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JOB SEEKERS, EMPLOYERS TO CONNECT AT SECAUCUS JUNCTION ON OCTOBER 19

NJ TRANSIT to host Job Junction 2005

October 6, 2005

NEWARK, NJ –
The Frank R. Lautenberg Rail Station at Secaucus Junction will connect job seekers and prospective employers Wednesday, October 19, as NJ TRANSIT hosts Job Junction 2005. The event will take place from noon until 5 p.m., with a special preview hour for military personnel starting at 11 a.m. Admission is free, and business attire is suggested.

Confirmed recruiters will be on hand from major New Jersey employers, including UPS, FedEx, The Kintock Group, Allied Barton Security Services, Greyhound Bus Lines, the New Jersey Department Of Transportation, Meadowlink, Illuminations Art, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, NJ TRANSIT Corporation, the NJ TRANSIT Police Department and New Jersey State Police.

"This is an excellent opportunity for job seekers from virtually anywhere in New Jersey or Manhattan to link up with prospective employers under one roof," said Lynn Bowersox, NJ TRANSIT Assistant Executive Director of Corporate Communications and External Affairs. "At the crossroads of 10 commuter rail lines, Secaucus Junction is the ideal location for this event."

Several workshops will be available for job seekers including sessions on interviewing skills and resumé writing. In addition, representatives from DeVry University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology will be available to discuss educational opportunities to increase job seekers’ marketability.

Prospective employers and job seekers are encouraged to visit www.njtransit.com to register for the event. The registration deadline has been extended through October 12 due to strong interest.

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 800,000 daily trips on 240 bus routes, three light rail lines and 11 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 162 rail stations, 52 light rail stations and more than 17,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.