Football Classic Job Fair downtown 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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3 comments Add your comment

Shvam Singh

September 23rd, 2010
7:08 am

I Want to Job In your’s Comapny. I have experenice this field Fedex & DHl

Pawn me

September 23rd, 2010
4:47 pm

I’d like a job with that pawn shop that will be at the fair. They may be the only company making money in this depression.

Dino

September 23rd, 2010
6:26 pm

Will the 100 White Men of Atlanta be there also?