Help Desk: Career fairs

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For many who are feeling the pinch this holiday season and are looking to make some extra cash, there are several job opportunities available that you may be interested in. 

There will be a job fair opportunity for veterans that will take place on Dec. 11th. The job fair will be held between 9 am - 2 pm at the American Legion Post in Jonesboro. This event will be open to all veteran job seekers, active duty military members and veteran spouses. 

RGIS Inventory is looking to fill 10 part-time inventory takers positions on Dec. 13th. Pre-screenings and interviews will be held up until 12:30 pm in Marietta on a first come, first serve basis.  

Also Steak and Shake will be opening a new location in Carrollton and the restaurant chain is looking to fill various positions. An employer will at the Carrollton Career Center on Dec. 14th to conduct interviews. 

Here are more upcoming job fairs:

December 11, 2012
Hiring Our Heroes
Info: This Veteran's Fair is partnered with U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), Toyota Sponsored Event, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, NBC News.
Time: 9am-12pm
Where: The American Legion Post #258 1480 American Legion Way Jonesboro, GA

December 12, 2012
Spectrum Staffing
Info: A staffing agency is hiring for electronics/mechanical assemblers in the Lawrenceville area. Positions are full time temporary to Hire. These are third shift positions (11:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m., Sunday - Thursday, plus OT and week-ends as required). Pay is $10.00 per hour. See Job Order GA8067006 for more details. The job requirements include having 12 months previous experience performing complex mechanical and electronic assembly in heavy manufacturing, ability to read written work instructions in English, authorized to work in the United States, stand for long periods of time during shift , and some positions require lifting 50+ lbs regularly during shift . Positions are subject to pre-employment criminal background check and drug screening. If interested, you are welcome to attend the event, please dress professionally, must have resume to interview and be prepared to complete an application.
Time: 9am- 10:30am
Where: 2211 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 160 Marietta, GA

December 12, 2012
Career Fair at Goodwill
Info: The Goodwill of North Georgia in collaboration with the Cobb/Cherokee GDOL will be hosting a 5+ Employer Career Fair at their Career Center. The following employers are confirmed: Nobis Works, Executives and More Staffing, Perimeter Staffing, Pawn Mart, Days Inn Delk Rd and RGIS Inventory Takers and more will be added prior to the event. Dress for success and have resumes handy.
Time: 10am -1230pm
Where: Goodwill of N. Georgia Woodstock Career Cent.9425 Hwy 92 Woodstock, GA
Contact: Georgia Department of Labor Cobb/Cherokee (770) 528-6100

December 13, 2012
UCALL & IHAUL Moving Services
Info: Moving company has an on call part time openings to serve customers in Gwinnett County and the surrounding area. Job involves travel to customers' locations for packing/unpacking, loading/unloading and cleaning designated areas. Selected applicants must be able to lift up to 150 lbs furniture and household items/goods, with/without assistance. Wages are recorded and reported via 1099 to the IRS. No experience required but preferred. Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or equivalency. Wages are from $11.00 to $17.00 per hour depending upon the level of responsibility. All selected applicants will begin at $11.00 per hour. Company does conduct a background evaluation. See Job Posting GA8066813 for the referral to the event and for more details. Applicants are to dress professionally. To meet with the interviewer, applicants must bring a valid Georgia driver's license, proof of car insurance and car registration, an updated resume and a writing instrument.
Time: 9am to 10:30 am
Where: Gwinnett Career Center 2211 Beaver Ruin Road, Suite 160 Norcross, GA
Contact: Georgia Department of Labor Gwinnett County (770) 840-2200

December 13, 2012
Veterans Job & Resources Fair
Info: The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency and Total Employment for American Military (TEAM-26) will host the "Veterans Jobs & Resources Fair" December 13, 2012 from 8:00am noon at the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency. This event is open to military service members, veterans, eligible spouses and the general public.
Time: 8-noon
Where: Atlanta Workforce Development Agency, 818 Pollard Boulevard, Atlanta GA 30315

December 13, 2012
RGIS-PT Inventory Takers
Info: Employer will be facilitating Pre-Screenings/Interviews for Part-Time Inventory Takers for a Travel Team. Per employer: Please apply online before reporting to Cobb/Cherokee for interviews. Apply online @ (Keyword = 316) Dress for success & have resumes. Interviews will take place on a 1st come, 1st served basis until the 12:30pm cutoff. Must be at least 18 years of age for Travel Districts (requires overnight stays/expenses covered by employer) and be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure with whole numbers, common fractions and decimals using a calculator or 10-key audit. Job Duties: Inventory Takers are members of a team (called Team Members) that work together to physically count inventory for employer's clients and enter information into employer's equipment. Pay is $8.00-$12.50 per hour with performance based raises. Employer will conduct Background Checks and Drug Screenings. 10 positions are available.
Time: 10am- noon
Where: Cobb/Cherokee GDOL 465 Big Shanty Road Marietta, GA

December 14, 2012
Steak and Shake
Info: Employer will be onsite accepting applications and conducting interviews for Food Prep and Wait Staff.
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00pm
Where: 275 Northside Dr Carrollton, GA
Contact: Georgia Department of Labor- Carroll County (770) 836-6668

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