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Westminster Cracker now hiring 29 new full time workers in Rutland

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Westminster Cracker Company is now looking to hire 29 new employees for their new cookie production division. If you are looking for a  long term, permanent job with great benefits and a great team environment, they can’t wait to talk with you! Westminster Cracker Company is partnering with the Leddy Group in Rutland; all job inquiries must be made through them. You can apply in person at 164 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, Vermont or online at the Leddygroup.com

Westminster Cracker company will also be holding two job fairs at the Howe Center in Rutland on Thursday, May 25th and Thursday, June 1st from 9:00am to 4:00pm both days. For more information on the job fairs, contact the Vermont Department of Labor’s Rutland Career Resource Center at 802-786-5837.

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Call center established, free credit monitoring

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Vermont JobLink Update:
Vendor Establishes Call Center
One Year of Free Credit Monitoring Available

America’s Joblink Alliance has contracted with EPIQ Systems to provide a call center to answer questions, and address concerns from individuals identified as the affected group in this data breach.

EPIQ Systems will be open for business today at 3 PM EDT until 9 PM EDT. Normal call centers hours will be Monday – Friday 9 AM to 9 PM until the issues are considered resolved. The CALL CENTER NUMBER IS 1-844-469-3939.

Any individual who included their email address when signing up for Vermont JobLink services will receive a separate notice within 3 to 7 work days formally confirming their inclusion in this class, and providing an activation key for free credit monitoring for a 12 month period.

Once those notification emails are out, any individual who feels they belong in this class, but did not receive a formal notice, can be validated to the class by calling the center and once validated, they will receive the same credit monitoring offer.

Additional information will continue to be posted to this site until all issues are resolved.

If you feel that your identity information has already been used unlawfully, please contact the Vermont Attorney General’s Office now at 1-800-649-2424.

 

Tuesday, March 21: Vermont Department of Labor Details Data Security Breach at Third Party Vendor [PDF]

Wednesday, March 22: America’s Joblink Alliance has provided a list of Frequently Asked Questions [PDF] pertaining to this breach.

The Future is Now, Strategic Vision

Vermont’s Statewide 2014-2024 Long Term Occupational Projections

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The Vermont Department of Labor announces the release of the 2014-2024 Long Term Occupational Projections, showing future employment growth in over 500 occupations. Also included in the release is the Median Wage Rate and the typical Education, Work Experience and On-The-Job Training needed for each occupation.

Long Term Projections provide a general guide for the direction and relative strength of occupational demand and assist the educational community, workforce development specialists, and individuals exploring careers to plan for the future and identify occupations that will show promise in the number of annual openings and good incomes over the long run.

For more information visit Occupational Projections and or download the 2014-2024 Long Term Occupational Projections – Statewide [XLS] report.