Wed., November 4, 2009 1:26pm (EST)

Job Fairs Target Veterans As Economy Slowly Rebounds
By Associated Press
Updated: 4 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
The Department of Labor is planning several job fairs in November, targeting veterans and other job-seekers. (photo courtesy SOCIALisBETTER)
The Department of Labor is planning several job fairs in November, targeting veterans and other job-seekers. (photo courtesy SOCIALisBETTER)
Georgia has historic unemployment, but there are still job fairs.

Veterans and other job-seekers can connect with more than 90 employers at events this month.

The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting the fairs.

First up … one at the VFW Post in Conyers November 10th.

Another Nov. 10 fair is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at American Legion Post 201, in Alpharetta.

A fair is also planned Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at American Legion Post 251, in Duluth.

The department's Cordele center and the Dooly County Chamber of Commerce also will co-sponsor a career fair on Nov. 19, from 8:30

a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Southwest Georgia Business Development Center, in Vienna.

For details on other job fairs, link to the Labor Department website here .


Contributors: Rickey Bevington