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Vermont Department of Labor kicks off Fall Job Fest 2023

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Labor has begun its Fall Job Fest, a collaborative effort with key partners across Vermont to provide several in-person hiring events throughout September and October.

"It is crucial for the Vermont Department of Labor to help bridge the gap between job seekers and employers," said Labor Commissioner Michael Harrington in a news release. He added the hiring events "aim to empower job seekers to explore diverse career paths, engage with local employers, and find fulfilling employment opportunities right here in Vermont."

Upcoming job fair events organized by or in partnership with the Department of Labor taking place in southern Vermont include:

• Bennington: Thursday, Sept. 21, Deer Park; 353 North St., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Brattleboro: Friday, Oct. 6, 11 Green St., 3 to 6 p.m.

• Springfield: Vermont Apple Festival and Craft Show, Saturday, Oct. 7, 13 Fairground Rd., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Brattleboro: Healthcare Career Fair and Vaccination Clinic, Tuesday, Oct. 17, Windham Regional Career Center, 8 Atwood St., 11 a.m. to 3 3 p.m.

All events above are free for job seekers, and all are encouraged to attend. For more information about future job fairs and career services, contact the Vermont Department of Labor at 802-828-4394 or visit

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