Western Mass. job trails brings candidates and open positions together | News | westernmassnews.com

A hiring drought has had many businesses in western Mass. struggling to fill open positions.  Now, with the extra federal unemployment benefits a thing of the past, many employers are hoping to see more applicants. To help those looking to hire, the Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Economic Development Council have teamed up with local businesses to host a regional job fair.  ‘It’s innovative and it’s different,’ said Rick Sullivan, president of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council.

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