Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services (IFS) Cluster Hosts “Get Hired”
Garners more than 460 attendees Hartford, Conn. – January 7, 2014 –
Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services (IFS) Cluster, a business organization comprised of Connecticut’s most-recognized insurance and financial services companies, yesterday presented one of the largest career fairs in Connecticut. The career fair, entitled “Get Hired
,” was open to all college students seeking professional opportunities in Connecticut’s insurance and financial services sector.
The event attracted 463 attendees hailing from academic institutions in Connecticut and even across the country. Get Hired
featured senior human resources recruiters from 21 regional, national and globally recognized IFS companies.
“Get Hired was a fantastic opportunity to meet talented, energetic future professionals,” said Gregory Roto, Vice President of Human Resources for Vantis Life Insurance Company, a Get Hired
participant. “The fair showcased lots of traffic, some very promising candidates and a truly great representation of the future workforce for IFS. We’re already signed on for Get Hired 2015!” About the Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services (IFS) Cluster
The Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services (IFS) Cluster, formed in 2003 as an initiative of the MetroHartford Alliance, is a strategic corporate initiative designed to create a stronger IFS industry and a more robust economy in Connecticut. Leaders from business, state government and academia collaborate to foster growth among all of the industry's segments. The Connecticut IFS Cluster is comprised of 30 sponsors whose shared vision is to create competitive advantages in business attraction and retention, to assist with recruitment and education of a trained workforce and to increase public awareness through advocacy. Learn more at www.connecticutIFS.com
. Media Contact
: Susan Winkler / Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services (IFS) Cluster / 860-728-2271 / swinkler@connecticutIFS.com