Saturday, May 23, 2009

Rep. Johnson to hold Career Expo & Job Fair - Thursday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is holding his 2009 Career Expo, a re-entering the workforce job fair on Thursday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at DeKalb Technical College in Clarkston.

More than 35 representatives from federal and local agencies and private industry will be filling hundreds of available positions. There will also be counselors on hand to help with résumé writing, tips on how to start a small business and how to do business with local governments.

Some participating agencies include – but are not limited to – AT&T, Gwinnett County Police Department, the Department of Homeland Security, EPA, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Census Bureau, IRS, Veterans Affairs, FAA, Primerico Conyers and DeKalb Workforce Development.

Learn About:
  • Job openings from employers
  • How to write résumés
  • How to do business with local governments
What to expect:
  • Federal, local agencies hiring for job openings, including police officer posts
  • Counselors on hand for résumé writing 101
  • How to prepare for an interview
What to bring: If you or someone you know needs to find a job or launch a career.
  • Dress for success
  • Multiple copies of your résumé
  • A good attitude
  • Listening skills
More information, call 770-987-2291.

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