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Tuesday August 22nd, 2017 6:53AM

Job, career expo set for Oct. 7 in Stephens Co.

By Staff
ATLANTA - If you missed the job fair in Habersham County a couple of weeks ago, you'll get another shot at one in the area early in October.

The Georgia Department of Labor's (GDOL) Toccoa Career Center, along with several other local organizations, will sponsor a job and career expo for employers and job seekers Friday, Oct. 7, from noon 'til 3:00 at the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College, on Georgia Highway 17 south in Toccoa.

Local employers and GDOL staff members will conduct hour-long workshops at 11 a.m. on What Employers Are Looking For, Employment Strategies, Resume Hot Tips, and What Does Your Application Say About You?

Other event sponsors include Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce, Northland Cable Advertising, WNEG Radio, North Georgia Technical College, and the Northeast Georgia Employer Committee. Employer committees are groups of local business representatives who establish and maintain working relationships between employers and GDOL career centers.

The job and career expo will feature approximately 50 employers, educational institutions, and resource agencies that provide assistance to job seekers. Some employers will be hiring, while others will be discussing possible future employment opportunities. Applicants should bring multiple copies of their resumes and be prepared to fill out company applications and interview for available jobs.

Employers, educational institutions, and resource agencies expected to participate in the event include: American Services, Amerigroup Community Care, City of Toccoa, Concept Plastics, Daly's Truck Driving School, Disability Resource Center, Eaton Corporation, Edward Jones, Elite Staffing, Employment Staffing, Fanello Industries, Fastenal, Fenner Dunlop, Flexstaff Services, Fossil, Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, Gem Southeast, Georgia Families, Hall County Health Department, Ignite, Milliken-New Holland Plant, Nightingale Services, Northeast Georgia Healthcare System, Northeast Georgia Housing Authority, Northland Communications, Nurse Management Services, Osborne Wood Products, Papaya Clothing, Patterson Pump, Quincy's Family Restaurant, Randstad, RPAV, Sage Automotive Interiors, Spherion, Staffmark, Stephens County School System, Talent Management Solutions, Art Institute of Atlanta, Thirty-One Gifts, Toccoa Clinic, Toccoa Falls College, Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce, Total Information Protection, and Zaxby's.

For additional information about the job and career expo, or employers wanting to register, contact Danette Smith or Cathy Smith at the GDOL's Toccoa Career Center at (706) 282-4514.
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