Football Classic Job Fair in Atlanta on Friday

The Georgia Department of Labor and 100 Black Men of Atlanta will co-sponsor the Football Classic Job Fair in conjunction with the game between the Tennessee State and Florida A&M.

The job fair, with about 50 employers expected to participate, will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center.

“Tens of thousands of Georgians are out of work and this event is an excellent way to bring job seekers and employers together,” state Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond said in a statement.

Applicants are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their resumes and be professionally dressed.

Expected employers include:

Accounting Principals, Allied Barton Security Services, Amerisourcebergen, Ark Temporary Staffing, Ashford University, Charter, Correct Health, Credability, DeKalb Workforce Development, Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward Jones Investments, EMC Corporation, Emcompass Digital Media, EZ Prints, FBI, FedEx Ground, First Data IS (Freedom), Gate Gourmet, Gemini Financial Services, GEO, Georgia Perimeter, Georgia State University, Global Diagnostic Services, Goodwill of North Georgia, Health Port, Infisys, Jacobson Companies, Kelly Services, NCO Financial Systems, Pawn Mart, Perimeter Staffing, Porex, Public Broadcasting Atlanta, Ryla, Travelers Insurance Company, Tyson Foods, United Way, URS, U.S. Army, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Navy, and Wachovia Bank.

For more information, contact Yashica Dudley of the Georgia Department of Labor at (678) 479-5886, Extension 208.

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6 comments Add your comment

Palin fan

September 20th, 2010
9:30 am

This should really be a great opportunity for those who are looking for jobs in the Football Classic job field.


September 20th, 2010
10:54 am

These job fairs are all but useless. Want a job? Pack the car and head to Texas.

job searcher

September 20th, 2010
2:12 pm

u know what hahaha ,imbout ready to pack the car and move to texas for real. im still going to the job fair. u never know what the good lord will do

Waste of time

September 20th, 2010
2:40 pm

These “job” fairs are a total waste of time. there are no jobs at these fairs—it’s mainly a bunch of companies trying to sell useless stuff.


September 23rd, 2010
9:33 am

Texas? North Dakota’s unemployment is only 3.7%. Time to break out the winter coat and tire chains.

Larry Woods

September 23rd, 2010
9:57 am

I agree with job seeker: “U never know what the good lord will do”, if only you would just believe.