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Thursday September 3rd, 2015 8:51AM

NE Ga. Career Expo set for Sept. 21

By Ken Stanford Reporter
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says the Georgia Department of Labor s (GDOL) Toccoa Career Center, along with several other organizations, will sponsor a career expo Friday, Sept. 21, in Toccoa.

It will be held from noon until 3:00 on the Currahee Campus of North Georgia Technical College. Workshops on filling out job applications, resume writing, and dressing for job interviews will begin at 11.

Other event sponsors include Northeast Georgia Employer Committee, North Georgia Technical College, Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce, TruVista, The Toccoa Record, and WNEG Radio in Toccoa.

The expo will feature nearly 80 employers, educational institutions, and resource agencies that provide assistance to job seekers. The employers will be hiring or discussing current and future employment opportunities, while other organizations will provide education and other resources.

Applicants should bring plenty of resumes and be prepared to fill out company applications and interview for available job openings, and are encouraged to dress appropriately to improve their opportunities for employment.

Those expected to participate in the expo include: Aarons s, Abercrombie & Fitch, A.I.D. Company, Allied Barton Security Services, Amedisys Hospice Care, Amerigroup Community Care, Art Institute of Atlanta, Badcock Home Furniture & More, Belk, Bojangles of Western North Carolina, Bowen & Watson, City Electric Supply, City of Toccoa Police Department, CMC of Georgia, Community Bank & Trust, Cracker Barrel, Currahee Club, Daly s Truck Driving School, Davis Transfer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Eaton Corporation, Edward Jones, Elwood Staffing, Employment Staffing, Etcon Employment Solutions, Fanello Industries, Fenner Dunlop, FlexStaff Services, Fossil, Gap and Gap Partners, GDOL Veterans Services, Gem Southeast, Georgia Community Support and Solutions, Georgia Mountains Regional Commission/Georgia Mountains Workforce Development Authority, Global Tank and Tower, Habersham Plantation, Hailo, Help At Home, Hollister, HomeSafe Georgia, Home Depot, Human Technologies, Just for You! Personal Support, Lee Arrendale State Prison, Liberty National Insurance Company, Lids, Meadowbrooke Machine and Tool, Modern Woodmen of America, North Georgia Technical College, North Star Georgia, Papa John s Pizza, Patterson Pumps, Pharma Tech Industries, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory, Portwatch, Primerica, Randstad, Rescare Homecare, Rocky Ridge Trucks, Royston, Salvation Army, Servpro, Spherion, StaffMasters, Standard Register, Stephens County Schools, Stephens County Literacy Council, Tencate, Thirty-One Gifts, Toccoa Clinic, Toccoa Falls College, Top Level Management, Trachte Southeast, Waffle House, and WNEG Radio.

For more information about the expo, contact Danette Smith or Cathy Smith at the Toccoa Career Center at (706) 282-4514, or email danette.smith@gdol.ga.gov or cathy.smith@gdol.ga.gov

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