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Mini Job Fair in Oneonta - March 20th

Due to unforeseen circumstance the Southside Mall Mini Seasonal Mini Job Fair scheduled for (3-20-20) at The Southside Mall in Oneonta has been cancelled.


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Southside Mall Seasonal Mini Job Fair


This event has been canceled.

When: Friday, March 20th 
2:00pm - 4:00pm 

Where: Southside Mall 
5006 State Highway 23 
Oneonta, NY 13820 

Meet with Major Businesses from the local area!

Job openings in Retail, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Service, Trades and Government

Many Seasonal job opportunities.

Businesses are eager to hire!

No Appointment Necessary.
Dress for success.
Bring plenty of resumes.

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Canceled: JOB Fair at DCMO BOCES Chenango Campus



The 2020 Job Fair is scheduled for Thursday, March 26th, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. in the gymnasium. 

Their campus offers fourteen Career and Technical Education (CTE) training programs that prepare students to enter the full time world of work after high school. 

NEW for 2020, they are offering an interviewing room where recruiters have the opportunity to meet with prospective candidates. Interviews will be approximately 15 minutes in length and students will have the opportunity to sign up in advance or on the day of the event. If you wish to participate in the "instant interview" portion of the event, please be sure to indicate so in the registration form below. 

You may register online at, or complete a pdf version of the form. Completed forms can be emailed to, faxed or mailed to the address above, Attn: Sonnet Constable, by March 13, 2020. Please call Sonnet Constable at 607-335-1415 with any questions.

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Canceled: Job Fair Expo in Oneonta March 31st


You're invited to the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce Job Fair Expo in Oneonta!  This event has been canceled.

When: Tues., March 31st
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where: Oneonta Quality Inn
5206 NY-23, Oneonta, NY 13820

This is for all Job Opportunities: part time, full time, special events, internships and volunteering opportunities as well.

"This is a great way to reach out to the community and let potential employees know what you are looking for."

For questions and more information please contact Barbara Ann Heegan:

Learn More Here

Download the Registration Form - Deadline to Register is Friday, March 6, 2020

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Mini Job Fair in Oneonta on February 18th


You're invited to the Mini Job Fair at Oneonta CDO Workforce! 

When: Tues., February 18th, from 2:00pm - 4:00pm 

Where: CDO Workforce Oneonta, 12 Dietz Street., Oneonta, NY 

Businesses Looking to HIRE YOU: 

  • Springbrook
  • Mirabito
  • Price Chopper
  • Astrocom
  • Bassett Healthcare Network

For more information call (607) 432-4800. 

Bring plenty of resumes and dress for success!  

See Job Openings and/or Download the Flyer


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Job Fair Tips Workshop in Norwich


You're invited to the Job Fair Tips Workshop! 

When: February 14th, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM  

Where: Norwich CDO Workforce Center 
1 O’Hara Drive 
Norwich, NY 

BE PREPARED TO ATTEND THE JOB FAIR ON February 20th at the American Legion in Sidney, NY 

Find out how to make a good impression at a Job Fair. Be prepared to meet employers and ask the questions that will get you noticed. Find out what to expect at a Job Fair. Learn how to prepare for a successful visit to a Job Fair.

See a Career Services Staff to schedule to attend this workshop or call (607) 334-2201, ext. 127

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Job Fair in Sidney

Job Fair in Sidney

You're invited to the CDO Workforce Job Fair in Sidney! 

When: Thursday, Feb. 20th 
10am - 12:30pm 

Where: American Legion 
22 Union Street, Sidney, NY 13838 

Please bring a copy of your resume! 

Questions? Call 607-832-5776 

See who will be there looking to HIRE YOU!

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You're invited to the Arc Otsego Career Fair


Are you interested in joining their Team? They'd  love to hear from you! 

The Arc Otsego is hosting a career fair on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 from 11:00a-6:00p at their Academy Street location. They would like to welcome the community to learn more about their Agency, meet their Team and explore their current career opportunities. 

"There have been several exciting changes within our Agency recently and we want to share them with our friends and neighbors. From improving our outstanding benefits package, DOUBLING our referral program and giving thanks to our hard working Team by sharing resources when rates and funding allow. We plan to continue our mission to enrich the lives of everyone within our Agency. 

We work hard, we work together and we make a difference. It’s your time to shine; come Achieve With Us!" 

Visit The Arc Otsego Website

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Career and Education Expo - The Attitude of Gratitude


Attitude of Gratitude Career and Education Fair in Oneonta 

You are invited to join the Oneonta Job Corps Academy CDO Workforce and the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce for The Attitude of Gratitude Career and Education Expo. 

When: Wednesday November 20, 2019 
Noon to 4:00pm 

Where: Oneonta/Cooperstown Quality Inn 
5206 NY-23, Oneonta, NY 13820 

Businesses and Organizations - Please Reserve a Table

Set Up and Lunch from 11:00am to 12:00pm.

Open to the Public, we welcome you and your organization/business to come showcase education, careers and opportunities available.

Please RSVP to reserve a table to the Career Transition Service Administrative Assistant,
Virginia Perez by Wednesday, Nov. 15th, 2019. / 607-431-1447

Download the Invitation

Looking for a Job or New Career? Come to the Expo!

No pre-registration required. Bring with you: copies of your resume, your smile and your best attitude!

Veterans Welcome!

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Businesses Confirmed as Attending:

1. SUNY Delhi Admissions
2. SUNY Morrisville Admissions
3. Bassett Hospital
4. Chestnut Park Nursing
5. Robinson Terrace
6. Chase Memorial
7. Cooperstown Centers
8. Catskill Hospice
9. Bimbo Bakeries USA
10. Army Recruiter
11. Job Corps HR
12. Job Corps Admissions
13. Job Corps Advanced Training
14. US Care Systems
15. Pathfinder Village
16. Birnie Bus
17. Oneonta Block Company

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Veterans Business Resource Fair


Are you a veteran looking for a job or to start a business? Are you a business looking for employees? 

Don't miss the 'Hiring Our Heroes' Job and Resource Fair on Thursday, November 14th from 1:00pm to 3:30pm at Sidney American Legion at 22 Union Street in Sidney. 

Employers will be connected to a viable workforce consisting of veterans who are eager to obtain employment. 

Present information about your company and job openings. 

Employers be prepared to interview applicants, accept resumes, and offer advice about how to prepare for employment with your company. 

Event promotion is targeted to job seeking veterans. 

There is no fee to participate , but registration is required.

A table with two chairs will be provided.

The ' Hiring Our Heroes' Job and Resource Fair will feature representatives from the Small Business Administration, SCORE and local financial lenders.

This event is sponsored by the New York State Department of Labor, Delaware County Veterans Service Agency and the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce,

To register and reserve a table contact Debbie Bender at NYDOL at 607-432-4800 x101 or email

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Community Job Fair in Norwich


You're invited to the Community Job Fair on November 13th! 

Looking for a job or interested in starting a career? 
Want to know what local businesses are looking for when hiring? 

This one-day event will bring high school students and job seekers from the community together to explore career opportunities in and around Chenango County. Attendees will be able to talk one-on-one with representatives of corporate, small business, government, and non-profit organizations.

When: Nov. 13th, 11:00am - 6:00pm

Where: SUNY Morrisville - Norwich Campus, 20 Conkey Ave, Norwich, NY

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Manufacturing Day Job Fair


College students and job seekers, bring your resumes! Talk to company representatives about internships, apprenticeships and full time employment! 

When: Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, Noon - 2:00pm 

Where: Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica Campus 

  • Interactive exhibits featuring NYS products and technology 
  • Workforce development exhibits connecting job seekers with manufacturers 


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Businesses: Register for the Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Career Fair



Now accepting business registrations  - registrations must be received by Nov. 2, 2019 

The Commons  
4350 Euphrates River Valley Road, Fort Drum, NY 13602 

Download the Flyer

Online Registration Link

Download Registration Form (Must submit by Oct. 31, 2019)

Download Guidelines

Contact Desmond C. Jones, Transition Services Specialist with any questions: 315-772-2048 or Email:


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Raymond Corporation Recruitment


You're invited to the Raymond Corporation Recruitment in October! 

When: Tues., October 22, 2019, 9:00am - 1:00pm. 

Where: Norwich CDO Workforce, 1 O'Hara Drive, Norwich, NY 

See Open Positions * 

*Please note, many other job positions available, please see NYS Job Bank or visit The Raymond Corporation website.

You can ask a Norwich CDO Workforce staff person about open positions and schedule an interview at the front desk or call: (607) 334-2201.


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Chobani Recruitment Coming in October


You're invited!       This Event Has Been Canceled.

When: Tuesday, October 15, 2019, from 10:00am to 1:00pm. 

Where: Sidney CDO Workforce, 21 Liberty St., Sidney, NY 

Bring a resume and be prepared to complete an application. 

See Open Positions 

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Job Fair at Southside Mall


You're invited to the Southside Mall Job Fair! 

When: Wednesday September 25, 2019 
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm 

Where: 5006 State Highway 23 
Oneonta, NY 13820 

• Mirabito Energy Products
• United Health Systems (UHS)
• Stafkings
• Oneonta Block
• NYS Veteran’s Home-Oxford
• Pickett Building Materials
• Springbrook
• Otsego Ready Mix
• NYS Dept of Corrections
• Cancer Services Program
• ARC Otsego
• US Care Systems
• NYS Troopers
• Robinson Terrace Nursing Home
• RSS Inc
• US Census Bureau
• Chestnut Rehab and Nursing Home
• US Army/US Navy/US Army National Guard
• SUNY Oneonta
• Otsego County
• Fidelis
• Pathfinder Village
• Custom Electronics
• Burt Rigid Box Factory
• Heritage at the Plains
• Hanger Clinic
• Greenslate
• Mountainside Farms
• Greene Lumber
• Northern Rivers

Contact Debbie Bender at 607-432-4800 ext 101 for more information.

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Pro-Tel Job Fair


You're invited to the Pro-Tel Job Fair! 

Open Interviews. 

WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 3rd, 11:00am - 3:00pm



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Mini Job Fair in Margaretville


You're invited to a Mini Job Fair in Margaretville, NY! 

Where: Margaretville Telephone Company 
61 Academy St, Margaretville NY 12455 

When: Wednesday September 18, 2019
3pm to 6pm

• NYS Department of Corrections
• US Census Bureau
• Speedway
• Robinson Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation
• Mountainside Farms
• Greenslate

Please contact Debbie Bender at for more information.

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Norwich Job Fair


Where: Norwich VFW Post 2782  
61 E Main St, Norwich NY 13815 

When: Thursday, September 12th, 2019  
please note 
1pm-2pm is for Veteran’s only 
2pm-3:30pm is open to everyone 

For more information please contact Debbie Bender at 607-432-4800 ext. 101 or

See who will be there looking to HIRE YOU!

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Margaretville Job Fair


Businesses, Are You Looking for Employees? 

Participate in the Margaretville Job Fair being held on Wednesday, September 18 from 3 - 6 p.m. at Margaretville Telephone Company, 61 Academy Street, Margaretville. 

There is no fee to participate. Tables and chairs will be provided. 

For more information and to register for the fair contact Deb Bender at the New York State Department of Labor at 

Job Seekers, see you on September 18th!


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Connecting Job Seekers with Businesses - All at No Cost to You

Businesses - Save money and time by outsourcing your recruitment needs to CDO Workforce. Our Career Center staff provides employers with convenient, no-cost recruitment services by connecting job seekers and employers. What We Can Do for You: Match job seekers with job openings. Coordinate communication between you, our partner agencies, and the pool of local, qualified workers. Provide interview space at the Career Center if you wish to recruit on-site. Provide targeted or general job fair recruitment opportunities.

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Veterans Come First

Veterans Come First! CDO Workforce New York Career System is proud to offer Priority of Service to veterans and their eligible spouses.
What does this mean? If you served in the military, you will be:

  • Served first by the next available staff member.
  • Given first priority for jobs and training referrals for which you are eligible and qualified.

Please visit the veterans' portal of the NYSDOL website for more information and the NYS Division of Veterans Affairs

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