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Job seekers invited to career expo
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ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) North Metro Career Center and Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless (HFTH) will sponsor Labor of Love, a resource and career expo, Thursday, Sept. 5, in Atlanta. The expo will be held from 9 a.m.–noon in the Gold Parking Lot of Turner Field, located at 755 Hank Aaron Drive.

The expo will feature a number of employers, educational institutions, and resource agencies that provide assistance to job seekers. Employers will be hiring or discussing current and future employment opportunities, while other organizations will provide education and additional resources. Various job-readiness workshops will be available, and HFTH will provide groceries to attendees in need.

Attendees should bring plenty of résumés and be prepared to fill out company applications and interview for available job openings. They are also encouraged to dress appropriately to improve their opportunities for employment.

Among those expected to participate are: Areas USA Atlanta; Art Institute of Atlanta; AT&T; Avon; Belhaven University; Comcast Telesales Department; DeKalb County 911; Department of Juvenile Justice; DeVry University; Gwinnett County Police Department; KES Inc; Lab Corp.; Lowes Home Improvement; Mary Kay Cosmetics; Pawn Mart; Perimeter Staffing Placements; Primerica; Securitas; Shorter University; Sodexo; and Washington Memorial Gardens.

For more information about the expo, or employers wanting to register, contact Theresa Austin at or Janice Burley-Black at Put "Labor of Love" in the subject line of the email.