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Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant Institutes “Marlborough Works!” Initiative

Special Résumé and Interview Workshop, Job Fair Planned for Residents

Contact: Cherie Ronayne
Office of Institutional Communications
cronayne [at]

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Worcester, MA, August 9, 2013 – The Marlborough Mayor’s Office, in collaboration with Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) and the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation has developed the “Marlborough Works!” Initiative designed to assist local residents prepare for and land local jobs.

A free, a professional Résumé and Interview Workshop designed to instruct attendees on best practices for writing an effective résumé as well as interviewing techniques is scheduled for Wednesday, September 4. The workshop will cover important techniques including: creating an effective résumé, landing the interview, avoiding key résumé and job application killers, answering “problem” questions and ultimately obtaining a fulfilling career with a local employer.

The workshop is part of a two-pronged, Mayoral initiative to jumpstart local employment with a Job Fair scheduled for September 24 as the follow-up event.

The workshop is free of charge. Attendees will have priority registration and pre-admission to the accompanying Job Fair. Industries participating in the Job Fair include: Healthcare, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Retail, Medical Technology, Education, Defense, Technology, Renewable Power, Banking, Sales and Marketing and Alternative Energy.

Area residents are invited to register by Friday, August 30, 2013 by calling 508.751.7900 or emailing cce [at] with your name and telephone number. Registration is limited to the first 40 respondents – Register Today!

WHAT: “Marlborough Works!” Initiative Résumé and Interview Workshop

WHEN: Wednesday, September 4, 2013

WHERE: Science Lecture Hall, Marlborough High School,
      431 Bolton Street, Marlborough, MA 01752

TIME: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

For More Information: Call Josh Martin, Director of Institutional Communications at 508.854.7513

Quinsigamond Community College is the most affordable higher education in Worcester County. As a regional leader in education and workforce development, QCC serves the diverse educational needs of Central Massachusetts by providing affordable, accessible, and high quality programming leading to transfer, career, and lifelong learning.