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State DOL, STC to sponsor career expo
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The Georgia Department of Labor’s Savannah Career Center, the GDOL’s Veterans Services Division and Savannah Technical College will sponsor the annual Southeast Georgia Career Expo, on May 16 from 1-5 p.m. in Savannah Tech’s Eckburg Auditorium at 5717 White Bluff Road.

One of the largest career expos held each year in Southeast Georgia, it will feature about 90 employers, educational institutions and resource agencies that provide assistance to job-seekers. Some employers will be hiring, while others will discuss possible future employment opportunities with the job-seekers.

GDOL staff will be available to provide employment-related assistance to job seekers. Veterans’ representatives will offer employment and other assistance to military veterans, including seminars at 1 and 3 p.m. for veterans with disabilities.

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

Among those expected to participate in the event are Amerigroup Community Care, Apollo Staffing, Arizona Chemical Company, Avon, Care Master Medical, Chatham Area Transit, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, COFA Logistics, Cross Roads Service, Cumulus Broadcasting-Savannah, Dependable, Derst Baking, Express Pros, FedEx Ground, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health, Georgia Department of Corrections, Coastal State Prison, Georgia Pacific, Georgia Ports Authority, Guardian Angels Sitting Service, Holiday Inn Express Savannah Historic District, Hunt/Mills A Joint Venture, Image Hotels, International Paper, JC Vision and Associates, Kelly Services, Landscape Limited, Matson Logistics Warehousing, Mitsubishi Power Systems America, Newell Recycling, Nightingale Services, Old Town Trolley Tours, The Parker Companies, Pier One Imports Distribution Center, Pizza Hut, Primerica, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department, Savannah Jobs, Savannah Sugar Refinery, Sizemore, Inc., South Coast Medical Group, Staff Chex, Statesboro Police Department, Sullivan Staffing, Westin Savannah Harbor Resort, Bulloch RSM Project, Georgia Families, and Troy University.

For more information about the expo, contact Connie Ellis at Savannah Technical College at (912) 443-5880 or email, or Cynthia Fearbry at the GDOL’s Savannah Career Center at (912) 356-2773 or email