Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Commissioner Garner Hosts Major Employers in June 16 Job Fair

On June 16, 2016, District 4 Commissioner Joan P. Garner and the Fulton County Housing and Community Development Department, Workforce Development Division will host a job fair. The event will feature personnel representatives from 16 metro Atlanta employers. Among those companies that will be hiring are Coca Cola, FedEx Ground, MARTA, the Georgia World Congress Center, Wal-Mart eCommerce Fulfillment Center and Gate Gourmet. 

At least 10 other Public/Private firms will be on site from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Adamsville Regional Health Center at 3700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive; Atlanta, GA 30331.

Other employers who will participate include:
  • Zoo Atlanta
  • IKEA
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta
  • Dunbar Armored
  • Gwinnett County Police Department
  • Zaxby’s
  • Chatcomm911
  • Manpower
  • Ark Temporary Staffing
  • Ranstad

Schedule participation in a Job Readiness Prep Workshop:
  • Learn appropriate ways to dress to file in-person applications or attend interviews and job fairs
  • Obtain free training if the employment seeker meets eligibility criteria
  • Workforce Development services are also available at the following locations:
  • Job readiness Workshops will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 to help applicants prepare for the Job Fair. 
  • Resume Writing will be held at 11:00 a.m., Interview Skills at 1:00 p.m. and the workshops will end with a session on Dress for Success at 3:00 p.m.
Throughout the year, Workforce Development assists unemployed citizens and those seeking to improve their incomes to meet their needs and/or the needs of their families (See Attached Success Stories).  Assistance is provided in the following areas:

Career Advisement to help set career goals and education requirements: 

North Fulton Career Center
North Fulton Service Center
7741 Roswell Road, Suite 205
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

South Fulton Career Center
5710 Stonewall Tell road, Suite 160
College Park, GA 30349

The Office of Workforce Development is a division of the Housing and Community Development Department.

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