work or seeking a career change.
“Along with creating jobs, events like this that help put people back to work are a critical component when it comes to revitalizing our economy in Upstate New York,” said Senator Ritchie.
“This Job Fair is truly a one stop shop for people who are looking for employment here in the North Country and I’m confident that through today’s event, people will have made the connections they need to reenter the workforce and utilize their talents in ways that benefit our region.”