September 11, 2007 09:51 ET Announces a Job Fair for Southern Rhode Island

WESTBROOK, ME--(Marketwire - September 11, 2007) -, in partnership with the Rhode Island State Department of Labor and Training, will be hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 19 at the South Kingstown Holiday Inn. This event is co-sponsored by Bank Newport and the South Kingstown Chamber of Commerce.

Among the local businesses participating in the job fair to meet with job seekers are AAPC-MGE, Hyatt Regency Newport, Gateway Healthcare, Stanley-Bostitch and Bank Newport to name a few. This job fair is open only to businesses from southern Rhode Island.

"We identified a need for a career event in Southern Rhode Island," said Jason Blais, Manager of Outreach & Education for " can provide local employers an opportunity to meet qualified job seekers within the region. For many employers, their next best hire is already employed by an in-state competitor in the industry. These types of potential employees are difficult to reach and this situation was the driving factor for our launching a job fair focused solely on giving southern Rhode Island employers the opportunity to promote their company and meet local talent face to face." recently surveyed job seekers to find out more about how they perceive the value of job fairs and 68.6 percent of respondents ranked job fairs as one of the top three Most Effective Methods for Finding a Good Job Opportunity.

More information on this job fair can be found at, parent company of, is one of the largest Internet recruiting companies in the Northeast with an average of nearly 1.7 million unique visits per month in 2007.

Journal Register Company (NYSE: JRC), owns and operates (JIUS) and its 19 JIUS Web sites including (Mississippi), (Alabama), (Maine), (New Hampshire), (Vermont), (Rhode Island) and more. is the largest online job board in the state with more Maine positions than any other job site.

About JobsInTheUS

Founded in 1999, JobsInTheUS is one of the fastest-growing local job Internet sites -- both in terms of unique visits to the Web sites and jobs posted. Headquartered in Westbrook, Maine, the company specializes in state-specific job Internet sites where qualified candidates who want to work in a particular state find a match with local employers at a lower cost for employers than other recruiting methods. JobsInTheUS operates,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and

About Journal Register Company

Journal Register Company is a leading U.S. media company. Journal Register Company owns 22 daily newspapers and 346 non-daily publications. Journal Register Company currently operates 227 individual Web sites that are affiliated with the Company's daily newspapers, non-daily publications and its network of employment Web sites. These Web sites can be accessed at All of the Company's operations are strategically clustered in six geographic areas: Greater Philadelphia; Michigan; Connecticut; Greater Cleveland; and the Capital-Saratoga and Mid-Hudson regions of New York. The Company owns JobsInTheUS, a network of 19 premier employment Web sites.

Contact Information

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