Recruiting Up to 200 Seasonal Customer Service Spets

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Business Workforce Center at the RI Department of Labor and Training will host a recruitment event, Tuesday, September 23, to help Connextions, an Optum Company, recruit customer service spets. Positions are seasonal and will be active until March 31, 2015.

Tuesday’s recruitment will include two orientations, held promptly at 9:30 AM and 2:00 PM at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Avenue,Warwick. Attendees are encouraged to pre-register at Applicants should bring a résumé and two forms of identification; interviews will be held on-site following orientation. In addition to hiring English-speaking representatives, the company is interested in hiring bilingual Portuguese and bilingual Spanish representatives. Successful applicants will receive three weeks of intensive training.

Department of Labor and Training Director Charles J. Fogarty said, “Governor Chafee’s dedication to connecting Rhode Islanders to affordable healthcare has engendered a vibrant field of employment which is growing daily. These new jobs are evidence.”

Seats for the orientation are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Those who are unable to attend the orientation may learn more about Connextions job opportunities in Providence by visiting

ABOUT DLT: The RI Department of Labor and Training offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Island’s workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. For more information, please call the RI Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8000 or visit the website at


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