Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia, Inc. is holding its fall 2023 career fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 17 at the Snelling Conference Center, 3165 Washington Rd.
The in-person event is open to job seekers and employers in our community and will host numerous corporate, government, and nonprofit agencies to promote their seasonal jobs, internships and career opportunities in a variety of fields, according to a news release from Goodwill.
Employers and community resources scheduled to be on-site include the City of Augusta, Ellefson Transportation Group, Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, SRP Federal Credit Union, AccordCare, DWV Trucking Service, Richmond County School System, Columbia County School District, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, The Brunch House, Augusta University and Augusta University Human Resources, as well as career and education services through Goodwill, Job Connection and Helms College. The event is sponsored by the City of Augusta.
“Our Career Fair is not just an event; it’s a testament to how Goodwill actively supports our community members throughout their entire career development journey, from education to staffing services,” said Leah Pontani, senior vice president of career development, in the news release. “We’re not only creating an opportunity for employers to connect with job seekers; we are empowering individuals in building brighter futures both for themselves and the Macon community.”
In the last five years, GIMG served more than 79,000 people and places more than 31,000 people into competitive employment. The organization has had a $11.6 million positive economic impact on the 35 Georgia and South Carolina counties it serves.
Job seekers should come with a resume and two forms of identification for on-the-spot interviews and hiring. Job seekers who need assistance with their resume or interview skills before the event should visit their local Job Connection Career Center. Find a location at www.goodwillworks.org.
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